Asia-US

As budget negotiations in Congress drag on towards the end of year deadline, questions are being asked about the global ripple of the US falling off the so-called fiscal cliff.

Should Asia investors be losing sleep over it? Continue reading »

For what seems like ages, the punchline to introductory remarks at every other Asian themed business conference has been: “They used to say ‘Go west, young man’ – today, that should be ‘Go east!’” (Guffaws all round).

Now, Asian-based asset manager Eastspring Investments is turning the cliche around again by, er, going west and launching an institutional sales push in the US – a move that could be repeated by other regional fund groups looking to drum up business in developed markets. Continue reading »