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    1. November 27, 2014

      EM winners and losers in oil lottery

      What do low oil prices mean for emerging markets, asks Shweta Singh at Lombard Street Research. Some, clearly, will suffer....

    2. beyondbrics

      November 27, 2014

      Vietnam yields cautionary tale over Chinese investment

      China’s new charm offensive in Asia – using infrastructure development to garner soft power at the expense of rivals US and...

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    1. beyondbrics

      November 21, 2014

      Malaysia follows Indonesia and abolishes fuel subsidies

      Anything you can do, we can do better. Malaysian policymakers might not be fans of the hit song from the musical Annie, but...

    2. November 20, 2014

      Food supply: Uncharted waters

      Under drizzly skies on the west coast of Norway, Thor Halvor Nygaard surveys the fish in the pens floating in the country’s...

    3. November 13, 2014

      Oil’s dive set to transform LNG market

      The downward spiral in oil prices is poised to shake up liquefied natural gas, a critical source of energy in east Asia and...

    4. November 6, 2014

      Playtech falls on Malaysia crackdown concerns

      Fears of a gambling crackdown in Malaysia sent Playtech tumbling on Thursday. The FTSE 250-listed gaming software company...

    5. November 3, 2014

      Jihadis slip through Europe’s passport-free travel zone

      When Mehdi Nemmouche, a French jihadist, made his way home from the Syrian battlefield in March, he crossed borders with the...

    6. beyondbrics

      October 31, 2014

      Guest post: counting the cost of Thailand's crises

      By Daniel Gallucci, Asean Confidential How badly has Thailand’s economy been affected by a decade of political turmoil? A...

    7. beyondbrics

      October 30, 2014

      Money, and a new fridge, can buy happiness - survey

      People in emerging markets are a lot more satisfied than they were in 2007, according to a survey by Pew Research, with...

    8. October 30, 2014

      Malaysia’s 1MDB readies $3bn IPO of power asset

      1Malaysia Development Berhad, a large Malaysian government fund, is paving the way for a $3bn stock market listing of its...

    9. October 29, 2014

      Pirates target southeast Asia shipping lanes

      Shipping lanes in southeast Asia, one of the world’s busiest trade routes, have been hit by a “worrying new rise” in piracy,...

    10. beyondbrics

      October 28, 2014

      Guest post: panic and volatility offer opportunities for unconstrained investors

      By Michael Hasenstab of Franklin Templeton A key dynamic that we have observed during 2013 and 2014 is periods of...

    11. beyondbrics

      October 22, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Israeli MP calls for new Palestine models | Naftali Bennett says notion of Palestinian state next to Israel...

    12. beyondbrics

      October 22, 2014

      Malaysia revs up for re-run of "Asean car" dream

      The dream of an “Asean car” was first floated, in broad terms, by former prime minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, when...

    13. October 18, 2014

      Former Miss Malaysia wins right to hold divorce in UK

      The estranged wife of one of Malaysia’s richest men has won a first-round victory in her legal fight to have her divorce...

    14. October 14, 2014

      Malaysia bourse to broaden offerings

      Bursa Malaysia, the southeast Asian country’s exchange, is moving to revive its almost defunct financial futures products by...

    15. October 9, 2014

      Three Malaysia lenders to swap shares in step towards merger

      Malaysia has taken the first step towards merging three of its biggest financial institutions to create the country’s...

    16. October 8, 2014

      FRC to name and shame companies forced to correct annual reports

      All companies that are forced to make changes to their annual reports by the UK’s accountancy watchdog are to be named and...

    17. October 5, 2014

      Asian fund houses to grow at Europe’s expense

      Asian fund houses are poised to take market share from their western rivals following the introduction of pan-Asian fund...

    18. beyondbrics

      October 2, 2014

      EM currencies: letting them slide

      And so the fall in emerging market currencies continues. Over the past month, the third episode of taper tantrum has pushed...

