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The investment seeks to track the S&P Asia 50TM, which is a total float-adjusted, market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the performance of the 50 leading companies listed in four Asian countries or regions: Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents. It is non-diversified.

Market Cap: 839 Million

Primary Exchange: NASDAQ Global Market

Website: http://www.ishares.com

Shares Outstanding: 11.7 Million

Float: 11.7 Million

Dividend: 0.95968 (1.34%)

Beta: 1.018114

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Short Interest (Jan 15, 2013): 50.6 Thousand

Ethical Flags

Longest drawdown: 512 trading days

From: 2015-04-27 To: 2017-05-08

Lowest Point:

Asia-Pacific Calendar: The Week Ahead (Dec 10-14)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-10 16:56:50:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the Asia-Pacific region in the week beginning December 10. Note : This material was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on December 6, 2018. The analysis in thi… read more...

Friday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-23 06:48:56:000

Overview The US dollar is firmer against most of the major currencies. The Japanese and Indian markets were closed for holidays, and a weaker-than-expected flash EMU PMI helped keep the euro pinned near this week's lows. Although the EU seemed to thrown the UK's embattled May a lifeline with… read more...

Friday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-23 06:48:56:000

Overview The US dollar is firmer against most of the major currencies. The Japanese and Indian markets were closed for holidays, and a weaker-than-expected flash EMU PMI helped keep the euro pinned near this week's lows. Although the EU seemed to thrown the UK's embattled May a lifeline with… read more...

Friday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-23 06:48:56:000

Overview The US dollar is firmer against most of the major currencies. The Japanese and Indian markets were closed for holidays, and a weaker-than-expected flash EMU PMI helped keep the euro pinned near this week's lows. Although the EU seemed to thrown the UK's embattled May a lifeline with… read more...

Friday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-23 06:48:56:000

Overview The US dollar is firmer against most of the major currencies. The Japanese and Indian markets were closed for holidays, and a weaker-than-expected flash EMU PMI helped keep the euro pinned near this week's lows. Although the EU seemed to thrown the UK's embattled May a lifeline with… read more...

Friday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-23 06:48:56:000

Overview The US dollar is firmer against most of the major currencies. The Japanese and Indian markets were closed for holidays, and a weaker-than-expected flash EMU PMI helped keep the euro pinned near this week's lows. Although the EU seemed to thrown the UK's embattled May a lifeline with… read more...

October Market Recap And Outlook: A Sea Of Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 03:02:28:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Emerging markets continued to struggle in October amid an environment … read more...

October Market Recap And Outlook: A Sea Of Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 03:02:28:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Emerging markets continued to struggle in October amid an environment … read more...

October Market Recap And Outlook: A Sea Of Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 03:02:28:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Emerging markets continued to struggle in October amid an environment … read more...

October Market Recap And Outlook: A Sea Of Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 03:02:28:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Emerging markets continued to struggle in October amid an environment … read more...

October Market Recap And Outlook: A Sea Of Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 03:02:28:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Emerging markets continued to struggle in October amid an environment … read more...

Currents Of Disruption: The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-04 14:16:12:000

By Andrew Gillan Disruption is a constant process, and any successful investment strategy must take this into account. Andrew Gillan, Head of Asia ex Japan Equities at Janus Henderson Investors, discusses the opportunities that disruption can offer in the Asia region. "The Only Thing t… read more...

Currents Of Disruption: The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-04 14:16:12:000

By Andrew Gillan Disruption is a constant process, and any successful investment strategy must take this into account. Andrew Gillan, Head of Asia ex Japan Equities at Janus Henderson Investors, discusses the opportunities that disruption can offer in the Asia region. "The Only Thing t… read more...

Currents Of Disruption: The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-04 14:16:12:000

By Andrew Gillan Disruption is a constant process, and any successful investment strategy must take this into account. Andrew Gillan, Head of Asia ex Japan Equities at Janus Henderson Investors, discusses the opportunities that disruption can offer in the Asia region. "The Only Thing t… read more...

Market Mayhem (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 07:40:29:000

Today's Top Stories: The U.S. stock sell-off gets worse, Asian markets see heavy losses, and Tesla (TSLA) reports its biggest quarterly profit ever. Click play to listen in the browser. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in t… read more...

Market Mayhem (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 07:40:29:000

Today's Top Stories: The U.S. stock sell-off gets worse, Asian markets see heavy losses, and Tesla (TSLA) reports its biggest quarterly profit ever. Click play to listen in the browser. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in t… read more...

Market Mayhem (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 07:40:29:000

Today's Top Stories: The U.S. stock sell-off gets worse, Asian markets see heavy losses, and Tesla (TSLA) reports its biggest quarterly profit ever. Click play to listen in the browser. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in t… read more...

Asia Market Update: A Time Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 02:12:17:000

China Data China CPI data came out bang on market expectation while the PPI rose slightly 3.6% versus 3.5%, but continues to trend lower despite weaker yuan and tariff price pressures. But given the delta to expectations is negligible, there isn't much of trade to be had on the data. Re… read more...

Asia Market Update: A Time Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 02:12:17:000

China Data China CPI data came out bang on market expectation while the PPI rose slightly 3.6% versus 3.5%, but continues to trend lower despite weaker yuan and tariff price pressures. But given the delta to expectations is negligible, there isn't much of trade to be had on the data. Re… read more...

Asia Market Update: A Time Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 02:12:17:000

China Data China CPI data came out bang on market expectation while the PPI rose slightly 3.6% versus 3.5%, but continues to trend lower despite weaker yuan and tariff price pressures. But given the delta to expectations is negligible, there isn't much of trade to be had on the data. Re… read more...

