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Market Talk – January 29, 2021

ASIA: China has warned Taiwan that any attempt to seek independence “means war.” The warning comes days after China stepped up its military activities [...]

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Market Talk – January 28, 2021

ASIA: A World Health Organization (WHO) team has come out of quarantine and will start on-the-ground investigations into the origins of the coronavirus in the [...]

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Market Talk – January 27, 2021

ASIA: Profits at China’s industrial firms grew for the eighth straight month in December, suggesting a sustained recovery as the manufacturing sector rapidly [...]

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Market Talk – January 26, 2021

ASIA: The IMF expects the US and China to be by far the most successful at steering their economies through the pandemic, leaving Europe and other emerging markets [...]

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Market Talk – January 25, 2021

ASIA: The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 increased 190.84 points or 0.67% to 28,822.29 Shanghai increased 17.49 points or 0.48% to [...]

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Market Talk – January 22, 2021

ASIA: Barring another wave of COVID-19 infections, the worst is over for India’s economy and policymakers may soon have more room to support a recovery, the [...]

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Market Talk – January 21, 2021

ASIA: The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday and revised its economic forecast for the next fiscal year, signaling that it has delivered [...]

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Market Talk – January 20, 2021

ASIA: Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma has made his first appearance since Chinese regulators cracked down on his business empire. The billionaire met 100 rural [...]

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Market Talk – January 19, 2021

ASIA: China’s economy grew at the slowest pace in more than four decades last year, official figures show but remains on course to be the only major economy [...]

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Market Talk – January 15, 2021

ASIA: Shares in China’s Xiaomi sank after the US government added the smartphone group to an investment blacklist in a move that is likely to thin its ranks of [...]

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