Asia Stocks Halt Two-Week Gain as Slowdown Overshadows Stimulus – Bloomebrg 09-21-12

Salient to Investors:

Peter Elston at Aberdeen Asset Mgmt said is very concerned about the near-term global economy, sees significant weakness around the corner which will have a big impact on corporates and markets.

The MSCI Asia Pacific index is 12.8 times estimated earnings versus 14.1 for the S&P 500 and 12.1 for the Stoxx Europe 600 Index.

Shane Oliver at AMP Capital Investors said American QE pressures other countries to ease to fight their stronger currency.

Read the full article at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-22/asia-stocks-halt-two-week-gain-as-slowdown-overshadows-stimulus.html