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  • uploads///Chinas Industrial Production in May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Industrial Production Rises: Is Investor Confidence Back?

    On a year-over-year basis, China’s industrial production increased to 6.0% in May 2016. That’s the same pace as April.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    IMF Provides a Positive Assessment of China’s Economy

    In a press conference on June 14 on its annual Article Four Staff Report, the IMF provided a positive assessment of China’s economy.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China Still Offers Some Opportunities

    China still offers some bright spots of opportunity for investors. The equity market slump in China (YINN) is not likely to affect the Chinese consumer.

    By Devan Kaloo
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Under Armour’s Growth Model Cope With These Threats?

    Key threats to the company include higher labor costs and greater regulation. After the Bangladesh factory tragedy, stricter regulations can be expected.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Fund Managers

    Why Druckenmiller Is Optimistic about Chinese Consumer Stocks

    Druckenmiller’s firm bought 710,200 shares of Alibaba (BABA) in 2Q17. The holding accounted for nearly 5.4% of the firm’s portfolio in 2Q17.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s New Yuan Loans Rose in May, but Its Debt Pile Increased

    According to the People’s Bank of China, new loans issued by Chinese banks rose to 985.5 billion yuan ($150 billion) in May from 555.6 billion yuan ($85.2 billion) in the previous month.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why China Matters in the Long Run

    China matters in the long run—and not just for investors in the country’s equity markets. Slack in the Chinese economy could affect the global economy (FAM) in a big way.

    By Aberdeen Asian Equities Team
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    SSE Composite Index Falls on Worries of a US Interest Rate Hike

    The SSE Composite Index fell 1.0% to 2,807.51 from May 11 to May 18, 2016, after the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s April policy meeting hinted that a rate hike might happen in June.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Are There Opportunities amid China’s Manufacturing Slump?

    China’s manufacturing sector has been plagued by weak demand, rising labor costs, overcapacity in industries, and tighter resource and environmental constraints.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Chinas GDP is Slowing Down
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Are Mark Yusko and Mark Mobius Bullish on China?

    Mark Yusko has been bullish on China for a long time. He thinks that although China’s GDP declined, it’s still at a much higher level than other countries.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Miscellaneous

    What are the implications of Taiwan-China unification?

    The people of Taiwan fear that political unification with China could have grave consequences for their economy.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    China Has Been a Source of Turmoil for Emerging Markets

    China (GCH) has been a source of turmoil for emerging market funds (FEO) for the better part of the year.

    By Devan Kaloo
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Stanley Druckenmiller: Why the Bull Market Is Exhausting Itself

    Stanley Druckenmiller, chair and CEO of the Duquesne Family Office and billionaire investor, discussed his views about the current investment environment at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Consumer

    Why Walmart Faces an Uphill Battle in China and Brazil

    Walmart reported a decline of 3% in same-store sales in China in fiscal 4Q16. The decrease was driven by a whopping 8.5% reduction in store traffic.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Miscellaneous

    How China Affected Markets in September

    According to the monthly data released by the NBS of China, China’s industrial output rose at an annualized rate of 6.1% YoY in September.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Investors Should Watch These Economic Indicators This Week

    The iShares MSCI ACWI ETF (ACWI), which tracks the performance of the global market, rose 1.1% in December 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///china wages
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    From Men to Machines: China’s Robotic Revolution

    A quiet revolution is taking place in China. Few people will have heard of Shenzhen Everwin Precision Technology but this company is making history.

    By Aberdeen Asian Equities Team
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Demographics Are the Key to India’s Growth

    Demographics are the key to India’s growth story. India’s strength in numbers is one of its biggest advantages over the rest of the world.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
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    Financials

    China’s Relationship with Apple Concerns Carl Icahn

    Icahn views Chinese authorities as benevolent dictators. Icahn isn’t worried about Apple. He’s worried about China’s attitude toward the company.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Are the Key Economic Indicators in the Next Week?

