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India

Gaurav Dogra

Valuations, yields help stocks sustain lead over main street

30 Jun 2020

As world stock markets end a turbulent six months near record highs, investors appear to be betting heavily that economies will recover quickly from the coronavirus crisis, fuelled by zero interest rates and abundant monetary and fiscal stimulus.

Cash flows into U.S. growth funds surge, value funds see outflows

18 Jun 2020

U.S. investors have ramped up investments in growth funds over the past few months on expectations of higher returns and safety, while they dumped value funds despite cheaper prices after this year's pandemic-linked selloff.

Foreigners sell Indian bonds in May, purchase in other Asian markets

15 Jun 2020

Indian bonds faced sharp foreign outflows in May on worries about rising domestic coronavirus infections, while other Asian fixed income markets attracted inflows on hopes for a swift economic recovery as countries eased lockdowns.

Foreigners turn net buyers of Asian equities after sell-off

09 Jun 2020

Foreign investors are buying Asian shares after dumping them over the past three months, as lifting of coronavirus lockdowns has boosted optimism regional economies are set for recovery.

Asian companies at higher risk of default this year: data

08 Jun 2020

Asian companies are at a higher risk of default in the coming quarters than last year, a Reuters analysis of their credit ratios showed, as the coronavirus pandemic has squeezed revenue and made it harder to refinance debt.

Coronavirus leads to 43% first quarter drop in Asian company profits

19 May 2020

BENGALURU Profits at Asian companies have plunged by an average of 43% in the first quarter, the steepest decline in at least 9 years, with the oil and consumer sector hardest hit as the coronavirus pandemic kept people at home.

S.Korean bonds lure foreign money in April, rest of Asia see outflows

13 May 2020

May 13 South Korean bonds attracted net foreign inflows for a fourth successive month in April, thanks to their higher yields and the country's strong finances, while other Asian fixed income markets suffered outflows due to worries over the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Expect a bumpy recovery? Exchanges may provide an upside

06 May 2020

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK/BENGALURU As market volatility has eased after the mayhem of March, investors betting on a rocky economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis are buying shares of exchanges that are poised to profit if more turmoil ensues.

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