No 1 Most Independent Research Brokerage in Asia1
At the core of our business is our award-winning research, offering independent perspectives from some of the world’s leading analysts. For almost 30 years, CLSA has built its reputation on providing global institutional investors the most original, tradable ideas in the market. Our 140 analysts are recognised for producing unparalleled research, providing differentiated ideas and insights into companies, markets and sectors from a unique Asian perspective. With our extensive regional footprint and on-the-ground presence, CLSA is first to spot emerging issues and trends driving regional and global growth.
To ensure our clients have the information they need to make strategic investment decisions, our research findings and thematic reports are packaged and published into 50 unique research products. CLSA research is available exclusively to clients when they login to our dedicated research website.
CLSA’s Christopher Wood is Asia’s leading equity strategist and is consistently voted as Asia’s leading equity strategist in industry polls. His weekly GREED & fear report has secured a loyal international following among investors and media. Chris also publishes a quarterly equity-strategy report Asia Maxima.
CLSA’s global economics team, led by Eric Fishwick, covers 11 Asia-Pacific markets, as well as Europe and the US. The team publishes Infofax Daily economic reports, plus quarterly regional forecasts: Eye on Asian Economies in addition to Infofax Special, covering ad-hoc special reports and reports on specific markets.
CLSA’s Clean & Green and SRI research provides insights into the companies, sectors and themes that are increasingly influencing the sustainable and ethical investment decisions of global money managers. CLSA has created a Clean & Green Score to measure a company’s SRI and CSR performance, to assist fund managers focused on socially responsible investment. Companies are assessed by business behaviour, corporate governance, community involvement, environment, human rights and human resources.
CLSA’s country research provides analysis of the fundamentals driving 14 key markets across the Asia Pacific region. Our researchers provide comprehensive insights into infrastructure development, consumerism, leisure and tourism, political reforms, demographics and market-specific emerging trends and themes.
Company and Sector Research
CLSA focuses on small and mid-cap companies and has built its reputation for coverage of over 1,300 companies across 19 sectors: autos, capital goods, conglomerates, consumer, financial services, healthcare, hotels & leisure, infrastructure, insurance internet, materials, media, petrochemicals, power, property, small caps, technology, telecoms and transport.
1Asiamoney Brokers Poll 2014
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* Crédit Agricole Securities (Taiwan) Company Limited ("CAST") is an execution Taiwan research provider to CLSA