Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk – February 17, 2021

ASIA: Japan’s exports accelerated in January, led by a jump in Chinese demand, and manufacturers’ sentiment turned positive for the first time since 2019, [...]

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Market Talk – February 16, 2021

ASIA: China’s textile and clothing manufacturing suffered losses last year as US consumers and businesses moved away from Chinese labor. The apparel market in [...]

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Market Talk – February 12, 2021

ASIA: US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held their first phone call as leaders and appeared at odds on most issues, even as Xi warned [...]

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Market Talk – February 11, 2021

ASIA: China’s National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA) announced BBC World News has been barred from airing in China saying some BBC’s reports on [...]

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Market Talk – February 10, 2021

ASIA: China’s factory gate prices rose in annual terms in January for the first time in a year, as months of strong manufacturing growth in the world’s [...]

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Market Talk – February 9, 2021

ASIA: International experts investigating the origins of Covid-19 have all but dismissed a theory that the virus came from a laboratory in China. Peter Ben Embarek, [...]

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Market Talk – February 8, 2021

ASIA: China’s capital city, Beijing, will hand out about $1.5 million in a limited trial of the central bank’s digital currency, the municipal government [...]

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Market Talk – February 5, 2021

ASIA: Australian farmers have warned that the country’s trade dispute with China and supply chain disruption linked to the coronavirus pandemic will cost the [...]

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Market Talk – February 4, 2021

ASIA: Britain’s broadcasting regulator said on Thursday that it had withdrawn the license for China Global Television Network, an international news channel owned [...]

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Market Talk – February 3, 2021

ASIA: China and Russia have blocked the UN from condemning the ongoing military coup in Myanmar. The UN statement sought to “condemn the military coup” [...]

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