Batten Down The Hatches

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 03:34:37:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Natural disasters are not the time to be finessing GDP forecasts. After hitting the Philippines, Typhoon Mangkhut glances Hong Kong and moves on to China With reports putting the death toll in the Philippines at 64, … read more...

Batten Down The Hatches

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 03:34:37:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Natural disasters are not the time to be finessing GDP forecasts. After hitting the Philippines, Typhoon Mangkhut glances Hong Kong and moves on to China With reports putting the death toll in the Philippines at 64, … read more...

Batten Down The Hatches

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 03:34:37:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Natural disasters are not the time to be finessing GDP forecasts. After hitting the Philippines, Typhoon Mangkhut glances Hong Kong and moves on to China With reports putting the death toll in the Philippines at 64, … read more...

Trade And Tariff Agenda Dominate Thursday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 08:02:11:000

Thursday September 6: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities again are on the back foot, with a number of regional bourses trading atop of their lowest close of the year as investors consider the risk of weaker growth thanks due to emerging market worries. The U.S. dolla… read more...

Trade And Tariff Agenda Dominate Thursday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 08:02:11:000

Thursday September 6: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities again are on the back foot, with a number of regional bourses trading atop of their lowest close of the year as investors consider the risk of weaker growth thanks due to emerging market worries. The U.S. dolla… read more...

Trade And Tariff Agenda Dominate Thursday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 08:02:11:000

Thursday September 6: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities again are on the back foot, with a number of regional bourses trading atop of their lowest close of the year as investors consider the risk of weaker growth thanks due to emerging market worries. The U.S. dolla… read more...

The Millennial Portfolio: Longer Than Long Term? (II)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 08:49:30:000

My first portfolio review came out on the last 16th of July. Currently, we are approximately one and a half months further. As I have stated in my first article, I would like to inform millennials about the Millennial Portfolio's performance on a monthly basis. Since the last portfolio review,… read more...

The Millennial Portfolio: Longer Than Long Term? (II)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 08:49:30:000

My first portfolio review came out on the last 16th of July. Currently, we are approximately one and a half months further. As I have stated in my first article, I would like to inform millennials about the Millennial Portfolio's performance on a monthly basis. Since the last portfolio review,… read more...

The Millennial Portfolio: Longer Than Long Term? (II)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 08:49:30:000

My first portfolio review came out on the last 16th of July. Currently, we are approximately one and a half months further. As I have stated in my first article, I would like to inform millennials about the Millennial Portfolio's performance on a monthly basis. Since the last portfolio review,… read more...

How To Get EM Right: Asia, Not BRATS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 12:23:08:000

Introduction Let's begin by looking at what has happened in EM currency recently via a set of charts. Everything began with the Turkish Lira in early August. Turkish Lira Argentine Peso Source: Bloomberg Both countries have experienced nearly 50% currency devaluations this year. … read more...

How To Get EM Right: Asia, Not BRATS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 12:23:08:000

Introduction Let's begin by looking at what has happened in EM currency recently via a set of charts. Everything began with the Turkish Lira in early August. Turkish Lira Argentine Peso Source: Bloomberg Both countries have experienced nearly 50% currency devaluations this year. … read more...

How To Get EM Right: Asia, Not BRATS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 12:23:08:000

Introduction Let's begin by looking at what has happened in EM currency recently via a set of charts. Everything began with the Turkish Lira in early August. Turkish Lira Argentine Peso Source: Bloomberg Both countries have experienced nearly 50% currency devaluations this year. … read more...

A Dog Day Of Summer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 07:31:22:000

Last week's dollar losses were initially extended in Asia before it came back bid. The euro briefly poked through $1.1650 for the first time in three weeks. However, the gains were sold into, and the euro finished the Asian session near $1.16, where there is a 782 million euro option expiri… read more...

A Dog Day Of Summer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 07:31:22:000

Last week's dollar losses were initially extended in Asia before it came back bid. The euro briefly poked through $1.1650 for the first time in three weeks. However, the gains were sold into, and the euro finished the Asian session near $1.16, where there is a 782 million euro option expiri… read more...

A Dog Day Of Summer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 07:31:22:000

Last week's dollar losses were initially extended in Asia before it came back bid. The euro briefly poked through $1.1650 for the first time in three weeks. However, the gains were sold into, and the euro finished the Asian session near $1.16, where there is a 782 million euro option expiri… read more...

Markets Take U.S. Political Developments In Stride

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 07:37:37:000

News that President Trump's personal lawyer claimed he was instructed by the candidate to commit a federal crime and, separately, that the former campaign manager was found guilty on eight counts is hardly impacting the global capital markets. The dollar is narrowly mixed in consolidativ… read more...

Markets Take U.S. Political Developments In Stride

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 07:37:37:000

News that President Trump's personal lawyer claimed he was instructed by the candidate to commit a federal crime and, separately, that the former campaign manager was found guilty on eight counts is hardly impacting the global capital markets. The dollar is narrowly mixed in consolidativ… read more...

Markets Take U.S. Political Developments In Stride

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 07:37:37:000

News that President Trump's personal lawyer claimed he was instructed by the candidate to commit a federal crime and, separately, that the former campaign manager was found guilty on eight counts is hardly impacting the global capital markets. The dollar is narrowly mixed in consolidativ… read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

Asia On Sale

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 08:16:11:000

As Russ notes, in a world with few bargains, one stands out: Asia. While not enjoying 2017-like returns, stocks are having a decent year. Developed market equities are up more than 4% in dollar terms. Things look even better in the United States, with the S&P 500 Index up around 7%. As… read more...

