F.A.I.R. - Inside the trenches

Michael Oertli, Head of Asian Research at UBS Warburg reveals what it is like to work at the top of Asian equity research these days.

What are the chances of Asia seeing a major Enron or Worldcom-style disaster and analysts missing out on it

Oertli It can't be excluded, but Asia may be in better shape than what we see overseas. We already went through one big crisis five years ago that taught us to look more closely at asset valuations since corporates had mostly little or no earnings. And there was also a wrong perception that Asian companies have lower accounting standards than elsewhere,...

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