With the conclusion of the 20th National Congress, China’s leadership is confirmed for the next five years, allowing investors to assess the potential of the Chinese market.
With the ongoing CPC Party Congress this week, AsianInvestor revisits the investment community’s expectations of the previous congress in 2017, and assesses current sentiments.
Investors looking for signs of loosening may have been disappointed by China's critical plenum, but all eyes are now on the reshuffle of the Standing Committee unveiled Sunday for future political direction.
The world's second-largest economy is set to continue growing at a faster pace than developed markets, but it must contend with bigger problems than before, say experts.
The Singaporean central bank has shifted a healthy slice of its reserves to the sovereign wealth fund, ahead of an expected economic slowdown amid slowing global trade.
Despite the market's improved mood music, investment experts have reined in their expectations for this weekend's Osaka summit and remain wary of the economic downside.
Some China bullishness is beginning to re-emerge from the shadows as hopes for a trade breakthrough build. But buyers beware.
Xi Jinping is set to keep tightening his grip on power and get rid of political enemies. Foreign investors should be wary of the new political risks this will create in the country.
Scrapping the two term limit for China's president will usher in more political stability, say foreign investors. But there are long term risks they need to be aware of.
The unveiling of China’s new leaders helped to resolve lingering uncertainties over the country's political future, and raised the likelihood that financial reforms will continue.
China’s revamped leadership team will likely emphasise stability at the Party Congress next week, but watch out for hints of further state sector reform.
Investment heads at APG, Credit Suisse and DBS voice doubts about the sustainability of the US stock rally, with American equities now widely viewed as overvalued.