Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will cut prices in China by 25 per cent

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will cut prices in China by 25 per cent

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will cut prices in China by 25 per cent Nio, known as a Tesla challenger in mainland China, has stepped up a gear to consolidate its foothold in the mainland’s electric vehicle (EV) market, launching its second model targeting a broader customer base. William Li Bin, chairman and founder of the Shanghai-based […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) index falls on weak China data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) index falls on weak China data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) index falls on weak China data Most Southeast Asian stock markets closed lower on Friday after a set of weak data from the region’s biggest trade partner China signalled at concerns around global economic slowdown and apprehensions over Washington and Beijing’s trade negotiations. China’s November retail sales grew at the weakest […]

Trump Winning in China

Trump Winning in China

President Donald Trump on Friday predicted a major US-China trade deal in the near future, saying that Beijing’s negotiating position had been weakened by the impact of the tariffs war between the world’s top two economies. “China wants to make a big and very comprehensive deal. It could happen, and rather soon!” Trump tweeted. His […]

President Trump: “China Wants to Make Deal With US”

President Trump: “China Wants to Make Deal With US”

President Donald Trump, saying China admits the trade war with the U.S. has taken a toll on its economy, announced the Chinese now want to make a major deal with the White House. President Trump’s comments came in a Friday Tweet. He wrote: “China just announced that their economy is growing much slower than anticipated because […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) lack of improvement in trade relations between the U.S. and China

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) lack of improvement in trade relations between the U.S. and China

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) lack of improvement in trade relations between the U.S. and China U.S. stock index futures dropped for a second day as a lack of improvement in trade relations between the U.S. and China gave investors little reason to buy after equities languished in New York Thursday. March futures slid as […]

Canada has Damaged their Relationship with China

Canada has Damaged their Relationship with China

The arrest of a top Chinese tech executive at the request of the US has snared Canada in the middle of a major international dispute involving Beijing and Washington. Ottawa confirmed on Thursday that China had detained two Canadian nationals under what Beijing has said is suspicion of threatening its national security. That came nearly […]

“Do Not Get ‘Hung Up’ in Daily News From of China”

“Do Not Get ‘Hung Up’ in Daily News From of China”

Thursday, the White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro urged people not to get “hung up” in the day-to-day news of what China says it plans to do, following reports the country is preparing a new policy that will promise greater access for foreign countries. “I would focus on March 1, when we’ll have […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) China planning to increase access for foreign firms

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) China planning to increase access for foreign firms

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) China planning to increase access for foreign firms U.S. stocks rose 1 percent on Wednesday, boosted by technology stocks, as a report about China planning to increase access for foreign firms added to optimism fueled by President Donald Trump’s upbeat comments on trade. Beijing is working to replace its Made in China […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) US-China trade optimism

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) US-China trade optimism

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) US-China trade optimism Stocks rose Wednesday as signs of thawing trade tensions helped lift the mood on Wall Street following a bruising few weeks for global markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.65%, paring sharp gains that had earlier lifted the index as much as 400 points. The Nasdaq […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors betting on hopes that U.S.-China tensions will ease

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors betting on hopes that U.S.-China tensions will ease

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors betting on hopes that U.S.-China tensions will ease Singapore and Malaysia shares snapped a six-session losing streak Wednesday as banking stocks climbed on the back of broad Asian equities rally as investors bet that U.S.-China tensions will ease. The Straits Times Index closed up 1.3% at 3099.99 and the FBM […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) reports that trade talks between China and the US are going well

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) reports that trade talks between China and the US are going well

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) reports that trade talks between China and the US are going well US stocks got off to a flyer, encouraging the Footsie to cement its position above 6,800. The FTSE 100 was up 122, or 1.82%, at 6,845, while in the US the Dow was up 273 points (1.12%) at 24,693 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China agreed to reduce tariffs on U.S. autos

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China agreed to reduce tariffs on U.S. autos

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China agreed to reduce tariffs on U.S. autos Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.7 percent in early trading to 21,501.95. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 edged up 0.8 percent to 5,618.70. South Korea’s Kospi was up nearly 1.0 percent at 2,073.20. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 1.5 percent to 26,166.63, while the […]

President Trump: “Important Announcements on China Coming”

