The rough with the smooth
With the nature of what I do, extensive travel of the region is a must and a passion. Since the start of 2013 my time has been broadly divided between Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea and Indonesia amongst others, also taking in several countries in Europe and a rare Chinese New Year in the UK. My most recent trip led me to reflect on three topics that are permeating investor thinking, both in Asia and globally.
Asian shares steady, Easter slows trade
TOKYO - Asian shares and the euro were steady on Monday but trading remained subdued with some Asian markets, including Australia and Hong Kong, and Europe still closed for Easter holidays.
Found 1 month ago on channel Reuters
J.J. Zhang's Winner Take All: This Singapore data can give you an investing edge
Due to Singapore’s central location along shipping trade lines between China and Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia, changes in its import and export industry provide an important marker for growth or decline in other regions.
Europe Woes Weigh on Asian Shares
Asian shares were mostly lower as concerns over Europe continued to weigh on sentiment. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.6%.
Australia: London, New York and Singapore are key financial centres for transport in 2013 - Norton Rose Australia
London is the financial centre considered by the survey best able to meet the financing needs of the transport industry.
Found more than 1 month ago on channel Mondaq