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China’s property sector, which has suffered from seven consecutive months of price declines after a slew of government tightening measures, is staging a surprising turnaround, boosted by the central bank’s recent monetary policy easing.
The suggestion overnight by the former head of Hong Kong's central bank that the city state should review its peg to the U.S. dollar and instead think of linking it to the yuan, has not been applauded in the city's financial circles.
Victor Chu, the Chairman of Hong Kong based private equity firm, First Eastern Investment Group said he’s looking to add more European assets that may be trading at fire-sale prices because of the region’s debt crisis.
Hong Kong’s property market is set to stabilize following a volatile 2011, with home prices projected to rise 10 percent this year, a moderate increase compared to the huge gains seen in 2009 and 2010, industry watchers tell CNBC.
The Chinese market is likely to trade indecisively in the short term, as investors wait for policy catalysts and for signs the Chinese economy has bottomed out.
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China’s copper imports surged in May, rising 65 percent over the previous year and fueling hopes of a pickup in growth for the world’s second-largest economy. But experts say that country’s appetite for the industrial metal is “opportunistic” and doesn’t reflect economic fundamentals.
China’s dominance over rare earths supply could be challenged in the coming years as investors pour money into exploration outside China, says the CEO of Canadian rare earths miner Quest Rare Minerals.
Tom Essaye, President, Kinsale Trading says there will be no change to OPEC's output ceiling.
The Fast Money traders explain why the Spanish bank bailout did not help the markets; and discuss whether investors should buy the current dip in oil as the commodity settles at its lowest closing price in 8 months.
The FMHR traders share their top three trades of the day. And John Rutledge, Rutledge Capital chairman, says China will not experience a mortgage bubble like there was in the United States.
A model ETF currency portfolio for recovery bulls should focus on currencies in high-growth countries or those that depend heavily on exporting commodities — or both
Sentiment is stabilizing in the Chinese market after a batch of economic data showed some positive signs.
The global shipping industry has been treading water during the global economic slowdown but in the last 12 months the Baltic Dry Index, which measures the haulage costs of freight, has dropped around 40 percent.
Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial chief market strategist, discusses the stories traders will be watching ahead of the market's open, including Spain's bailout and why it makes sense to invest in commodities and stay away from stocks.
The latest set of data on China’s economy released over the weekend indicate that authorities’ easing measures are working, with economist pointing to strong internal demand and investments as signs the country is avoiding a sharp slowdown feared by many in the markets.
Macro factors are likely to dominate the trading theme in the Chinese market Monday, after data out on the weekend painted a mixed picture of the economy.
China's inflation fell further in May, giving Beijing more room to fight a deepening economic slump following this week's interest rate cut.
It could be a wild ride for the market this week as the euro zone grapples with Spain’s banking crisis and the Greek election gets closer.
Traders tread cautiously heading into the weekend, with the potential for developments on a Spanish bailout and a boatload of Chinese economic data due to hit when world markets are closed.