President Trump: “Important Announcements on China Coming”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ After a Twitter monologue about the border Wall Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump offered hints of good news about US negotiations with China.  “Very productive conversations going on with China! Watch for some important announcements! The trade truce between Presidents Trump and Xi will halt pause 1 January planned tariffs, with large […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors stay wary amid uneasy truce between U.S.-China over simmering trade spat

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors stay wary amid uneasy truce between U.S.-China over simmering trade spat

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors stay wary amid uneasy truce between U.S.-China over simmering trade spat Malaysia and Singapore shares fell for the sixth straight day and trading volume tapered as investors retreated to the side lines awaiting fresh cues from a simmering trade spat between the U.S. and China. Great Eastern Holding slipped 1.1% […]

US, China Map the Path to Trade Dispute Resolution

US, China Map the Path to Trade Dispute Resolution

 China and the United States discussed the road map for the next stage of their trade talks early Tuesday, during a telephone call between Vice Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. This month in Argentina, Presidents Trump and Xi agreed to a truce that delayed the planned […]

President Trump, “I want a trade deal good for US, China and Global Growth”

President Trump, “I want a trade deal good for US, China and Global Growth”

President Donald Trump wants to a trade deal that will be good for the United States, China, and global growth, White House Council of Economic Advisers Kevin Hassett said Monday.  The stock market responded, bouncing off its lows. “If a country came to the US right now and offered Zero tariffs, Zero non-tariff barriers, full […]

Apple iPhone Sales will Suffer After China Ruling

Apple iPhone Sales will Suffer After China Ruling

A Chinese court ordered a ban in the country on iPhone sales in a patent dispute between US chipmaker Qualcomm and Apple, according to a Qualcomm statement Monday. The statement said the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court had granted Qualcomm’s request for two preliminary injunctions against four subsidiaries of Apple, ordering them to immediately to stop […]

China, “US Should Withdraw Arrest Warrant for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

China, “US Should Withdraw Arrest Warrant for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng told US  Ambassador Terry Branstad that the United States has made an “unreasonable demand” on Canada to detain Ms. Meng while she was passing through Vancouver, China’s Foreign Ministry said. “The actions of the US seriously violated the lawful and legitimate rights of the Chinese citizen, and by their […]

China Economic Update

China Economic Update

China’s trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record $35.6 billion in November, official data showed Saturday, as exports across the Pacific remained strong despite a raft of US tariffs while imports shrank. Relations between the world’s top two economies continue to be tense despite a trade war truce struck between US President […]

China Feels the Pain as Exports, Imports Shrink, Markets Collapse

China Feels the Pain as Exports, Imports Shrink, Markets Collapse

China Feels the Pain as Exports, Imports Shrink, Markets Collapse $SOY, $USD, $UNG China has reported weaker than expected November exports and imports, showing slower global and domestic demand and raising the likelihood that more measures to keep the country’s growth rate from slipping too much will be put in place. November exports only rose […]

$5-B in Tariffs Collected in October From US-China Trade Dispute

$5-B in Tariffs Collected in October From US-China Trade Dispute

$5-B in Tariffs Collected in October From US-China Trade Dispute On Thursday and again on Friday, President Trump Tweeted that talks with China are going well. According to the data, the tariffs which are often paid by importers, who then pass the added costs onto companies to whom the products belong are may fall on the shoulders of […]

Huawei Issue Will Not Harm US Trade Talks With China

Huawei Issue Will Not Harm US Trade Talks With China

Huawei Issue Will Not Harm US Trade Talks With China Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou bail hearing underway in Vancouver The White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that he does not see the controversy surrounding China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (a private company) spilling into the trade talks between the United States and China. […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): China is Key to Its Future

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): China is Key to Its Future

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): China is Key to Its Future $TSLA, $GM, $F, $VLKAY, $HMC, $TM China is Key to Tesla’s future, and so it is not surprising that the US-China trade dispute is hitting the company hard. China is Tesla’s largest market outside the US, accounting for about 10% of total revenue in the 1st 3-Q’s […]

China Confident it Can Make President Trump’s Trade Deal

China Confident it Can Make President Trump’s Trade Deal

China Confident it Can Make President Trump’s Trade Deal $USO, $SOY, $UNG Wednesday, China expressed confidence that it can reach a trade deal with the United States. The remarks by the Chinese Commerce Ministry from Beijing followed Presidents Trump and Xi declaring a truce in the trade dispute at a meeting in Argentina Saturday evening. […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Wall Street’s enthusiasm for the US-China trade truce has completely vanished