Asia Week Ahead: Bank Indonesia Pauses Tightening

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 11:21:21:000

By Prakash Sakpal, Economist, Asia So far so good, not much of an impact of the China-US trade war on Asian exports in July. But that's no reason to relax just yet - the trade war has just started. It will take a while for the impact to trickle down to the real economy and Asia won't… read more...

Asia Week Ahead: Bank Indonesia Pauses Tightening

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 11:21:21:000

By Prakash Sakpal, Economist, Asia So far so good, not much of an impact of the China-US trade war on Asian exports in July. But that's no reason to relax just yet - the trade war has just started. It will take a while for the impact to trickle down to the real economy and Asia won't… read more...

Asia Week Ahead: Bank Indonesia Pauses Tightening

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 11:21:21:000

By Prakash Sakpal, Economist, Asia So far so good, not much of an impact of the China-US trade war on Asian exports in July. But that's no reason to relax just yet - the trade war has just started. It will take a while for the impact to trickle down to the real economy and Asia won't… read more...

Asia Week Ahead: Bank Indonesia Pauses Tightening

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 11:21:21:000

By Prakash Sakpal, Economist, Asia So far so good, not much of an impact of the China-US trade war on Asian exports in July. But that's no reason to relax just yet - the trade war has just started. It will take a while for the impact to trickle down to the real economy and Asia won't… read more...

Asia Week Ahead: Bank Indonesia Pauses Tightening

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 11:21:21:000

By Prakash Sakpal, Economist, Asia So far so good, not much of an impact of the China-US trade war on Asian exports in July. But that's no reason to relax just yet - the trade war has just started. It will take a while for the impact to trickle down to the real economy and Asia won't… read more...

Asia Feels The Symptoms Of China's Declining Economic Health

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 04:48:53:000

By Brent Bates, Senior Portfolio Manager on July 24, 2018, in Equities Chinas weakness has opened the door for new investment opportunities in the region "When China sneezes, the rest of Asia catches a cold." That's an old saying, but it has taken on new relevance a… read more...

Asia Feels The Symptoms Of China's Declining Economic Health

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 04:48:53:000

By Brent Bates, Senior Portfolio Manager on July 24, 2018, in Equities Chinas weakness has opened the door for new investment opportunities in the region "When China sneezes, the rest of Asia catches a cold." That's an old saying, but it has taken on new relevance a… read more...

Asia Feels The Symptoms Of China's Declining Economic Health

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 04:48:53:000

By Brent Bates, Senior Portfolio Manager on July 24, 2018, in Equities Chinas weakness has opened the door for new investment opportunities in the region "When China sneezes, the rest of Asia catches a cold." That's an old saying, but it has taken on new relevance a… read more...

The Millennial Portfolio: Longer Than Long Term?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 10:34:54:000

My first article came out on the 26th of March. Since then, I have published a total of 11 articles, covering 8 different stocks. As I have stated in my profile, my goal is to inform millennial investors. It would take a long time to cover every stock I hold in my long-term investment portfoli… read more...

The Millennial Portfolio: Longer Than Long Term?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 10:34:54:000

My first article came out on the 26th of March. Since then, I have published a total of 11 articles, covering 8 different stocks. As I have stated in my profile, my goal is to inform millennial investors. It would take a long time to cover every stock I hold in my long-term investment portfoli… read more...

The Millennial Portfolio: Longer Than Long Term?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 10:34:54:000

My first article came out on the 26th of March. Since then, I have published a total of 11 articles, covering 8 different stocks. As I have stated in my profile, my goal is to inform millennial investors. It would take a long time to cover every stock I hold in my long-term investment portfoli… read more...

Asia-Pacific Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 11:10:35:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the Asia-Pacific region in the week beginning July 16. [ Note: This video was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on July 12, 2018.] The analysis in this material i… read more...

Asia-Pacific Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 11:10:35:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the Asia-Pacific region in the week beginning July 16. [ Note: This video was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on July 12, 2018.] The analysis in this material i… read more...

Asia-Pacific Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 11:10:35:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the Asia-Pacific region in the week beginning July 16. [ Note: This video was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on July 12, 2018.] The analysis in this material i… read more...

While The U.S. Was On Holiday - Wednesday Summary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-04 21:35:56:000

The inability of the S&P 500 to hold on to gains on Tuesday and the poor finish weighed on Asian equities on Wednesday. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slipped 0.2% and posted its lowest close in nine months. The Chinese yuan, which is under close international scrutiny with many suspecting… read more...

While The U.S. Was On Holiday - Wednesday Summary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-04 21:35:56:000

The inability of the S&P 500 to hold on to gains on Tuesday and the poor finish weighed on Asian equities on Wednesday. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slipped 0.2% and posted its lowest close in nine months. The Chinese yuan, which is under close international scrutiny with many suspecting… read more...

While The U.S. Was On Holiday - Wednesday Summary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-04 21:35:56:000

The inability of the S&P 500 to hold on to gains on Tuesday and the poor finish weighed on Asian equities on Wednesday. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slipped 0.2% and posted its lowest close in nine months. The Chinese yuan, which is under close international scrutiny with many suspecting… read more...

