Steven Sun, Head of China Equity Strategy, HSBC expects a positive third-quarter GDP report on Friday but explains why momentum will likely fizzle out in the fourth-quarter.» Read More
Alex Wong, Director - Asset Management, Ample Capital says that the strength in Hong Kong's property sector will continue to lead markets. He explains why.
Fitch Ratings on Friday lowered its 2012 growth forecasts for China and India, two of Asia’s biggest economies, citing a deteriorating outlook for the global economy.
Greece may be in flames, but its stock market is doing quite nicely. In fact, the gains so far this year have outpaced those in many financially stronger countries—especially China.
China’s economic growth promises opportunity — primarily in companies located elsewhere, Rutledge Capital Chairman John Rutledge said Tuesday on CNBC.
The Obama administration plans to file a broad trade case at the World Trade Organization in Geneva on Monday accusing China of unfairly subsidizing its exports of autos and auto parts, a senior administration official said late Sunday, in a move with clear political implications for the presidential elections less than two months away.
The current slowdown in the Chinese economy is not a bad thing given that it was overheating just a year ago, Zhu Min, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said Wednesday. He added that Beijing has plenty of room to maneuver monetary and fiscal policies if it wanted to shore up the economy.
As Apple prepares to unveil the latest iPhone this week, the company’s manufacturing partner in China, Foxconn Technology, is coming under renewed criticism over labor practices after reports that vocational students were being compelled to work at plants making iPhones and their components. The NYT reports.
The latest signs of weakness in China’s economy have raised the risk of Beijing missing its growth target for 2012 – something that has not happened in 14 years. This, however, could push policymakers - so far reluctant to come up with a 2008-style bumper stimulus package - to do more to bolster the flagging economy, say analysts.
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.
As evidence has mounted that the economy is slowing, Beijing has kept the world on tenterhooks, delivering none of the big stimulus measures many analysts have predicted.
A growing stack of gloomy economic numbers from China has triggered a concern that China’s policymakers may be taking their eye off the ball when it comes to the economy, especially as officials prepare for a once-a-decade leadership transition.
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.
Softening Chinese demand and a swooning stock market is making investors fearful about an economic retrenchment, a prominent China-watcher told CNBC Monday.
Lorraine Tan, director of equity research at S&P Capital IQ, told CNBC, the broad Shanghai market has a number of smaller cap stocks which have been suffering and it is being seen in the profits that are coming out.
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.
Donald Straszheim, Senior Managing Director, China Research, ISI Group says to be careful of investing in Chinese stocks even if Beijing unleashes more stimulus, cut interest rates and the RRR.
Donald Straszheim, Senior Managing Director, China Research, ISI Group says that fiscal stimulus will cushion China's weak economic growth.
Raymond Yeung, Senior Economist for Greater China at ANZ says the PBOC will continue to adopt a very accommodative policy.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura says that inflation in China is not a major constraint on short term policy stimulus.