• 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 ...
• 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...
• Our Indonesian clients are slightly more optimistic this year on business prospects
• Our survey results suggest that sustaining revenue growth remains the key challenge
• Indonesian clients are bearish on their local currency vs. USD in 2014,...
• Fewer corporates expect growth to accelerate in 2014 from the pace seen in 2013
• Sustaining revenue growth is corporates’ main concern, far outweighing worries over rising costs
• Corporates are bearish on the SGD vs. USD; looking to partly hed...
• The optimists still outnumber the pessimists in Malaysia, but are fewer than in 2013
• ‘Managing costs’ is the number one challenge, according to our survey
• Malaysian clients are bearish on the MYR and plan to partially hedge 2014 FX exposure...
• During our client trip we surveyed 450 investor and corporate clients in Seoul, Taipei and Hong Kong
• There is more optimism now than was the case in Q1-2013, contradicting the idea of any panic or crisis
• Mainland China’s growth is still the ...
We believe external and domestic demand will boost growth in H2-2013 and 2014
• The recovery in consumer demand and facility investment should further support growth
• We expect a BoK rate hike in H2-2014
• We revise down our USD-KRW forecast pr...
The ruling LDP coalition wins a majority at the election and gains control of both houses of the Diet
• The government’s top priority of boosting growth now heads the reform agenda
• FX: We expect the USD-JPY and JPY crosses to remain in a range n...
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