Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD FlatCrude Oil DownStocks Rise In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. China reported its lowest annual economic growth since Y 1990 and must stimulate, but its retail markets are expanding widely. China makes up 19% of the world’s economy, the slowdown this year […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks higher, blue-chip CSI300 index down

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks higher, blue-chip CSI300 index down

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks higher, blue-chip CSI300 index down China will step up fiscal spending this year to support its economy, focusing on further cuts in taxes and fees for small firms, finance ministry officials said on Wednesday. Mounting pressure on the world’s second-biggest economy pushed growth last year to its lowest since […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD FlatCrude Oil UpStocks Off In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. China reported its lowest annual economic growth since Y 1990 and must stimulate. Gold: Gold prices stood firm Wednesday on higher demand for safe-haven assets over concerns of slowing global economy and […]

China Musts: Align with US on Trade and Stimulate Sinking Economy

China Musts: Align with US on Trade and Stimulate Sinking Economy

China will step up fiscal spending this year to support its economy, focusing on further cuts in taxes and fees for small firms, finance ministry officials said Wednesday. Mounting US trade tariff pressure on the world’s 2nd-biggest economy pushed growth last year to its lowest since Y 1990 even as Beijing stepped up stimulus measures […]

China Trade Issues Still in the Headlines, Stocks Retrace Overbought Conditions

China Trade Issues Still in the Headlines, Stocks Retrace Overbought Conditions

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Fake News: reports of canceled trading meeting with Chinese officials untrue, there was No meeting planed to cancel. “The big meeting that everyone’s moving towards will be Vice Premier Liu He is coming at the end of the month, as I think everybody knows. That will be a very important […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold OffUSD FlatCrude Oil DownStocks Off In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. China’s state planner Tuesday warned that the downward pressure on the economy will affect China’s job market as falling factory orders point to a further drop in activity in coming months and […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors shrugged off the country’s slowest rate of annual economic growth in 28 years

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors shrugged off the country’s slowest rate of annual economic growth in 28 years

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors shrugged off the country’s slowest rate of annual economic growth in 28 years China shares ended higher on Monday as investors shrugged off the country’s slowest rate of annual economic growth in 28 years amid expectations that authorities will pursue more stimulus to support growth.  At the close, the […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Soft Crude Oil Higher Stocks Up In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. UK PM May will return to Parliament Monday to set out how she plans to try to break the BREXIT deadlock after her deal was rejected by […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hopes that Beijing and Washington could reach a deal to end their tariff war

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hopes that Beijing and Washington could reach a deal to end their tariff war

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hopes that Beijing and Washington could reach a deal to end their tariff war Chinese stocks rose on Friday, posting their third straight week of gains, buoyed by hopes that Beijing and Washington could reach a deal to end their tariff war. The blue-chip CSI300 index closed up 1.8 percent […]

US Considering Lifting Some or All Tariffs Against Chinese Imports

US Considering Lifting Some or All Tariffs Against Chinese Imports

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US market spiked on reports that the US is considering lifting tariffs on China imports during trade negotiations. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has discussed the lifting some or all tariffs imposed on Chinese imports and suggested offering a tariff rollback during trade discussions scheduled for 30 January. But […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) among the “most investible” assets globally in 2019

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) among the “most investible” assets globally in 2019

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) among the “most investible” assets globally in 2019 After holding the title as the world’s worst performing market for two straight years, China’s A shares would be among the “most investible” assets globally in 2019, according to Invesco Great Wall. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 24 per cent last […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) vulnerable to a correction towards 2,609

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) vulnerable to a correction towards 2,609

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) vulnerable to a correction towards 2,609 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 2,609.35. The projected upper bound is: 2,635.91. The projected lower bound is: 2,469.80. The projected closing price is: 2,552.85. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data Asia markets mostly slipped on Thursday following lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data while investors digested the conclusion of a three-day trade negotiation between the Beijing and Washington. Mainland Chinese markets, watched by investors in relation to the ongoing trade war, experienced a turbulent trading day that saw […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher sans Japan In Asia Gold: Gold prices rose Thursday as expectations that the Fed will pause its rate tightening cycle this year. Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,295.84 oz as of 0556 GMT, hanging near Friday’s at $1,298.42, a mark last seen in mid-June 2018. US gold futures gained […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal China stocks closed higher on Wednesday on optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal, and Beijing encouraging consumer spending amid economic slowdown. The blue-chip CSI300 index ended up 1.0 percent at […]

