Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks rise on hopes for trade talks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks rise on hopes for trade talks China stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Telecoms, Mobile and Software & Computer Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite gained 1.36%, while the SZSE Component index gained 1.18%. The best […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) new data underscored concerns about weaker economic growth

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) new data underscored concerns about weaker economic growth

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) new data underscored concerns about weaker economic growth China’s stock markets ended weaker on Wednesday as new data underscored concerns about weaker economic growth and as energy producers slipped on plunging oil prices. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.9 percent at 2,632.24 points. The blue-chip CSI300 […]

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 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) securities regulator said it will make it easier for companies to buy back shares

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) securities regulator said it will make it easier for companies to buy back shares

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) securities regulator said it will make it easier for companies to buy back shares Stocks in China snapped a five-session losing streak to end higher on Monday, after the securities regulator said it will make it easier for companies to buy back shares. The news lifted smaller-cap stocks, which have […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hinting at further weakness

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hinting at further weakness

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hinting at further weakness In Asia, Japan’s Nikkei 225 Index has added 1,100 points since Oct. 29, rising 5.2%. Some analysts have attributed the Nikkei 225 Index’s recent gains to a weakening yen. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) said that the Index could easily rocket to reach 28,000 points if […]

Chinese Investors Sentiment is Very Weak, Conditions Abroad Have Little Influence

Chinese Investors Sentiment is Very Weak, Conditions Abroad Have Little Influence

Chinese Investors Sentiment is Very Weak, Conditions Abroad Have Little Influence $ALMMF, $CHL, $PTR Market sentiment is very weak. President Xi’s government is struggling to dispel such gloom and talk stock prices back up with promises of tax cuts, more bank lending and a media campaign. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index sank 30% from January […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) data shows surprisingly strong exports

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) data shows surprisingly strong exports

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) data shows surprisingly strong exports China stocks posted modest gains on Thursday morning, rebounding from three days of losses, as new data showed surprisingly strong exports and imports in October. At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 16.08 points or 0.61 per cent at 2,657.42. China’s blue-chip […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weak earnings and an uncertain economic outlook outweighing government pledges

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weak earnings and an uncertain economic outlook outweighing government pledges

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weak earnings and an uncertain economic outlook outweighing government pledges China stocks ended a volatile session lower, with weak earnings and an uncertain economic outlook outweighing government pledges of support for wavering markets. At the close, the Shanghai Composite Index was 0.7 percent lower at 2,641.34 points. The blue-chip CSI300 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) U.S.-Sino standoff has proven a distraction

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) U.S.-Sino standoff has proven a distraction

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) U.S.-Sino standoff has proven a distraction Expectations around a trade deal between China and the U.S. are on the rise, but fixing that strained relationship won’t be enough to solve China’s growth conundrum or address the problem of rising funding costs for emerging-market economies, one analyst says. President Donald Trump […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) White House denies done deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) White House denies done deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) White House denies done deal Stocks in China ended their four sessions of gaining streak on Monday as participants awaited the outcome of the U.S. mid-term elections, which may change the White House’s policy direction on trade. Investors also tried to make sense of the Chinese president’s announcement of launching […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) systemic reform is imperative

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) systemic reform is imperative

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) systemic reform is imperative There have been calls from high-level government officials to boost the stock market in recent days and various measures have been taken, but the core issue is not to return to the kind of bull market that was seen in 2014 and early 2015. Instead the […]

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 […]

Infireum: Asia’s Stablecoin

Infireum: Asia’s Stablecoin

Infireum: Asia’s Stablecoin Stablecoins are all the rage and in Asia Infireum is making it’s mark as the stablecoin to own. A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency designed to minimize the price volatility. Stablecoins are used as stores of value or units of account, as well as in other use cases where volatile cryptocurrencies may be […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) downward pressure on economic growth

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) downward pressure on economic growth

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) downward pressure on economic growth Chinese stocks kicked off the month on a positive note, with traders encouraged by signs that officials will increase stimulus to support the nation’s slowing economy. The yuan jumped after the central bank set the fixing at a stronger-than-expected level. October was the index’s worst […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rising investor optimism

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rising investor optimism

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rising investor optimism Stocks in China closed higher on Wednesday amid rising investor optimism after authorities this week pledged support for markets, but the country’s main indexes fell sharply for the month while new manufacturing data pointed to weakness ahead. *At the close of trade, the Shanghai Composite index was […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) securities regulator pledges to enhance market liquidity