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Wall Street’s enthusiasm for the US-China trade truce has completely vanished

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Wall Street’s enthusiasm for the US-China trade truce has completely vanished That was fast. Wall Street’s enthusiasm for the US-China trade truce has completely vanished. The Dow dropped 799 points, or 3.1%, on Tuesday. At one point, the index was down 818 points. The S&P 500 declined 3.2%, while the […]

China Working to Resolve Trade Differences ‘Quickly’

China Working to Resolve Trade Differences ‘Quickly’

China Working to Resolve Trade Differences ‘Quickly’ China is confidence that it can reach a trade deal with the United States very timely. Tuesday, US President Donald Trump warned that he would revert to more tariffs if the 2 sides cannot resolve their differences within the time frame set out Saturday. The Chinese Commerce Ministry […]

White House Hails China Trade Truce

White House Hails China Trade Truce

White House Hails China Trade Truce The Trump Administration is celebrating the 90-day truce it reached in its trade dispute with China as a significant breakthrough despite some skepticism that Beijing will yield to US demands anytime soon. “This is just an enormous, enormous event,” Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump’s Top economic adviser, said of […]

Victory for Trump as China Moves on IP Cheats

Victory for Trump as China Moves on IP Cheats

China announced Tuesday stiffer punishments for serious infringers of intellectual property — including barring them from buying real estate or going on expensive holidays — as Washington clamours for action on the issue following a trade war truce. The National Development and Reform Commission, China’s state planner, along with 37 government departments, released a joint […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) China and the United States reached a temporary trade truce

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) China and the United States reached a temporary trade truce

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) China and the United States reached a temporary trade truce The ceasefire between the United States and China has set off a celebration on Wall Street. The Dow climbed 288 points, or 1.1%, on Monday. It was up 442 points earlier in the day. Investors were pleased that China and […]

President Trump Expects China to Act Immediately on Trade Issues, the Details

President Trump Expects China to Act Immediately on Trade Issues, the Details

President Trump Expects China to Act Immediately on Trade Issues, the Details The Trump Administration expects immediate action by China on trade issues after a deal reached by the countries’ leaders, including lower tariffs on automobiles and measures against intellectual property theft and forced technology transfers, a White House official said Monday. US President Donald […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Pop On U.S.-China Trade War Cease-Fire

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Pop On U.S.-China Trade War Cease-Fire

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Pop On U.S.-China Trade War Cease-Fire Gold bears have still the overall near-term technical advantage. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in February futures above solid resistance at the October high of $1,252.00. Bears’ next near-term downside price breakout objective is pushing prices below solid technical […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) agreement reached between the U.S. and China to a temporary halt

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) agreement reached between the U.S. and China to a temporary halt

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) agreement reached between the U.S. and China to a temporary halt Gold and silver prices are solidly up in early U.S. trading Monday, following the weekend agreement reached between the U.S. and China to a temporary halt their heretofore escalating trade war. Gold prices pushed to a three-week high […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rebounded after China and the United States agreed to a trade ceasefire at the G20 summit

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rebounded after China and the United States agreed to a trade ceasefire at the G20 summit

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rebounded after China and the United States agreed to a trade ceasefire at the G20 summit  Australian markets have rebounded after China and the United States agreed to a trade ceasefire at the G20 summit over the weekend. US President Donald Trump agreed to hold off for three months — until March 1 — […]

US China Trade War Eases: Buy these Stocks

US China Trade War Eases: Buy these Stocks

US President Donald Trump boasted Monday that US relations have taken a “BIG leap forward” with his meeting in Argentina with President Xi Jinping. “Very good things will happen. We are dealing from great strength, but China likewise has much to gain if and when a deal is completed. Level the field!” he said in […]

United States Oil (USO) announcement of a 90-day pause on additional trade tariffs between China and the U.S.

United States Oil (USO) announcement of a 90-day pause on additional trade tariffs between China and the U.S.