    19. October 2, 2014

      AirAsia chief says rival’s restructuring will benefit his carrier

      Tony Fernandes, the chief executive of Kuala Lumpur-listed AirAsia, Asia’s largest low-cost airline, has welcomed a planned...

    20. September 30, 2014

      Watch and jewellery market resilient beyond China

      On Singapore’s Orchard Road, roughly equivalent to Fifth Avenue in New York, Hong Kong-based jeweller Temptations is about...

    21. September 29, 2014

      Malaysian family fortune in divorce case may be settled in UK

      What could result in the UK’s biggest divorce settlement gets under way this week as Tan Sri Khoo Kay Peng, one of...

    22. September 25, 2014

      Accountants: your country needs you

      Recruitment fairs, tax incentives and even large Eiffel Tower replicas are some of methods governments and companies are...

    23. beyondbrics

      September 23, 2014

      Keeping track of the EM sell-off

      As beyondbrics noted early this month, the recent “dollar surge” and rising US interest rates are already having an impact...

    24. beyondbrics

      September 22, 2014

      Fund Watch: EM healthcare is sole focus for Sectoral fund

      Unhealthy lifestyles are spreading through emerging market (EM) economies, as people adopt fast-food diets, work in...

    25. September 21, 2014

      Barings cautious about Singapore and Malaysia

      Soo Hai Lim, Barings’ Asian equities manager, is cautious about topping up his exposure to Singapore and Malaysia due to...

    26. beyondbrics

      September 17, 2014

      Feeble China-India tourism betrays shallow ties

      Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, arrived in India on Wednesday for a visit expected to showcase significant investment...

    27. September 11, 2014

      Japan to fire up first LNG trading hub

      Japan is launching its first trading hub for liquefied natural gas, as it seeks to chip away at the rigid price-setting...

    28. September 11, 2014

      Our skies will not be safe until nations share their knowledge

      Fifty-five aircraft flew over eastern Ukraine on July 17, carrying the flags of nine nations. They flew in airspace declared...

    29. September 11, 2014

      Hong Kong raises $1bn in debut Islamic bond

      Hong Kong has raised $1bn in its debut Islamic bond issue, the city’s latest move to broaden its markets amid increased...

    30. September 9, 2014

      Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was hit by ‘high energy objects’

      Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 almost certainly crashed in eastern Ukraine after suffering structural damage in mid-air...

    31. beyondbrics

      September 8, 2014

      Guest post: two China investment stories reveal the benign and the ugly

      By Andrew Colquhoun, Fitch Ratings Does China invest too much? The country has been investing about 48 per cent of its GDP...

    32. September 8, 2014

      Malaysia Airlines starts to address deep-rooted financial woes

      Six months after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the hunt for the aircraft and the 239 people aboard...

    33. FT Alphaville

      September 5, 2014

      Estados Unidos and Spanish bond yields

      Those looking for excess in financial markets have lots of examples to choose from, but a recent favourite has been the...

    34. beyondbrics

      September 3, 2014

      Malaysia says investors misjudge its debt woes

      Critics who slam Malaysia for spending beyond its means in racking up a level of household indebtedness that surpasses the...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      September 3, 2014

      Counting watermelons

      Mohd Rasfan/AFP A worker inspects stocks of watermelons at a wholesale market in Selayang, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on...

    36. September 3, 2014

      Palm oil producers face perfect storm

      At first glance it would be hard to see an immediate link between the military turmoil in Ukraine and the price of shampoo....

    37. beyondbrics

      August 29, 2014

      Five chart history of post-colonial Asia

      Few subjects matter more than the future nature of Asia’s economic rise. But what of it’s history? A bumper month of Asian...

    38. August 29, 2014

      Khazanah to pour $2bn into reviving Malaysia Airlines

      Malaysia Airlines is to shed 30 per cent of its workforce under a tough restructuring plan unveiled by the country’s...

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