    If global indicators improve in the next week, then the performance of the global index will also rise. ACWI tracks the performance of overall global equities.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Financials

    How a Donald Trump Win Could Impact China

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stated that he intends to weaken trade links between China and the US, and that he would be likely to introduce trade policies against China.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Consumer

    China’s Slowdown Gets Worse, Industrial Profits Fall

    The US-China trade war has amplified China’s slowdown. Over the weekend, China released its September industrial profits data.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Xi Jinping Give a Meeting Invite to Trump as a Birthday Gift?

    This week started with Trump threatening China with 25% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese exports to the US. He said that the tariffs will come into effect if the deal is not reached by the G20 Summit in Japan at the end of this month.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Turn Bearish as China Says Its Not Afraid to Fight

    China’s National Bureau of Statistics released May’s inflation numbers today.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Miscellaneous

    Trade War Moves to Rare Earths, Chinese Indexes Gained

    On May 29, China’s People’s Daily discussed the possibility that the US could lose access to rare earth materials due to the trade war.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Chinese Indexes Advance on Easing Restrictions on Huawei

    Huawei will now be authorized to purchase American equipment to maintain its existing network and provide software updates to users.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Chinese Indexes Fall as Trade War Worsens

    China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index reacted sharply to the escalating trade tensions.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Miscellaneous

    Shanghai Composite Gains as Trade War Intensifies

    The trade war between the US and China is getting nastier.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Shanghai Composite Rebounds Even as Economic Data Disappoint

    Markets eased today as President Donald Trump called the US-China trade war “a little squabble.”

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Miscellaneous

    Chinese and Hong Kong Markets Surge Even as Tariffs Take Effect

    This week was brutal for Chinese and Hong Kong markets until May 9. It all started with President Donald Trump’s tweets on May 5.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///China Services PMI in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Services Activity Rose: Is Trade War Taking a Pause?

    The final China Markit Services PMI improved significantly in June. It was 53.9 in June compared to 52.9 in May.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Manufacturing PMI in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China Manufacturing PMI: Is It Signaling an Economic Change?

    The China Manufacturing PMI for June showed an improvement in manufacturing activity.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will a Pause in US-China Tensions Help China’s Services Sector?

    China’s final Markit services PMI rose significantly in April. It was 52.9 in April compared to 52.3 in March.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Service Activity Weakens

    According to Markit Economics, China’s service PMI (purchasing managers’ index) weakened in March, falling to 52.3 from 54.2 in February.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Manufacturing Activity Improves despite Trade Concerns

    In March, China’s manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) indicated a solid rise in manufacturing activity, rising to 51.5 from 50.3 in February.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is China’s Economy Showing Signs of Strength?

    The world’s second-largest economy, China, has shown huge fluctuations in its economic growth in recent years.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///China Services PMI in February
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How China’s Services PMI Trended in February 2018

    According to data provided by Markit Economics, China’s final Markit services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) showed a weaker rise in February 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Manufacturing PMI in February
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gradual Fall in China’s Manufacturing PMI Could Be a Big Concern

    China’s manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) report for February 2018 indicates a weaker improvement in the manufacturing activity as compared to January.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///China Services PMI in January
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Service Activity Improves: What It Says About the Economy

    China’s service activity in January 2018 According to Markit Economics, China’s service PMI (purchasing managers’ index) showed a solid improvement in January 2018, rising to 54.7 from 53.9 in December 2017. It beat the market estimate of 53.6. China’s service PMI was affected by the following factors in January 2018: production output and volume rose strongly new […]

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///China Services PMI in December
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Services PMI Rose: Is the Economy Back on Track?

    China’s final Markit services PMI stood at 53.9 in December compared to 51.9 in November 2017. It beat the preliminary market estimation of 51.8.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Retail Sales in November
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why China’s Retail Sales Strengthened in November 2017

    On a year-over-year basis, China’s retail sales strengthened in November 2017, according to a report by the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///China Services PMI in November
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why China’s Service Sector Activity Rose in November

    China’s service sector in November According to data provided by Markit Economics, China’s service PMI (purchasing managers’ index) stood at 51.9 in November, compared with 51.2 in October 2017. It beat the preliminary market estimate of 51.5.   China’s November service PMI updates are as follows: production output and volume improved new business orders improved employment in […]

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Global Markets Showing Gradual Improvement
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Key Economic Indicator Data Released Last Week

    In this series, we’ll analyze major emerging nations’ manufacturing and service PMIs (purchasing managers’ indexes).