China Trade Talks “going very well”, Extend to 3rd Day

China Trade Talks “going very well”, Extend to 3rd Day

President Trump expressed optimism that US-China trade talks in Beijing are progressing well. Chinese authorities to give a statement following the latest round of negotiations. “Talks with China are going very well!” President Trump tweeted on Tuesday as the 2nd day of mid-level meetings wrapped up. While the hosts indicated the talks would run Monday and Tuesday, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors Cautious

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors Cautious

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors Cautious China stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Life Insurance, Media and Software & Computer Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite declined 0.26%, while the SZSE Component index fell 0.12%. The best performers of the session […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) bulls are hoping that the U.S. and China can come to a trade agreement

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) bulls are hoping that the U.S. and China can come to a trade agreement

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) bulls are hoping that the U.S. and China can come to a trade agreement U.S. stock indexes took confident steps forward as tariff talks began in China. Negotiators are meeting in Beijing in an attempt to end a nine-month standoff on trade. The Nasdaq rambled 1.4% higher, while the S&P […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) vulnerable to a correction towards 148.30

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) vulnerable to a correction towards 148.30

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) vulnerable to a correction towards 148.30 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 148.30. The projected upper bound is: 151.97. The projected lower bound is: 127.17. The projected closing price […]

US-China Trade Talks Progressing, President Trump Optimistic

US-China Trade Talks Progressing, President Trump Optimistic

President Trump is expressing optimism about trade negotiations with China as US officials are expected in Beijing for talks aimed at easing a trade dispute. President Trump spoke recently to Chinese President Xi Jinping Sunday, saying: “I really believe they want to make a deal. The tariffs have absolutely hurt China very badly.” After several […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade war with the US, appears to be easing

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade war with the US, appears to be easing

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade war with the US, appears to be easing China’s stock market could bounce back and reverse its year-long lackluster performance in 2019, as problems that rattled investors’ confidence, including small and medium-sized companies’ financing difficulties and the lingering trade war with the US, appear to be easing, analysts said.  […]

China Prepares to Boost Economy

China Prepares to Boost Economy

President Xi Jinping hailed China’s “reconstructive reforms” in a New Year speech, but the sorely needed changes could be put on ice in favour of averting a potentially devastating economic downturn. The way ahead is further complicated by a volatile trade dispute with the United States that — if unresolved — will add to the […]

Trade Dispute 2019: Chinese Consumers Anxious

Trade Dispute 2019: Chinese Consumers Anxious

$AAPL, $TIF, $F Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) $1,000 iPhone is a tough sell to consumers in China unnerved by an economic slump and the trade dispute with the US CEO Tim Cook said in a letter to shareholders released Wednesday that demand for iPhones is waning and revenue for the last Quarter of Y 2018 will fall […]

Apple’s 2019 Outlook Shakes the Broad Market

Apple’s 2019 Outlook Shakes the Broad Market

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $AAPL The S&P 500 fell 2.5% Thursday, as a revenue warning from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and weak manufacturing data fueled concerns about a slowdown in global economic growth, undermining the broad market. The DJIA lost 2.8%, the NAS Comp lost 3.0%, the Russell 2000 lost 1.8%. On the day, 9 of the 11 […]

President Xi’s New Year Speech Rallies the Nation

President Xi’s New Year Speech Rallies the Nation

China’s President Xi Jinping delivered a New Year speech Monday evening, calling on the whole nation to strive for “an unprecedented and great cause” in Y 2019, the 70th anni of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Chinese people, who are self-reliant, hardworking and enterprising, have created a China miracle recognized by the […]

Asia 2019: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia 2019: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Off Crude Oil Up Stocks Higher Notes: Selling pressure on US stocks fading, positive sentiment recovering. The Big Q: Will stock markets can sustain their recovery at the start of the New Year? In Asia Gold: Gold on pace to end the year on a high note after rallying almost 5% in the past month […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) 2019 Under Pressure

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) 2019 Under Pressure

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 3,246.25. The projected lower bound is: 1,766.78. The projected closing price is: 2,506.51. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the […]

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Off, Stocks Up + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Off, Stocks Up + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Off Crude Oil Choppy Stocks Higher Notes: Selling pressure on US equities is beginning to fade, but the VIX is still around 29 with investor risk sentiment still recovering. The CBOE Volatility Index rose mid-week to 36, its highest mark since early February. It has since pulled back to 29, still above a recent […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) vulnerable to a correction towards 2,641.17

