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2014 Outlook Slashed As Headwinds Mount

Indonesian assets have been hit hard by the confluence of a global flight to the US dollar as well as a record current account deficit and high domestic inflation. Although both the government and...

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Fresh Property Curbs On The Way

Malaysia's property market is set to face new tightening measures over the coming months as policymakers consider hiking property taxes and further tightening loan conditions on mortgages. We have...

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PMI Uptick No Real Cause For Cheer

China's flash HSBC purchasing managers' index (PMI) recorded a significant bounce in August, rising to 50.1 from 47.7 in July. This was a big beat relative to consensus expectations of 48.2, and...

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