Recent Insights

  • March 2016

    After months of volatility, confidence is returning to Asian stocks with ASEAN markets receiving record equity inflows in March. Regional currencies, particularly the Malaysian ringgit, staged a strong rebound. As global oil prices and the Chinese economy have begun to stabilize, investors hope that the worst might be over.

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  • February 2016

    Equity markets started February on a soft note as concerns lingered on China's growth outlook and the global economy. Volatility in the commodity space, especially the crude oil markets, further unsettled financial markets.

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  • April 2016

    After recording strong gains in the previous month, ASEAN equity markets were mixed in April 2016. Malaysia and the Philippines both recorded negative returns on concerns related to ongoing political dynamics in these countries. Regional currencies remained mostly unchanged with the exception of the Malaysian ringgit and the Philippine peso...

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