China trade worries depress Asian markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:03:32:000

A Chinese downdraft, fueled by new worries about a U.S.-China trade war, has led Asian markets to nine-month lows on Tuesday. More news on: iShares China Large-Cap ETF, VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings ETF, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

China trade worries depress Asian markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:03:32:000

A Chinese downdraft, fueled by new worries about a U.S.-China trade war, has led Asian markets to nine-month lows on Tuesday. More news on: iShares China Large-Cap ETF, VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings ETF, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

BOE Spurs Dollar Pullback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 06:28:32:000

The Bank of England's hawkish hold yesterday, spurred by three dissents in favor of an immediate hike, changed the near-term dynamics in the foreign exchange market. Both the euro and sterling fell to new lows for the year before reversing higher. Yesterday's gains are being extended today. … read more...

BOE Spurs Dollar Pullback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 06:28:32:000

The Bank of England's hawkish hold yesterday, spurred by three dissents in favor of an immediate hike, changed the near-term dynamics in the foreign exchange market. Both the euro and sterling fell to new lows for the year before reversing higher. Yesterday's gains are being extended today. … read more...

BOE Spurs Dollar Pullback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 06:28:32:000

The Bank of England's hawkish hold yesterday, spurred by three dissents in favor of an immediate hike, changed the near-term dynamics in the foreign exchange market. Both the euro and sterling fell to new lows for the year before reversing higher. Yesterday's gains are being extended today. … read more...

BOE Spurs Dollar Pullback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 06:28:32:000

The Bank of England's hawkish hold yesterday, spurred by three dissents in favor of an immediate hike, changed the near-term dynamics in the foreign exchange market. Both the euro and sterling fell to new lows for the year before reversing higher. Yesterday's gains are being extended today. … read more...

BOE Spurs Dollar Pullback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 06:28:32:000

The Bank of England's hawkish hold yesterday, spurred by three dissents in favor of an immediate hike, changed the near-term dynamics in the foreign exchange market. Both the euro and sterling fell to new lows for the year before reversing higher. Yesterday's gains are being extended today. … read more...

Fragile Stability

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-20 06:44:21:000

The day began out with equity losses in Asia before a sharp recovery, perhaps initiated in China. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index was up a little more than 0.5%. The Shanghai Composite fell more than 1% before closing 0.25% better. Market talk suggests retail accounts followed the so-called nati… read more...

Fragile Stability

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-20 06:44:21:000

The day began out with equity losses in Asia before a sharp recovery, perhaps initiated in China. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index was up a little more than 0.5%. The Shanghai Composite fell more than 1% before closing 0.25% better. Market talk suggests retail accounts followed the so-called nati… read more...

Emerging Markets Experience A Healthy Correction In May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-17 06:25:21:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity; and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Chief Investment Officer M… read more...

Emerging Markets Experience A Healthy Correction In May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-17 06:25:21:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity; and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Chief Investment Officer M… read more...

Emerging Markets Experience A Healthy Correction In May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-17 06:25:21:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity; and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Chief Investment Officer M… read more...

New Opportunities In Chinese Equities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-11 09:59:40:000

Key points The gradual inclusion of China A-shares in MSCI indexes creates new opportunities in Chinese equities, supporting our preference for EM Asia. Last week's market tone was risk-on. Global stocks rallied, led by the U.S. Brazil's real plummeted and then rebounded, while the eu… read more...

New Opportunities In Chinese Equities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-11 09:59:40:000

Key points The gradual inclusion of China A-shares in MSCI indexes creates new opportunities in Chinese equities, supporting our preference for EM Asia. Last week's market tone was risk-on. Global stocks rallied, led by the U.S. Brazil's real plummeted and then rebounded, while the eu… read more...

New Opportunities In Chinese Equities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-11 09:59:40:000

Key points The gradual inclusion of China A-shares in MSCI indexes creates new opportunities in Chinese equities, supporting our preference for EM Asia. Last week's market tone was risk-on. Global stocks rallied, led by the U.S. Brazil's real plummeted and then rebounded, while the eu… read more...

Is Historic China A-Share Inclusion Encouraging Asia's Decoupling From Emerging Markets?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-10 07:20:54:000

By Andrew Gillan Andrew Gillan discusses the implications of the recent inclusion of China A-shares into MSCI equity indices, and how this should provide a long-deserved boost to both China shares and Asian equities as a distinct asset class. MSCI's decision to include China A-shares (… read more...

Corrective Pressures Weigh On The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 07:09:32:000

The US dollar is broadly lower as corrective forces that were becoming evident in the second half of last week have carried over into today's activity. The greenback is lower against all the major and most emerging market currencies. Global equities have begun the new week on firm footing, a… read more...

Corrective Pressures Weigh On The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 07:09:32:000

The US dollar is broadly lower as corrective forces that were becoming evident in the second half of last week have carried over into today's activity. The greenback is lower against all the major and most emerging market currencies. Global equities have begun the new week on firm footing, a… read more...

Corrective Pressures Weigh On The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 07:09:32:000

The US dollar is broadly lower as corrective forces that were becoming evident in the second half of last week have carried over into today's activity. The greenback is lower against all the major and most emerging market currencies. Global equities have begun the new week on firm footing, a… read more...

Global Trade War Big Headwind For Chinese Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 04:37:24:000

As trade war worries heat up again between the United States and China, Chinese stocks and in particular non-USD denominated ETFs are likely to see restrained growth amid continued volatility. The two main headwinds are the likely rallying of the United States Dollar as well as the reliance … read more...

Global Trade War Big Headwind For Chinese Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 04:37:24:000

As trade war worries heat up again between the United States and China, Chinese stocks and in particular non-USD denominated ETFs are likely to see restrained growth amid continued volatility. The two main headwinds are the likely rallying of the United States Dollar as well as the reliance … read more...

