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Anthony Fensom

Anthony Fensom is an experienced business writer and communication consultant with more than a decade’s experience in the financial and media industries of Australia and Asia. Having spent four years with Australia’s stock exchange, together with six years in Tokyo, Japan as a full-time writer, he has a keen awareness of the Asia-Pacific’s economic and financial issues.

US-China Trade War Not the Only Headwind For Asia
July 23, 2018
US-China Trade War Not the Only Headwind For Asia
The trade war comes amid other warning signs for Asian economies.
US-China Trade War Not the Only Headwind For Asia
Investors Fret as Duterte’s Popularity Slumps
July 17, 2018
Investors Fret as Duterte’s Popularity Slumps
Will Duterte's crass and unpredictable style impact the Philippine economy?
Investors Fret as Duterte’s Popularity Slumps
Asia Winning World Cup (Off The Field, That Is)
June 25, 2018
Asia Winning World Cup (Off The Field, That Is)
China's team may not have made it, but its companies are well represented at the World Cup.
Asia Winning World Cup (Off The Field, That Is)
North Korea Far From Following Vietnam
June 11, 2018
North Korea Far From Following Vietnam
The chances of North Korea undergoing its own 'Doi Moi' process remain slim.
North Korea Far From Following Vietnam
US-China Trade War Escalates
May 29, 2018
US-China Trade War Escalates
While a truce was called, the fundamental tensions have not been addressed -- so the 'war' is back on.
US-China Trade War Escalates
Malaysia’s Election: A Surprise Win For Reform
May 11, 2018
Malaysia’s Election: A Surprise Win For Reform
Putting aside the political fall-out, the economic implications could be huge.
Malaysia’s Election: A Surprise Win For Reform
Korea’s Peace Dividend
May 07, 2018
Korea’s Peace Dividend
What are the economic implications of the recent thaw in inter-Korea relations?
Korea’s Peace Dividend
IMF: No Room for Complacency on Growth
April 23, 2018
IMF: No Room for Complacency on Growth
The IMF warns that the current period of growth might not last long.
IMF: No Room for Complacency on Growth
Asia Joins Global Mega-Cities in League of Their Own
April 16, 2018
Asia Joins Global Mega-Cities in League of Their Own
Housing prices in Asia's biggest cities are increasingly affected by global market trends.
Asia Joins Global Mega-Cities in League of Their Own
Can Asian Growth Survive Trade Threats?
April 13, 2018
Can Asian Growth Survive Trade Threats?
So far, so good for Asia's growth projections. But how long can that last?
Can Asian Growth Survive Trade Threats?
Reform the Loser in Malaysia's Coming Elections
April 09, 2018
Reform the Loser in Malaysia's Coming Elections
If Prime Minister Najib Razak is re-elected, he's not expected to undertake much-needed economic reforms.
Reform the Loser in Malaysia's Coming Elections
How Asia Could Circumvent US-China Trade War
March 26, 2018
How Asia Could Circumvent US-China Trade War
If the U.S.-China trade spat escalates, the rest of Asia will also suffer the fallout.
How Asia Could Circumvent US-China Trade War
Kuroda’s Second Chance
March 20, 2018
Kuroda’s Second Chance
The Bank of Japan's governor gets a second term, and more time to achieve an elusive inflation target.
Kuroda’s Second Chance
US the Biggest Loser as Asia Inks TPP-11
March 12, 2018
US the Biggest Loser as Asia Inks TPP-11
A win for free trade comes as a self-inflicted wound for Washington.
US the Biggest Loser as Asia Inks TPP-11
Trump Tariffs: Asia Fights Back
March 05, 2018
Trump Tariffs: Asia Fights Back
Countries in Asia are gearing up to respond to the new tariffs on steel and aluminum. Is this the start of a trade war?
Trump Tariffs: Asia Fights Back
China’s Savings Glut Turns to Asia
February 27, 2018
China’s Savings Glut Turns to Asia
Asia is the primary beneficiary of China's global buying spree, even as Beijing tries to stem the outflow of funds.
China’s Savings Glut Turns to Asia
Japan GDP Growth: Partying Like It’s 1989?
February 14, 2018
Japan GDP Growth: Partying Like It’s 1989?
Japan is on its longest economic growth spurt since the 1980s.
Japan GDP Growth: Partying Like It’s 1989?
Market Turmoil: Can Asia Ride Out the Storm?
February 12, 2018
Market Turmoil: Can Asia Ride Out the Storm?
A slump on Wall Street is reverberating across the Pacific, but experts says Asia's economic base is still strong.
Market Turmoil: Can Asia Ride Out the Storm?
Will Canada Screw up a March Pacific Trade Deal?
January 22, 2018
Will Canada Screw up a March Pacific Trade Deal?
Japan and Australia are determined to push through a revised TPP in March. Canada is the main stumbling block.
Will Canada Screw up a March Pacific Trade Deal?
Shock and Awe: Surprises That Could Stun Asia in 2018
January 11, 2018
Shock and Awe: Surprises That Could Stun Asia in 2018
From the Fed to housing bubbles to a Korea crisis: surprises that could set back Asia's economies.
Shock and Awe: Surprises That Could Stun Asia in 2018
New Year Resolutions for Asia’s Economies
January 03, 2018
New Year Resolutions for Asia’s Economies
Goals and prospects for Asia's major economies in the Year of the Dog.
New Year Resolutions for Asia’s Economies
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Year of the Rooster
December 26, 2017
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Year of the Rooster
How did Asia's leaders fare in 2017?
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Year of the Rooster
Asia To Stay World's Fastest-Growing Region Through 2030
December 04, 2017
Asia To Stay World's Fastest-Growing Region Through 2030
Asia should remain the world's economic heavyweight for another 10 years.
Asia To Stay World's Fastest-Growing Region Through 2030
OECD: Life Satisfaction Falls Amid Slow Recovery From Global Crisis
November 20, 2017
OECD: Life Satisfaction Falls Amid Slow Recovery From Global Crisis
The OECD calls its “How’s Life?” report a wake-up call for governments.
OECD: Life Satisfaction Falls Amid Slow Recovery From Global Crisis
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