Wave of foreign fund flows lifts all boats in Asian equities

The MSCI Emerging Markets Asia Index surged 14.3% this year through March 29, outpacing a 6% gain in MSCI World By Nick Westra Asian equity markets have been world-beaters so far this year as global investors unwind record positions in the US dollar and pump the proceeds into cheaper, higher-yielding assets throughout the region. The … Continue reading Wave of foreign fund flows lifts all boats in Asian equities

Israel’s arms sales to India could imperil ties with China

By Emanuele Scimia Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to boost connections with both China and India. Israel’s growing military and defense cooperation with Delhi, however, could make this simultaneous courting tricky. The Indo-Pacific region is currently the world’s engine of development, and Netanyahu thinks that reaching out to it could serve Israel’s national interests, … Continue reading Israel’s arms sales to India could imperil ties with China