United States Oil (USO) announcement of a 90-day pause on additional trade tariffs between China and the U.S. Oil prices surged on Monday after the United States and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their trade war, and ahead of a meeting this week by producer club OPEC that is expected to result in […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreement to halt new tariffs and avoid escalating the China trade war

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreement to halt new tariffs and avoid escalating the China trade war

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreement to halt new tariffs and avoid escalating the China trade war Dow Jones futures soared Sunday night, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures following a tariff truce at the Trump-Xi meeting. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping […]

World Wide Stocks Surge on US- China Trade Truce

World Wide Stocks Surge on US- China Trade Truce

World Wide Stocks Surge on US- China Trade Truce $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $SOY FLASH: President Donald Trump says on Twitter that China has agreed ‘to reduce and remove’ 40% tariffs on cars from the United States. Futures on the DJIA are currently up 488 points after Presidents Trump and Xi agreed to a 90-day halt […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) uncertainty on the outcome of the U.S.-China meeting on trade

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) uncertainty on the outcome of the U.S.-China meeting on trade

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) uncertainty on the outcome of the U.S.-China meeting on trade Gold and silver prices are moderately lower in early U.S. trading Friday, pressured by bearish outside market forces that include a firmer U.S. dollar index and weaker oil prices. February gold futures were last down $3.80 an ounce at […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hopes of China-US trade truce

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hopes of China-US trade truce

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hopes of China-US trade truce Asian markets mostly saw moderate gains yesterday, as the latest positive turn in the Trump-Xi dalliance gave stocks a mild mid-week boost. Singapore stocks ended higher with the Straits Times Index rising 4.08 points, or 0.1 per cent to 3,094.48. Gainers outnumbered losers 225 to 146, […]

US China Trade Talks Move to G20

US China Trade Talks Move to G20

US President Donald Trump jets into Argentina on Thursday for a G20 summit, keen to do battle with China on trade and sharpening his rhetoric against Russia over Ukraine. The weekend summit is confronted with increasingly dire warnings, by the International Monetary Fund among others, of the potential harm faced by the world economy from […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders bank on the chance of a US-China trade detente from the G20 meeting

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders bank on the chance of a US-China trade detente from the G20 meeting

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders bank on the chance of a US-China trade detente from the G20 meeting The Hang Seng Index rose 1.3 per cent and the Shanghai Composite Index added 1.1 per cent for the first gain in five days. Tencent Holdings gained the most in almost two weeks in Hong […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has ‘a chance’ to make a comeback in China

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has ‘a chance’ to make a comeback in China

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has ‘a chance’ to make a comeback in China One of the first investors in China’s biggest search engine said Tuesday that Google has “a chance” of making it in China. Speaking at the CNBC East Tech West conference in the Nansha district of Guangzhou, China, the managing partner of venture capital […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rise on hopes for a US-China trade truce

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rise on hopes for a US-China trade truce

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rise on hopes for a US-China trade truce Stocks closed higher after a choppy session on Tuesday as comments from President Donald Trump’s top economic advisor sparked some hope the U.S. and China will strike a compromise on trade. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 108.49 points to 24,748.73, while […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) report says China sales sank 70% in October

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) report says China sales sank 70% in October

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) report says China sales sank 70% in October Shares of electric car maker Tesla fell in Tuesday’s premarket following a report that its vehicle sales in China plunged 70 percent in October from a year ago. An official at China’s passenger car association reportedly told Reuters that data from the industry body […]

President Trump is Open to China Trade Deal Despite Impending Tariffs

President Trump is Open to China Trade Deal Despite Impending Tariffs

President Trump is Open to China Trade Deal Despite Impending Tariffs President Donald Trump is open to reaching a deal on US-China trade disputes  over dinner on Saturday with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Argentina. However, President Trump is ready to hike tariffs on Chinese imports if there is no breakthrough As of Tuesday we […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) vehicle sales in China sank 70 percent last month from a year ago

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) vehicle sales in China sank 70 percent last month from a year ago

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) vehicle sales in China sank 70 percent last month from a year ago Tesla’s vehicle sales in China sank 70 percent last month from a year ago, the country’s passenger car association told Reuters on Tuesday, underscoring how the Sino-U.S. trade war is hurting the U.S. electric carmaker. An official from China […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) G20 Summit may ease trade tensions between the US and China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) G20 Summit may ease trade tensions between the US and China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) G20 Summit may ease trade tensions between the US and China Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s (BABA) stock has fallen nearly 30% from its June highs. The shares of the China-based e-commerce giant have been weighed down by rising trade war tensions between the U.S. and China. Now with the G20 […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Donald Trump sparked hopes that a trade dispute with China could be resolved

