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Anthony Fensom

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.

Posts by Anthony Fensom
July 01, 2020

After the Virus: Japan’s Painful Economic Recovery

By Anthony Fensom
Anticipation of an economic windfall in 2020 has fallen flat, but there’s still hope for the post-COVID future.

February 24, 2020

What Would It Cost to Cancel the Tokyo Olympics?

By Anthony Fensom
 Cancelling the Summer Games over coronavirus fears would not be a fatal economic blow for Japan.
February 18, 2020

Coronavirus Deepens India’s Economic Chill

By Anthony Fensom
Key sectors in India’s economy depend heavily on imports from China, where production has come to a near-halt.

February 03, 2020

Coronavirus: The Threat to the Global Economy

By Anthony Fensom
From border closures to factory shutdowns, the epidemic threatens a heavy economic cost.

January 13, 2020

Up In Smoke: Australia’s Bushfires Darken Economic Outlook

By Anthony Fensom
In addition to the catastrophic human and environmental costs, Australia's fires will have a heavy economic toll.

December 31, 2019

New Year Resolutions for Asia’s Biggest Economies

By Anthony Fensom
How China, Japan, and India should look to keep their economies on track in 2020.
December 24, 2019

Asia’s Prize Winners From the Year of the Pig

By Anthony Fensom
Bestowing end-of-the-year accolades to Asian economies.

August 15, 2019

Asia Slowdown: Are the Good Times Gone for Good?

By Anthony Fensom
Emerging Asia has seen remarkably stable growth since the global financial crisis. Is that trend now coming to an end?

June 06, 2019

What Next For ‘Miracle Man’ Morrison?

By Anthony Fensom
Can Morrison and Australia's Coalition make the most of an unexpected election victory?

May 21, 2019

Australia’s Election Delivers Morrison’s Miracle

By Anthony Fensom
In a shock upset, the ruling coalition will stay in government under Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

May 13, 2019

US Trade Tantrum: The Fallout for China and Asia

By Anthony Fensom
Trump just hiked U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods yet again. What does that mean for Asian economies?
April 19, 2019

Green Shoots Sighted for Asia’s Economies

By Anthony Fensom
Growth projections remain cautious, but there are promising signs Asia may be snapping out of its slowdown.

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