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Vaccine Skepticism May Hold Back Asian Recovery

Getting international travel and commerce back on track may hinge on vaccine acceptance.

Asian Shares Suffer Heaviest Selling in 9 Months

Stocks were down sharply and across the board in Asia, but absent any region-specific factors.

Tyme for Asia as HSBC and South African Online Bank Expand

Europe's biggest bank, HSBC, is in an impossible political situation, caught between London and Hong Kong. South Africa's TymeBank will have it easier expanding into the Philippines.

A Second Depressed Lunar New Year Spells Disaster

Retailers and restaurants normally rely on bumper sales over the Lunar New Year holiday. But the cashier tills are silent.

A New Technical Strategy as Estee Lauder Gaps Higher

I don't normally chase after a stock that has gapped higher.

One Thing Missing in Asia: Shoppers

Households are reining in spending in Asia, which presents a problem for Europe and the U.S.

TikTok Competitor Kuaishou Sees Shares Triple in Debut

With its listing in Hong Kong, Kuaishou Technology has beaten short-video competitor ByteDance to the punch in selling shares to a demanding public

The Top Economy in East Asia May Surprise You

Pandemic trends for work and play are driving stock gains in surprising places, most notably in Taiwan.

Will Lunar New Year Once Again Spread Covid-19 Far and Wide?

Chinese authorities expect 60% less travel over the Lunar New Year this year compared with pre-Covid times.

Top 5 Asian Healthcare Stocks for 2021

Here are five picks in a sector whose private- and public-sector support is sure to continue as Asia ages.