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Market Talk – December 3, 2020

As we prepare for this year’s World Economic Conference (December 4 and 5), please be advised the Market Talk blog posts will return on Monday, December 7. [...]

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Market Talk – December 2, 2020

ASIA: The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 increased 13.44 points or 0.05% to 26,800.98 Shanghai decreased 2.56 points or -0.07% to [...]

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Market Talk – December 1, 2020

ASIA: India on Monday didn’t join other members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in backing China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which New [...]

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Market Talk – November 30, 2020

ASIA: Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday demanded an apology from the Chinese government for tweeting a “falsified” and “repugnant” image of an [...]

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Market Talk – November 24, 2020

ASIA: Australia has hit out at “needlessly” worsening relations with China, with the country’s prime minister appealing for smaller nations not to [...]

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Market Talk – November 23, 2020

ASIA: Zheng Yongnian, the Dean of the Advanced Institute of Global and Contemporary China Studies, a Shenzhen-based think tank, has said that the Chinese government [...]

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Market Talk – November 20, 2020

ASIA: President Xi Jinping would like to poise China as the new financial capital of the world as the Western economy continues to decline. President Xi said that [...]

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Market Talk – November 19, 2020

ASIA: The Chinese government issued debt at a negative interest rate for the first time on Wednesday in a bond sale that attracted significant investor interest, [...]

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Market Talk – November 18, 2020

ASIA: China has declared Australia must take the blame for “a sharp downturn” in relations between the two countries, with a Foreign Ministry spokesman [...]

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Market Talk – November 17, 2020

ASIA: A survey by IHS Markit in late October of more than 6,600 companies in 12 countries found that companies in China reported the highest recovery rate from the [...]

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