A Look at the Forex Markets in Asia-Pacific in 2018

FOREX APAC H1 2018_40How have the Forex Markets in Asia-Pacific performed this year? A look at the development of the different currencies in Asia-Pacific shows that the Japanese Yen has increased more than four percent against the EUR and almost two percent against the USD in the first six months of this year. On the bottom side, the Philippines Pesos and the Chinese Yuan lost both more than seven percent against the USD and more than four percent against the EUR during the same period. Continue reading “A Look at the Forex Markets in Asia-Pacific in 2018”

What a 100K Investment in Asia Pacific Returned in H1 2018

Investment Asia Pacific H1 2018What would have a 100K USD, EUR or local currency investment returned to an investor in the first six months of 2018 if he or she would have invested in one of the Asia-Pacific equity markets? In our regular snapshot, we rank the performance of Asia-Pacific’s stock markets on a USD, EUR, and local currency basis. Continue reading “What a 100K Investment in Asia Pacific Returned in H1 2018”

APAC Markets: First Trends for 2018

APAC Market Performance Jan 2018_40The stock market performance in the first month of a year is supposed to have some predictive effect for the rest of the year. This is at least statistically proven for the US market. But we see also some evidence for other markets and want to start our regular stock market performance ranking by showing some first trends for the Asia-Pacific markets in January. Continue reading “APAC Markets: First Trends for 2018”