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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A burst of corporate acquisition activity in Asia shows that executives throughout the region are gaining confidence in their financial outlook and expansion strategy, with cross-border deals on the upswing. Asia Pacific M&A, excluding Japan, rose 78 percent last quarter, according to Thomson Reuters, with emerging market acquisitions now one-third of total deal volume. While the largest transactions still mainly originate in the United States and Europe, a slew of recent deals have come from places like China, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. Asia’s M&A activity received a ...
Emerging Markets: Investment Choices And Risks | Daily Markets
During the global recession, equities in emerging nations declined more than those in developed nations. From its high in 2007 to the low in 2008, the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (EEM) declined 67% compared to the 62% decline in iShares MSCI EAFE Index ETF (EFA) . Since then, a large number of emerging nations have quickly recovered from the recession. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund needs to gain 22% to reach its 2007 high. In comparison, the iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund needs to gain 39% to get back to its 2007 high. The factors that have spurred the emerging markets recovery include their lower ... market research, surveys and trends
CAT Prowls the Emerging Markets
The term “conservative” attached to any investment play rarely sounds inspiring. So it’s good to know that – contrary to popular opinion – Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT ) is very progressive. The manufacturing company has stayed several steps ahead of its competitors in one key area: emerging markets. While other companies tried to play up their western assets, Caterpillar was busy digging elsewhere. That effort paid off too, as evidenced at the company’s recent shareholder meeting in Chicago. There, outgoing CEO Jim Owens showed a chart of international sales over the last seven years. Back ... market research, surveys and trends


Emerging markets » Investment Postcards from Cape Town
With investors’ risk appetite emboldened by the prospects of an economic recovery, emerging-market equities (+104.0%) have outperformed mature-market equities (+73.3%) by a considerable margin since the commencement of the cyclical bull market in early March 2009. But these numbers camouflage the fact that the past six months have been characterized by essentially a sideways movement in relative performance. This raises the question as to how investors should place their bets over the next few months. Emerging-market equity prices as measured by the MSCI Emerging Markets Free Index are primarily driven by commodity prices ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Net Impact 2009: Emerging Markets Investment - Beyond Aid | Blog ...
is estimated to reach a total of 500 billion USD within the next decade. Profit-seeking investment to generate social and environmental impact could be an alternative model or an important supplement to traditional aid flowing from developed countries to emerging markets.   Taking a closer look at this issue, J. Alexander Sloan - Advisor Council at the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise , moderated the session “Emerging markets investment - Beyond Aid” featuring three finance professionals with previous experience in foreign aid: Henry Gonzalez - Vice President at Morgan Stanley , Amie Patel - Investment ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Buying Chinese Stocks
the biggest decline in six weeks, as imports in July were less than expected, increasing fears that China’s economy is slowing too fast. So far in 2010, the Chinese stock market has been a complete dud. In fact, it has been the third-worst performing stock market in the world this year. The SSE Composite Index has fallen more than 17% compared to gains by both the S&P 500 and the MSCI World Index: Source: Bloomberg The causes of China ’s stock malaise are several, all of which have to do with fears of an economic slowdown: China ’s government has raised bank reserve ratios three times in 2010 in an ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
* Private equity emerging markets investment surges
Tata Group, the Indian industrial conglomerate, has called time on the career of its veteran chairman Ratan Tata by setting up a panel to find his successor, the FT reports. Tata Sons, the group’s holding company, said it had begun a global search for a successor, considering external as well as internal candidates, to replace Mr Tata when he retires in December 2012. China to test banks for 60% home-price drop China’s banking regulator told lenders last month to conduct a new round of stress tests to gauge the impact of residential property prices falling as much as 60 percent in the hardest-hit markets, Bloomberg reports ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


New Frontiers in Emerging Markets Investment
Conference Report. New Frontiers in. Emerging Markets. Investment. Who Cares Wins. Annual Event 2007. Thursday, 5 July 2007. Credit Suisse Forum Genève, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Investment and the Future of Emerging Markets Investment and the ...
Investment and the Future of Emerging Markets. Investment and the Future ...... Shows in historically dismal foreign direct investment, only 0.5% of GDP in ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Mutual Fund Investment in Emerging Markets: An Overview
specific mandates to fund managers). Therefore, in examining mutual funds, much of pension fund investment in emerging markets is covered as well. A World ...
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