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Market Talk – May 7, 2021

ASIA: The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday the recent jump in COVID-19 cases in India posed downside risks to the Fund’s April forecast for 12.5% [...]

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Market Talk – May 6, 2021

ASIA: China has “indefinitely” suspended key economic dialogue with Australia, the latest in a growing diplomatic rift between both countries. The [...]

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Market Talk – May 5, 2021

ASIA: U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Wednesday she expects to engage “in the near term” with Chinese officials to assess their [...]

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Market Talk – May 4, 2021

ASIA: China urged the Philippines on Tuesday to observe “basic etiquette,” and eschew megaphone diplomacy after the southeast Asian nation’s [...]

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Market Talk – May 3, 2021

ASIA: A report published by group of analysts says that the “peak” of China’s economic growth has already passed or will soon do so and momentum will only [...]

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Market Talk – April 30, 2021

ASIA: The US and China have long had a tumultuous relationship, but now Beijing has said that it would like to remain diplomatic partners with the US so long as the [...]

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Market Talk – April 29, 2021

ASIA: President Joe Biden proposed a sweeping new $1.8 trillion plan in a speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, pleading with Republican lawmakers to [...]

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Market Talk – April 28, 2021

  ASIA: Japanese retail sales rose at the fastest pace in five months in March as consumer demand recovered from the huge hit it took from the coronavirus [...]

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Market Talk – April 27, 2021

ASIA: China is set to report its first population decline since records began in 1949 despite the relaxation of the government’s strict family planning policies, [...]

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Market Talk – April 26, 2021

ASIA: China will launch a series of promotional activities, including a new consumer goods expo in southern Hainan province, in May to boost spending as the Chinese [...]

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