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Donald Trump sparked hopes that a trade dispute with China could be resolved

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Donald Trump sparked hopes that a trade dispute with China could be resolved The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 29.07 or 0.95% higher at 3,083.60. The top active stocks were DBS, which advanced 0.17%, Singtel, which grew 0.03%, UOB, which climbed 0.19%, OCBC, which rose 0.10%, and ComfortDelGro, with a 0.02% […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Property developers and financial firms lift China shares

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Property developers and financial firms lift China shares

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Property developers and financial firms lift China shares Property developers and financial firms lifted China’s main stock indexes on Monday as the government continues to roll out policy measures to support markets, and amid growing expectations of more loose policy to come. At the close of trade, the Shanghai Composite […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) higher after Trump said China seemed willing to make a deal on trade

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) higher after Trump said China seemed willing to make a deal on trade

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) higher after Trump said China seemed willing to make a deal on trade The S&P 500 and Dow Industrials rose on Friday after President Donald Trump said the United States may not have to impose further tariffs on Chinese goods, but falling shares of Nvidia Corp dragged down the Nasdaq. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) caution over potential US-China trade deal

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) caution over potential US-China trade deal

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) caution over potential US-China trade deal Singapore stocks ended higher on the last trading day of the week, with the Straits Times Index gaining one per cent, or 29.07 points, to 3,083.6 on Friday’s close. The field was roughly evenly matched, with 181 gainers to 193 losers, as some 850.4 million […]

China and Twitter

China and Twitter

Despite being blocked in China, Twitter and other overseas social media sites have long been used freely by activists and government critics to address subjects that are censored on domestic forums — until now. As Beijing presses a campaign to throttle any remaining voices that stray from the Communist Party narrative, it is extending its […]

See a 10% Rally in Stocks On a Trade Deal with China

See a 10% Rally in Stocks On a Trade Deal with China

See a 10% Rally in Stocks On a Trade Deal with China $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX A positive US-China statement or a tariff pause are rising possibilities China’s Bear market is driving the settlement agreement. Investors pained by the pullback in stocks are looking toward this month’s G-20 Summit for a breakthrough on trade. […]

Next Round of US China Tariffs on Hold Pending Settlement Talks at the G-20

Next Round of US China Tariffs on Hold Pending Settlement Talks at the G-20

Next Round of US China Tariffs on Hold Pending Settlement Talks at the G-20 $SPY China and the US are trying to reach a trade truce ahead of the G-20 meeting US stock rally on the news. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has told some industry executives that another round of tariffs on Chinese imports […]

US China Trade Talks Back On

US China Trade Talks Back On

US China Trade Talks Back On President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said Tuesday that the United States was talking again with China on trade, calling it a “very positive” development. “Right now we’re having communications at all levels of the US and Chinese governments,” National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said in a TV […]

China Backed Trade Coming in 2019

China Backed Trade Coming in 2019

A China-backed bid to complete the world’s largest trade deal — without the United States — was pushed back to next year after Asia-Pacific trade ministers failed to agree key terms at a Singapore summit. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), covering half the world’s population, is billed as an antidote to Donald Trump’s “America […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China’s big three telecoms firms rose on new network deals

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China’s big three telecoms firms rose on new network deals

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China’s big three telecoms firms rose on new network deals Hong Kong shares edged higher on Thursday following a Wall Street rally driven by relief that U.S. midterm elections produced no major surprises, and as China’s big three telecoms firms rose on new network deals. The Hang Seng index […]

Hermes Conquers China

Hermes Conquers China

French fashion house Hermes reported Wednesday another quarter of brisk sales growth, propelled by red-hot demand in China, where the ultrachic brand expects further growth as it opens stores and rolls out online sales. The company said sales in the third quarter climbed 9.4 percent to 1.46 billion euros ($1.68 billion), racking up higher sales […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China premier talks up targeted policy support

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China premier talks up targeted policy support

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China premier talks up targeted policy support Hong Kong shares erased early losses and ended higher on Tuesday after China’s premier said the country would take targeted policy steps to support private companies. *At the close, the Hang Seng index was 0.7 percent higher at 26,120.96 points while the […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) confusion surrounding a possible resolution to U.S.-China trade deal

