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Emerging East Asia bond market expands but concerns persist – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News MANILA — Investor sentiment toward emerging East Asia’s local currency bond markets has improved but there are concerns about financial stability in the region, including ongoing trade conflicts, according to the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) latest issue of the quarterly Asia Bond Monitor.  At the end of 2018, there were US$13.1 trillion in local currency bonds outstanding in emerging East Asia, 2.4 per cent more than at the end of September 2018 and 11.9 per cent more than at the end of 2017. Yields have…

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Opinion | Slowdowns in advanced economies have pushed investors to put money back into emerging markets – and ignore warnings

While both central banks are hoping that the recent downshift in growth – which stems in part from the fallout from the trade war – will prove temporary, the dovish policy shifts in Europe and America prolong the “lower for longer” interest rate regime that appeared to be coming to an end as the pace of US monetary tightening quickened in 2017 and 2018. Some investors, notably Pimco, an asset manager, fear the euro zone faces the same low-growth, low-inflation environment Japan has endured following the bursting of its asset…

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How China’s e-commerce playbook can help emerging economies transform

After decades of being regarded as “the world’s factory”, it’s no exaggeration to say that China has reinvented itself to become a global tech leader. It is already home to over half the world’s AI unicorns and has produced internet titans like Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent – also known as the BAT – the last of which surpassed Facebook in value in 2017.As the nation slips into its new role of being a leading innovator, especially in areas like e-commerce and mobile, it has left behind some… Source link

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VN among the world’s top ten emerging markets by logistics – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

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Property developers eye emerging markets – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI – Distance is no longer a problem for property investors in and around HCM City thanks to improved transport infrastructure. The southern property market is seeing an increasing trend of investors looking to the southern hub’s neighbouring provinces. With land running out for property development in the city, investors are eyeing markets like Đồng Nai, Bình Dương, Vũng Tàu, Long An and Bình Phước where prices are more reasonable and have significant potential for property development. This was creating an investment…

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Can China’s emerging cities help counter the economic slowdown and US-China trade war?

For 2019, Chinese investment firm and retailer Five Star Holdings is projecting a 50 per cent increase in revenue, even though China is fighting an economic downturn and a trade war with the United States.The company’s optimism stems from the strong revenue growth it has experienced in the past few years, half of it from China’s smaller cities and the rural regions where spending growth has surpassed that of major cities.Five Star, which has annual sales of about 50 billion yuan (US$7.4 billion… Source link

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Nansha, an emerging marine hub in the Greater Bay Area

  Blue economy, backed by hi-tech and services industries, is a new economic growth engine in future for China. The maritime economy in the country grew by 7.5 per cent annually on average in the past five years to reach 7.8 trillion yuan in 2017. Beijing expects the maritime industry to be worth 10 trillion yuan by 2020 and account for around 15 per cent of gross domestic product GDP by 2035. Located at the center of the Greater Bay Area, the country’s biggest economic power, Nansha in Guangzhou, is…

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VN looks to achieve emerging market status – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Viet Nam’s securities market has plenty of opportunities to be promoted from a frontier market to an emerging market this year. In June last year, Việt Nam’s equity market failed to be added to Morgan Stanley Capital International’s (MSCI) watch list – the US independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors, for classification review for a possible lift from a frontier market to an emerging one. However, according to the latest report released by the State Securities Commission…

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Fed pause could reignite ‘wall of money’ for emerging markets, trade group says

A pause in tightening by the US Federal Reserve could be a boost to emerging markets as investors look beyond China-related securities for growth, according to the Institute of International Finance. In a new research report, Robin Brooks, the trade group’s chief economist, and associate economist Jonathan Fortun said that much of the pickup into emerging markets stocks and bonds this year has been driven by China, but that has broadened in recent weeks, particularly in equities. The Fed’s recently changed stance on further rate hikes could “reignite a wall…

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Emerging businesses rose swiftly in Nansha, the pearl of the Greater Bay Area

[Sponsored Article] Emerging businesses such fields as modern logistics, cross-border e-commerce and parallel import goods are intended to become key industries of Nansha in Guangzhou, the biggest of the three pilot free trade zones (FTZs) in the Greater Bay Area (GBA), the country’s biggest economic power. Nansha FTZ, as a testing ground for looser rules governing currency conversions and foreign direct investment, would further upgrade its financial, logistics, foreign trades and tourism sectors as part of the GBA economic circle. It will also give foreign companies greater access to the…

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