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October 29, 2012
Singapore and Hong Kong Shine in Global Competitiveness Index
Each year the World Economic Forum publishes its Global Competitiveness Index. How did Asia do?
Singapore and Hong Kong Shine in Global Competitiveness Index
Indonesia's Economy Presses Ahead
October 24, 2012
Indonesia's Economy Presses Ahead
While the world’s economic picture increasingly looks gloomy, Indonesia seems to be on a roll.
Indonesia's Economy Presses Ahead
Don't Write the Obituary Just Yet: 'King Coal' Still Reigns
October 23, 2012
Don't Write the Obituary Just Yet: 'King Coal' Still Reigns
Despite its ‘dirty’ image and talk of renewables, coal still accounts for 40 percent of global electricity needs.
Don't Write the Obituary Just Yet: 'King Coal' Still Reigns
Playing the Protectionism Game
October 22, 2012
Playing the Protectionism Game
Despite accusations from Chinese firms trying to gain entry into American markets, Beijing protects its own “strategic sectors.”
Playing the Protectionism Game
China’s GDP Numbers: A Mixed Bag
October 19, 2012
China’s GDP Numbers: A Mixed Bag
While the economy has slowed, opinions vary on what comes next. Is another boom possible?
China’s GDP Numbers: A Mixed Bag
‘Shadow Banking’ in China
October 17, 2012
‘Shadow Banking’ in China
“The reduction in formal lending forced an economy addicted to credit to increasingly turn to less utilized financing channels…”
‘Shadow Banking’ in China
Troubles in the EU, America and China Cause Concern in S. Korea
October 12, 2012
Troubles in the EU, America and China Cause Concern in S. Korea
Why a Eurozone in crisis, a weak U.S. recovery, and a slowing China all spell trouble for South Korea.
Troubles in the EU, America and China Cause Concern in S. Korea
Gloom and Doom: A Slowing Global Economy
October 11, 2012
Gloom and Doom: A Slowing Global Economy
With regional economic forecasts treading downward, there is pressure for action – but who will step up?
Gloom and Doom: A Slowing Global Economy
Japan's Lost Art of Innovation
October 10, 2012
Japan's Lost Art of Innovation
Once Asia’s leading economy, Japan has struggled to keep up with a fast growing region. Could innovation be the key?
Japan's Lost Art of Innovation
China and Australia's Coming Economic 'Divorce'
October 07, 2012
China and Australia's Coming Economic 'Divorce'
Why “decoupling” may be the new buzzword as both nations rebalance their economies.
China and Australia's Coming Economic 'Divorce'
October 05, 2012
The Coming Economic Shift?
While some fear a China-Japan trade war, changes are afoot in the patterns of supply and investment in Asia regardless.
The Coming Economic Shift?
Australia Feels the Sting of China Slowdown
October 03, 2012
Australia Feels the Sting of China Slowdown
Regulators and entrepreneurs ‘Down Under’ are bracing for a resource bust.
Australia Feels the Sting of China Slowdown
Gold Regains its Glitter
October 02, 2012
Gold Regains its Glitter
Investing in the precious metal polarizes investors – but its price looks set to rise regardless.
Gold Regains its Glitter
The Next Asian Tiger
October 01, 2012
The Next Asian Tiger
Peaceful and populous Indonesia is set to buck predictions of a global economic downturn.
The Next Asian Tiger
The Dollar Trap: China’s Misunderstood Foreign Exchange Reserves
September 28, 2012
The Dollar Trap: China’s Misunderstood Foreign Exchange Reserves
“…they really are not much use for a domestic financial crisis or as a weapon against the U.S…”
The Dollar Trap: China’s Misunderstood Foreign Exchange Reserves
North America's Natural Gas Boom Comes to the Asia-Pacific
September 27, 2012
North America's Natural Gas Boom Comes to the Asia-Pacific
Will North America’s new found wealth in energy reserves impact Asia?
North America's Natural Gas Boom Comes to the Asia-Pacific
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