Asian markets rose as investors dug into Wall Street’s strong earnings

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Wed, Jul 19 2023 1:59 AM EDT Morgan Stanley explains what’s behind its downgrade in China GDP forecast Chetan Ahya, chief Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses the three areas of policy support it expects to come from the Chinese government. Tue, Jul 18 2023 8:54 PM EDT New Zealand inflation slows for second straight … Read more

Asian markets fell; China’s economy grew 6.3%, missing expectations

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Mon, Jul 17 2023 2:33 AM EDT Indonesian trade fell more than expected in June, trade surplus widened Indonesia’s trade surplus for June jumped to $3.46 billion, higher than the $1.35 billion forecast by economists polled by Reuters. However, total trade fell overall, with the country’s exports in June falling to $20.61 billion, down 21.18% … Read more

Josie Ho ‘anxious about getting old’, says she’s the ‘OG Crazy Rich Asian’

Josie Ho 'anxious about getting old', says she's the 'OG Crazy Rich Asian'

SINGAPORE – The wildest of his wild-child days may be behind him. But Josie Ho still has no doubts about speaking her mind, including how she should be cast in the hit Hollywood romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians (2018). The 48-year-old Hong Kong actress-singer, who was in town on July 17 to attend a special … Read more