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    Is the Worst Over in the Chinese Stock Market?

    The Chinese stock market rose by 150% 15 months before June 2015. Approximately 12 million Chinese citizens opened trading accounts in May 2015 alone.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Slower Growth Has a Silver Lining!

    Slower growth has a silver lining: the potential for greater monetary and fiscal stimulus.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Strong amid Holidays

    The Hang Seng Index gained 1.8% and closed the day at 30,828.00 on April 30. The iShares MSCI Hong Kong (EWH) gained 0.39% on Friday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Are Asian Market Strong on June 6?

    On June 6, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,115.18—a gain of 0.03%. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) gained 0.2% on Tuesday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Trade Higher amid Global Market Rally

    After regaining some strength on Tuesday amid improved global market sentiment, China’s Shanghai Composite Index continued to move higher.

    By Val Kensington
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    The Role of Emerging Markets in Global Green Bond Issuance

    Over the last ten years, the green bonds (GRNB) universe has expanded and diversified, holding 600 bonds from 24 countries in 23 currencies.

    By VanEck
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    Asian Markets Are Weak amid Trade War Concerns

    The Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.84% and closed the day at 3,136.63 on April 3. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) declined 2.4% on April 2.

    By Val Kensington
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Are Asian Markets Weaker on December 5?

    Asian markets fell on December 5—led by the banking sector. The banking sector lost strength due to the “no” vote during Italy’s referendum.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Asian Markets Are Weaker, Liquidity Concerns Weigh on China

    The Shanghai Composite Index continued to fall and reached the lowest close since February 17. Liquidity concerns have been weighing on Chinese markets.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Weak before US-China Trade Talks

    Following a pullback on Wednesday, the Shanghai Composite Index opened May 17 on a weaker note and closed the day lower.

    By Val Kensington
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    Trump Proves He’s a Man of His Words: Will China Retaliate?

    President Donald Trump President Donald Trump kept his promise that he made earlier this week as he hiked tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports into the US starting today. According to a recent Reuters report, the US started charging the new 25% “on affected U.S.-bound cargoes leaving China after 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 […]

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Are Asian Markets Mixed on July 31?

    On July 31, the Hang Seng Index fell 0.69% and closed the day at 28,534.00. The Shares MSCI Hong Kong (EWH) rose 0.16% on Monday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Weak before Central Bank Meetings

    On Monday, the Shanghai Composite Index opened the day lower and closed the day with limited losses.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Traded with Mixed Sentiment on July 27

    On July 27, the Hang Seng Index fell 0.1% and closed the day at 28,752.00. The Shares MSCI Hong Kong (EWH) fell 1.04% on Thursday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Strong, Chinese Stimulus Boosts the Sentiment

    On July 24, the Hang Seng Index gained 1.5% and closed the day at 28,681.00. The Shares MSCI Hong Kong (EWH) closed flat on Monday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Rebound amid Bargain Hunting

    On July 12, the Shanghai Composite Index gained 2.18% and closed the day at 2,838.30. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 1.63% on Wednesday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Rebound on June 29

    On June 29, the Shanghai Composite Index gained 2.2% and closed the day at 2,848.31. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 0.92% on Thursday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Are Asian Markets Mixed on June 28?

    On June 28, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.97% and closed the day at 2,785.98. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 3.1% on Wednesday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Mixed on June 26 Due to Trade War Concerns

    On June 26, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.51% and closed the day at 2,844.66. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 2.8% on Monday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Mixed on June 22

    On June 22, the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.49% and closed the day at 2,889.95. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 2.0% on Thursday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Does Donald Trump Think He Has the Upper Hand?

    Donald Trump added fuel to the trade war fire by announcing that the United States would extend 10% tariffs to $200 billion of Chinese (GXC) imports.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Fall on May 23, Trade War Concerns Resurface

    The Shanghai Composite Index closed May 23 at 3,169.24—a drop of 1.4%. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) declined 0.35% on Tuesday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Strong on May 8 amid Improved Sentiment

    On May 8, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,161.50—a gain of 0.79%. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) gained 0.2% on May 7.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Strong following US Market Rebound

    The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.23% today. Let’s take a closer look.

    By Val Kensington
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    Why Did Asian Markets Regain Strength on April 24?

