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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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Market Talk – April 23, 2021

ASIA: India’s biggest oil refiner, Indian Oil Corp Ltd’s refineries are operating at about 95% of their capacity, down from 100% at the same time last [...]

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Market Talk – April 22, 2021

ASIA: India has raised concerns over United States putting it on a monitoring list of currency manipulators. Last week, the U.S. Treasury Department put India along [...]

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Market Talk – April 21, 2021

ASIA: China’s economic indicators for the first quarter of 2021 have been released. At an annualized rate, the economy grew 18.3% from January through to April, [...]

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Market Talk – April 20, 2021

ASIA: China on Tuesday kept the one-year loan prime rate (LPR) unchanged at 3.85% and five-year LPR at 4.65%. That was in line with predictions from a majority of [...]

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Market Talk – April 19, 2021

ASIA: Cai Fang, a member of China’s central bank’s monetary policy committee, said China’s population is set to peak in just four years and a significant [...]

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Market Talk – April 16, 2021

ASIA: China just posted its strongest quarterly growth on record as the world’s second largest economy continued its robust recovery from the coronavirus [...]

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Market Talk – April 15, 2021

ASIA: China’s economy likely grew at record pace of 19% in the first quarter, rebounding from a pandemic slump early last year as demand recovered at home and [...]

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Market Talk – April 14, 2021

ASIA: Investors are putting billions of dollars more into U.S. stock funds than Chinese ones, according to data from fund research firm EPFR Global. U.S. and China [...]

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Market Talk – April 13, 2021

ASIA: China’s exports rose sharply in March while imports growth surged to the highest in four years in yet another boost to the nation’s economic recovery, [...]

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