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) securities regulator pledges to enhance market liquidity

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) securities regulator pledges to enhance market liquidity Chinese shares rebounded on Tuesday after securities regulator pledged to enhance the market liquidity, but comments from US President Donald Trump that new tariffs on China are “waiting to go if we can’t make a deal” underscored market uncertainty over trade. The CSI300 […]

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) central bank raised the yuan midpoint rate

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) central bank raised the yuan midpoint rate

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) central bank raised the yuan midpoint rate The dollar traded slightly higher on Monday and hovered near two-month highs on a stronger-than-expected third-quarter GDP report. The U.S. dollar index that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies was up 0.08% to 96.24 by 12:08 AM ET (04:08 GMT). The […]

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 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) positive attitude toward the A-shares market

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) positive attitude toward the A-shares market

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) positive attitude toward the A-shares market China stocks slipped on Friday but posted a weekly gain, thanks to China’s recent supportive policies and measures that aim to bolster the stock market and the real economy. Industry analysts generally hold a positive attitude toward the A-shares market, believing that the incentives […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hurt by fears about the economy and trade tensions

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hurt by fears about the economy and trade tensions

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hurt by fears about the economy and trade tensions China is one of the world’s worst performing stock markets this year. The main Shanghai index is down more than 28% since late January, hurt by fears about the economy and trade tensions. The index rebounded nearly 7% over the course […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) prospects for the country’s economic growth remain uncertain

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) prospects for the country’s economic growth remain uncertain

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) prospects for the country’s economic growth remain uncertain These are volatile times for China’s stock market. The first trading day of the week saw the biggest gains for the Shanghai Composite Index in more than two and a half years. On Tuesday, the market plunged. And over the past year, the market […]

Presidents Trump and Xi Set to Meet at G-20 in Argentina on Trade Issues

Presidents Trump and Xi Set to Meet at G-20 in Argentina on Trade Issues

Presidents Trump and Xi Set to Meet at G-20 in Argentina on Trade Issues US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet at the Group of 20 nations Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina to discuss the trade dispute between the two countries in late November. White House economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, told […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) support for the nation’s struggling private sector

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) support for the nation’s struggling private sector

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) support for the nation’s struggling private sector Chinese stocks jumped the most in more two years after top officials continued to express support for the nation’s struggling private sector. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 3.1 percent to 2,629.90 as of 10:11 a.m. local time, the biggest advance since May 2016 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) might get a whole lot worse

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) might get a whole lot worse

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) might get a whole lot worse Perhaps the biggest financial market story in 2018 so far is the colossal fall from grace of the Chinese stock market, which has witnessed losses in excess of 30% since the start of the year. The fall, which has seen the benchmark Shanghai Composite […]

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 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) heavy selling in the energy sector

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) heavy selling in the energy sector

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) heavy selling in the energy sector Chinese stocks fell sharply on Thursday as heavy selling in the energy sector and worries about the levels of borrowing in the stock market added to broader concerns over growth and the global sell-off in equities. The Shanghai Composite index closed down 2.9 percent at […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trading 50% below its bubble high of 2015

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trading 50% below its bubble high of 2015

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trading 50% below its bubble high of 2015 The Chinese stock market has lost $3 trillion in the last six months since the beginning of the trade war with the US. The Shanghai Composite Index, the country’s benchmark stock index is trading now 50% below its bubble high of 2015. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) downward trend from last week on Wall Street

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) downward trend from last week on Wall Street

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) downward trend from last week on Wall Street Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, as Wall Street slipped overnight and amid geopolitical tensions between Saudi Arabia and the international community. The Greater China markets lost their earlier gains to land in negative territory. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped […]

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 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weakening domestic demand

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weakening domestic demand

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weakening domestic demand Supportive words from China’s securities regulator failed to slow the $3 trillion rout in the the nation’s stock market, as evidence of weakening domestic demand added to concern about the trade war with the U.S. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.5 percent to its lowest close since […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) government incentives might bring more confidence to the stock market

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) government incentives might bring more confidence to the stock market

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) government incentives might bring more confidence to the stock market Chinese stocks rebounded after steep declines on Thursday, closing higher on Friday with blue-chip stocks leading the rally, and experts expected that government incentives might bring more confidence to the stock market. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.91 percent […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) tumbling more than 5 percent

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) tumbling more than 5 percent

