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Market Talk – January 4, 2021

ASIA: The UK-based Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) said China’s “skillful” management of Covid-19 would boost its relative [...]

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Market Talk – December 23, 2020

NOTE: We wish our readers a happy and healthy holiday season. Due to decreased market activity, and some well deserved time off, we will suspend Market Talk until [...]

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Market Talk – December 22, 2020

ASIA: Following a US announcement of new visa restrictions on Chinese officials, China hit back with reciprocal actions Tuesday against unnamed American officials [...]

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Market Talk – December 21, 2020

ASIA: Chinese leaders who attended the Central Economic Work Conference from Dec. 16 to 18 were buoyant about China’s relative successes, while remaining cautious [...]

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Market Talk – December 18, 2020

ASIA: India has decided to put restrictions on some Chinese firms that make telecom equipment. The Narendra Modi government will make a list of trusted companies to [...]

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Market Talk – December 17, 2020

ASIA: The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 increased 49.27 points or 0.18% to 26,806.67 Shanghai increased 37.89 points or 1.13% to [...]

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Market Talk – December 16, 2020

ASIA: The US Congress has officially passed the USD 740 billion defense policy bill, which among other things, included calling out Chinese aggression against India [...]

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Market Talk – December 15, 2020

ASIA: China’s economic recovery broadened in November as both retail sales and industrial production growth accelerated, data released on Tuesday showed. Retail [...]

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Market Talk – December 14, 2020

ASIA: Despite claims of an economic recovery, Chinese state-owned companies are defaulting on their debts. A string of missed debt repayments by major firms has [...]

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Market Talk – December 11, 2020

ASIA: The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Thursday it began revoking China Telecom’s authorization to operate in the United States as it took [...]

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