Asian Markets

Historians have aptly named the 20th century the "American Century." This century, many experts agree, will belong to China. And China is not the only market to watch. India, Japan, Australia and a host of other regional nations continuously offer you new opportunities of their own. Let us show you how events in the region fit into the larger, historical trends — and how you can take advantage of them. 

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Nikkei Falls to a 4-Month Low: "Fishing" for An Explanation

Get out your rod and reel because we're going "fishing" for an objective explanation for the recent selloff in Japan's Nikkei 225 Index. To wit: On April 12, the Nikkei plunged to its lowest level in four months. Read our take on why.

Indian Rupee: Why Politics Matters Less Than You Might Think

An April 5 Bloomberg headline reads: "Rupee Rally Nobody Saw Coming Sees Strategists Play Catch Up." Yet, at least one analyst did. These two charts tell the story -- see them for yourself.

Chinese Yuan: The Trump-Xi Meeting Matters Less Than You Think

The next 48 hours are critical, say the experts. Nothing is as important for determining the Chinese yuan’s long-term trend as the April 6 meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Or, is it?

Why So Complacent? April Global Markets in Charts & Pictures

Going into April, too many world financial markets look too complacent. See the charts & pictures for yourself.

ETFs: Currency Risks You Should Know About

Chris Carolan shows you how disregarding currency risk can dramatically impact returns.

JGB Yields: From ALL Time Low to 1-Year High

Back in July 2016, Japanese government bond (JGB) yields stood at their lowest levels ever amidst a supposed runaway "negative feedback loop." So, why then did the yields start rising to hit a one-year high in late January 2017? The answer might shock you.


Analyst Spotlight: Mark Galasiewski

Watch this 3-minute video to learn what shaped our Mark Galasiewski's outlook on the markets and how he got his start with Elliott wave analysis.

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"The Waves of War"

Could you look at the stock market of a country in South Asia and trace any connection -- and maybe even make a forecast -- for military conflicts in the same region? Turns out, yes.

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Get ahead of the trends in Asia with Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast

The Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast provides the world’s most forward-thinking big-picture perspective of Asian-Pacific markets. Editor Mark Galasiewski understands the vitality of Asian, Indian and Australian markets and gives you the analysis you need to keep your finger on the pulse of one of the most exciting regions on the globe.