Bitcoin Bulls Charging Past $16,000 Burdens Exchanges

Bitcoin Bulls Charging Past $16,000 Burdens Exchanges

Bitcoin Bulls Charging Past $16,000 Burdens Exchanges $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin surged past $16,000 for the 1st time Thursday, with demand to trade the cryptocurrency buckling one of the largest exchanges. Bitcoin’s rally of more than $3,000 in the past 24 hours continues to defy skeptics, as mainstream demand for the world’s largest cryptocurrency explodes. […]

Bitcoin ‘Pauses to Refresh’ After Running Up 55% in November

Bitcoin ‘Pauses to Refresh’ After Running Up 55% in November

Bitcoin ‘Pauses to Refresh’ After Running Up 55% in November $BTCUSD$CME, $CBOE Bitcoin was last down around 6.72% at $9,69.1934 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, from a record high of $11,395 set Wednesday. Thursday, it went as low as $9,000. The latest profit taking pullback is a ‘Pause to Refresh’ after a 54.7% rise in […]

Bitcoin Futures Could Open the Way Into Crypto Markets

Bitcoin Futures Could Open the Way Into Crypto Markets

Bitcoin Futures Could Open the Way Into Crypto Markets $BTCUSD Bitcoin is spiking to a record after CME Group Inc.(NASDAQ:CME) said it’s planning to launch Bitcoin futures as the move could open the way for investors who have been standing on the sidelines as Bitcoin soared over 500% YTD. The cryptocurrency marked a high at […]

Bitcoin Spikes as CME Exchange Announces Futures

Bitcoin Spikes as CME Exchange Announces Futures

Bitcoin Spikes as CME Exchange Announces Futures $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE CME Group Inc., (NASDAQ:CME) the world’s biggest exchange operator, plans to introduce bitcoin futures, a development that could help professional traders and investors finally get serious about the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin (BTC/USD) surged to a record high at 6,399.005 after the announcement. The Chicago-based firm, a […]

Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) Are Coming

Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) Are Coming

Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) Are Coming $BTCUSD Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) are coming, helped by the emergence of derivatives on the digital currency, according to industry executives. An expert, sitting on a on a panel at the Futures Industry Association annual conference in Chicago that it seemed obvious that futures and options will lead to […]

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold?

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold?

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold? $USDCNY, $GLD, $OIL People are asking, Paul, what is the link between the RMB Yuan and the precious Yellow metal? The Big A, as follows: Chart 1: The USD/CNY exchange rate (red line, right axis) and the price of Gold (yellow line, left axis, London P.M. […]

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC $BTCSD, $ICE An effort to allow investors to trade digital currencies as easily as stocks stumbled when backers withdrew 2 proposals to list Bitcoin funds. Intercontinental Exchange Inc.’s (ICE) NYSE Arca exchange Wednesday withdrew an application with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list Grayscale Investments LLC’s […]

Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation

Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation

 Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation $BTCUSD Wednesday, Bitcoin is trading at 3938+, rising about 20% from the lows marked last Friday, as concern eases that a crackdown by Chinese regulators will hinder the growth of the alternative method of exchange. After marking a record high at 4,921 on 1 September, […]

ASX – $6.1 Million Loss For The Financial Year

ASX – $6.1 Million Loss For The Financial Year

Fractional property investment platform, DomaCom has reported a $6.1 million loss for the financial year ended 30 June. The company, which listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in November last year and raised $7.3 million, said the result was still in line with its expectations and reflected its early stage position. At the same […]

Chinese Regulators Cracking Down on Overseas Acquisitions

Chinese Regulators Cracking Down on Overseas Acquisitions

Chinese Regulators Cracking Down on Overseas Acquisitions $AMC China plans to further tighten regulations on overseas acquisitions by Chinese companies and borrowing to fund those transactions, and has started closely scrutinizing the commercial aspects of the deals, three people familiar with the move said. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), and the Ministry of […]

