The month of January is supposed to have high predictive power for the stock market performance for the rest of the year. In this regard, we can expect a good year ahead. Since beginning January, the MSCI Asia Pacific Index is up 6 percent (after a decline of 14 percent in 2018). Continue reading “APAC Markets: First Trends for 2019”
What would have a 100K USD, EUR or local currency investment returned to an investor in 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.
The highest returns with 6 and 5 percent would have made a local investor with Indian and New Zealand stocks in 2018. Continue reading “What a 100K Investment in Asia Pacific Returned in 2018”
Time flies. Only three months left until year end. Time again for our quarterly resume and outlook for the Asia-Pacific stock markets for the remaining period. October is known as the month with the highest volatility in the year. November and December, on the other hand, are often well performing months due to the tendency of a year-end rally. Continue reading “APAC Market Performance – Time To Invest In Fallen Angels?”
How 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 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”
Our quarterly snapshot visualizes and ranks the performance of major stock market indices around Asia-Pacific. The graph gives a quick and comparative overview of recent developments and trends that could determine the direction of stock markets over the coming months. Continue reading “First Quarter Performance of APAC Markets – The Picture Has Changed”