    On April 24, the Shanghai Composite Index opened the day higher and rallied to ten-day high price levels.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Weak on April 20 following US Market Decline

    The Shanghai Composite Index declined 1.5% and closed the day at 3,071.47 on April 20. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) gained 0.11% on April 19.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Weak amid US-Led Attack on Syria

    The Shanghai Composite Index declined 1.5% and closed the day at 3,110.75 on April 16. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) declined 1.8% on April 13.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Mixed on April 13

    The Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.66% and closed the day at 3,159.05 on April 13. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) gained 0.2% on April 12.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Mixed, Hong Kong’s Market Is Closed

    The Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.16% and closed the day at 3,163.86 on April 2. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) gained 1.6% on March 29.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Regained Stability on March 29

    The Shanghai Composite Index gained 1.2% and closed the day at 3,160.53 on March 29. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) declined 1.0% on Wednesday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Recover from an Early Decline

    The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.34% and closed the day at 3,290.46 on March 20. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) declined 1.5% on March 19.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Weak amid Increased Trade War Concerns

    The Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.63% and closed the day at 3,270.39 on March 16. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) gained 1.1% on March 15.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Stable on March 15

    On March 15, the Hang Seng Index rose 0.52% and closed the day at 31,604.00. The iShares MSCI Hong Kong (EWH) declined 0.23% on Wednesday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Weak amid US Protectionism Fears

    On March 14, the Hang Seng Index fell 0.41% and closed the day at 31,471.50. The iShares MSCI Hong Kong (EWH) declined 0.91% on Tuesday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Recover as Trade War Concerns Fade

    The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.51% and closed the day at 3,288.41 on March 8. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 0.12% on March 7.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Started the Week on a Weaker Note

    The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.07% and closed the day at 3,256.93 on March 5. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 0.14% on March 2.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Started March on a Mixed Note

    The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.44% and closed the day at 3,273.75 on March 1. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 1.6% on February 28.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Mixed on February 22

    The Shanghai Composite Index rose 2.2% and closed the day at 3,268.56 on February 22. GXC rose 0.9% on February 21.

    By Val Kensington
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Investors Should Monitor Geopolitical Risks

    Localized geopolitical risks like the tension in the Middle East are unlikely to cause substantial damage to the markets in the long run, though they could bolster oil prices in the short term.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Remain Mixed amid Increased Volatility

    The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.8% and closed the day at 3,309.26 on February 7. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 1.7% on February 6.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Asian Markets Started This Week on a Weaker Note

    The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.73% and closed the day at 3,487.50 on February 5. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 1.6% on February 2.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did Asian Markets Perform on January 26?

    The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.28% and closed the day at 3,558.13 on January 26. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 0.42% on January 25.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Are Asian Markets Mixed on January 24?

    The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.4% and closed the day at 3,560.73 on January 24. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 1.3% on January 23.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Asian Markets Increase on January 23?

    On January 23, the Hang Seng Index rose 1.7% and closed the day at 32,930.70. The iShares MSCI Hong Kong (EWH) rose 0.87% on January 22.

    By Val Kensington
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    How Did Asian Markets Perform on January 22?

    On January 22, the Hang Seng Index rose 0.25% and closed the day at 32,334.50. The iShares MSCI Hong Kong (EWH) rose 0.45% on January 19.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did Asian Markets Perform on January 17?

    On January 17, the Hang Seng Index rose 0.25% and closed the day at 31,983.41. The iShares MSCI Hong Kong (EWH) rose 0.08% on January 16.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Asian Markets Rise on January 16?

    On January 16, the Hang Seng Index rose 1.8% and closed the day at 31,904.75. The iShares MSCI Hong Kong (EWH) rose 0.65% on January 12.

    By Val Kensington
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    Will 2018 Be a Smooth Road for Investors?

    2018 also brings with it many geopolitical events that could bring uncertainty and turn the market around.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Asian Markets Grabbed Investors’ Attention in 2017

    Stock markets around the world rallied in 2017. Asian equities, in particular, grabbed investors’ attention in 2017, as they have been outperforming other markets.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Real Insights

    New China Is All about Technology

    One of the biggest trends in the global economy over the past two years is the reduction in manufacturing capacity in China (FXI) (MCHI).