Brambles Ltd Traders Overview

Brambles Ltd Traders Overview

Chartists are paying particular close attention to shares of Brambles Ltd (BXB.AX) as the equity has touched the near-term bottom Bollinger Band, touching 9.45 on a recent trade.  Using this along with several other technical indicators can help investors understand if the shares will continue the downward momentum or bounce back up from the band. […]

Australian Securities Exchange – TechnologyOne Suing Brisbane AU$50 million

Australian Securities Exchange – TechnologyOne Suing Brisbane AU$50 million

Australian ERP software vendor TechnologyOne has escalated a long-running row with Brisbane City Council, threatening to sling an AU$50 million sueball at the city. The $120-million-plus contract at the centre of the dispute is to replace 13 of the council’s systems with a single “Local Government Systems” project. When the contract was awarded in 2015, […]

Qatar: Stocks on the Nation’s Exchange Drops, Arab Deadline Looms

Qatar: Stocks on the Nation’s Exchange Drops, Arab Deadline Looms

Qatar: Stocks on the Nation’s Exchange Drops, Arab Deadline Looms Qatar is accused by it neighbors of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the Gulf region, while at the same time hosting the regions largest US Military base. Issues on Qatar’s stock exchange have dropped following an extended Holiday closure as the small Crude Oil and Nat […]

Bitcoin Nears Record Highs

Bitcoin Nears Record Highs

Bitcoin Nears Record Highs Bitcoin Hits 3-year Peak, Nears Record High on US ETF Approval Talk Bitcoin hit its highest levels in more than 3 years Thursday and came within $3 of an all-time high, on speculation that the 1st Bitcoin ETF (exchange-traded fund) is set to receive approval from the US financial regulator. Traditional […]

FX News: Trading China’s RMB

FX News: Trading China’s RMB

FX News: Trading China’s RMB China’s RMB closed up 0.012 at 6.864. Volume was 42% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 68% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 6.852 6.871 6.852 6.864 1,230 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 6.87 6.90 […]

SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) HEFFX Trading Outlook

SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) HEFFX Trading Outlook

SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1,535.17. The projected upper bound is: 1,613.42. The projected lower bound is: […]

Hang Seng Index (IndexHangSeng:HSI) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Hang Seng Index (IndexHangSeng:HSI) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Hang Seng Index (IndexHangSeng:HSI) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 23,869.32. The projected lower bound is: 22,925.10. The projected closing price is: 23,397.21. HANG SENG INDEX closed up 325.051 at 23,374.170. Volume was 15% above average […]

SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Stock Exchange of Thailand HEFFX Outlook

SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Stock Exchange of Thailand HEFFX Outlook

SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Stock Exchange of Thailand HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1,530.00. The projected upper bound is: 1,587.66. The projected lower bound is: 1,536.71. The projected closing price is: 1,562.18. […]

China USDCNY Outlook

China USDCNY Outlook

China USDCNY Outlook USDCNY closed up 0.007 at 6.956. Volume was 34% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 26% wider than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 6.948 6.959 6.948 6.956 1,528 Technical Outlook Short Term: Overbought Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 6.95 6.86 6.67 Volatility: 4 […]

China: 13th 5 Year Plan off to Good Start

China: 13th 5 Year Plan off to Good Start

President Xi has said he is confident that China will well achieve its major economic and social targets for 2016, and that the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020) will be off to a good start, according to a statement released Friday. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made […]

China Trying to Halt Capital Outflows, Market Bears “Smell Blood”

China Trying to Halt Capital Outflows, Market Bears “Smell Blood”

China Trying to Halt Capital Outflows, Market Bears “Smell Blood” $USDCNY China’s increasingly aggressive measures to clampdown on capital outflows has not gone unnoticed by US hedge-fund manager Kyle Bass. Mr. Bass is famed for his successful bet against the US housing market in the global financial crisis of Y’s 2007-2008, so markets monitor his […]

