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Stimulus hopes lift the euro and China's rate cut makes the Aussie jump - it's time for your FX Fix.
Spain's pain hits the euro and China and Japan go direct - it's time for your FX Fix.
Erwin Sanft, Executive Director, Deputy Head of Asian Equities Research, BNP Paribas Securities (Asia) says he expects the government to act more directly to turn China's economy around. He adds that growth has replaced inflation as a top concern for policy makers in China.
Stephen Sheung, VP & Investment Strategist, SHK Private gives his outlook for the China markets. He adds that the railway and infrastructure sectors hold opportunities for investors.
Recently, Beijing announced it would permit the yuan to rise in value as much as one percent each day. This was greeted by China watchers as an important indication Beijing would finally permit the yuan to rise against the dollar significantly enough to reduce the U.S. trade imbalance with the Middle Kingdom.
Risk appetite sours on Greece and China tries to spur growth - it's time for your FX Fix.
Shao Jiong, Regional Head of Internet & Chief China Strategist, Macquarie explains why he thinks China's RRR cut was not entirely surprising. His top picks in the China market include Great Wall Motors, Petrochina and Sands China.
George Boubouras, Head of Investment Strategy & Consulting, UBS Wealth Management says the bank has lowered its growth forecast for China this year to 8.2%. He expects more stimulus from Beijing in June.
Should Americans be concerned over Procter & Gamble's move to Singapore? Jimmy Pethokoukis, American Enterprise institute and Donald Straszheim, ISI Group, share their perspectives.
Europe's elections cast a long shadow and Iran takes yuan - it's time for your FX Fix.
Iran is accepting renminbi for some of the crude oil it supplies to China, industry executives in Beijing and Kuwait and Dubai-based bankers said, partly as a consequence of U.S. sanctions aimed at limiting Tehran’s nuclear program, the Financial Times reports.
Banny Lam, Assoc Dir & Economist, CCB International Securities says China wants more liberalization of imports from the U.S., adding that it will benefit domestic consumption.
Jobs data and elections curb risk appetite and Australia is downbeat - it's time for your FX Fix.
John A. Quelch, Dean of the China Europe International Business School believes there is constructive discourse taking place at the China-U.S. Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED).
Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist, HSBC expects a lower China trade surplus with weakening demand in Europe.
Jeremie Waterman, Executive Director of China Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, says the move towards a market-determined exchange rate in China must be an evolutionary change, not revolutionary.
The U.S. fixation on China's currency is "old" and it is time the debate moved on to more important issues such as trade and market access, said Stephen Roach, the former Non-Executive Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia.
Nick Verdi, Director, FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays said the ECB has already provided ample liquidity into the financial system and is likely to keep its policy on hold at today's meeting.
Alistair Thornton, China Economist, IHS Global Insight thinks the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue holds a lot of potential, but says talks could be overshadowed by broader political events.
Ray Attrill, Head of FX Strategy, North America, BNP Paribas says that China is undergoing a soft landing and that growth will pick up in the rest of the year.