Markets

Trade war hits Chinese offshore issuance: Dealogic

Issuance of US dollar bonds out of China declined after the US threatened more tariffs on Chinese goods. But investors are pinning their hopes on upcoming talks between US president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping.
June 20, 2019

Vietnam: an emerging market in waiting

To qualify for emerging market status in MSCI’s suite of indices, and maybe FTSE's too, Vietnam needs to do more to attract foreign investors. A landmark new securities law comes not before time.
June 03, 2019

Why Asian telcos are rushing to merge their businesses

Asia’s telecommunications service providers are in a race to merge to gain scale and prepare for 5G, the next-generation communications technology that is expected to create massive new business opportunities.
May 30, 2019

Asian bonds a good bet during trade war

As the trade dispute between China and the US drags on, yields on Asian bonds are looking like a much better bet than either Asian equities or bonds from outside the region.
May 28, 2019