Best Countries to Invest in Asia for 2020

Best Countries to Invest in Asia for 2020

We’re finally beginning a new decade! At the same time, we’re also continuing the longest bull market in modern history. The global economy hasn’t had a recession since the previous crisis in 2008. For a comparison, the world’s second longest bull market happened in...
Massive Debt in Thailand Burdens its Economy

Massive Debt in Thailand Burdens its Economy

Rising consumer debt in Thailand is still a major source of risk for the Southeast Asian market, even with GDP growth at its lowest level in nearly a decade. Thai household debt accelerated rapidly between 2010 and 2013, largely because of tax breaks on car and...
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...
Why China Manufacturing is Uncompetitive

Why China Manufacturing is Uncompetitive

China usually comes to mind first when Asia’s economic growth is mentioned – and for a good reason. It’s both the world’s largest exporter and manufacturer by a wide margin. With that said, several factors point to a lack of competitiveness in Chinese...