Growing headwinds for Asian equities; But we see grounds for longer-term optimism

Lee Kuan Yew, although somewhat a polarising figure, perhaps understood state power and the human condition better than anybody. Consequently, Singapore has often been criticised as much as it has been greatly admired.

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