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Foreigners cash out of key Asian emerging markets before US Fed meet

Overseas funds have sold a net $3.1 billion worth of shares in Taiwan, South Korea, and India so far this week

Market participants say investors are moving money from small-caps due to concerns about expensive valuations and the impact of regulatory tightening.
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Foreigners are cutting and running in some key Asian emerging markets amid turbulent trading ahead of this week’s US Federal Reserve meeting, where policymakers are expected to signal an interest-rate lift-off in March.

Overseas funds have sold a net $3.1 billion worth of shares in Taiwan, South Korea, and India so far this week, according to the latest available data compiled by Bloomberg. That follows $4.9 billion of withdrawals last week — the largest since August.

“Coupled with the rise in geopolitical risks (Russia–Ukraine) that may keep energy costs high in the near term, risks are fairly high for now

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First Published: Jan 27 2022 | 12:42 AM IST

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