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”

A Surprising Look at the Valuation of Asia-Pacific’s Equity Markets

Asia Market Valuation_40On an individual company level, it is common to evaluate the business fundamentals with the help of ratio analysis, with price-to-earnings and price-to-book as the most popular metrics used. Ratio analysis is less frequently applied to the overall stock market of a country. Continue reading “A Surprising Look at the Valuation of Asia-Pacific’s Equity Markets”

APAC’s Forex Market: Developments and Trends in H1 2016

FX H1 2016_40A look at the development of the different currencies in Asia Pacific shows that the Japanese Yen has increased almost 15% against the USD and around 13% against the EUR in the first six months of this year while the Chinese Yuan has lost more than 2% against the USD and more than 4% against to the EUR during the same period. As a comparison, the USD Index, Continue reading “APAC’s Forex Market: Developments and Trends in H1 2016”