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) tumbling more than 5 percent Asia markets fell sharply on Thursday, with the stock indexes in Shanghai and Shenzhen both tumbling more than 5 percent. In the Greater China region, the Hang Seng index was down by 3.88 percent in afternoon trade. Over on the mainland, the Shanghai composite fell […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) still in bear market territory

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) still in bear market territory

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) still in bear market territory China’s Shanghai Composite ended September with a positive weekly chart but with the index still in bear market territory, 21.3% below its 2018 high of 3,587.03 set on January 29. The Chinese market was closed last week for a holiday. Monday’s decline of nearly 3% […]

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 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) external stock markets will restrict the rebound

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) external stock markets will restrict the rebound

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) external stock markets will restrict the rebound Chinese stock markets will probably be led by fluctuations after the National Day holidays, mainly pressured by external market decline, a stock analyst predicted on Sunday. But he said the central bank’s recent decision to cut reserve requirement ratios (RRR), would help stabilize […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Asian markets mixed

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Asian markets mixed

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Asian markets mixed Asian markets were mixed Wednesday and the euro struggled to recover from recent selling pressure as a brewing spat between Italy and the European Union fans fears of another crisis in the eurozone. While the China-US trade row simmers, the source of angst among dealers has moved […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) strong domestic consumer demand

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) strong domestic consumer demand

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) strong domestic consumer demand While the Dow Jones and S&P 500 indices are scaling new heights, China’s stock market has been among the worst performers in the world in 2018. The Shanghai Composite Index has declined by 18.6 percent in 2018 so far. That compares with the 1.6 percent gain […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) more domestic confidence is needed for a market recovery

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) more domestic confidence is needed for a market recovery

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) more domestic confidence is needed for a market recovery Since its peak in late January, the Shanghai Composite Index has plummeted nearly 21 per cent, an even sharper fall than the one suffered by the main equity index in Turkey, one of the most financially vulnerable emerging markets. Global funds are […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) manufacturing weakens as export demand shrinks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) manufacturing weakens as export demand shrinks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) manufacturing weakens as export demand shrinks China’s export orders shrank in September as a tariff battle with Washington over technology escalated, adding to downward pressure on the world’s No. 2 economy, two surveys showed Sunday. The reports add to signs Chinese trade, which had held up despite U.S. President Donald […]

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 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) retreats from 7-week high

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) retreats from 7-week high

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) retreats from 7-week high The Shanghai Composite Index surged 4.3pc last week, posting its best performance for the five-day period in two years Investors may find buying into the ongoing rebound of Chinese stocks a tricky game. As many of them, taken by surprise of the sudden rally, lament that […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks are regaining their appeal as the US economy comes back down to Earth

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks are regaining their appeal as the US economy comes back down to Earth

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks are regaining their appeal as the US economy comes back down to Earth Last Monday, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at its lowest level since November 2014, dipping below its trough in January 2016 following the bursting of China’s stock market bubble. On the same day, the benchmark S&P 500 index […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) best week since March 2016

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) best week since March 2016

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) best week since March 2016 China and Hong Kong stocks climbed on Friday on expectations that policymakers will unveil more measures to offset the adverse impact of the trade war on economic growth. The Shanghai Composite Index jumped 2.5 per cent for its biggest gain in six weeks as trading […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade war caution persists

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade war caution persists

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade war caution persists Shares in China gave up ground on Thursday after two days of gains, as investor sentiment remained fragile following the latest volley of tariffs in the Sino-US trade war. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.1 per cent at 2,729.24 points. The blue-chip […]

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) trade war remains key focus

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) trade war remains key focus

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) trade war remains key focus China’s yuan was little changed against the dollar on Thursday as market participants squared positions ahead of a long holiday weekend and remained cautious about developments in the Sino-U.S. trade war. The dollar hovered near a seven-week low against a basket of major currencies as trade […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks rallied for a second day

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks rallied for a second day

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks rallied for a second day\ The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.1 per cent, or 30.90 points, to 2,730.85 at the close on Wednesday, extending a gain of 1.8 per cent for the previous day. The Hang Seng Index climbed 1.2 per cent, or 322.71 points, to 27,407.37 after adding […]

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) prices offering no clear cut signal

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) prices offering no clear cut signal

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) prices offering no clear cut signal Chinese premier Li Keqiang has trumpeted the benefits of global trade, in a speech at the World Economic Forum today in Tianjin, China. And as trade tensions with the US heat up, Li said Chinese policy makers have plenty of tools at their disposal to […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Holding Key Support

