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Only Thailand and Taiwan Showed Positive USD Returns in 9M18

Only Thailand and Taiwan showed positive USD returns in 9M18 | #ChartOfTheDay


  • In 1H18, Taiwan had been most resilient and the Philippines had performed the worst
  • Overall, Asian markets fell in 9M18 and only two markets saw positive returns in terms of USD
  • Most countries saw their currencies weakening against the USD, the exception being Thailand
  • Thailand improved to being the top-performing market in Asia compared to being #7 in 1H18
  • China saw a large fall in 3Q18 and ranked #8 in Asia versus #2 in 1H18
  • Indonesia and the Philippines remained the worst performing markets also in 9M18


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