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Marius Zaharia

Value Partners may buy into more pain for Asia stocks in early 2019

Nov 16 2018

HONG KONG Asset manager Value Partners may trim its equities exposure into next year as U.S.-China trade talks enter a crucial stage, but a further capitulation in the market may also lead to attractive valuations, a senior fund manager said.

Asian equities have already priced in most bad news on trade: AIA chief investment officer

Nov 16 2018

HONG KONG Asian equity markets have already discounted much of the bad news about the trade war between Beijing and Washington and the slowdown in China economy could offer some bargains in 2019, insurer AIA Group's chief investment officer said.

Trade war impact deepens across Asia, but 'real economic shock' yet to hit

Nov 01 2018

HONG KONGThe economic impact of the intensifying trade war between Washington and Beijing appeared to deepen last month with factory activity and export orders weakening across Asia, but analysts warned the worst was yet to come. | Video

GLOBAL ECONOMY-Trade war impact deepens across Asia, but 'real economic shock' yet to hit

Nov 01 2018

* Activity slows in South Korea, Indonesia; shrinks in Malaysia

Trade war impact deepens across Asia, but 'real economic shock' yet to hit

Nov 01 2018

HONG KONGThe economic impact of the intensifying trade war between Washington and Beijing appeared to deepen last month with factory activity and export orders weakening across Asia, but analysts warned the worst was yet to come.

GLOBAL ECONOMY-U.S.-China trade battle shows deepening economic impact across Asia

Oct 31 2018

* Activity slows in South Korea, Indonesia; shrinks in Malaysia

RPT-Baby steps: New Zealand's global celebrity PM faces sobering challenges

Oct 24 2018

* Ardern yet to face her toughest challenge: deals with unions

Baby steps: New Zealand's global celebrity PM faces sobering challenges

Oct 24 2018

WELLINGTON Jacinda Ardern squares up her first year in office this week with a lead over her rivals as the latest polls finally catch up to her celebrity status overseas, but supporters in New Zealand are growing impatient with the pace of change.

Ban on foreign buyers seen poor answer to New Zealand's housing shortage

Oct 20 2018

WELLINGTON, Oct 21 Many foreigners will be banned from buying homes in New Zealand from Monday, unless they are newly built apartments, as the Labour-led government fulfils an election promise that critics say could be a popular but won't solve the lack of affordable housing.

Oil, weaker currency sharply lifts New Zealand inflation; central bank seen 'patient'

Oct 15 2018

WELLINGTON New Zealand's inflation accelerated sharply in the third quarter, driven by higher fuel prices and a weaker currency, though analysts expect the central bank to look past those transitory factors and keep rates low for an extended period.

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