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Holding Key Support

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Holding Key Support The Shanghai Composite is a capitalization-weighted index like our own S&P 500 Index. This index tracks the daily price performance of all A- and B-shares listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The index was developed back on Dec. 19, 1990, with a base value of 100. The […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trade tensions with the US are exacerbating investor concern

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trade tensions with the US are exacerbating investor concern

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trade tensions with the US are exacerbating investor concern China’s sinking stock market reached an unwelcome milestone, with the Shanghai Composite Index closing at the lowest level since 2014, erasing the last traces of its recovery from a boom that turned into a $5 trillion bust. The Shanghai gauge dropped […]

President Trump Imposed Tariffs on Chinese Goods

President Trump Imposed Tariffs on Chinese Goods

President Trump Imposed Tariffs on Chinese Goods $AAPL, $FIT Monday after the stock market closed, USPresident Trump President Donald Trump said he will impose 10% tariffs on about $200-B worth of Chinese imports, but he spared smart watches from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT) and other consumer products such as bicycle helmets and baby car […]

America First, Financial Markets Briefing 

America First, Financial Markets Briefing 

America First, Financial Markets Briefing $SPY, $USD, $OIL, $USO, $USD, $CU Hong Kong, China equities slide Monday on trade concerns  WS-J reporting Monday that China could skip trade talks with US Stocks in Asia opened the week under pressure after the latest US move to place a 3rd tranche of tariffs on Chinese goods, as […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Chinese economy overall is still slowing

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Chinese economy overall is still slowing

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Chinese economy overall is still slowing China’s fixed-asset investments decelerated further in August, to the slowest growth rate since official records were kept, as the country braces for the introduction of additional tariffs from President Donald Trump. Fixed-asset investment—which measures spending on homes, factories, infrastructure, and other fixed assets—grew at […]

Typhoon Mangkhut Killed 28 in Philippines, Now Hammering South China

Typhoon Mangkhut Killed 28 in Philippines, Now Hammering South China

Typhoon Mangkhut Killed 28 in Philippines, Now Hammering South China Hong Kong and southern China are on Red Alert Sunday as strong winds and heavy rain from super Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the densely populated coast, a day after the biggest storm of the year left at least 28 dead from landslides and drownings in the […]

More Falls Coming in China Stocks

More Falls Coming in China Stocks

Shanghai is the world’s worst-performing major stock market this year despite respectable corporate earnings, a disconnect which is feeding growing talk that Chinese equities are now a screaming buy. Not so fast, say brokers and analysts, who warn shares have further to fall due to US-China trade squabbling, slowing Chinese economic growth, and a government […]

President Trump Wants $267-B More in China Tariffs Despite Talks

President Trump Wants $267-B More in China Tariffs Despite Talks

President Trump Wants $267-B More in China Tariffs Despite Talks $AAPL, $WMT, $TGT President Trump threatened a 3rd tranche of tariffs on another $267-B of Chinese imports this past week, which would mean levying duties on nearly everything China exports to the US. President Trump said at the time those tariffs were “ready to go […]

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing Fan Bingbing, 36 anni, an A-list Chinese movie star who has appeared in the “X-Men” and “Iron Man” film franchises, has more than 62-M followers online in China and fronted campaigns for Montblanc watches and De Beers diamonds, has disappeared. The star dropped out of sight in June when […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Rallied after the Trump administration invited Beijing to restart trade talks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Rallied after the Trump administration invited Beijing to restart trade talks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Rallied after the Trump administration invited Beijing to restart trade talks Stock markets rallied in China and Hong Kong on Thursday and the Chinese yuan firmed after the Trump administration invited Beijing to restart trade talks, offering some hope the two sides could pull back from the brink of a […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) US-China trade war concerns

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) US-China trade war concerns

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) US-China trade war concerns China’s stock market, having ceded its position as the world’s second-largest to Japan, continues to lose value and is now worth five times that of Apple Inc. At its peak in 2015, China’s market cap was more than $10 trillion. It’s almost halved in size since […]

The Most Beautiful Temples in the World

The Most Beautiful Temples in the World

The Most Beautiful Temples in the World Asia’s cultural heritage is as far and wide as its geography. From Buddhism to Hinduism, Taoism and beyond, Asia’s deep religious traditions vary from country to country, and in some cases, region to region. Asia-wide temple trail will take the traveler from the Buddhist monasteries of the East […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) market has seen sharp corrections this year

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) market has seen sharp corrections this year

