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  • Asia – What Asian clients think - Updated Thu February 26, 2015

    • We bring together the results of all our client surveys in Q1-2015 on growth, risks and FX views • Vietnam has the largest share of optimists on growth, while Malaysia has the most pessimists • Asian clients are more bearish on their currencies ...

  • Vietnam – What Vietnamese clients think - Updated Thu February 5, 2015

    Our Vietnam-based clients are the most bullish in the region, according to our poll • They are most concerned about the local economy, followed by the EU and China • The majority see upside risks to USD-VND in 2015, in line with our view...

  • Indonesia – What Indonesian clients think - Updated Tue February 3, 2015

    • Our Indonesian clients are more optimistic about business prospects this year than in 2014 • Clients are more concerned about the domestic economy than other economies • Most clients expect Bank Indonesia to either maintain or hike the BI rate i...

  • South Korea – What Korean clients think - Updated Thu January 29, 2015

    Korean clients have turned much more bearish on business prospects and the economic outlook in 2015 • Clients are more concerned about the domestic economy than other economies • More than 70% of respondents expect the KRW to weaken vs. USD in 201...

  • Singapore – What Singapore clients think - Updated Fri January 23, 2015

    Singapore clients expect a better year in 2015, but the level of optimism is lower than in previous years • Europe tops the list of concerns; worries about the domestic economy have increased for 2015 • Clients remain bearish on SGD vs. USD; most ...

  • Thought Leadership Compendium - Updated Thu January 8, 2015

    Global trade – It’s only resting • Productivity – Increasingly critical as the demographic dividend fades • Inequality – Widening within, but narrowing between, countries • Financial inclusion – Its potential as a poverty fighter • ASEAN – G...

  • 08-Dec – It’s not what they do, it’s what they say - Updated Sun December 7, 2014

    Top 3 data/events • UK – Industrial production likely improved marginally in October • Germany – Trade surplus likely remained close to a record high • United States – Fed hawks have the upper hand after strong NFP data • Market focus • Polic...

  • What Korean and Japanese clients think - Updated Mon November 17, 2014

    Korean clients were more concerned about Korea’s long-term growth prospects and competitiveness • Japanese clients were more pessimistic about ‘Abenomics’, notably with consumption tax hike looming • Both sets of clients had a benign view of the U...

  • China – PMI and the case for further policy easing - Updated Mon September 1, 2014

    • Official manufacturing PMI disappoints in August, at 51.1 versus 51.7 in July • The inventory cycle has moderated, while producer confidence remains upbeat for now • PMI signals that recovery is not yet solid; additional policy easing will be ne...

  • South Korea – Divergence in trade data - Updated Thu August 21, 2014

    A new methodology capturing Korea’s overseas activity is a key driver of the BoK’s stronger trade data • We believe this is a more significant driver than the change in the treatment of shipbuilding orders • We raise our current account surplus f...

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