Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk – August 14, 2020

ASIA: China’s retail sales slipped in July, dashing expectations for a modest rise as consumers in the world’s second-largest economy failed to shake off [...]

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Market Talk – August 13, 2020

ASIA: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has called for protecting Xi Jinping as difficulties mount for China. Both Xi and the CCP are under pressure due to [...]

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Market Talk – August 12, 2020

ASIA: US President Donald Trump has said China is failing to meet commitments to buy more American goods under the phase one trade deal, a sign of increasing [...]

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Market Talk – August 11, 2020

ASIA: China will continue to implement its part of the phase one trade deal with the United States and will fulfill financial opening-up pledges despite worsening [...]

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Market Talk – August 10, 2020

  ASIA: China said on Monday it has imposed sanctions on 11 Americans, including six US lawmakers, for “behaving badly on Hong Kong-related [...]

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Market Talk – August 7, 2020

ASIA: US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday sweeping bans on US transactions with China’s ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, [...]

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Market Talk – August 6, 2020

  ASIA: China’s economic growth indicators are lopsided, pointing to possible downside risks for the country in the second half of 2020 as it tries to [...]

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Market Talk – August 5, 2020

    ASIA: Senior US and Chinese officials will review the implementation of their Phase 1 trade deal and likely air mutual grievances in an increasingly [...]

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Market Talk – August 4, 2020

ASIA: US President Trump’s suggestion that the US government take a cut from the forced sale of the viral Chinese app TikTok sparked a new round of anger and [...]

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Market Talk – August 3, 2020

ASIA: China said on Monday it was firmly opposed to any US actions against Chinese software companies, responding to remarks by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo [...]

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