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) confusion surrounding a possible resolution to U.S.-China trade deal

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) confusion surrounding a possible resolution to U.S.-China trade deal Markets ended lower on Friday following a three-day rally on confusion surrounding a possible resolution to U.S.-China trade spat in the near term. Also, Apple’s shares declined following a disappointing forecast, which took a toll on the broader tech sector as investors felt […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Focus on US-China trade war

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Focus on US-China trade war

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Focus on US-China trade war Australian shares are poised to edge lower as conflicting signals about the US and China trade war puts investors on the defensive. The Australian futures index is predicting the market will open around five points lower, giving up any modest gains the ASX made on Friday. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) local earnings reports and China data due out this week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) local earnings reports and China data due out this week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) local earnings reports and China data due out this week Asian markets were given a boost from the middle of the past week on positive earnings reports from Wall Street and developments in US-China trade relations. But as markets head into the first full week of November, all eyes will be […]

President Trump, “I Think We’ll Make a Deal With China on Trade”

President Trump, “I Think We’ll Make a Deal With China on Trade”

President Trump, “I Think We’ll Make a Deal With China on Trade” US  President Donald Trump said Friday that he will likely make a deal with China on trade, adding that a lot of progress had been made to resolve the 2 countries’ differences but warning that he still may impose more tariffs on Chinese […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Singles Day will arrive amid concerns about whether macroeconomic issues in China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Singles Day will arrive amid concerns about whether macroeconomic issues in China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Singles Day will arrive amid concerns about whether macroeconomic issues in China Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is just a few days away from its biggest shopping event of the year, but Singles Day will arrive amid concerns about whether macroeconomic issues in China are dampening consumer spending. In the past […]

President Trump’s China Trade Tweet Drives the Market North

President Trump’s China Trade Tweet Drives the Market North

President Trump’s China Trade Tweet Drives the Market North $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US stocks rose for a 3rd day running Thursday after President Trump said trade talks with China were “moving along nicely” boosted investors optimism. President Trump Tweeted that he had a “long and very good conversation” with China’s President Xi, adding […]

Vietnam’s finest restaurateur takes aim at China and Singapore

Vietnam’s finest restaurateur takes aim at China and Singapore

Vietnam’s finest restaurateur takes aim at China and Singapore   The luxury hospitality group behind some of Vietnam’s finest restaurants is taking its recipe for success global, opening two more dining establishments on its home turf before expanding its culinary footprint in China and Singapore early next year.  After unveiling a second HOME restaurant in […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) economy’s factories slows amid ongoing US-China trade war

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) economy’s factories slows amid ongoing US-China trade war

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) economy’s factories slows amid ongoing US-China trade war Hong Kong and China markets both ended higher on Wednesday, shrugging off China’s worse-than-expected reading for manufacturing activity for October. The Hang Seng Index rose 1.6 per cent, or 394.16 points, to 24,979.69, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index added […]

Next China Tariff Impositions ‘Not set in stone’

Next China Tariff Impositions ‘Not set in stone’

Next China Tariff Impositions ‘Not set in stone’ Stock Market Response is Positive Wednesday afternoon the White House economic adviser, Larry Kudlow downplayed main stream media reports President Donald Trump may implement more tariffs on China as the 2 nations’ trade depute escalates in the financial press. “Nothing is set in stone right now,” the veteran […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US-China trade war back in the spotlight

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US-China trade war back in the spotlight

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US-China trade war back in the spotlight Overnight on Wall Street, stocks closed lower following a Bloomberg News report that said the United States is preparing new tariffs against all remaining Chinese imports if trade talks between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping fail to reconcile the ongoing trade […]

China Winning the Currency War

China Winning the Currency War

The People’s Bank of China has reportedly let the renminbi slip to a 10-year low against the dollar on Tuesday. A cheaper yuan helps Chinese products mitigate the losses from US import tariffs imposed by President Trump. The official yuan exchange rate was fixed at 6.9574 per dollar on Tuesday, 0.28 percent weaker than the […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) concerns about global growth and escalating tariff clashes between the U.S. and China

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) concerns about global growth and escalating tariff clashes between the U.S. and China

