|Indian gold ETF investment doubled last year- and set to surge this-continued|
|As investors in India look to bolster their investment portfolio and look for options outside the stock market, demand for ETFs that invest in gold doubled in 2011 and is forecast to rise further in 2012.|
February 27, 2012--Banks dealing in bullion and importing houses in India might have put the brakes on importing gold in the country, but Indian investors just cannot keep away from gold.
|If not in the physical form in terms of jewellery, gold biscuits or gold coins, small investors, corporate houses in India and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have decided to go the a stage further and invest in paper gold.
The country's purchase of gold electronic traded funds (ETFs) doubled in 2011 as corporates and SMEs invested heavily in what has been termed by retailers a traditional favourite of wealthy individuals and higher middle class households in India.
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|Mrs Watanabe bets on robots to rule|
|June 19, 2016--World's first robotics-themed managed equity fund a big hit with Japan's retail investors.|
|China snubs MSCI after 'A' shares denied inclusion in index|
|June 16, 2016--Mainland China on Wednesday brushed off stock index firm MSCI's decision to exclude the country's A shares from its influential global equities index, saying that the gauge cannot be complete without the Chinese stocks.|
|Samsung in ETF debut in HK|
|June 13, 2016--The first batch of leveraged and inverse ETFs, issued by Samsung Asset Management (Hong Kong) Ltd, was introduced to Hong Kong. The products would suit retail investors seeking short-term investments rather than asset allocation with a long-term view, as well as institutional investors wanting to conduct hedging, experts say.|
|IMF-Rebalancing China: International Lessons in Corporate Debt|
|June 12, 2016--June 12, 2016--China's Debt Problem
To get a handle on the issue, let's take a closer look at China's debt profile. Overall, total debt is equal to about 225 percent of GDP. Of that, government debt represents about 40 percent of GDP.
|The 3 biggest risks facing East Asia|
|June 8, 2016--To describe the rapid rise of East Asia's influence would, at this point, be a cliché. But the speed of this well-documented rise has not just created opportunities; it has created risks.|
|IMF Staff Concludes 2016 Article IV Mission to Korea|
|June 8, 2016--"Korea has made remarkable economic progress over the past sixty years, but now, with income levels still short of the OECD frontier, potential growth has slowed, and in light of population aging, the government is paying increasing attention to inequality and poverty."|
|IMF-Thailand : Selected Issues|
|June 8, 2016--SPILLOVERS FROM CHINA
TO THAILAND AND OTHER ASEAN-5 COUNTRIES
The Chinese economy is transitioning to a new model, with slower growth and rebalancing in its drivers. Thailand is exposed to the slowdown, as China is one of Thailand's main trading partners.
|Human Capital Outlook: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)|
|June 1, 2016--The Fourth Industrial Revolution will disrupt business models and bring both challenges and opportunities to labour markets over the next five years, with enormous change predicted in the skill sets needed to thrive in the new landscape. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is no exception to these trends.|
|China Fixes Yuan at More Than Five-Year Low Against Dollar|
|Central bank sets the yuan daily reference rate at 6.5784, the weakest level since February 2011|
May 30, 2016--China's central bank set the daily yuan-fixing at its weakest level against the dollar in more than five years on Monday, after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen boosted the strength of the U.S. currency.