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Chuin Wei Yap

Chuin Wei Yap - Investment Writer

Article 3 min read

Now and zen: Japan’s quiet rise

Inflation may be a scourge elsewhere, but Japan is unruffled. Instead, the world’s third-largest economy is showcasing its appeal to investors.

Miyuki Kashima + 1 other | 15 May 2022

Article 2 min read

Chart Room: As others hike rates, can China’s easing policy remain a cut above?

Cuts to the reserve requirement ratio remain China’s monetary policy weapon of choice. How they are wielded highlights the tightrope policymakers must walk.

Leia Ma + 3 others | 12 May 2022

Article 7 min read

Re-globalisation in the age of Asia's supply chain crunch

Even the best-laid plans across the global manufacturing industry haven’t kept pace with a swiftly evolving siege of pressures on supply chains.

Ben Li + 5 others | 28 April 2022

Blog 2 min read

Chart Room: Pole position for China’s electric autos

Despite rising materials costs, supply bottlenecks, and cloudy global macro conditions, China’s electric vehicle sector still looks charged for growth.

Eric Tse + 3 others | 6 April 2022

Article 4 min read

You’re on mute: Shareholder meetings in the post-Covid era

Shareholder meetings have mostly moved online since Covid's outbreak. But a full and permanent switch to virtual formats would spell drawbacks for governance.

Tomohiro Ikawa + 3 others | 24 March 2022

Article 3 min read

Analyst Survey 2022: Japan outlook is still positive but cycle is maturing

Managements at Japanese firms are largely positive but the country may be further on in the cycle than elsewhere.

Chuin Wei Yap | 18 February 2022

Article 7 min read

Analyst Survey 2022: Region by region

Analyst Survey 2022: Region by region breakdown

Yi Hu + 1 other | 18 February 2022

Blog 2 min read

Chart Room: Fingers in the punch bowl

Central bankers seeking to deploy rate hikes against inflation risk collateral damage as tighter policy threatens already swollen debt servicing costs.

Blog 3 min read

China walks a familiar tightrope as it targets recovery

While most other major economies are moving to tighten, the construction-fueled stimulus that Beijing has sought to avoid is suddenly back on the cards.

Claire Xiao + 2 others | 4 February 2022

Article 2 min read

China cuts rates despite solid GDP report

As China's cycle increasingly diverges from the West, the latest set of policy easing measures speaks to economic headwinds but also signals more stimulus.

Claire Xiao + 4 others | 17 January 2022

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