What a 100K Investment in Asia-Pacific Returned in H1 2021

100K in H1 2021_smallWhat a 100K USD, EUR, or local currency investment would have returned in Asia-Pacific’s stock markets over the last half-year. Our regularly ranking shows the returns for a USD-, EUR-, and local-based investor.

The highest return with 32 percent would have made a EUR investor in the Vietnamese stock market over the first six months of 2021. A loss of 8.4 percent would have experienced a USD investor with Malaysian shares over this period. Continue reading “What a 100K Investment in Asia-Pacific Returned in H1 2021”

The a2 Milk Company – The Bottom Should be Reached

A2 Milk 1-Year Chart 2021The a2 Milk Company Ltd (A2M.AX) was in 2018 the largest company on the New Zealand stock exchange. The company is a licensor and marketer of fresh milk, infant formula, and other A2 protein type branded dairy products. A2 milk is a variety of cow milk that mostly lacks the A1 beta-casein protein. Milk containing A1 proteins seems to have an adverse health effect, although research does not fully support this claim. Continue reading “The a2 Milk Company – The Bottom Should be Reached”

Dream International – Back to Old Highs?

Dream International 1-Year Chart 2021_40Dream International Limited (1126.HK) is one of the largest plush stuffed toy manufacturers in the world. The company produces plush toys according to customers’ brand names, cartoons, or animated characters on an ODM or OEM basis. Clients include well-known names such as Warner Bros., Disney, Bandai, Costco Wholesale Corporation, C & H Korea Group, and Funrise Toys. Dream International operates 22 plants in China and Vietnam. Continue reading “Dream International – Back to Old Highs?”

Seven & i – Convenience is King

Seven 1-Year Chart_2021Seven & i Holdings Co. Ltd. (3382.T) is the world’s largest convenience store operator and the fifteenth largest retailer in the world. Besides its popular 7-Eleven convenience stores, the company operates superstores, department stores (SOGO & SEIBU), specialty stores, and payment and financial services. Seven & i Holdings operates today more than 70 thousand stores in 18 countries. The company is on Forbes’ Global 2000 list. Continue reading “Seven & i – Convenience is King”