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) market has seen sharp corrections this year Listed firms on China’s A-share market have conducted a surging number of share repurchases, a scheme that analysts said would boost market sentiment. By Tuesday, 482 listed firms have repurchased their shares valued at nearly 24 billion yuan (3.5 billion U.S. dollars) in […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trump threatens tariffs on additional $267 bn of imports

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trump threatens tariffs on additional $267 bn of imports

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trump threatens tariffs on additional $267 bn of imports Stocks in China fell on Monday morning as the threat of US tariffs on nearly all of China’s exports to the United States continued to hover over markets, and as a tweet from US President Donald Trump shook suppliers of tech […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) cautious trade as tariff comment deadline expires

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) cautious trade as tariff comment deadline expires

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) cautious trade as tariff comment deadline expires Stocks in China ended higher on Friday, but the Shanghai Composite index and blue-chip shares closed lower for the week, as a deadline for public comments on fresh US trade tariffs expired. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 10.71 points […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors awaited the White House’s decision

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors awaited the White House’s decision

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors awaited the White House’s decision China and Hong Kong stocks both retreated on Thursday, as investors awaited the White House’s decision on whether to slap an additional US$200 billion of tariffs on imports from the Asian nation. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.5 per cent at the close and […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks lower at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks lower at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks lower at close of trade China stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Real Estate Investments & Services, Life Insurance and Financials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite fell 1.68%, while the SZSE Component index fell 1.78%. The […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) index halts 5-day losing streak

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) index halts 5-day losing streak

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) index halts 5-day losing streak Chinese shares closed higher Tuesday with the benchmark Shanghai index ending a five-day losing streak. The Shanghai Composite Index gained 1.1 percent higher to close at 2,750.58 points, while the Shenzhen Component Index closed 1.17 percent higher at 8,554.44 points. Trading resumed strength on the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) equities markets closed mixed

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) equities markets closed mixed

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) equities markets closed mixed China’s equities markets closed mixed today, with shares of national defense and software companies performing well. The Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.17 percent to finish at 2,720.73 today. The barometer fell below 2,700 points in the morning trade session and narrowed its losses in the afternoon. Overall, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Expect Some More Trade War Chatter

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Expect Some More Trade War Chatter

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Expect Some More Trade War Chatter On the China front, stats include August manufacturing and service sector PMI numbers due out on Monday and Wednesday, with August trade data due out after the markets close on Saturday. The markets will be looking for signs of further weakness in the manufacturing […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stocks pointing to more losses

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stocks pointing to more losses

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stocks pointing to more losses The world-beating slump on Chinese equity markets may have more room to run, if the number of companies with stock prices below either their 200-day moving averages or book values is anything to go by. Of the 1,478 stocks on the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks to recover on policy easing

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks to recover on policy easing

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks to recover on policy easing China stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Technology Hardware & Equipment, Travel & Leisure and Technology sectors led shares lower. At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite fell 0.31%, while the SZSE Component index declined 0.64%. The […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets in China tread water

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets in China tread water

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets in China tread water Asian stock markets started strong Tuesday, but gains faded as the day wore on. The initial push built on Monday’s global gains, which saw the S&P 500 and Nasdaq log record closes after President Donald Trump announced a pending trade deal with Mexico, easing global […]

President Trump Approaches His ‘Reagan Moment’

President Trump Approaches His ‘Reagan Moment’

President Trump Approaches His ‘Reagan Moment Economist Mohamed El-Erian predicts that President Donald Trump sees a 60% chance that President Donald Trump’s hard line with China and Europe yields “fairer trade.” The chief economic adviser to Allianz SE also set some other odds in a recent TV interview. El-Erian puts a 15% chance on a “Reagan moment” […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks higher at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks higher at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks higher at close of trade China stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Travel & Leisure, Real Estate Investments & Services and Technology Hardware & Equipment sectors led shares higher. At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite added 1.89%, while the SZSE Component […]

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Overall global stock market indexes look Bullish in here, except Shanghai and DAX which could see some Neutral range trading during this week. PE Notes: Last Friday was a record-setting day for the US stock market, with the S&P 500 (+0.6%) marking its 1st record […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) fall ahead of new tariffs

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) fall ahead of new tariffs

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) fall ahead of new tariffs Asian markets fell Monday after a steep decline in the U.S. technology sector weighed on Wall Street at the end of the week despite data showing the economy was growing. Asian equity markets as it is have seen a soft start this morning, taking after […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hits 4-year low as investors flee market