Global Trade War Big Headwind For Chinese Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 04:37:24:000

As trade war worries heat up again between the United States and China, Chinese stocks and in particular non-USD denominated ETFs are likely to see restrained growth amid continued volatility. The two main headwinds are the likely rallying of the United States Dollar as well as the reliance … read more...

Chasing One's Tail

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 02:00:31:000

By Stephen Innes There's a lot less drama to start the week, but still plenty of possible noisemakers in play to keep things interesting. Global trade war tensions are on the rise again, so on the heels of the latest US administrations salvo of metal import tariffs, the market's focus will… read more...

Chasing One's Tail

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 02:00:31:000

By Stephen Innes There's a lot less drama to start the week, but still plenty of possible noisemakers in play to keep things interesting. Global trade war tensions are on the rise again, so on the heels of the latest US administrations salvo of metal import tariffs, the market's focus will… read more...

Chasing One's Tail

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 02:00:31:000

By Stephen Innes There's a lot less drama to start the week, but still plenty of possible noisemakers in play to keep things interesting. Global trade war tensions are on the rise again, so on the heels of the latest US administrations salvo of metal import tariffs, the market's focus will… read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

A Bad Blow For Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:54:05:000

By Robert Carnell, Chief Economist Head of Research, Asia-Pacific Trump administration decides to put tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico, EU etc. With allies like these… After reflection, higher tariffs are still damaging to the US/global economy This is a bad day... read more...

Conciliante

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 01:22:19:000

By Stephen Innes Investors took note of a more euro-friendly conciliatory tone after Luigi Di Maio, the leader of the Five Star Movement, called for Paolo Savona to withdraw from Economic minister's candidacy to allow a government to be formed. And at least for now, set to rest the market'… read more...

News From Asia Whiplashes The Market... Unnecessarily

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 08:34:10:000

The stock market got off to a strong start last week after China and the U.S. agreed not to impose tariffs on each other. Specifically, Chinas Vice-Premier Liu He said the two sides reached a consensus, will not fight a trade war, and will stop increasing tariffs on each other…. read more...

News From Asia Whiplashes The Market... Unnecessarily

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 08:34:10:000

The stock market got off to a strong start last week after China and the U.S. agreed not to impose tariffs on each other. Specifically, Chinas Vice-Premier Liu He said the two sides reached a consensus, will not fight a trade war, and will stop increasing tariffs on each other…. read more...

Have Asian Stocks Topped?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 04:49:17:000

If you listen very carefully, you'll be able to hear the sound of investors in Asian stocks holding their collective breath. Trading's been very quiet in the $4.8 billion iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (AAJX), a fund which gives over nearly 18 percent of its portfolio to Korean s… read more...

Have Asian Stocks Topped?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 04:49:17:000

If you listen very carefully, you'll be able to hear the sound of investors in Asian stocks holding their collective breath. Trading's been very quiet in the $4.8 billion iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (AAJX), a fund which gives over nearly 18 percent of its portfolio to Korean s… read more...

Safety Is The Priority

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 01:02:58:000

By Stephen Innes Seldom do we suddenly fall on demise, but rather, advance towards it by slight degrees. However, nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to the euro's disintegration over the course of the past 24 hours. Forget about juxtaposition with Greece, as this potenti… read more...

Safety Is The Priority

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 01:02:58:000

By Stephen Innes Seldom do we suddenly fall on demise, but rather, advance towards it by slight degrees. However, nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to the euro's disintegration over the course of the past 24 hours. Forget about juxtaposition with Greece, as this potenti… read more...

Dollar And Yen Surge

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 07:38:49:000

The world looks in turmoil, and the dollar and yen are the chief beneficiaries. The epicenter of the tension is in Europe, and the euro has been sold to near $1.15 and sterling to $1.3200. The dollar slumped a little through JPY108.45, its lowest level since April 23. The dollar is higher ag… read more...

Dollar And Yen Surge

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 07:38:49:000

The world looks in turmoil, and the dollar and yen are the chief beneficiaries. The epicenter of the tension is in Europe, and the euro has been sold to near $1.15 and sterling to $1.3200. The dollar slumped a little through JPY108.45, its lowest level since April 23. The dollar is higher ag… read more...

Dollar And Yen Surge

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 07:38:49:000

The world looks in turmoil, and the dollar and yen are the chief beneficiaries. The epicenter of the tension is in Europe, and the euro has been sold to near $1.15 and sterling to $1.3200. The dollar slumped a little through JPY108.45, its lowest level since April 23. The dollar is higher ag… read more...

Invest At Market Peaks In Asia And It Could Take A Decade To Recover

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 05:44:59:000

Imagine you managed to invest in Asia ex Japan at an absolute market peak. How long would it take until your initial investment would be recovered? If you invested at the peak in December 1993, you'd have to wait through both the Asian Financial Crisis and the US dotcom bubble. By… read more...

Invest At Market Peaks In Asia And It Could Take A Decade To Recover

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 05:44:59:000

Imagine you managed to invest in Asia ex Japan at an absolute market peak. How long would it take until your initial investment would be recovered? If you invested at the peak in December 1993, you'd have to wait through both the Asian Financial Crisis and the US dotcom bubble. By… read more...

Invest At Market Peaks In Asia And It Could Take A Decade To Recover

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 05:44:59:000

Imagine you managed to invest in Asia ex Japan at an absolute market peak. How long would it take until your initial investment would be recovered? If you invested at the peak in December 1993, you'd have to wait through both the Asian Financial Crisis and the US dotcom bubble. By… read more...

