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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Stable on May 9, Nikkei Pulls Back

    After rising to 17-month high price levels and starting the week on a stronger note on Monday, Japan’s Nikkei index pulled back on Tuesday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Micron’s Mobile Business Gains Growth Momentum in Fiscal 2017

    Micron’s Mobile Business Unit revenues rose 4% sequentially and 76% year-over-year to a record $1.2 billion in fiscal 4Q17, in line with expectations of $1.18 billion in revenues.

    By Puja Tayal
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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 Are Weaker amid Cautious Trade on April 28

    After gaining for three consecutive trading days, China’s Shanghai Composite Index lost momentum and closed almost flat on April 28.

    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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the Japan Services PMI Improved in June 2017

    The Japan Services PMI (EWJ) (DXJ) stood at 53.3 in June 2017 compared to 53.0 in May 2017. It met the market expectation of 53.2.

    By Sarah Sands
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    What’s Micron’s View on Toshiba’s NAND Business Acquisition?

    The second-largest NAND supplier, Toshiba (TOSBF), recently put its NAND business up for sale to avoid bankruptcy.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Toshiba’s NAND Business: Broadcom’s Next Acquisition Target

    Broadcom (AVGO) is close to completing its acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems (BRCD) in 3Q17. This has enabled Broadcom to look at other acquisition targets.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Asian Markets Regain Strength on April 20?

    After falling to the lowest levels in a month on Wednesday, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index regained strength on April 20.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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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    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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Are Weak on December 5

    On December 5, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.18% and closed the day at 3,303.68. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 0.46% on December 4.

    By Val Kensington
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    Financials

    Asian Markets: China Fell amid Weak Fixed Asset Investment

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index started the week on a weaker note amid the technology sector sell-off. The index regained strength on Tuesday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Regained Strength, North Korea Concerns Subsided

    North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, which raised geopolitical tension on July 4. The tension was reflected in global 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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    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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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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    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

    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

    What Made the Japan Services PMI Rise So Much in April?

    The Japan Services PMI rose significantly in April compared to March. It was 52.5 in April and 50.9 in March.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Services PMIs for April: What They Signal for Developed Markets

    In this series, we’ll analyze how the services activities of major developed nations were trending in April.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Japan’s Manufacturing PMI Improved in April

    Japan’s manufacturing PMI stood at 53.8 in April compared to 53.1 in March.

    By Sarah Sands
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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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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

    What’s Affecting Japan’s Manufacturing PMI?

    Japan’s manufacturing PMI showed a softer rise in March as compared to February 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
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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

    How Did Japan’s Services PMI Trend in February 2018?

    According to the report provided by Markit Economics, Japan’s services PMI stood at 51.7 in February—compared to 51.9 in January 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
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    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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    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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    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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the Japan Services PMI Trended in January 2018

    The Japan Services PMI was 51.9 in January 2018 compared to 51.2 in December 2017. It beat the market expectation of 49.9.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Helped Japan Manufacturing PMI Rise in January?

    The Japan Manufacturing PMI improved sharply in January 2018. It stood at 54.8 in January 2018 compared to 54 in December 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    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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    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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Should Micron Prioritize—Convertible Debt or Straight Debt?

    During the memory uptrend in 2014 and 2015, Micron used its cash flows to repay as much of its convertible debt as possible.

    By Puja Tayal
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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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    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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    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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside NVIDIA’s Revenue Growth Trend in Fiscal 2018

    NVIDIA (NVDA) has been witnessing strong double-digit YoY (year-over-year) revenue growth for almost two years, beating its own guidance by a huge margin.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why NVIDIA Is Exploring the Applications of AI-Enabled Drones

    At the 2017 GPU Technology Conference, NVIDIA chief Jensen Huang spoke of the future of AI in autonomous cars—and the $400-billion opportunity it brings.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Asian Markets Lost Momentum on December 20

    The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.27% and closed the day at 3,287.61 on December 20. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 0.42% on December 19.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Started the Week on a Stronger Note

    The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.05% and closed the day at 3,267.92 on Monday. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 0.41% on December 15.

    By Val Kensington
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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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    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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    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 Are Mixed on August 17, China Regains Strength

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell last week. On August 17, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.68% and ended at 3,268.43.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Were Mixed on August 16, China Pulled Back

    After gaining for seven consecutive trading weeks, China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell last week. The index started this week on a stronger note.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Buoyed by Increased Risk Appetite

    After gaining for seven consecutive trading weeks, China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell last week. But despite weak economic data, the index rebounded on Monday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Why Asian Markets Rebounded on August 14

    Asian markets rebounded on Monday as concerns about the geopolitical tensions between North Korea and the United States abated.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Continue to Weaken amid North Korean Strife

    With an additional weakness in the markets due to tensions in North Korea, Japan’s Nikkei Index fell on Thursday to the lowest level in more than two months.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Weaker amid North Korea Tensions

    On August 10, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.42% and ended at 3,261.75. The market is looking forward to the release of China’s new loans data.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Pulled Back amid North Korea Tensions

    On Wednesday, the Nikkei opened the day lower and closed at more than two-month lows. Increased tensions with North Korea weighed on the Nikkei Index.

    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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Qualcomm’s Growth Strategy in the Radio Frequency Market?

    Qualcomm (QCOM) is not only expanding its end markets, it’s also expanding in related technologies in order to increase its semiconductor content per device.

    By Puja Tayal
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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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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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    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 Are Mixed, Japan Awaits Monetary Policy Statement

    On July 18, the stronger yen and decreased risk appetite ahead of the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy statement weighed on the Nikkei Index.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Are Mixed, China Fell Due to Regulatory Concerns

    Despite the release of China’s upbeat economic data, the Shanghai Composite fell on Monday amid concerns about tougher regulations.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Are Asian Markets Stable on July 14?

    After breaking the three-day losing streak and rising on July 13, China’s Shanghai Composite Index rose to three-month high levels on Friday.

    By Val Kensington
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    Asian Markets Supported by Wall Street’s Rally

    After falling for three trading days, China’s Shanghai Composite Index rose on July 13 due to improved global sentiment after an overnight rally.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Gain Strength amid Upbeat US Jobs Data

    The market is looking forward to the string of important data that will be released next week. The data can provide the outlook for China’s economy.

    By Val Kensington
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