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Continued weakness in China’s economic data, as well as growing risks of a Greek exit from the euro zone, will drive Beijing to launch aggressive stimulus measures in order to prevent a further deterioration of growth in the world’s second largest economy, economists and strategists told CNBC.
US manufacturers have attacked plans by JPMorgan Chase to launch an exchange-traded fund backed by physical copper, arguing that the product would “grossly and artificially inflate prices” and “wreak havoc on the US and global economy”. The FT reports.
Bei Fu, Director of Corporate and Infrastructure Ratings, Standard & Poor's says that Chinese property developers face refinancing risks, adding that property prices in China will fall this year.
The massive financing needs of China's two biggest trading partners — the U.S. and Europe — could leave Beijing spoiled for choice as it plans to spend $560 billion in foreign investments over the next five years.
China stocks may trade lower on Thursday, weighed down by uncertainties about the global economy and China's own fiscal policy response.
As the high-end Chinese consumer becomes more discerning in a slowing luxury goods market, analysts say Hong Kong-listed Italian fashion house Prada can face up to the challenge given its attractive product mix and store expansion plans, forecasting huge gains for the company’s stock over the next 12 months.
In China, more than 2,800 women gathered to meet, and possibly marry, a group of 11 men purportedly worth a billion yuan.
Analysts say China stocks can only extend gains on Wednesday if volume can increase to match.
The price at the pump may be falling, but interest in buying a fuel-efficient model remains high. In fact, the latest survey on consumer attitudes shows saving money on gas is the top factor impacting what model car buyers are looking for.
Investors hoping to cash in on the growth in the Chinese consumer sector should look at China-focused companies that are not listed in the mainland, says one expert.
China stocks are expected to be rangebound on Tuesday. The Shanghai Composite nudged up 0.16 percent to end at 2348.3 on Monday, trading was thin.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research, HSBC says Asia needs fiscal stimulus rather than monetary stimulus to cushion the blow from the EU crisis.
In spite of last week's selloff in global stock markets on concerns over the future of the euro zone, one expert says the S&P 500, which closed the week down more than 4 percent, could rise 20 percent in the near-term if Europe takes decisive action to restore confidence.
A federal investigation into JPMorgan Chase’s multibillion-dollar trading loss widened Friday as regulators pursued a new line of inquiry. The NYT reports.
Two days after being criticized for dropping direct ads on Facebook, General Motors said it will also stop running ads during the Super Bowl.
Two new models geared toward two very different buyers are the latest moves by Ford and GM.
With gold prices surging in recent years, the semiconductor industry has been increasingly replacing the precious metal with the more affordable copper in the wire bonding process, leading to huge savings in the cost of manufacturing a chip.
Jim Rogers, the chairman of Rogers Holdings, says he expects more turmoil in the global financial markets after Asian stock markets on Friday fell close to four-month lows.
China stocks are expected to trade sideways after yesterday's rebound.
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Bart De Smet, CEO of Ageas, expects further developments in GDP per capita and market penetration to fuel growth in Asia's insurance market.
Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, expects the euro to gravitate towards 1.20 against the greenback by end-2015. He also explains his bearish bet on the Indonesian rupiah.
Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia at ING Financial Markets, explains why he expects Tuesday's HSBC flash PMI for August to come in above market expectations.