    By VanEck
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    How Did Asian Markets Perform on October 26?

    On October 26, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,408.24 after rising 0.33%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.38% on October 25, 2017.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Mixed on September 19, Decreased Risk Appetite

    On September 19, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.18% and ended at 3,356.84. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 1.1% and closed at 104.38.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Rose amid China’s Strong New Loans Data

    On September 18, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.53% and ended at 3,362.86. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.54% and closed at 103.20.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Mixed amid North Korea Tensions

    On September 15, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.53% and ended at 3,353.62. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.1% and closed at 102.65.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Pulled Back amid China’s Weak Economic Data

    On September 14, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.38% and ended at 3,371.43. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.33% and closed at 102.75.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Started the Week on a Stable Note

    On September 11, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.33% and ended at 3,376.42. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.53% and closed at 100.30.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Were Mixed on September 8

    On September 8, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.01% and ended at 3,365.24. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.78% and closed at 100.83.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Lost Strength amid North Korea Tensions

    On Tuesday, the Shanghai Composite started the day on a weaker note by opening lower. However, the market gained strength as the day progressed.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Stable on September 1

    On September 1, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.19% and ended at 3,367.12. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.32% and closed at 100.65.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Mixed on August 31

    On August 31, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.08% and ended at 3,360.81. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.83% and closed at 100.33.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Mixed amid Improved Market Sentiment

    On August 30, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.05% and ended at 3,363.63. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.02% and closed at 99.50.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Weak on August 29 amid Geopolitical Tension

    On August 29, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.08% and ended at 3,365.23. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.71% and closed at 99.48.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Were Asian Markets Mixed on August 28?

    On August 28, the Shanghai Composite opened the day above the important resistance of 3,300 and rose to fresh 20-month high price levels.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Rose in the Week Ending on August 25

    After regaining strength last week, China’s Shanghai Composite Index continued to gain in the week ending on August 25.

    By Val Kensington
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    Mixed Asian Markets, Shanghai Composite Fell the Most in 2 Weeks

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index started this week on a stronger note after regaining strength last week. However, it consolidated on August 22–23.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Were Weak on August 4, Decreased Risk Appetite

    On August 4, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.33% and ended the day at 3,262.08. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.05% to $96.77 on August 3.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Were Mixed in the Week Ending July 28

    After gaining for five consecutive trading weeks, China’s Shanghai Composite Index started the week ending July 28 on a stronger note.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Started This Week on a Positive Note

    After gaining for six consecutive trading weeks, China’s Shanghai Composite Index started this week on a stronger note.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Pulled Back on July 28

    On July 28, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.11% and ended the day at 3,253.24. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.48% to $95.76 on July 27.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Maintained Strength on July 27

    On July 27, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.06% and ended the day at 3,249.78. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.91% to $96.22 on July 26.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Lost Momentum on July 25

    On July 25, the Shanghai Composite Index started the day on a stable note but ended the day with losses amid profit-booking.

    By Val Kensington
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    Why Investors Must Focus on Quality Asian Stocks

    The Bloomberg J.P. Morgan Asia Dollar Index, which tracks the ten most active currencies in the region (excluding Japan), has spiked 3.4% since December 28.

    By Matthews Asia
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    Asian Markets Were Stronger in the Week Ending July 21

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index started the week ending July 21 weaker by falling to almost three-week low price levels on the first day of trading.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Pulled Back amid Dented Market Sentiment

    China’s market regained strength this week amid improved market sentiment. It gained for three consecutive trading days until Thursday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s GDP Growth Surprises the Market Once Again in 2Q17

    China’s economy surprised the markets when it rose 6.9% year-over-year (or YoY) in 2Q17. This rise was the economy’s biggest in the last six consecutive quarters.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Asian Markets Rose Early on July 20

    On July 20, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.43% and ended the day at 3,244.86. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 1.4% to $95.44 on July 19.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Strong, Japan Awaits Monetary Policy Statement

    Japan’s Nikkei Index started this week on a weaker note by falling below 20,000 on Tuesday. On July 19, Nikkei opened the day lower but regained strength.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Fell on July 4 amid North Korea’s Missile Test

    After rising for two consecutive trading weeks and starting this week on a stable note, China’s Shanghai Composite Index pulled back on July 4, 2017.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Start on a Weaker Note amid the Tech Sell-Off

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index regained strength and rose 1.7% last week. It started this week with decreased momentum by opening lower on June 12.

