PowerShares Golden Dragon China ETF
Improved Manufacturing in India, But Recovery?
The Nikkei India Manufacturing PMI for April 2017 matched its reading for the previous month.
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.
Can Ctrip Remain Profitable in 2016 and Beyond?
The online travel market’s margins are expected to improve now that pricing stability has returned to the industry.
Qunar Is Going Private: How Does It Affect Investors?
In June 2016, Qunar (QUNR) received an initial proposal from private equity firm Ocean Management.
Why Isn’t Qunar Profitable Yet?
Analysts are estimating that Qunar Cayman Islands (QUNR) will incur an EBITDA loss of $17 million in 3Q16 and $3 million in 4Q16.
These Segments Will Contribute the Most to Ctrip’s Future Growth
At 39% in 2Q16, hotels formed a significant part of Ctrip’s revenue, much like other OTA (online travel agency) players.
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.
Chinese Copper Demand Indicators: Not That Worrisome So Far
Since China (PGJ) is the largest copper consumer, it’s important for investors to keep track of Chinese copper demand indicators.
Why Is Ctrip Investing in Rival Online Travel Agency Companies?
Ctrip.com (CTRP) has been busy trying to consolidate the Chinese online travel agency (or OTA) market by buying stakes in its potential and existing rivals.
Apple Was the Only PC Manufacturer to Experience Growth in 2015
In 2015, Apple shipped 21,000 Mac units, representing 7.2% of the global market share, compared to 20,000 units in 2014 at 6.2% of the market share.
Apple Represents the Majority of Non-Android Smartphones in China
Non-Android smartphone shipments to China increased substantially to 24.3 million units in 4Q15. Apple’s iPhone makes up the majority of this amount.
SINA’s Revenue Rises, Income Falls in 3Q15
After its 3Q15 earnings report, SINA rose by 4.5% to close at $50.36 per share as of November 18, 2015.