Qatar Stock Exchange Introduces Margin Trading

Qatar Stock Exchange Introduces Margin Trading

Qatar Stock Exchange Introduces Margin Trading The initiative primarily aims to boost liquidity in the market The Qatar Stock Exchange will introduce margin trading this week in an effort to boost liquidity on the bourse, its CEO said Monday. Group Securities, a brokerage firm, will be allowed to execute margin trades beginning Thursday. “This initiative […]

China Invests in Innovation

China Invests in Innovation

China Invests in Innovation The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said China will set up around 40 national manufacturing innovation centers by 2025. In detail, the centers will be devoted to information technology, intelligent manufacturing, new materials and biomedicine. The MIIT has promiseto improve the intellectual property management system to promote cooperation and […]

China is About Innovation

China is About Innovation

Ranked 25th in 2016, up from 29th a year ago, this year’s Global Innovation Index (GII) ranking mirrors China’s improved performance in this domain, WIPO Director General Francis Gurry explained. “This is in keeping with all the developments that we have seen in China in recent years, including the use of innovation as a major […]

China Economy Stable Without Printing Money

China Economy Stable Without Printing Money

China Economy Stable Without Printing Money Economic growth held steady at 6.7 percent in the second quarter, the lowest level since the 2009 global financial crisis but still within the government’s target range of 6.5-7 percent for 2016. Amid downward economic pressure, China has resisted the temptation of temporary fixes like aggressive monetary easing. Instead, […]

Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment

Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment

Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment Ownership limits and minimum qualifications for overseas institutions will be eased next month Saudi Arabia will ease restrictions on foreign investment in its securities markets next month, sooner than previously indicated, in an effort to attract more institutional money into its exchange, the regulator said Wednesday. With […]

HANG SENG INDEX (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Trading Outlook

HANG SENG INDEX (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Trading Outlook

HANG SENG INDEX (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Hang Seng Index Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 21,300.52. The projected upper bound is: 23,196.35. The […]

China is Stable and Growing

China is Stable and Growing

China is Stable and Growing China’s consumer price index (CPI) grew 1.8 percent year on year in July, virtually unchanged from 1.9 percent in June, while the producer price index (PPI), which measures costs of goods at the factory gate, dropped 1.7 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics announced Tuesday. Inflation remained benign, with no […]

SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) HEFFX Trading Outlook

SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) HEFFX Trading Outlook

SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) HEFFX Trading Outlook HEFFX SSE Composite Index Notes Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 3,059.45. The projected lower bound is: 2,888.94. The projected closing price is: 2,974.19. SSE Composite Index closed up 17.893 at 2,971.279. […]

Wanda Cinema Line Corp (SHE:002739) Keeps Growing

Wanda Cinema Line Corp (SHE:002739) Keeps Growing

Wanda Cinema Line Corp (SHE:002739) Keeps Growing Wanda Cinema Line Co., Ltd (Wanda Cinemas) has announced its plans to wholly purchase Mtime.com, China’s most influential online media outlet and e-commerce service platform for films. The move marks the significant transition of Wanda Cinemas from a traditional cinema operator to an Internet-ready company that integrates its […]

HEFFX Shanghai Trading Outlook SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001)

HEFFX Shanghai Trading Outlook SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001)

HEFFX Shanghai Trading Outlook SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) SSE COMPOSITE closed down -0.323 at 3,049.844. Volume was 100% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 34% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 3,049.8443,049.8443,049.8443,049.844 0 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 3,038.40 2,931.38 […]

The Changing Face of the Chinese Economy

The Changing Face of the Chinese Economy

The Changing Face of the Chinese Economy As of Monday, 1,796 Chinese listed companies have released their preliminary half-year results, with 63 percent of them reporting net profit growth, while 449 seeing profits go up by at least 50 percent, according to data given by financial service provider Wind. Performances were split. Emerging industries such […]

