Asia

India’s Covid Course Correction Cry

As the world watches with horror the humanitarian crisis in India, the macro-economic and financial market impact of the second ...

Sri Lanka Currency Line No Predicament Swap

After months of delay, the People’s Bank of China approved an RMB 10 billion swap line with Sri Lanka.  The ...

China Tears for Teardrop Island Sri Lanka

Worry about debt sustainability in Sri Lanka has surged in recent weeks as a region first default candidate post-Covid.   News ...

Myanmar Squashes Frontier Status Aspiration

Just three months after its nascent stock exchange opened to foreign investors and days after the IMF delivered USD 350 ...

Asia’s Delayed Debt Exits

On the MSCI EM Index through the first eight months of the year, the only three markets in positive territory ...

Central Asia-Caucuses’ Seared Stargazing

The World Bank’s Central Asia/Caucasus review depicted “dark skies” for the region with a recession worse than the global financial ...

China’s Dialed Back Decade Dominance

With Chinese “A” shares’ 40% gain at the top of the core MSCI Index last year amid past decade retrospectives ...

US-China Trade’s Diversion Divination

Amid continued speculation over a “Phase 1” US-China trade deal while mutual tariff increases are on hold, an IMF working ...

The Asia Subcontinent’s Subpar Sweep

Pakistan on the main Morgan Stanley Capital International Index with a 15% loss and Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, down 5% ...

Asian Stocks’ Staid Strictures

Emerging Asia stock markets mirrored the almost 4% Morgan Stanley Capital International core index gain through September, and equaled Latin ...

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