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European shares finished slightly higher Wednesday following positive comments from China's new leaders.
The euro rallied to a near seven-week high against the dollar Tuesday after Greece announced better-than-expected terms for its debt buyback.
European shares ended mixed Tuesday amid "fiscal cliff" discussions in the U.S., but losses were limited as EU finance ministers met in Brussels to discuss details of a possible banking union.
European shares closed off their best levels Monday after a report showed that U.S. manufacturing unexpectedly contracted in November.
"Longer-term investors are being influenced by [the fiscal cliff impasse]," said Goldman's Jim O'Neill.
China could eclipse the United States sooner than many think as the yuan becomes a major player on the word stage that could put the dollar in the shade, analysts told CNBC.
Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates, HSBC Global Research recommends investors look at the bonds of some emerging markets like Malaysia if they're looking for more yield.
Alaistair Chan, Economist, Moody's Analytics thinks the Chinese economy is in a cyclical upswing which will last for a few months. He adds that while the economy will recover, growth rates will unlikely go beyond 8%.
The euro hit a six-week high against the dollar on Monday, with some investors trimming bets against the single currency on signs Germany may be open to a Greek debt write-down.
European shares were flat on Friday as discussions over the U.S. "fiscal cliff" stalled.
Asian stock markets opened higher on Thursday, taking their cue from a rally on Wall Street that was driven by hopes that U.S. politicians will reach a compromise to avert the "fiscal cliff".
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CNBC's Amanda Drury reports the Treasury Department is saying further appreciation of China's currency is warranted. However, Treasury also says it cannot name China as a currency manipulator at this time.
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Toby Lawson, Head of Financial Futures & Options and Cash Equities, at Newedge Asia Pacific explains the reforms China has undertaken to develop its futures market. He says full liberalization of the yuan is essential for more progress.
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Nick Verdi, Director of FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan, Barclays, says Japan's elections will continue to drive the yen in the near term, but U.S. fundamentals will be the real push to take dollar-yen to the 86 level.
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Discussing China's new leader Xi Jinping, with Peter Navarro, Professor of Economics and Public Policy.
Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist, CMC Markets says that Chinese equities will do well as recent economic data have been positive.