Asian Currencies

3 Most Stable Currencies in a Recession

3 Most Stable Currencies in a Recession

The world economy is facing uncertain times. Family offices and other large wealth managers hoard cash, while governments from China to Switzerland buy up resources. We're not necessarily saying that a recession is imminent – nobody can predict the future. That said,...

3 Worst Currencies in The World: Don’t Buy These

3 Worst Currencies in The World: Don’t Buy These

Last updated March 17th, 2024. Diversifying your portfolio into different currencies is a great way to limit its reliance on a single country's financial system. World currencies, of which there are over a hundred, can be ranked on a scale from "very stable" to...

Top 5 Safest Currencies in Asia: Hold These in a Crisis

Top 5 Safest Currencies in Asia: Hold These in a Crisis

Last updated February 8th, 2024. High inflation, combined with rising interest rates, now ranks among the top concerns that investors have about the global economy. It's natural that people want to hold currencies that will maintain their value - whether in Asia or...

Chinese Yuan’s Future: Will it Rise or Fall?

Chinese Yuan’s Future: Will it Rise or Fall?

Last updated March 6th, 2024. China quickly transformed into one of the world’s strongest economic powers over the past few decades. As a result, investing in Chinese yuan became one of the most popular choices among currency traders. The Chinese yuan's use is now...

Why the Singapore Dollar is Undervalued

Why the Singapore Dollar is Undervalued

Last updated March 11th, 2019. Asian currencies, with the exception of a rare few, suffered major depreciation over the past few years. The decline was broad-based with almost every currency in the region falling by at least 10% against the U.S. dollar and other major...

3 Currencies in Asia That Will Make a Comeback

3 Currencies in Asia That Will Make a Comeback

Last updated September 6th, 2019.   Practically every single currency in the world has depreciated against the US Dollar since 2016. Some rare exceptions, such as the Swiss Franc, have outperformed the greenback. Not many can boast a stronger performance than the...

5 Better Alternatives to Buying Gold: You Have Options

5 Better Alternatives to Buying Gold: You Have Options

Last updated February 28th, 2024. Precious metals are often the go-to choice for investors who want to hedge themselves against inflation and currency risk. With that said, there are plenty of alternatives to gold. You certainly won’t find any shortage of people...

Why Thailand’s Baht is the Best Currency in Asia

Why Thailand’s Baht is the Best Currency in Asia

Last updated April 27th, 2023. Currencies around the world have depreciated against the U.S. Dollar for the past few years. It hasn’t been limited to a few different countries or regions either. The pound, euro, rupee, yuan, and just about every other currency is...

Malaysian Ringgit Crisis: Did it Bottom Out?

Malaysian Ringgit Crisis: Did it Bottom Out?

Update for July, 2024: This article was originally written back in 2015, forecasting a decline in the Malaysian ringgit. Our predictions were accurate and the ringgit saw significant depreciation ever since then. However, we now rate the currency a "buy" and think...

Top Asian Currencies: What Are the Strongest?

Top Asian Currencies: What Are the Strongest?

Last updated April 10th, 2022.   Asia is home to a greater number of currencies than any continent on the planet. Over fifty of them, to be a bit more precise.  Because of this, Forex traders - along with investors merely wanting to diversify their portfolio into...