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) vulnerable to a correction towards 2,641.17

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) vulnerable to a correction towards 2,641.17 Chinese shares marked their lowest close in four years on Thursday, dragged down by Sinopec which fell after Reuters reported that the state-owned oil giant had suspended two top executives at its trading arm.  The Shanghai Composite index fell 0.6 per cent to 2,483.09 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lingering worries about the economy and caution over persisting US political uncertainties

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lingering worries about the economy and caution over persisting US political uncertainties

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lingering worries about the economy and caution over persisting US political uncertainties China stocks slipped on Wednesday amid lingering worries about the economy and caution over persisting US political uncertainties, as a federal government shutdown and President Donald Trump’s hostile stance towards the Federal Reserve unnerved investors.  The blue-chip CSI300 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China’s central bank decided to keep short-term borrowing rates steady

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China’s central bank decided to keep short-term borrowing rates steady

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China’s central bank decided to keep short-term borrowing rates steady The mainland Chinese markets were mixed on the day, with the Shanghai composite slipping 0.52 percent to close at about 2,536.27 and the Shenzhen composite recovering from earlier losses to end the trading day up by 0.202 percent at around […]

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Down, Stocks Off + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Down, Stocks Off + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Steady USD Down Crude Oil Off Asian Stocks Off  Notes: The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announce its interest rate stance Wednesday, the market sold off. In Asia Gold: Gold prices steadied on Thursday, after shedding half a percent in the previous session as the Fed delivered a less-dovish outlook on monetary tightening than many wanted and had […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) healthcare shares extended their plunge over fears of a potential new drug procurement policy

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) healthcare shares extended their plunge over fears of a potential new drug procurement policy

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) healthcare shares extended their plunge over fears of a potential new drug procurement policy China stocks slid on Wednesday as healthcare shares extended their plunge over fears of a potential new drug procurement policy, while the energy sector was hit by a steep drop in crude oil prices.  The blue-chip […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Xi’s speech disappoints; focus now on policy meeting

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Xi’s speech disappoints; focus now on policy meeting

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Xi’s speech disappoints; focus now on policy meeting Chinese stocks ended lower on Tuesday after President Xi Jinping offered no specific support measures for the economy in a closely watched speech marking 40 years of market liberalisation, adding to pressure from faltering shares in other Asian markets and the United […]

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Down Crude Oil Off Asian Stocks Cautious  Notes: We do not believe OPEC cuts will work this time around with Qatar going out and Iran refusing to cut, and there is a Big Q is when Russia will go to its agreed production level. US shale oil production will continue to increase. So, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) down more than 20% this year

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) down more than 20% this year

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) down more than 20% this year Shares in China have outperformed their U.S. counterparts since Beijing and Washington agreed to hold fire in their trade battle, reversing a pattern that has held for most of this year. Calm has returned to China’s stock markets after a dismal and volatile year, […]

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Firm, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Firm, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Flat to Little Changed USD Mixed/Firm Crude Oil Steady Asian Stocks Cautious  Notes: We do not believe OPEC cuts will work this time around with Qatar going out and Iran refusing to cut, and there is a Big Q mark when Russia will go to its agreed production level. And US production will go on […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets are preparing for the final round of central bank meetings for the year

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets are preparing for the final round of central bank meetings for the year

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets are preparing for the final round of central bank meetings for the year Australian shares are set to open lower after Wall Street plunged on the back of weak economic data from China and ongoing Brexit frustration. Markets are preparing for the final round of central bank meetings for […]

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 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors bet next week’s economic policy meeting will signal further easing

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors bet next week’s economic policy meeting will signal further easing

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors bet next week’s economic policy meeting will signal further easing Chinese stocks jumped as investors bet next week’s economic policy meeting will signal further easing, spurring gains in property developers to infrastructure companies. Bonds tumbled the most in almost five months. The Shanghai Composite Index advanced 1.2 percent at […]

President Trump Leads, Xi Makes Good on Promises, America Wins

President Trump Leads, Xi Makes Good on Promises, America Wins

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $SOY, $VXX China resumed buying US Soybean, bringing some relief to farmers in the US heartland as President Xi works toward a trade deal with his American counterpart. The giant Asian commodity importer bought 2-M tonnes of American Soybean (SOY) over the past 24 hrs, with shipments expected to occur sometime […]