Macro Musings Podcast: Razeen Sally On Protectionism, International Trade, And China

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:24:08:000

Originally recorded May 14, 2018 Razeen Sally is an associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and formerly taught at the London School of Economics. He is also the Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies, the main economic p… read more...

Macro Musings Podcast: Razeen Sally On Protectionism, International Trade, And China

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:24:08:000

Originally recorded May 14, 2018 Razeen Sally is an associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and formerly taught at the London School of Economics. He is also the Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies, the main economic p… read more...

Macro Musings Podcast: Razeen Sally On Protectionism, International Trade, And China

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:24:08:000

Originally recorded May 14, 2018 Razeen Sally is an associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and formerly taught at the London School of Economics. He is also the Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies, the main economic p… read more...

Macro Musings Podcast: Razeen Sally On Protectionism, International Trade, And China

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:24:08:000

Originally recorded May 14, 2018 Razeen Sally is an associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and formerly taught at the London School of Economics. He is also the Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies, the main economic p… read more...

Macro Musings Podcast: Razeen Sally On Protectionism, International Trade, And China

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:24:08:000

Originally recorded May 14, 2018 Razeen Sally is an associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and formerly taught at the London School of Economics. He is also the Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies, the main economic p… read more...

Macro Musings Podcast: Razeen Sally On Protectionism, International Trade, And China

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:24:08:000

Originally recorded May 14, 2018 Razeen Sally is an associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and formerly taught at the London School of Economics. He is also the Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies, the main economic p… read more...

Macro Musings Podcast: Razeen Sally On Protectionism, International Trade, And China

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:24:08:000

Originally recorded May 14, 2018 Razeen Sally is an associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and formerly taught at the London School of Economics. He is also the Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies, the main economic p… read more...

South-South Trade: More Than China?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:26:43:000

The growing dynamism of South-South[i] economic ties has been an essential element of Shifting Wealth since the 1990s. By 2010, developing countries accounted for around 42% of global merchandise trade, with South-South flows making up about half of that total (UNCTAD, 2013). South-South trade… read more...

South-South Trade: More Than China?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:26:43:000

The growing dynamism of South-South[i] economic ties has been an essential element of Shifting Wealth since the 1990s. By 2010, developing countries accounted for around 42% of global merchandise trade, with South-South flows making up about half of that total (UNCTAD, 2013). South-South trade… read more...

South-South Trade: More Than China?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:26:43:000

The growing dynamism of South-South[i] economic ties has been an essential element of Shifting Wealth since the 1990s. By 2010, developing countries accounted for around 42% of global merchandise trade, with South-South flows making up about half of that total (UNCTAD, 2013). South-South trade… read more...

South-South Trade: More Than China?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:26:43:000

The growing dynamism of South-South[i] economic ties has been an essential element of Shifting Wealth since the 1990s. By 2010, developing countries accounted for around 42% of global merchandise trade, with South-South flows making up about half of that total (UNCTAD, 2013). South-South trade… read more...

South-South Trade: More Than China?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:26:43:000

The growing dynamism of South-South[i] economic ties has been an essential element of Shifting Wealth since the 1990s. By 2010, developing countries accounted for around 42% of global merchandise trade, with South-South flows making up about half of that total (UNCTAD, 2013). South-South trade… read more...

South-South Trade: More Than China?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:26:43:000

The growing dynamism of South-South[i] economic ties has been an essential element of Shifting Wealth since the 1990s. By 2010, developing countries accounted for around 42% of global merchandise trade, with South-South flows making up about half of that total (UNCTAD, 2013). South-South trade… read more...

South-South Trade: More Than China?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:26:43:000

The growing dynamism of South-South[i] economic ties has been an essential element of Shifting Wealth since the 1990s. By 2010, developing countries accounted for around 42% of global merchandise trade, with South-South flows making up about half of that total (UNCTAD, 2013). South-South trade… read more...

Emerging Markets April 2018 Recap And Outlook: Look Beyond The Headlines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 01:04:21:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Chief Investment Officer M… read more...

Emerging Markets April 2018 Recap And Outlook: Look Beyond The Headlines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 01:04:21:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Chief Investment Officer M… read more...

Emerging Markets April 2018 Recap And Outlook: Look Beyond The Headlines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 01:04:21:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Chief Investment Officer M… read more...

Emerging Markets April 2018 Recap And Outlook: Look Beyond The Headlines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 01:04:21:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Chief Investment Officer M… read more...

Emerging Markets April 2018 Recap And Outlook: Look Beyond The Headlines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 01:04:21:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Chief Investment Officer M… read more...

Emerging Markets April 2018 Recap And Outlook: Look Beyond The Headlines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 01:04:21:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Chief Investment Officer M… read more...

Emerging Markets April 2018 Recap And Outlook: Look Beyond The Headlines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 01:04:21:000

By Manraj Sekhon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Chief Investment Officer M… read more...

EM Asia: Let The Chips Fall Where They May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 01:02:41:000

By Stephen Innes Malaysia Attention will be focused on the Malaysian onshore markets this morning after PM Mahathir's coalition triggered the circuit breakers and imposed a cooling off period for cash markets by declaring a two-day public holiday. Without cash markets and critical Mala… read more...

EM Asia: Let The Chips Fall Where They May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 01:02:41:000

By Stephen Innes Malaysia Attention will be focused on the Malaysian onshore markets this morning after PM Mahathir's coalition triggered the circuit breakers and imposed a cooling off period for cash markets by declaring a two-day public holiday. Without cash markets and critical Mala… read more...

