Asia: The Information Enlightenment?

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The Asian financial markets have been fundamentally transformed within the last decade. By Keiren Harris, an independent consultant based in Hong Kong

In the mid 1990s, Asia-Pacific was dominated by booming vanilla equity markets with a static foreign exchange market, due to most Asian currencies being linked to the US dollar. Today, the ascent of China, evolving fixed income markets and increasingly sophisticated financial products have redefined Asia-Pacific capital markets.

These changes c