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Who's afraid of North Korea? Not the South Koreans

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 5 SEP 2017
... too many times before. It even provided a nice buying opportunity. Thanks Kim. More so, given that the citizens of South Korea - the most immediate casualty of an all-out war - aren't highly concerned. New York Times bureau chief in South Korea, Choe ...

Emerging markets need a rethink

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 AUG 2017
... they all own Samsung, they all own Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. And if you look at the index, China, South Korea and Taiwan make up almost 60% of the benchmark. The problem is, a lot of those markets considered 'emerging' have, in fact ...

O Canada

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 APR 2017
... surprise of surprises, its ally and next-door neighbour, Canada. Mexico, I could understand or even China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Germany or Switzerland - for these are the countries the US Treasury Department (in its recent semi-annual report) ...

ANZ sells off retail Vietnam business

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 24 APR 2017
ANZ entered into an agreement to sell its Vietnamese retail business to an NYSE-listed South Korean group. Shinhan Bank Vietnam, owned by Shinhan Financial Group, will become the new owner of ANZ's retail presence while the latter focuses on its institutional ...

Trump versus Kim

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 18 APR 2017
... November last year.) This is a remarkably surprising response especially given that the governments of China, Russia and South Korea and Japan are on high alert. Japan's Yomiuri Shimbun reports that China and Russia had "dispatched intelligence-gathering ...

South Korean pension fund buys Brisbane property

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAR 2017
... the Asia-Pacific region after it acquired Sydney-based Eureka in September last year and opened an office in Seoul, South Korea in 2015. AXA Investment Managers Real Assets' global head of Asia, Frank Khoo said: "With the growing appetite for international ...

Trump matters

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 FEB 2017
... America as their major export market. China's exports to the US accounts for 18% of its overall exports; Japan, 20%; South Korea, 13%; and India and New Zealand, 12% each. Trump's isolationist policies would certainly affect them more than Australia. ...

Economic Wrap

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 DEC 2016
... Thailand (-9.5%); the Philippines (-6.9%); Taiwan (-1.2%); India (-1.2%); and the US (-1.8%). Shipments increased to South Korea (+11.9%); Malaysia (+5.9%); and China (+4.4%). Imports shrank by 8.8% over the 12 months to November after dropping by 16.5% ...

Japan still leading APAC offshore investors

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 DEC 2016
... contributed $11.4 billion of the total in foreign investments, ahead of New Zealand ($5.2 billion), China ($2.5 billion) and South Korea ($2.2 billion). Justifying this, an investment manager anonymously quoted in the report said that Japan "has a very ...

Economic Wrap

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 25 OCT 2016
... driven by a sharper contraction in imports (down 16.3% in the year to September) relative to exports (down 6.9%). South Korea GDP Advanced estimates show that South Korea's economic growth eased slightly to 0.7% in the third quarter from 0.8% in the ...