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Cities With the Highest Rental Yields in the World

Cities With the Highest Rental Yields in the World

Last updated April 2nd, 2024. Usually, people buy real estate for two different reasons. High rental yields and capital appreciation. Rental income and appreciation are both equally important. After all, cash flow doesn't help much if you have a depreciating asset....

Will the Korean Economy Outgrow Japan’s?

Will the Korean Economy Outgrow Japan’s?

Last updated March 25th, 2024 You may imagine that South Korea doesn’t stand a chance of ever surpassing Japan. After all, the Korean economy is barely 35%  of its neighbor's size. Japan was Asia’s most important regional power for centuries – at least until China...

Top 5 Fastest Growing Countries in Asia

Top 5 Fastest Growing Countries in Asia

Last updated January 31st, 2024. Which countries in Asia are growing the fastest? We'll answer that question and rank the top five. You probably already know that Asia is growing quickly. From an economic perspective, it’s among the best performing regions on the...

Japanese Economy: Here’s Why it Won’t Recover

Japanese Economy: Here’s Why it Won’t Recover

Last updated May 11th, 2023.   Japan boomed during the late 20th century. In fact, some analysts at the time even thought the Japanese economy would surpass the United States to become the world’s largest. As you already know, that never happened. Tepid growth...

Worst Country to Invest in Asia? It’s Brunei

Worst Country to Invest in Asia? It’s Brunei

Last updated January 8th, 2024.   We usually focus on Asia’s countless opportunities for profit. Generally speaking, Asia has a very bright future ahead of itself. The continent’s economic growth rate exceeds practically anywhere in the Western world. This trend...

3 Ways The Rich Chinese Preserve Their Wealth

3 Ways The Rich Chinese Preserve Their Wealth

Wealthy Chinese citizens understand why you should diversify your portfolio arguably better than anyone. Asia's largest economy saw rapid development over the past few decades. That was mostly because of entrepreneurial spirit, privatization of state-owned companies,...

How to Open a Hong Kong Stock Brokerage Account

How to Open a Hong Kong Stock Brokerage Account

Last updated April 21st, 2024. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is only Asia’s third largest in terms of market cap. Yet it’s the most internationally-focused trading platform in the whole region. When it comes to secondary listings, foreign companies list themselves in...

You Shouldn’t Invest in China: This is Why

You Shouldn’t Invest in China: This is Why

Last updated January 12th, 2023.   China is the largest country in Asia by far, both in terms of its population size and global economic impact. Because of this, you would probably guess a website called “InvestAsian” recommends that our readers invest in China....

Best Investments During a Recession: Are You Prepared?

Best Investments During a Recession: Are You Prepared?

Last updated March 14th, 2024. If you're concerned about a future economic downturn, you aren't alone. People around the world are wondering: what are the best investments during a recession? A recession strikes the international economy once every few years on...

Cheapest Places to Buy Real Estate in Asia

Cheapest Places to Buy Real Estate in Asia

Last updated May 20th, 2024. We recently posted an article ranking the most expensive cities in Asia to buy real estate. Thus, a list of Asia's cheapest countries to buy property, along with the reasons for their low prices, makes a natural follow-up piece. Here's a...