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Geopolitical Tensions Could Prove Positive for Defense Stocks

The Pacific is not unique in terms of governments shoring up defense capabilities, including major purchases from U.S.-based companies.

Will Asia Catch Back Up in 2022?

It was a disappointing year for Asian equities. Here's what to look for this year.

Asian Markets Sink in Synchronicity to Test One-Year Lows

With Chinese tech stocks selling off and inflation worrying even the Bank of Japan, there are multiple Asia-specific reasons for the decline.

Asian Stocks Climb But Don't Undo Omicron Damage

It was a strong Wednesday showing for Asian markets, but the gains still leave Asian shares trading at levels last seen near the start of the year.

Will Omicron Hit Markets Hard?

We're in the early days of understanding Omicron, and signs suggest it's a variant with slightly different symptoms that are no more severe.

Institutional Property Investors Skittish About Asian Prospects in 2022

Institutional investors into Asian real estate say they're bullish heading into next year, but their investment intentions demonstrate a distinct lack of appetite for risk.

Southeast Asia Opens to Travelers Who Have Yet to Come

Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines are reopening their borders, but few visitors have arrived.

Savage September Sees Sizable Stock Losses in East Asia

However, mainland Chinese stocks were some of the most stable in the region, something of a surprise given power outages and systemic financial risk.

Biden Calls Xi for Clear-the-Air Chat, Their Second While in Office

The U.S. president wants to warm the air and reopen communication as U.S.-Chinese relations freeze and even climate talks stall.

What Afghanistan Means for the Markets

Don't underestimate the changing climate in D.C.