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hits 4-year low as investors flee market

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hits 4-year low as investors flee market Trading values on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, Asia’s second largest, slipped below the 100 billion yuan (US$14.6 billion) mark on Wednesday for the first time in four years. Shares worth 98.4 billion yuan changed hands on the Shanghai bourse, the lowest level for […]

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Asia Pacific stocks look Bullish in here as the DIA pausing to refresh.PE Notes: The S&P 500 held steady Wednesday, finishing finishing flat to unchanged. Investors had several headlines to work through, including criminal convictions of 2 former advisers to President Trump and the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares lower at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares lower at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares lower at close of trade China stocks fell on Wednesday, weighed down by persistent economic concerns and worries over the outlook for trade ahead of lower-level talks between Washington and Beijing. China’s central bank on Tuesday said it will not resort to strong stimulus to support the slowing economy […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) higher at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) higher at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) higher at close of trade China stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Travel & Leisure, Life Insurance and Oil Equipment Services & Distribution sectors led shares higher. At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite gained 1.31%, while the SZSE Component index added 1.60%. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Open Higher

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Open Higher

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Open Higher Chinese stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.07 percent to open at 2,700.34 points. The Shenzhen Component Index opened 0.07 percent higher at 8,419.79 points. Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. […]

The Chinese Economy “looks terrible, it is collapsing”

The Chinese Economy “looks terrible, it is collapsing”

The Chinese Economy “looks terrible, it is collapsing” $USDCNY President Trump’s economic adviser Larry Kudlow says the Chinese economy “looks terrible.” Asked by President Donald Trump to assess China’s prospects this week at a cabinet meeting,Mr.  Kudlow declared that “their economy is just heading South,” citing “the latest batch of numbers” from China’s markets. “I’m not a […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks lower at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks lower at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks lower at close of trade Asian shares fell Thursday after deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout on Wall Street. Earlier this week, reports on growth in factory output, consumer spending and retail sales in China were all slower than expected. But there […]

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade Wednesday, The Trump Administration imposed additional sanctions on 3 foreign companies the US Treasury Department sayd are helping NKorea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program. The US Treasury Department said it was taking action against the companies, which are based in China, […]

China Seeks to Settle Trade War

China Seeks to Settle Trade War

China Seeks to Settle Trade War China will send a top negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, the commerce ministry said Thursday, the first public meeting on the subject in weeks as the trade conflict intensifies. Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen, the deputy representative on international trade negotiations, will […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) falling 2.06 percent to close at 2,723.64

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) falling 2.06 percent to close at 2,723.64

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) falling 2.06 percent to close at 2,723.64 The China stock market has moved lower in consecutive trading days, sliding almost 15 points or 0.6 percent along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the 2,780-point plateau although it should find traction on Wednesday. The global forecast for […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) down more than 22 percent from its 52-week high

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) down more than 22 percent from its 52-week high

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) down more than 22 percent from its 52-week high  Chinese equities have been among the worst performers globally this year amid the slowing Chinese economy and the country’s ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. Both the Shanghai Composite and Shenzhen Composite were in bear market territory at the end of […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares mixed at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares mixed at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares mixed at close of trade China equities were mixed at the close on Monday, as gains in the Software & Computer Services, Technology and Technology Hardware & Equipment sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Banking, Life Insurance and Financials sectors led shares lower. At the close in […]

China’s Political and Economic Waters Look Choppy

China’s Political and Economic Waters Look Choppy

China’s Political and Economic Waters Look Choppy As China’s leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, its political and economic waters look choppy. Chinese President and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges just months after clearing his way to rule for as long as […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) under pressure as trade uncertainty swirls

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) under pressure as trade uncertainty swirls

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) under pressure as trade uncertainty swirls Chinese stocks started the week in negative territory, with the Shanghai Composite falling 1.3% on the next round of tariff threats in the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war. Considering still-tight liquidity, the benchmark index could fall below 2,638 points, seen as a key psychological level […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) longest stretch of 1%-plus swings since 2015

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) longest stretch of 1%-plus swings since 2015

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) longest stretch of 1%-plus swings since 2015 Chinese shares rallied on Thursday with the tech sector leading the gains, while healthcare stocks recovered some of the lost ground seen in previous days. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.83 percent higher at 2,794.38, while the Shenzhen Component Index closed 2.98 […]

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