China's top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, as a bruising trade war with the United States weighed on the Chinese economy and hurt consumer spending.
Foreign investors dumped Asian equities in the first six days of August after two months of buying, as the United States ramped up pressure on China with a $300 billion trade barrage last week.
BENGALURU India Inc has turned in its most disappointing quarterly numbers in at least three years and analysts warn hopes for any festive season cheer are likely to be dashed by a slowing economy.
Asian firms have cut back capital spending this year, and that means a recovery in regional earnings, jobs and overall demand could take a while.
Falling global interest rates and the promise of respite in long-running Sino-U.S trade tensions are luring investors seeking decent yields to emerging Asian bonds.
Foreign investors turned net buyers of Asian stocks in June as optimism ahead of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, along with expectations of U.S. interest rate cuts bolstered sentiment.
As domestic economic concerns overtake last month's national election euphoria, India's stock market rally has lost steam and the index is lagging its Asian peers.
BENGALURU India's blue-chip shares are vastly outperforming those of smaller companies as investors avoid risky bets in a slowing economy, with the gap between the two groups at its widest in more than a decade.