Trade Talk Tempers Asian Market Optimism

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-21 03:01:20:000

By Mark Jason, Senior Portfolio Manager on Apr 19, 2018, in Equities Quality and valuation may become more important to investors if volatility continues Investors began 2018 with a generally optimistic view, but this euphoria faded by quarter-end as protectionism and talk o… read more...

Trade Talk Tempers Asian Market Optimism

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-21 03:01:20:000

By Mark Jason, Senior Portfolio Manager on Apr 19, 2018, in Equities Quality and valuation may become more important to investors if volatility continues Investors began 2018 with a generally optimistic view, but this euphoria faded by quarter-end as protectionism and talk o… read more...

ADB sees Asia's 2018 growth at 6 percent, but warns of trade risks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-11 07:28:58:000

The Asian Development Bank raised Asia's 2018 economic growth estimate to 6.0% from 5.8% earlier, citing solid export demand, however, U.S. protectionist measures and diminishing capital flows could undermine trade and impact overall growth of the region. More news on: Global X Southeast A… read more...

ADB sees Asia's 2018 growth at 6 percent, but warns of trade risks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-11 07:28:58:000

The Asian Development Bank raised Asia's 2018 economic growth estimate to 6.0% from 5.8% earlier, citing solid export demand, however, U.S. protectionist measures and diminishing capital flows could undermine trade and impact overall growth of the region. More news on: Global X Southeast A… read more...

'Blame It On China'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-10 04:00:26:000

When I was in college, a dissident professor from China came for a week to Professor David Garnham's international political economy class. He took the time to answer questions to a group of the more motivated students after class. Something stands out to me to this day, something I always… read more...

'Blame It On China'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-10 04:00:26:000

When I was in college, a dissident professor from China came for a week to Professor David Garnham's international political economy class. He took the time to answer questions to a group of the more motivated students after class. Something stands out to me to this day, something I always… read more...

Asian And European Equities Shrug Off U.S. Decline

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-09 06:49:05:000

US shares slumped before the weekend amid concern that the Trump administration was prepared to escalate the trade tensions with China . However, cooler heads are prevailing, and there is a recognition that the conflict is still in the posturing phase. No sanctions have gone into effect… read more...

Asian And European Equities Shrug Off U.S. Decline

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-09 06:49:05:000

US shares slumped before the weekend amid concern that the Trump administration was prepared to escalate the trade tensions with China . However, cooler heads are prevailing, and there is a recognition that the conflict is still in the posturing phase. No sanctions have gone into effect… read more...

Trade Wars Just Beginning... The War Is A Fight Over An Indefinitely Shrinking Pie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-08 05:18:42:000

From a growth perspective, it doesn't matter if the world is 7.5 million or 7.5 billion persons… it only matters how many more there are from one year to the next. Economic growth (or the ability to consume more... not produce more) is about the annual growth of the population among those ... read more...

Trade Wars Just Beginning... The War Is A Fight Over An Indefinitely Shrinking Pie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-08 05:18:42:000

From a growth perspective, it doesn't matter if the world is 7.5 million or 7.5 billion persons… it only matters how many more there are from one year to the next. Economic growth (or the ability to consume more... not produce more) is about the annual growth of the population among those ... read more...

Will Northeast Asian P/E Multiples Rise If North Korean Risk Fades?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-27 18:14:52:000

By Luciano Siracusano III & Jeff Weniger No sitting U.S. president has ever met with a leader of North Korea. 1 That may soon change. President Donald Trump announced in early March that he's accepted an invitation to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un as early as May, entering… read more...

Will Northeast Asian P/E Multiples Rise If North Korean Risk Fades?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-27 18:14:52:000

By Luciano Siracusano III & Jeff Weniger No sitting U.S. president has ever met with a leader of North Korea. 1 That may soon change. President Donald Trump announced in early March that he's accepted an invitation to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un as early as May, entering… read more...

Lumiere Capital Letter To Investors 2017 Full Year Review

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-05 09:23:56:000

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Lumiere Capital Letter To Investors 2017 Full Year Review

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-05 09:23:56:000

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Guns And Butter May Resolve U.S. Legislative Logjam

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 06:56:47:000

After a volatile session in North America, the major equity indices closed higher. In fact, the 1.75% rise in the S&P 500 was the best since November 2016. Asian equities stabilized, and the MSCI Asia Pacific Index was able to eke out a small gain. The European markets are moving higher … read more...

Guns And Butter May Resolve U.S. Legislative Logjam

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 06:56:47:000

After a volatile session in North America, the major equity indices closed higher. In fact, the 1.75% rise in the S&P 500 was the best since November 2016. Asian equities stabilized, and the MSCI Asia Pacific Index was able to eke out a small gain. The European markets are moving higher … read more...

Guns And Butter May Resolve U.S. Legislative Logjam

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 06:56:47:000

After a volatile session in North America, the major equity indices closed higher. In fact, the 1.75% rise in the S&P 500 was the best since November 2016. Asian equities stabilized, and the MSCI Asia Pacific Index was able to eke out a small gain. The European markets are moving higher … read more...

Guns And Butter May Resolve U.S. Legislative Logjam

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 06:56:47:000

After a volatile session in North America, the major equity indices closed higher. In fact, the 1.75% rise in the S&P 500 was the best since November 2016. Asian equities stabilized, and the MSCI Asia Pacific Index was able to eke out a small gain. The European markets are moving higher … read more...

