In 2017, Asia benefitted from a synchronised global growth recovery and a "Goldilocks" environment, where above-trend growth was accompanied by benign inflation.
Global stock market volatility fell to historical lows, and measures of consumer and business confidence in the US and other major developed markets improved markedly over the year. Asian bond markets...
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Analysts in bullish mood
Uncertainty has resulted in 2% less growth
Expected to complete in Q2