asian equities

  1. Hong Kong Braces for Higher Rates as Currency Losses Quicken

    Hong Kong Braces for Higher Rates as Currency Losses Quicken
    How long can it last? That’s what watchers of Hong Kong’s markets are asking as the gap between local and U.S. interbank rates widens to the most since 2009. The city’s currency peg to the greenback effectively ties its monetary policy to that of the U.S., making the growing differential all the more curious. Now things may be changing, with...
  2. A Pullback in Asian Stocks Looms: Fund Managers

    A Pullback in Asian Stocks Looms: Fund Managers
    A pullback in Asian equities looms after a stellar start to the year, according to fund managers, who remain bullish for the longer term thanks to cheap valuations and optimism that the region will benefit from improving global growth. While managers see strong fundamentals, they ticked off several risks that may weigh in the second quarter, from French elections and Brexit to...

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