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Market Talk – April 22, 2019

Asia: The somewhat controversial Chinese company Huawei posted a 39% increase in first quarter revenue, despite pressure from the US government. Huawei is investing [...]

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Market Talk – April 18, 2019

Asia: Amazon announced they will shut down its China marketplace business, effectively ceding the market to Alibaba and JD.com. The business will wind down in July, [...]

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Market Talk – April 17, 2019

Asia: China’s GDP rose 6.4% in the first quarter, outperforming many of analysts’ expectations. Some see this as a promising sign for China as last year the GDP [...]

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Market Talk – April 16, 2019

Asia: China has added a new fiscal stimulus package in order to prevent a sharp slowdown. Local governments will be allowed to issue up to 320 billion USD in [...]

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Market Talk – April 15, 2019

ASIA: Jack ma, head of the Chinese giant Alibaba, was criticized today after stating that the 9am  to 9pm working day was “blessed” claiming it was the [...]

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Market Talk – April 12, 2019

Asia: Recent figures show that Chinese trade with the U.S. has slumped. The figures suggest that the trade between the two countries is down 11% since the beginning [...]

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Market Talk – April 11, 2019

Asia: The World Bank president stated today that there is too much debt in the world, and finger pointing has turned toward China for lending trillions of dollars [...]

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Market Talk – April 10, 2019

Asia: The EU has pledged to improve trade relationships with China, as well as improving the climate for foreign investors in the mainland. The signed declaration [...]

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Market Talk – April 9, 2019

Asia: China wishes to ban bitcoin mining in an attempt to make the world a safer place – at least that is the positioning according to the Chinese National [...]

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Market Talk – April 8, 2019

Asia: Despite the global sanctions imposed on North Korea, China continues to work towards its own benefit. It was revealed that China has opened yet another border [...]

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