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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.

Top 5 Asian Tech Stocks for 2021

Look beyond the flagging Big Six tech companies with these Asia-based plays for next year.

Top 5 Asian Consumer Stocks for 2021

Watch these five companies to play the enormous growth in Asian economies, as the world powers back on in 2021.

Korean Stocks Make Run at Doubling on Margin Trading Fever

Household debt in South Korea stands at 100% of GDP as Koreans borrow like mad to buy stocks in a red-hot market where short selling is banned.