“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 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) various news reports point to a possible easing of tensions

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) various news reports point to a possible easing of tensions

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) various news reports point to a possible easing of tensions Asia stocks closed in positive territory on Wednesday after various news reports pointed to an easing in tensions between the U.S. and China. Reports emerged in the U.S. overnight that China was moving to cut import tariffs on cars made […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earnings and revenue estimates expected to rise

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earnings and revenue estimates expected to rise

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earnings and revenue estimates expected to rise The G20 meeting between the US and China appears to have gone well, as the two countries are once again talking and trying to resolve trade issues. As a result, the Chinese renminbi (NYSEARCA:RMB) has started to strengthen again. That’s a positive signal […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Down + Commodities

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Down + Commodities

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Down + Commodities $GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Down Crude Oil Fell Asian Stocks Down In Asia Gold: Gold is higher Thursday as growing risk aversion weighed on USD Spot gold up 0.2% at $1,239.86 oz as of 0429 GMT US gold futures up 0.2% at $1,244.9 oz. Note: Technicals; Spot gold may test resistance at $1,245 oz Markets are […]

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. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) an inverted U.S. yield curve raised concerns about a possible recession

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) an inverted U.S. yield curve raised concerns about a possible recession

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) an inverted U.S. yield curve raised concerns about a possible recession Asian shares fell on Tuesday as a relief rally petered out amid rising doubts over whether China and the United States will be able to resolve trade differences. An inverted U.S. yield curve also raised concerns about a possible […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) 90-day trade war truce

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) 90-day trade war truce

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) 90-day trade war truce Stocks listed in mainland China and Hong Kong rose on Monday after Chinese president Xi Jinping and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, reached an agreement over the weekend to de-escalate the US-China trade war. On the mainland, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose by 2.6 per […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weak sentiment ahead of G20 meeting

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weak sentiment ahead of G20 meeting

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weak sentiment ahead of G20 meeting China’s stock markets fell on Thursday as fragile investor sentiment shattered earlier gains, and as trading volumes remained lighter than average ahead of a widely anticipated meeting between the U.S. and Chinese presidents this weekend. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was 1.4 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) all eyes on G20 summit

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) all eyes on G20 summit

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) all eyes on G20 summit China’s main stock market indexes rebounded on Wednesday morning amid hopes that government support for the market could begin to bear fruit, but all eyes remain focused on the upcoming G20 summit for signs of easing trade war tensions. At the midday break, China’s blue-chip […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks drop as concerns about trade war resurface

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks drop as concerns about trade war resurface

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks drop as concerns about trade war resurface Stocks in Hong Kong and China both fell on Tuesday on concerns that the world’s two largest economies will fail to reach any agreement on resolving the trade war at the G20 summit later this week. China stocks were mixed after the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) economic weaknesses dampen investor appetite

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) economic weaknesses dampen investor appetite

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) economic weaknesses dampen investor appetite China stocks shed early gains to end lower on Monday as investors weighed the confluence of risks in the upcoming U.S.-China trade talks, Chinese economy and global oil prices. Financials were the outliers, anchoring the market and steadying the major indices. At close, the Shanghai […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) crucial week in the future of the trade war between Beijing and Washington

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) crucial week in the future of the trade war between Beijing and Washington

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) crucial week in the future of the trade war between Beijing and Washington Chinese stocks slumped into the weekend Friday, ahead of a crucial week in the future of the trade war between Beijing and Washington. The Shanghai Composite, China’s benchmark share index, dropped just shy of 2.5% of its […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) howing signs of decoupling from US counterparts

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) howing signs of decoupling from US counterparts

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) howing signs of decoupling from US counterparts Stock markets in mainland China and Hong Kong reversed earlier losses to close higher on Wednesday, shrugging off an overnight rout in US shares. They bucked declines elsewhere in Asia that took their cues from a sell-off in the US, as traders re-assessed […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors are cautious ahead of Trump-Xi meet

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors are cautious ahead of Trump-Xi meet

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors are cautious ahead of Trump-Xi meet Chinese stocks were the world’s worst performers Tuesday, falling the most this month, and Hong Kong’s November rebound came unstuck. The CSI 300 Index slid 2.3 percent, with technology shares leading declines after another sell-off in the U.S. That also dragged on Hong […]

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 […]

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 […]

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