    By Sarah Sands
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    Fund Managers

    Why Chinese Investors Are Looking to India

    In June 2017, China’s FDI (foreign direct investment) in India had soared to $1.7 billion, according to Indian government figures.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Financials

    James Gorman Says China ‘Is a Gift to the World Economic Growth’

    James Gorman, chair and CEO of Morgan Stanley (MS), shared his view on China (FXI) (YINN) in an interview with CNBC.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Retail Sales in October
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Retail Sales Fell Last Week: Will That Affect Growth?

    According to a report provided by the National Bureau of Statistics of China, on a yearly basis, China’s retail sales rose 10% in October compared to a 10.3% rise in September 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///China Services PMI in October
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Services PMI Improved: Is the Economy Back on Track?

    According to data provided by Markit Economics, the Caixin China Services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) improved in October 2017 from its 21-month low in September.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Consumer Confidence is Improving Gradually
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Does China’s Consumer Confidence Signal Better Conditions?

    According to a report provided by the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the consumer confidence index for China stood at 114.7 in August 2017 compared to 114.6 in July.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Inflation is Rising Gradually
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Inflation Is Improving: Are Consumers More Selective?

    According to a report provided by the National Bureau of Statistics of China, China’s inflation index improved 0.50% in September 2017 compared to a 0.40% rise in August 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s GDP at 6.8% in 3Q17: What’s Affecting Economic Growth?

    China’s GDP grew at an annualized rate of 6.8% in 3Q17 and met the market expectation. The economy expanded at an annualized rate of 6.9% in the first two quarters of 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Russias Economic Growth is Recovering Gradually
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is the Russian Economy Recovering with the Help of Oil?

    Russia (RSX) plays an important role in emerging nations (EEM) (VWO). Its economic growth showed a huge contraction in 2015 and 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///China Services PMI in August
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why China’s Services PMI Rose in August 2017

    According to a report by Markit Economics, China’s Caixin services PMI rose to 52.7 in August 2017 as compared to 51.5 in July.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Manufacturing PMI in August
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Manufacturing PMI Indicated Stronger Business Climate

    China’s manufacturing activity improved sharply in August 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Financials

    Goldman Sachs Increased JD.com’s Target Price to $56

    Goldman Sachs (GS) has a positive outlook on JD.com (JD).

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Imports Increase in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Did China’s Imports Rise on Its Structural Shift in June 2017?

    China’s (FXI) imports rose to $153.8 billion in June 2017, a 17.2% rise year-over-year (or YoY) and a 2% rise month-over-month.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Chinas Exports Rise in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Chinese Exports Rose in June 2017 on Improving Global Demand

    Chinese (FXI) exports stood at $196.6 billion in June 2017, a rise of 11.3% year-over-year basis and a rise of 8.7% month-over-month.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Inflation in China Stays Steady in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will China Continue to a See Steady Rise in Inflation in 2017?

    Inflation in China was on a steady rise in June 2017, in line with the market’s expectation. China’s (MCHI) consumer prices rose 1.5% year-over-year in June 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///China Manufacturing PMI on Decline
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Look at China’s Manufacturing Activity in 2017

    China’s (FXI) economic activity slowed down in May 2017 as the country’s manufacturing activity touched its 11-month low.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Rising Prices of Newly Built Houses in China
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Increasing Debt Level and Real Estate Bubble

    Increasing credit in China is resulting in the real estate bubble. China’s real estate bubble is a threat to economic growth in emerging markets.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will There Be an Economic Slowdown in 2017?

    Any slowdown in China’s economic growth is expected to impact developed (SPY) (EWU) (HEDJ) and emerging economies (FXI) (EEM).

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Exports Recover as China Shifts Its Base in 2017

    Chinese exports in US dollar terms fell 7.7% in 2016 compared to 2015, making it the worst decline since 2009.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Retail Sales Improved in March 2017

    Retail sales of consumer goods totaled 8.5 trillion yuan (~$1.3 trillion) in 1Q17, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///China Services PMI in March
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What China’s Weakening Services PMI Indicates for the Economy

    Caixin China’s services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) stood at 52.2 in March 2017 compared to 52.6 in February.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Manufacturing PMI in March
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Manufacturing PMI Improved: How It Could Drive Investor Sentiment

    China’s final manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) stood at 51.8 in March 2017 compared to 51.6 in February, beating market expectations of 51.6.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Retail Sales in February
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did China’s Retail Sales Look in February?