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) concerns about global growth and escalating tariff clashes between the U.S. and China The Dow Jones Industrial Average gave up a 352-point gain to end lower Monday and highlighted a market that has grown increasingly unsettled amid concerns about global growth and escalating tariff clashes between the U.S. and China. […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) U.S-China trade dispute could dampen economic growth

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) U.S-China trade dispute could dampen economic growth

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) U.S-China trade dispute could dampen economic growth The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Monday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3108, up 0.01% on the day. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the week, with no Canadian events. In the U.S, there are two minor consumer […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) slide amid worries about U.S.-China trade relations

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) slide amid worries about U.S.-China trade relations

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) slide amid worries about U.S.-China trade relations Asian stock markets gave up an early lead on Monday, with Chinese stocks leading the declines, amid worries about U.S.-China trade relations and the health of the tech sector on Wall Street. Down from the start of trading, the Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, -2.18% […]

 More Tariffs in Store for China if President Trump’s Meeting with President Xi Fails in November

 More Tariffs in Store for China if President Trump’s Meeting with President Xi Fails in November

More Tariffs in Store for China if President Trump’s Meeting with President Xi Fails in November $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The United States is preparing to announce tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports by early December if talks next month between presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping fail to ease the trade dispute. The […]

Impact of US-China Trade War

Impact of US-China Trade War

There is a big question appearing in world’s mind what would be happened when two giant economies heading towards a war, and how it will affect all of us? Although it is not actually a war but matter of the fact is US and China are at the verge of a trade war. We have […]

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) posts weaker sales and higher costs in China

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) posts weaker sales and higher costs in China

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) posts weaker sales and higher costs in China Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) said it earned $991 million in net income in the third quarter, down 37% from the third quarter of 2017 largely because of weaker sales and higher costs in China. Revenue of $37.6 billion was up about $1.1 billion […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) investors grow increasingly unsettled by the prospects for China’s economy

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) investors grow increasingly unsettled by the prospects for China’s economy

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) investors grow increasingly unsettled by the prospects for China’s economy  U.S. stocks slumped broadly in early trading Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 500 points and extending the market’s recent string of losses. The latest wave of selling came as investors grew increasingly unsettled by the […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Japanese policymakers are keeping a close eye on the strained relations between China and the U.S

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Japanese policymakers are keeping a close eye on the strained relations between China and the U.S

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Japanese policymakers are keeping a close eye on the strained relations between China and the U.S The Japanese yen has edged lower in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.68 up 0.12% on the day. On the release front, Japanese All Industries Activity improved 0.5%, up from […]

China’s Growth Slows, Investors Seeking Reassurances 

China’s Growth Slows, Investors Seeking Reassurances 

China’s Growth Slows, Investors Seeking Reassurances Friday, China reported economic growth sank to a post-global crisis low as finance officials launched a media blitz to shore up confidence in its fall stock market. Growth in the Quarter that ended in September slipped to 6.5% over a year earlier from the prior Quarter’s 6.7%, official data […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) worries about the U.S.-China trade war

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) worries about the U.S.-China trade war

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) worries about the U.S.-China trade war Stocks fell sharply on Thursday, adding to already steep losses for the month of October. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 327.23 points to 25,379.45, led by declines in Caterpillar. The S&P 500 fell 1.4 percent to 2,768.78 as the consumer discretionary and tech sectors lagged. […]

China Has Not Responded Positively to US on Trade

China Has Not Responded Positively to US on Trade

China Has Not Responded Positively to US on Trade Beijing’s trade practices make them an unreliable negotiating partner. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow hammered China’s lack of cooperation in the US attempt to forge a trade deal. “They are unfair traders. They are illegal traders. They have stolen our intellectual property,” Mr. Kudlow said […]

China Feels America’s Wrath

China Feels America’s Wrath

China’s growth downshifted in the third quarter as investment slowed and the widening trade conflict with the United States weighed on sentiment, according to analysts surveyed by AFP. The world’s second largest economy expanded by 6.5 percent in the July to September period, the poll of 12 economists found ahead of the official release of […]

China’s Q-3 GDP Growth Lowest Since the ‘Great Recession’

China’s Q-3 GDP Growth Lowest Since the ‘Great Recession’

China’s Q-3 GDP Growth Lowest Since the ‘Great Recession’ An official survey confirmed that manufacturers were coming under stress. At this week’s end, global investors and policy makers will likely be given a cold hard reminder of the costs of the US-China trade dispute, with a Reuters poll predicting that China’s Q-3 growth will slow […]

President Trump Warns China, “Another round of tariffs coming.”

