Emerging Asia Set for Strong Year Ahead in 2018

It's a decade since the full onset of the financial crisis. Going into 2018, we finally look well-poised for synchronized global growth, even as the cheap money (free if you're in Japan!) that central banks have pumped into the system ever since the Western financial crisis is slowly withdrawn. 

What does that mean for emerging Asia? The region appears to be on firmer footing than usual heading into the new year. There's the prospect of 5% to 6% growth for many Asian emerging markets (EMs), which are switching en masse from an export-only approach to focus on domestic demand. If the United States becomes more protectionist in 2018, as seems likely, expect intra-Asia trade to flourish faster than it otherwise might have done, too....1446 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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