Julian Evans-Pritchard, China Economist at Capital Economics, explains the timing behind the People's Bank of China's interest rate cut.» Read More
Whether it was a comment likening Wall Street to a runaway herd of feral pigs that did it, Fed officials managed to slightly rein in rising rates Monday.
A primer on what is spooking financial markets from Wall Street to Shanghai as investors worry that it may be too early to wean the global economy off easy-money policies.
The PBOC rarely explains its actions in public and keeps markets guessing on policy, but angst created by its stand off in the money markets is prompting calls for it to change.
As the economy begins to slow for the worlds most populated country, are we beginning to find the weak link the the Chinese financial market? Mike Werner, Senior Equity Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co weighs in on the latest out of China.
Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura says global central banks are punishing the consumers for being stingy. He also states his reasons for recommending investors to be short U.S. Dollar & long Chinese yuan.
China must stabilize inflation expectations, the head of the People's Bank of China said on Wednesday, vowing to vigilantly manage the risks of rising prices.
China is set to use swelling offshore holdings of its tightly-managed currency worth around 1 trillion yuan ($160 billion) to justify a landmark shift in tactics to relax capital controls.
China's central bank governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, is set to keep his job next month despite reaching the mandatory retirement age of 65, in a bid by Beijing's new leaders.
David Mann, Head Regional Research, Asia, Standard Chartered sees a more positive outlook this year for equities compared with bonds. He says the global liquidity push could result in investors taking more risks.
China will stick to a prudent monetary policy next year and keep consumer prices stable, its outgoing central bank governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, said on Monday.
China's central bank will use various tools to ensure steady credit growth to support the economy while pursuing financial reform in the face of weakness and uncertainty in the global economic outlook, it said in comments published on Friday.
China's exports grew 2.9 percent in November from a year earlier, missing market expectations for a rise of 9 percent and easing from an increase of 11.6 percent recorded in October.
Has the much-awaited recovery in the world’s second largest economy finally taken shape? The answer is yes if you go by the latest private sector index on manufacturing activity in the mainland, which has expanded for the first time in more than a year.
Chinese exports in October hit a five-month high, rising close to 12 percent year on year, supporting views that the country’s economic recovery is on firm footing, but economists warn this surge in exports may not be sustainable.
The combined economic output of China and India will exceed that of the entire OECD bloc (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) by 2060, the group said in a report published on Friday.
Donna Kwok, greater China economist at HSBC, says that data all around the globe--Chinese data being no exception--are revised all the time. The main thing is to focus on the trends and more importantly the sequential trend.
There appears to be a perception in markets that once this week’s key political events in the U.S. and China are over, uncertainty will be lifted and investors can get back to the ‘risk on’ trading environment that has prevailed in recent months. Don’t bet on it, strategists say.
Official and private sector surveys on China’s manufacturing sector suggest the economy is finally perking up, boosting stocks in Shanghai almost 2 percent on Thursday. But exports, the main engine of growth, are still struggling and that means the Chinese recovery is not on solid ground yet, economists say.
Asia’s economies may still be booming, but a worrying amount of private sector credit is laying the groundwork of the next financial crisis, according to a new research by Capital Economics.
The recent slew of manufacturing data suggest Asian economies are on the path to recovery after a year of slowing growth, but economists warn it might be too early for celebration.