Guns And Butter May Resolve U.S. Legislative Logjam

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 06:56:47:000

After a volatile session in North America, the major equity indices closed higher. In fact, the 1.75% rise in the S&P 500 was the best since November 2016. Asian equities stabilized, and the MSCI Asia Pacific Index was able to eke out a small gain. The European markets are moving higher … read more...

Guns And Butter May Resolve U.S. Legislative Logjam

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 06:56:47:000

After a volatile session in North America, the major equity indices closed higher. In fact, the 1.75% rise in the S&P 500 was the best since November 2016. Asian equities stabilized, and the MSCI Asia Pacific Index was able to eke out a small gain. The European markets are moving higher … read more...

The Song Remains The Same

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 02:48:46:000

By Stephen Innes We ended last week singing a very familiar tune with US equities putting in another strong performance, helped by more positive corporate earnings reports, while the USD weakened further, as the market was still digesting the aftershocks from the verbal ping-pong match whe… read more...

The Song Remains The Same

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 02:48:46:000

By Stephen Innes We ended last week singing a very familiar tune with US equities putting in another strong performance, helped by more positive corporate earnings reports, while the USD weakened further, as the market was still digesting the aftershocks from the verbal ping-pong match whe… read more...

The Song Remains The Same

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 02:48:46:000

By Stephen Innes We ended last week singing a very familiar tune with US equities putting in another strong performance, helped by more positive corporate earnings reports, while the USD weakened further, as the market was still digesting the aftershocks from the verbal ping-pong match whe… read more...

International Stocks Turn A Corner, But What Do The Fundamentals Tell Us?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-28 07:19:05:000

By Clas Olsson CIO, International and Global Growth Equities. Posted on Insights: Invesco US Blog . As we look ahead to 2018, it's important to first recognize how significant 2017 has been for international markets. This is the eighth year of a global bull market, but prior to 2017, … read more...

Trump's Asia Trimp

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-11-23 07:40:56:000

By Dan Steinbock Trump's critics claim he lacks a comprehensive approach to Asia. In reality, his current approach is aligned with moderate "America First" goals. But what did Trump really achieve in Asia? If President Obama's pivot was based on multilateral trade agreements, which were … read more...

Global Equity Rally Resumes, While Dollar Slips

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-11-22 06:55:47:000

Global equities are on the march. US indices shrugged off their first back-to-back weekly decline in three months to set new record highs yesterday. The MSCI Asia-Pacific followed suit and recorded its highest close. The Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is struggling, as the CAC and DAX are nursing smal… read more...

The Asian Consumer Boom Is Just Getting Started

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-11-14 12:28:59:000

Wherever they are, people like buying stuff - the things that make life more comfortable, more fun, more interesting, and more pleasurable. All over the world - especially in emerging markets in Asia - people are earning more money. That means more disposable income, continual improvements i… read more...

How Asia Has Become The World's Manufacturing Hub

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-27 18:35:00:000

How does one learn math? We start by learning how to count, then simple calculation, then we are able to solve calculus equations and other mathematical problems. Learning economic development is no different. Roads and ports (infrastructure), central banks (institutions) and education (huma… read more...

Greece - Part II: Xi Jinping Meets Marco Polo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-18 06:11:11:000

Introduction This is the second article in a three-part series on Greece ( GREK ). Our objective is to solve the mystery of the missing keys to Greece's next economic boom. In the prelude to this article, we alluded to the fact that we are beginning to see an increasing number of signs t… read more...

The Secret Asia Blueprint

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-13 08:39:50:000

Western investors commonly misunderstand Asia. Asian economies, and their stock markets, have developed differently from much of the world. So, forget the old ways of investing, which made billions on Wall Street. Asia is giving birth to a new world order, which must be understood, otherwis… read more...

How Old Geographies Are Shaping The Future Order Of The World

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-06 08:05:44:000

The worlds economic balance is shifting. The investment world is changing. Power is moving from West to East. Mainstream media, investment firms and wealth managers are trying to adapt to this new reality. In times of political and economic chaos, what one hears on the str… read more...

Demography Rebalances Asia

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-09-28 04:01:07:000

Demographic shifts are about more than economics. Think about an array of social institutions: schools, parks, libraries, building and housing codes, public transportation, healthcare, the size of the volunteer sector. All of these, and many others, take on differing importance and shape when … read more...

Asia Sector PMI Signals Rising Capex But Weaker Consumer Spending

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-09-10 04:54:27:000

The majority of Asian sectors expanded midway through the third quarter, according to latest PMI data, with strong performances seen in sectors which hint at rising capital expenditure. By contrast, sectors targeting consumers seemed to have lost some momentum. Growth was recorded in 14 of t… read more...

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2017-12-21 2017-12-28 2017-12-22 2017-12-20 0.768932 Dividend income
2017-06-20 2017-06-26 2017-06-22 2017-06-19 0.190748 Dividend income
2016-12-22 2016-12-29 2016-12-27 2016-12-21 0.825827 Dividend income
2016-06-21 2016-06-27 2016-06-23 2016-06-20 0.234778 Dividend income
2015-12-21 2015-12-28 2015-12-23 2015-12-18 0.959556 Dividend income
2015-06-24 2015-06-30 2015-06-26 2015-06-23 0.258313 Dividend income
2014-12-19 2014-12-29 2014-12-23 2014-12-18 0.531434 Dividend income
2014-06-24 2014-07-01 2014-06-26 2014-06-23 0.523734 Dividend income
2013-12-17 2013-12-27 2013-12-19 2013-12-16 0.469682 Dividend income
2013-06-25 2013-07-02 2013-06-27 2013-06-24 0.520772 Dividend income
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