Best Countries to Invest in Asia for 2018

Best Countries to Invest in Asia for 2018

The best countries to invest are always changing. Thailand developed quickly during the 1990s. Soon afterwards, Vietnam saw its own phase of rapid progress in the 2000s. Both have since slowed down a lot though. Granted, they’re still growing faster than most of the...
Why the Singapore Dollar is Undervalued

Why the Singapore Dollar is Undervalued

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 currencies. One notable,...
Investing in ASEAN: Best Move of The Decade?

Investing in ASEAN: Best Move of The Decade?

Moving part of your assets abroad generally leads to lower risk and higher returns. But not all global investments are equal. Ask anyone who invested in Russia or Brazil lately. These “emerging markets” aren’t emerging at all. In fact, both are now going through a...
4 Worst Countries for Investors in Asia

4 Worst Countries for Investors in Asia

There isn’t any shortage of investment advice on the internet. Most of the time, suggestions revolve around stocks or property which others think you should buy. People saying where you shouldn’t invest are less common. The reason is simple: no one gets...
3 Easiest Places to Start Investing in Asia

3 Easiest Places to Start Investing in Asia

Some people love making things hard on foreign investors. Asia’s emerging markets have immense growth potential, yet unreasonable levels of bureaucracy and corruption plague several countries. That shouldn’t stop you though. As the most dynamic region on...
Investing Offshore? Don’t Make These Mistakes

Investing Offshore? Don’t Make These Mistakes

Diversifying abroad is one of the best things you can do for your portfolio. People tend to live in a bubble, forgetting about the countless investment options outside their home country. Those investing offshore generally have less risk, higher returns, and greater...
Why I’m Positive About Malaysia Real Estate

Why I’m Positive About Malaysia Real Estate

Property prices remain stagnant in Kuala Lumpur and Penang, Malaysia’s two largest cities, which both suffer from oversupply. Meanwhile, the Malaysian Ringgit is hovering around its lowest level against the U.S. Dollar since the 1980s. Investors who bought...
Thai Real Estate: Popular But Overvalued

Thai Real Estate: Popular But Overvalued

Foreign investors choose Thai real estate more than anywhere else in Asia. That’s likely because of a strong tourism sector with Bangkok as the most visited city on the planet. People often come to Thailand, enjoy themselves, and buy property there. Most buyers...
Want to Avoid Recession? Invest in These 3 Markets

Want to Avoid Recession? Invest in These 3 Markets

You might be surprised that some countries completely skipped the 2008 Global Financial Crisis. It’s even more shocking that some places managed to avoid recession for over two decades. A select few markets in emerging Asia have a strong track record of skipping...