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Korea — when it rains, it pours

By FSMONE RESEARCH TEAM / Pic By AFP
A major concern about South Korea’s economy is the high household debt which currently stands at 96.9% of its GDP ...

Different players need to achieve a common ground for sustainable development

Environmentalists and industry players gave a mixed feedback to the govt’s plans to revive the tin mining industry
By NOOR ASMALIZA ROMLEE  / Pic ...

What’s the deal with US and China?

By FUNDSUPERMART RESEARCH TEAM / Pic By AFP
Investors may be familiar with the phrase “sell away and go away in May” as the well known financial adage ...

Brighter outlook for small-caps

Graphic By TMR
Malaysia’s large-cap segment, as represented by the FTSE Bursa Malaysia (FBM) KLCI Index, has suffered from policy uncertainty on the ...

A millennium of symbolism burns along with Notre Dame

By MOHAMED A EL-ERIAN / Pic By BLOOMBERG
The 850-year-old Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, which took over 300 years to complete, was such a constant in ...

A world war or a global revolution?

Those were the days when high-level negotiations and treaties were signed — checking the arms race and defusing potential danger. So, why doesn’t it happen ...

Global equities thrived over 1Q of 2019

Pic By BLOOMBERG
Markets will do whatever most investors do not expect. The first quarter (1Q) of 2019 surprised many market participants and ...

Crimea looking just like Singapore

Now, in just 5 years, the country’s GDP doubled and is in the comfortable middle, on the 40th place among the 80 regions
By DMITRY KOSYREV / Pic By ...

Trump’s right. Keep flying simple for pilots

By David Fickling / BLOOMBERG
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump was widely mocked last week for his response to the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Group ...

Theresa May might have outmanoeuvred Brexit critics

By Mohamed A El-Erian / BLOOMBERG
TO MANY, last week’s handling of the Brexit saga by the British government has appeared chaotic and ...

Ride the ‘Red Dragon’ through Greater China

Pic By BLOOMBERG 
China’s capital markets have transformed and evolved over the past three decades. Chinese state-owned corporations are now ...

Putin on your street

This year the Women’s Day in Russia has been marked by discussion on why the recent aggressive form of feminism has been rejected by the Russian public
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