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Developing Markets

Malaysia wins first place on the Emerging-Market scorecard (1), with Southeast Asia experiencing a manufacturing boom propelled by the Trade War (2), and foreign tech investors (3).

Vietnam’s decision to lift restrictions on foreign ownership of companies (4) is a boon to their already growing economy (5) and shows a commitment to support growth through foreign investment.

Pakistan has turned to Saudi Arabia (6) for support in dealing with their financial crisis, following the US’s aid cuts last quarter (7), however, local Chinese businesses have come under attack (8) as resentment brews over increasing indebtedness to China (9) and the imbalance of trade between the two nations (10).

Asian growth seems to be weathering the US/China trade war with a fair amount of resilience (11) (12), with Asian countries climbing higher on the ladder of attractive destinations for business (13) and government-issued bonds (14).

Vietnam’s growing economy and investor-friendly policy aims make the nation a good stop for investors to check out (15).

President Trump and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s little twitter spat points to deteriorating relations with the West and could lead to more Asian-focused partnerships in the future.



  1. Malaysia Beats Emerging Market Peers as Asia Outshines

  2. Southeast Asia Has an Investment Boom, Thanks to the Trade War

  3. Skype co-founder Geoff Prentice turns to funding Southeast Asian microbusinesses

  4. Vietnam primed for M&A boom as foreign ownership limit eases

  5. Vietnam emerges as key beneficiary of trade war

  6. Saudi Arabia Sends $3 Billion to Pakistan to Deal with Financial Crisis

  7. U.S. Cuts $300 Million In Aid To Pakistan; Says It's Failing To Fight Militants

  8. Attacks on Chinese nationals and interests in Pakistan are likely to continue. Here’s why

  9. Chinese Businesses Face Resentment, Terror Attacks in Pakistan

  10. Imran Khan inherits an economy on the edge

  11. The Moment Of Truth For Emerging Markets

  12. Outperformers: High-growth emerging economies and the companies that propel them

  13. Where to Do Business in 2019. And Where to Avoid

  14. A Southeast Asian Currency Is Set to Top 2018’s Emerging-Market List

  15. $76 Billion Fund Manager Says Now Is the Time to Buy Vietnam

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