Asia ex Japan

Highlight

Economics

16APR 2019

Why policy reform is the key to China's demographic challenge

Craig Botham explains why China’s demographic decline may be less of an issue than the medicine required to offset its impact and support strong economic growth

2018

DECEMBER

18DEC 2018

Markets

Outlook 2019: China equities

We are taking a defensive stance, staying underweight to the technology sector, while emphasising domestically-focused areas of the market and those with long-term growth trends.

07DEC 2018

Markets

Outlook 2019: Asian ex Japan equities

A tumultuous 2018 has left Asian equities significantly cheaper and presenting selective opportunities, but investors need to tread carefully. Four of our Asian equity managers explain why.

03DEC 2018

Economics

Trump-Xi trade truce: what next?

Quickview: The trade truce between the US and China is a positive outcome, but we expect hostilities to resume later next year.

OCTOBER

19OCT 2018

Economics

China’s growth surprise is just the start

With the impact of tariffs yet to show up in the data, and the looming threat of a property slowdown, the larger-than-expected slowdown in Chinese growth is a taste of things to come.

AUGUST

08AUG 2018

Markets

The data boom in Chinese cities and what it means for real estate investing

China is at the forefront of a technological revolution and the quantity of data it will yield is unprecedented. For investors in companies based in the country’s global cities, this could bring compelling opportunities.

JULY

16JUL 2018

Economics

China enters the slowdown phase

Quickview: China’s economy slowed in Q2 and we see further weakness in Q3, as policymaker support takes time to translate to growth.

JUNE

26JUN 2018

Markets

"Malaysia Boleh?" (Can Malaysia do it?)

Following the recent election result, can Malaysia’s economic and stockmarket fortunes turn around or will the brain drain continue to hamper progress?