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HKEX’s audacious US$36.6bil bid for London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) raised quite a few eyebrows on 9/11. Three immediate questions were raised by the bid. First, does the bid make sense for shareholders on a commercial basis? Second, what are the strategic considerations for Hong Kong and global financial markets? Third, what are the regulatory and geopolitical hurdles?
LAST month, Malaysia celebrated her 62nd anniversary of Independence, led by 94-year-old but digitally savvy Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Singapore also celebrated her 54th National Day this month, with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaking in Malay, Mandarin and English about how to prepare Singapore for climate change
SUMMER 2019 will go on record as the hottest summer in human recorded history, but it will also be remembered as a summer of madness, when there are protests everywhere and violence seems to be on the boil.
Think Asian by Andrew Sheng July 14 is celebrated in France as Bastille Day, on which day 230 years ago, French peasants stormed the Bastille prison in Paris and sparked off the French Revolution. T
THE old order is broken. No less than Russian President Putin has declared the Neoliberal order “obsolete”. We now have to think the unthinkable – every dream has turned into a nightmare – the land of the free no longer seems to welcome anyone, whilst the freest economy in the world is under siege by massive protests.
IT is a cliché to say that we live in a digital age, with many countries upgrading to become Knowledge Economies. There is supposedly a digital divide, between those who have access to digital knowledge and skills, and those who don’t.
Think Asian by Andrew Sheng THERE has been so much bad news lately that the only good news, if you believe it, lies in the stock market. Simply put, despite all the trade war and political bad news, the US stock markets hover around historical highs. And Asian stock markets are still guided by sentiment in Wall Street.
A fortnight ago, markets were going great guns, with the S&P 500 hitting record high, even as there was increasing evidence that global trade and many economies were slowing. Last week the markets took a sharp turn as the White House twittered that tariffs would once again be escalated for US-China trade.
IS the world in crisis or is it only a crisis of the neo-liberal order?
AS the weather warms up in the Northern Hemisphere from a bitter winter, there is concern that the world is moving towards a synchronised global slowdown. This is a massive contrast to only a year ago, when the consensus was optimistic of a synchronised global recovery.