Understanding China’s Bond Market

Understanding China’s Bond Market

Understanding China’s Bond Market The bond market of the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) maintains a rapid growth these years, through the integration of all aspects of resources and intensified marketing efforts. The number of bonds listed, the amount of debt outstanding and the transaction volume have achieved significant breakthroughs. As of 31th, Dec., 2012, the […]

China Economic Outlook

China Economic Outlook

China Economic Outlook Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Friday had a deep discussion about the new driving forces in China’s economic transition in Session II of the “1+6” roundtable meeting at Fanghua Villa, Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. The participants are World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, WTO Director-General Roberto […]

The Strength of Shanghai International Financial Center

The Strength of Shanghai International Financial Center

The Strength of Shanghai International Financial Center As the economic center of China, Shanghai has always been the epitome of China’s reform and opening up, and a pioneer of China’s modernization, and its achievements have impressed the whole world. Particularly, it has its own strength in making itself an international financial center. Currently, the value […]

Overview of China’s Economic Development

Overview of China’s Economic Development

Overview of China’s Economic Development China has scored tremendous economic achievements in the last three decades since the adoption of reform and opening-up, reflected by its significantly higher economic strength, international standing and influence. China is currently integrated into the world economy, becoming an indispensable part of economic globalization and regional development. 1. Economic scale […]

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Trading Outlook

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Trading Outlook

SSE Index closed down -28.753 at 2,988.094. Volume was 6% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 2% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 3,000.3263,001.5512,983.8812,988.09416,898,685,952 Technical Outlook Short Term: Overbought Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 2,961.92 2,896.56 3,105.08 Volatility: 14 21 35 Volume: 18,807,562,240 15,222,272,000 22,039,187,456 […]

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Trading Outlook

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Trading Outlook

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators. Stochastic Oscillator One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas […]

SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Trading Outlook

SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Trading Outlook

SSE COMPOSITE closed up 45.021 at 2,887.210. Volume was 8% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 31% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 2,814.6932,894.2642,811.7812,887.210 166,671 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 2,905.38 2,925.92 3,133.88 Volatility: 30 22 42 Volume: 160,909 160,693 […]

China Still is Dubai’s #1 Trading Partner

China Still is Dubai’s #1 Trading Partner

China Still is Dubai’s #1 Trading Partner China topped Dubai’s trading partners with bi-lateral trade totaling 39-B dirham (US$10.6-B) in Q-1 of Y 2016, Dubai Customs said Monday. India followed in 2nd place with 24-B dirham (US$6.5-B) worth of trade. The United States came 3rd with 22-B dirham (US$6-B). China became Dubai’s biggest trade partner […]

The Week Ahead SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001)

The Week Ahead SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001)

The Week Ahead SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Shayne Heffernan takes a look at the week ahead in China. SSE Index closed down -8.886 at 2,927.159. Volume was 22% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 36% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 2,932.3762,937.9862,908.3672,927.15914,304,607,232 Technical Outlook Short Term: Overbought Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: […]

China Implements Fx Trading Reforms

China Implements Fx Trading Reforms

China Implements Fx Trading Reforms $USDCNY The RMB Yuan is facing renewed devaluation pressure over expectations of a US Fed rate hike, but a large RMB Yuan devaluation is unlikely as China continues its market-oriented Fx (foreign exchange) reform. The central parity rate, or the fixing rate of the Chinese currency, had been weakening since […]

US RMB Yuan Trading, Clearing Advocates Rally the Need

US RMB Yuan Trading, Clearing Advocates Rally the Need

US RMB Yuan Trading, Clearing Advocates Rally the Need The US market’s USD-centric approach is changing with the RMB Yuan becoming more internationalized. The heads of a US working group formed to push use of the Chinese currency in the United States claim that expanding RMB trading and clearing there will help both the Chinese […]