FinanceAsia Magazine

Issue: February, 2006

Issue: February, 2006

What's in FinanceAsia Magazine this month?

Our cover story looks at what Asian financial markets can expect in 2006.

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Our Cover Story - Will it be a dog? û is a series of big forecasts asking the experts what they think will be the big financial events in Asia this year. We polled analysts, investors, bankers and CFOs to gauge sentiment and their views on the performance of asset classes and markets in the region. We also assess the prospects for stockmarkets in China, Japan and India. Is ChinaÆs A share market on the verge of a boom? Is it time to sell your India stocks? We also discuss the outlook for bonds, oil prices, gold and currencies. When will US interest rates peak? Could oil hit $100? Last year was a bumper year for IPOs and and M&As. Will there be a repeat this year?

Other Features

The deal that backfired. Thaksin ShinawatraÆs controversial sale of his familyÆs business

IndonesiaÆs iron lady. The new Finance Minister outlines her plans for fixing IndonesiaÆs economy

Aussie exuberance. Another good year for Australian markets.

Australia Awards. Our annual look at the best banks and deals in Australia and New Zealand.

Easy does it. Volatility ahead for JapanÆs bond market.

Japan Awards. Our annual look at the best deals in Japan.

Motoring Ahead. Sundram has become a major player in the automotive parts industry.

Our Eye on CFO is with Tommei Tong of Tom Group, Who is... Alastair Macdonald, and China Entrepreneur is Zhang Yong of Xinyuan Real Estate. Plus all the other usuals: Angel Fok, Bookend, People on the Move, Month in Tech, Month in Asia, Deal of the Month and Primary Markets.

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About FinanceAsia Magazine

Established in 1996, FinanceAsia is the leading publisher of financial news in the Asia-Pacific region. Our combination of print and online products provide the latest news, analysis and insight into Asia’s financial markets.

Published monthly from our office in Hong Kong, FinanceAsia magazine provides our readers with the latest financial trends, interviews, features and investigative reports. The publication has a readership of key decision-makers at corporations, governments, investment and commercial banks, institutional investors, asset managers, brokers, traders and financial intermediaries.

Our regular sections include:

Data Story
We look at the key data behind a topical theme in Asian finance, showcased with an array of graphs and tables.

A monthly opinion column from the FinanceAsia editorial team. We provide our thoughts on a topic making the headlines.

Deal of the Month
Our regular two-page spread with its signature artwork and in-depth analysis examines the equity, debt or M&A deal that we feel has had the biggest impact on the Asian capital markets that month.

Investor Dialogue
For company CEOs and CFOs, what investors think is a critical concern, and in this column we help them understand just this. Each month we speak to a Chief Investment Officer of a top fund and outline their views on corporate governance, what stocks they like and where they expect to generate the best returns.

A monthly opinion piece from a respected author or commentator on Asian business, finance or economics.

People on the Move
Here we summarise the key hires, fires and moves at the region’s banks, highlighting at least one major move each month.

Deal Tracker
We examine the major primary markets deals of the month and comment on the quality of the debt or equity transaction and the secondary market performance.

The Arts of Finance
A light-hearted look at investment opportunities surrounding the arts business in Asia.


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