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Malaysia Global Macro

Will Malaysia Move Closer To China In 2017? 1

Will Malaysia Move Closer To China In 2017?

Trade worries According to the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research, trade with China, Japan and the US comprises one third of Malaysia’s total trade value....
Malaysia: Major Areas of Concern After Somber 2016 1

Malaysia: Major Areas of Concern After Somber 2016

A somber 2016 for Malaysia Malaysia (EWM) saw its economy grow by 4.5% in Q4 2016. This was faster than the 4.3% in the previous...
Week Ahead in Emerging Markets: August 1st

Week Ahead in Emerging Markets: August 1st

EM ended last week on a firm note, helped by the weaker than expected US Q2 GDP report as well as the small bounce...
Erdogan’s Purge: Mass Arrests in Turkey Put Europe on Trial 1

Erdogan’s Purge: Mass Arrests in Turkey Put Europe on Trial

It didn’t take long. Eight months ago, Turks effectively gave a green light for their power-craving president to centralize authority under his command, by...
Week Ahead in Emerging Markets: July 18th

Week Ahead in Emerging Markets: July 18th

EM ended last week on a soft note, due in large part to the attempted coup in Turkey Weakness in the lira spilled over into...

Malaysia Equity

Will 7-Eleven's New Aggressive APAC Expansion Strategy Bear Fruit Or Will Local Competition Bite? 5

Will 7-Eleven’s New Aggressive APAC Expansion Strategy Bear Fruit Or Will Local Competition Bite?

Expansion plans Japanese (EWJ) convenience store chain 7-Eleven is expanding aggressively. The chain currently operates 62,000 stores in 18 countries across the globe through license...
What To Bet On If Malaysian Equities Manage to Turn The Corner On Recent Rally 5

What To Bet On If Malaysian Equities Manage to Turn The Corner On Recent...

Valuations are still enticing Malaysia’s benchmark index-FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI equity index currently trades at a one year forward price to earnings (PE) ratio of 17x....
Malaysia Struggles To Win Foreign Money Even As Inflows Into Emerging Markets Hit 2006 Peaks 3

Malaysia Struggles To Win Foreign Money Even As Inflows Into Emerging Markets Hit 2006...

Foreign inflows Foreign investors are still underrepresented in Malaysia’s (EWM) bond and equity markets. With foreign inflows into emerging markets at 2006 peaks and predicted to touch $970...
Malaysia's Outlook Turns Brighter, But Concerns That Linger Are Beyond The Market's Control 6

Malaysia’s Outlook Turns Brighter, But Concerns That Linger Are Beyond The Market’s Control

  Performance of stock markets Malaysian stock markets are turning around. As commodity prices recover and risks of a global slowdown and trade wars wane, many...
With A Somber 2016 Behind It, What Can Malaysia Look Forward To In 2017? 1

With A Somber 2016 Behind It, What Can Malaysia Look Forward To In 2017?

A somber 2016 for Malaysia Malaysia (EWM) saw its economy grow by 4.5% in Q4 2016. This was faster than the 4.3% in the previous...

Malaysia Fixed Income

These Four Asian Countries Rank Amongst the Most Indebted Emerging Nations...

Emerging Asia to power global growth Emerging countries in general, and those from Asia in particular, have been key drivers of global economic growth. To...

Malaysia Political Risk

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