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China’s stock market soared on Friday, lifted higher by a double dose of good news both at home and abroad, but the rally of 4 percent is unlikely to mark the start of a turnaround for beaten-down Chinese shares, analysts tell CNBC.
Investors looking for clues as to where Asian equities are headed should look at European markets, which appear to be increasingly setting the tone for regional stocks.
The latest batch of weak economic data from China is piling pressure on Beijing to act fast to shore up an economy that is slowing faster than expected, but experts say there are plenty of reasons why any stimulus might not come soon.
China’s battered stock market has slumped to its lowest level in 3-1/2 years this week and the selling appears to be relentless, but analysts tell CNBC that Chinese shares are not on the verge of a 2008-style market collapse.
Debating whether a bubble on the horizon could burst and actually cause a market rally, with Steve Neimeth, SunAmerica Asset Management; Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Shares of Shanghai-listed Citic Securities, China’s largest brokerage firm, fell by 9.1 percent on Monday after rumors the company had suffered a large 2.9 billion yuan ($460 million) loss on overseas trading. But a spokesperson for the company denied the rumors.
William Fung, Group Chairman at Li & Fung, says the company is seeking to boost business via M&A as organic growth is absent and consumer sentiment remains weak in the U.S. and Europe.
The Chinese market is likely to consolidate on Wednesday ahead of of a batch of July data Thursday and after three days of gains.
Confidence is strengthening in the Chinese market after two days of gains of more than 1 percent.
Traders in China are expected to focus on earnings results and a batch of economic data this week.
Friday may see more choppy trading after Thursday's speculation-fueled trading session.
July PMI data may sway the direction of trading on Wednesday.
Concerns about a regulatory clean-up of junk stocks and doubts over whether the economy has bottomed out may continue to dog trading in China on Tuesday.
A 30-year-old trader at a Hong Kong-based hedge fund has slashed his holdings in equities from 25 percent of personal savings to near zero over the past one year, making him one of many individual investors in Asia who have been pushed to the sidelines owing to extreme market volatility.
Hong Kong’s residential property market, which has seen dramatic price gains over the past decade because supply has not kept up with demand, is set for a slowdown as the new administration comes good on its pledge to increase land supply for housing, says an industry expert.
Tuesday's trading in the Chinese market may be affected by the July HSBC flash PMI data, the earliest monthly indicator of China's industrial activity, due out at 10:30 Beijing time, and growing worries about the euro zone.
The Chinese market has gained for three consecutive sessions, despite the fact that the benchmark index is still trading near six-month lows.
Lack of clarity on future policy may keep the Chinese market trading in a narrow range on Thursday.
Investors may stay sidelined as the cabinet meeting on second half economic policies is expected to be held Wednesday.