    On a year-over-year basis, China’s retail sales were weaker in February 2017, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China. The data were released on March 13, 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Industrial Production in February
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will China’s Improved Industrial Production Impact Manufacturing?

    According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, on a year-over-year (or YoY) basis, the country’s industrial production rose 6.3% in February 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///China Services PMI in February
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China Services PMI Could Indicate a Weaker Path for Its Economy

    According to a report by Markit Economics, the Caixin China services PMI (purchasing managers’ index), released on March 2, 2017, stood at 52.6 in February 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Increasing Debt Burden in China
    Fund Managers

    Bill Gross Says China’s Credit Level Ballooning

    China’s financial markets already crashed in August 2015. However, the total debt-to-GDP ratio is still too high, at 277% in 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas GDP Showing Gradual Fall
    Fund Managers

    Why Munger Believes China Looks Better for Investments

    The Shanghai Composite Index (SSE) showed a huge fall in performance at the beginning of 2016 since there was a huge contraction in China’s manufacturing PMI.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Behind the Risks Affecting Global Economic Growth

    The IMF cited the “fraying consensus about the benefits of cross-border economic integration” visible in the UK’s Brexit vote as a slowdown factor.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Shenzhen Stock Exchange Composite Index
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why China Approved the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Exchange Link

    China’s State Council approved the long-awaited Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Exchange Link on August 16, 2016. The Shenzhen Composite Index gained 3.2% from August 12 to August 16.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    SSE Composite Index Rose, Chinese Government Bond Yields Fell

    The SSE Composite Index rose by 1.4% to 3,002.64 from August 3 to August 10. The Chinese government bond yield fell after the decline in global bond yields.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///China composite PMI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China Caixin Manufacturing PMI Expands

    The China Caixin Manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) rose to 50.6 in July from 48.6 in June. This indicates renewed improvement in operating conditions.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Chinas Burgeoning Debt Burden
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Hayman Capital’s Kyle Bass on Investment Timing and China

    Kyle Bass, an American hedge fund manager and founder of Hayman Capital, is almost certain that China will face massive write-offs.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Gold vs GDM
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Outlook for Gold Continues to Shine

    The outlook for gold (GLD) continues to look bright. As we explained in this series, uncertainties posed by the Brexit referendum continue to favor safe haven assets like gold (IAU).

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Chinas New Yuan Loans
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s New Yuan Loans and Aggregate Financing Surge in June

    New loans issued by Chinese banks rose to 1.4 trillion Chinese yuan ($206 billion) in June from 985.5 billion yuan ($150 billion) in May.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Chinas Consumer Price Index and Producer Price Index
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Prices Indexes Weaken in June: Here’s Why

    In June, China’s CPI edged down to 1.9% year-over-year (or YoY) from the 2.0% rise recorded the previous month.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Miscellaneous

    In Retrospect: How the 2008 Crisis Affected SPY’s Valuation

    When the 2008 credit crisis affected the S&P 500 Index (SPY), we saw a large shift in valuations and the index level.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Growth in China, Government Stimulus Drives the Economy

    China’s GDP grew by 6.7% in the second quarter on an annual basis—in line with the previous quarter’s growth and slightly above expectations.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///Earnings Growth Needs to Pick Up in China
    Fund Managers

    Why Does China’s Earnings Growth Need to Improve?

    China is the world’s second-largest economy. The transformation in the economy, from a manufacturing hub to a consumption-based economy, will drive growth.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///China CPI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inflation Levels Are Sluggish in China: Is More Easing Required?

    Inflation levels in China eased more in June. They grew at the slowest pace since January at 1.9% on an annual basis. They were expected to rise by 1.8%.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Will the Brexit Vote Impact the Chinese Economy?

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said at the World Economic Forum (or WEF) on June 28, “The Brexit impact on Chinese economy is little. China’s economy will not suffer a hard landing.”