    By Val Kensington
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    Real Insights

    What’s Driving Asia’s Growth?

    For the last three decades, Asia has posted higher economic growth than any other region of the world.

    By Matthews Asia
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    Miscellaneous

    Asian Markets Are Mixed amid Geopolitical Concerns

    After rising higher on Tuesday, China’s Shanghai Composite Index pulled back on April 12. The market sentiment is weak due to geopolitical concerns.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Are Asian Markets Weaker on March 14?

    After starting the week on a stronger note, China’s Shanghai Composite Index closed positive on March 14. The market sentiment is mixed on Tuesday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Are Asian Markets Mixed on March 9?

    After a flat day on Wednesday, China’s Shanghai Composite Index lost strength and fell to the lowest levels in three weeks on March 9.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Asian Markets Weaken Due to China’s “Neutral Policy” Signal

    Over the weekend, Chinese officials tried to contain the asset bubble by maintaining the “prudent and neutral” monetary policy.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Asian Markets Are Mixed: Nikkei Fell amid Trump’s Toyota Tweet

    After falling from 13-month highs, Japan’s Nikkei fell on January 6. Trump tweeted that Toyota must face high taxes if it builds a new plant in Mexico.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Asian Markets Are Mixed, China Cautious of Liquidity Stress

    After falling for three consecutive trading days, China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell on Friday. Technology stocks fell and weighed on the market.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Asian Markets Are Mixed on January 23: Why Did Nikkei Fall?

    After falling for two consecutive trading weeks, Japan’s Nikkei fell at the beginning of the week. The strength of the yen weighed on Nikkei on Monday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Asian Markets Are Mixed, China’s Volumes Are Lower

    On January 24, the Shanghai Composite Index closed the day at 3,142.55—a gain of 0.2%. The SPDR S&P China closed at 76.47—a gain of 0.8% on January 23.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Asian Markets Are Stable, China’s Market Is Closed

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index is closed today due to the Lunar New Year holidays. The market will reopen on February 3. The index rose 1.2% this week.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Closed Higher on February 8

    After a brief pullback on Tuesday, China’s Shanghai Composite Index regained strength and rose to the highest levels in one month.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Asian Markets Are Mixed, Nikkei Rose Due to the Weaker Yen

    After gaining for two consecutive trading days, China’s Shanghai Composite Index lost strength and gave up all of its gains on Thursday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is a Commodity Price Rebound in the Cards?

    Commodity prices are expected to remain buoyant. Year-to-date, cotton prices have risen 7.4% after a positive export sales report from the USDA.

    By Jodie Gunzberg
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    Who Are the Major Players Targeting the 5G Space?

    In March 2016, Cisco (CSCO) announced that it would collaborate with Ericsson (ERIC) and Intel (INTC) to develop the industry’s first 5G (fifth generation) router.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why China Could Surprise Markets to the Upside

    The massive financial stimulus package unleashed in China (MCHI) appears to be supporting economic growth in 2016 and 2017.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
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    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
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is China’s Upturn Built to Last?

    China has serious structural imbalances that could impact its economic growth in the long run. Its loose credit and investment-led growth have been faltering.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    China’s Unleashing a Massive Stimulus to Boost the Economy

    China’s (FXI) (MCHI) government initiated various stimulus measures to arrest the slowing growth. Currently, the bank lending rate is at a record low.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why China’s Official Non-Manufacturing PMI Slowed in April

    China’s official non-manufacturing purchasing managers’ index is an economic indicator that provides a snapshot into the non-manufacturing sector of an economy.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HPQ’s Low-Margin Tablet Market Exit Was an Important Decision

    HP focuses on profitability and growth Last month, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) announced that it would exit the low-end tablet market. “We are going to focus where there is profitability and growth and will not chase the low-end tablet market,” Ron Coughlin, president of Personal Systems at HP, said in a statement. “We are focusing on business mobility to […]

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Downward Trend in DRAM Prices Expected to Continue in 2016

    According to DRAMeXchange, DRAM (dynamic random-access memory) prices fell in 2015 driven by weak demand and oversupply.

    By Adam Rogers
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