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Asia Insight

September 2016

In this issue
  • Good or bad growth?
  • China & India banks - right or wrong
  • Bullish ASEAN infra News
  • Seasonal headwinds over?
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Previous Asia Insight

August 2016
• Chinese Equities lead region higher
• 1H/2Q results exceed expectations
• Philippines – fantastic 2Q GDP, fanatic in charge?
• Thailand – endorsement of constitution a positive
July 2016
• Asian Focus to merge into Oriental Focus
• Solid month for region and the Funds
• Yield curves and quantitative easing
• Solid 2Q results from portfolio holdings
June 2016
• Asia ex Japan equities glide through Brexit
• Asian economies have limited exposure to UK trade
• Chinese private sector CAPEX stagnates
• Technical analysis – a buy signal for the region
May 2016
• Dirty Harry comes up trumps
• He inherits Asia's best performing economy
• India - good GDP number but CAPEX weak
• Weak economic data across rest of region