Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk – August 7, 2020

ASIA: US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday sweeping bans on US transactions with China’s ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, [...]

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Market Talk – August 6, 2020

  ASIA: China’s economic growth indicators are lopsided, pointing to possible downside risks for the country in the second half of 2020 as it tries to [...]

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Market Talk – August 5, 2020

    ASIA: Senior US and Chinese officials will review the implementation of their Phase 1 trade deal and likely air mutual grievances in an increasingly [...]

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Market Talk – August 4, 2020

ASIA: US President Trump’s suggestion that the US government take a cut from the forced sale of the viral Chinese app TikTok sparked a new round of anger and [...]

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Market Talk – August 3, 2020

ASIA: China said on Monday it was firmly opposed to any US actions against Chinese software companies, responding to remarks by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo [...]

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Market Talk – July 31, 2020

ASIA: Buoyed by a construction boom, China’s economic recovery continued apace in July, new sentiment data suggested. The official manufacturing purchasing [...]

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Market Talk – July 30, 2020

ASIA: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told lawmakers on Thursday that the “tide is turning” on China, as the US has led the push to ramp up international [...]

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Market Talk – July 29, 2020

ASIA: China on Wednesday expressed its strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to smears against China on a series of issues by the US and Australia, and has [...]

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Market Talk – July 28, 2020

ASIA: China has said Hong Kong will suspend extradition treaties with Britain, Canada, and Australia after they took similar steps over the territory’s [...]

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Market Talk – July 27, 2020

ASIA: The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 decreased 35.76 points or -0.16% to 22,715.85 Shanghai increased 8.46 points or 0.26% to [...]

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