Tag: South Korea

Matthews Asia: Dividend Boost From Korea

Matthews Asia: Dividend Boost From Korea

Dividend Boost From Korea by Michael Han, CFA – Matthews Asia During this year’s earnings season, South Korea investors saw major businesses significantly raise dividends. Many companies increased dividends despite softer earnings for 2015. Overall, dividends from 2015 earnings grew […]

Matthews Asia: A Glimpse Into North Korea

Matthews Asia: A Glimpse Into North Korea

A Glimpse Into North Korea by Colin Dishington, CA, CFA – Matthews Asia During a recent visit to Asia, I took the opportunity to join a tour to the notorious demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea. The “DMZ” […]

North Korea Steps Up Nuclear War Preparations

North Korea Steps Up Nuclear War Preparations

According to the official KCNA news agency, the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, has called for further nuclear tests to improve the country’s attack capability. Kim reportedly watched a test launch of a ballistic missile, but the report […]

Matthews Asia: Finding Growth In Asia

Matthews Asia: Finding Growth In Asia

Finding Growth In Asia by David Dali, Matthews Asia “China is now taking market share from the same companies that once supplied it with necessary imports. This is happening across sectors—manufacturing, industrial and consumer-related alike.” As investors, we tend to […]