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///China is welcoming global investors
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Welcome to China, an Opportunity for Global Investors—Still

    Beijing continues to open its capital account to offshore investors, and its toolkit of financial instruments to investors in China just keeps growing.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Performance of China Focused Mutual Funds
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    SSE Composite Index Fell after the United Kingdom’s Vote

    The SSE Composite Index fell for the week ending June 24. The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the EU caused tremors across global markets.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Chinas Fixed Asset Investment
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Fixed Asset Investment Fell to a 16-Year Low in May

    China’s ongoing decline in investment in the manufacturing and infrastructure sectors resulted in the slowest rate of growth in fixed asset investment since 2000 in May.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Performance of China Focused Mutual Funds
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did the SSE Composite Index Fall Last Week?

    The SSE Composite Index fell by 1.4% to 2,885.1 from June 8 to June 17, 2016, after MSCI decided not to include China’s A-shares in its Emerging Market Index for the third straight year.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Economic Growth in China
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Does the World Bank Believe about Rebalancing in China?

    The World Bank projected that China’s economy will decelerate to a 6.7% growth rate in 2016, which would be 0.2 percentage points lower than one year prior.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads/// China yuan loan
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Needed to Ensure Long-Term Economic Growth?

    China is consistently propping up domestic demand backed by strong credit growth. The impacts of Chinese stimulus measures are starting to show results.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
  • uploads///China debt composition
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Investors Shouldn’t Give Up on China

    There’s no doubt about the fact that the Chinese economy (FXI) is indeed slowing down. However, this slowdown may not be as alarming as it’s made out to be.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
  • uploads///Performance of China focused Mutual Funds
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    SSE Composite Index Rose ahead of Long Weekend

    The SSE Composite Index rose slightly by 0.4% to 2,927.16 from June 1 to June 8, 2016, as the market prepared for the long weekend.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Chinas Burgeoning Debt Burden
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Jim Chanos Thinks China’s Outlook Is Pretty Grim

    Jim Chanos, the founder of Kynikos Associates, believes that China’s (ASHR) (FXI) outlook is pretty grim due to its immense debt burden.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Bank of Korea Just Delivered a Surprise

    South Korea’s iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (EWY) slid on June 9 after the Bank of Korea cut interest rates by 25 basis points to 1.25%.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///Performance of Hedge Fund Research HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    David Rubenstein: Hedge Fund Industry Will Flourish Again

    Rubenstein said that many hedge fund managers made wrong macro bets that led to a weak start to the Market in early 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Caxin Composite PMI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Caixin China Services and Composite PMI Weakened Further in May

    The Caixin China General Services Business Activity Index indicated that service activity expanded at a slower pace in May 2016, coming in at 51.2.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///China Caixin Manufacturing PMI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Caixin China Manufacturing PMI Contracted Sharply in May

    The Caixin China manufacturing PMI (or purchasing managers’ index) contracted further in May 2016 and came in at 49.2 compared to 49.4 in April.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Performance of China focused Mutual Funds
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    SSE Composite Index Was Almost Flat Due to Growing Uncertainty

    The SSE Composite Index was almost flat for the week ending May 27. It ended at 2,821.05 on May 22. Investors were cautious about a probable rate hike in the US.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Central Banks dump US Debt
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Central Banks Are Dumping U.S. Treasuries at a Record Pace

    According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, central banks are selling U.S. Treasuries at the fastest pace since 1978. They’ve sold a total of $123 billion so far this year.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Chinas Retail Sales Decline
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Retail Sales Lost Their Spark in April

    In the first four months of the year, China’s retail sales rose 10.3% year-over-year to 10.3 trillion yuan ($1.6 trillion).

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Chinas Burgeoning Debt Burden
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing Bullish and Bearish Views on China

    Hedge fund managers had mixed opinions about China at the SALT (SkyBridge Alternatives) Conference. The conference ended on May 13.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Chinas GDP is Slowing Down
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    When China Sneezes, the World Catches a Cold!

    China is the world’s second-largest economy. Its economy started going downhill due to sluggish global demand. This impacted its trading partners.

    By Lynn Noah
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