Asian Currencies

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

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

Last updated May 30th, 2022.   Diversifying your portfolio into different currencies is a great way to limit reliance on a single country's financial system. Currencies in Asia, of which there are over fifty, 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

High inflation is among the top concerns that investors now have about the global economy. By diversifying your assets across different currencies, you can reduce risk though. Here's why you should add some of the safest currencies in Asia to your portfolio. Ever...

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 are hoarding cash, while governments from China to Switzerland are buying up gold. I’m not necessarily saying that a recession is imminent – nobody can predict the future. But...

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

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

China has transformed into one of the world’s strongest economic powers over the past few decades. As a result, its Yuan quickly became one of the most prominent global currencies. The Chinese Yuan's use is now widespread from London to Singapore. Estimates rank it as...

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 August 29th, 2022.   Buying gold is often a go-to choice for investors wanting to hedge themselves against inflation and currency risk. You certainly won’t find any shortage of people talking about the benefits of (and trying to sell you!) gold...

Why Thailand’s Baht is the Best Currency in Asia

Why Thailand’s Baht is the Best Currency in Asia

Last updated September 8th, 2019.   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...

Malaysian Ringgit Crisis: Did it Bottom Out?

Malaysian Ringgit Crisis: Did it Bottom Out?

Update for November, 2019: 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 over the past few years. However, we now rate the currency a "buy"...

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...