President Trump Warns China, “Another round of tariffs coming.”

President Trump Warns China, “Another round of tariffs coming.” US President Donald Trump threatened to impose another round of tariffs on China and warned that Chinese meddling in US politics is a “bigger problem” than Russian involvement in the 2016 Election. Asked in a TV interview whether he wants to push China’s economy into a […]

China Has the Power to Destroy Bitcoin (BTC)

China Has the Power to Destroy Bitcoin (BTC)

China Has the Power to Destroy Bitcoin (BTC) $BTCUSD A damning new study has suggested China holds threatening influence over Bitcoin (BTC), and perhaps even the ability to attack and ultimately destroy the entire Bitcoin network. Academics from Princeton and Florida International Universities have explored how China “threatens the security, stability, and viability of Bitcoin” […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors assess China central bank’s move to cut banks’ reserve requirements

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors assess China central bank’s move to cut banks’ reserve requirements

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors assess China central bank’s move to cut banks’ reserve requirements Shares in Asia stumbled on Monday in morning session as investors assess China central bank’s move to cut banks’ reserve requirements in a bid to support growth. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 2.19% in morning session after the bourse […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) worries about precious metals demand coming out of China

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) worries about precious metals demand coming out of China

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) worries about precious metals demand coming out of China Gold and silver prices are solidly lower in early-afternoon U.S. trading Monday, and close to their daily lows. The safe-haven metals did not get any benefit from an uptick in risk aversion to start the trading week today. Instead, both are being […]

China Seeks to Stimulate Economy

China Seeks to Stimulate Economy

China’s central bank announced Sunday it would reduce the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for most banks by one percentage point, the fourth time this year the country has sought to free up credit for businesses as they face down $250 billion in US tariffs. The move to cut the amount of cash which most commercial […]

Gold Dips, USD Firms, China China Eases + Commodities

Gold Dips, USD Firms, China China Eases + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $PALL, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT In Asia Gold prices inched lower Monday as USD firmed after China’s central bank eased its domestic policy to support the economy.  Spot gold was down 0.2% at $1,200.31 oz at 0103 GMT, the precious Yellow metal […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) financial analysts have turned cautious on China stocks

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) financial analysts have turned cautious on China stocks

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) financial analysts have turned cautious on China stocks Singapore companies have been on a global acquisition spree. Companies in Singapore have announced US$91 billion (S$125.7 billion) of overseas deals this year through September. The figure is more than double the US$41.9 billionrecorded in the corresponding period last year. Total number of deals increased 7.8% from last year to 468. […]

Trade War Hits Oil as China Dumps USA

Trade War Hits Oil as China Dumps USA

Trade War Hits Oil as China Dumps USA America’s second-largest oil client, China, has completely stopped buying crude from the United States as trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies continue to grow. While oil has not been included on the list of bilateral tariffs, Chinese refiners have been staying away from buying crude […]

US China Trade War Continues

US China Trade War Continues

US China Trade War Continues Even as he announced a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico on Monday, US President Donald Trump again went after China, making it clear a truce with Beijing was unlikely to come soon. Trump told reporters China wanted to open negotiations but “frankly, it’s too early to talk.” With […]

China Seeks a ‘Peaceful Path’ to Resolve Trade Issues

China Seeks a ‘Peaceful Path’ to Resolve Trade Issues

China Seeks a ‘Peaceful Path’ to Resolve Trade Issues Friday, China warned that its critical relationship with the United States could break “like a glass,” and used the most global of stages to warn The Trump Administration it will not be pushed around on trade. Foreign Minister Wang Yi insisted that his country “will not […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) data showed industrial profit growth in China continuing to slow

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) data showed industrial profit growth in China continuing to slow

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) data showed industrial profit growth in China continuing to slow China stocks ended lower Thursday after data showed industrial profit growth in China continuing to slow in August and after the U.S. Federal Reserve lifted rates, while news of A-share inclusion in FTSE Russell indexes failed to boost sentiment. At […]

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