A month after the Shanghai-Hong Kong trade link opened, demand has subdued and most activity is from short-term traders.
Despite the Christmas holiday approaching, investors still have plenty to mull over.
A flurry of acquisitions of coal assets by Japanese firms signals that some trading houses are betting the coal market is bottoming out.
Christmas Eve is the romantic dinner event for Japanese couples, but it highlights two major problems: low wages and low birth rates.
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Adrian Mowat, MD, Chief Asian & Emerging Market Equity Strategist at J.P. Morgan, attributes the upgrade to possible stability in the ruble and oil prices. He also explains why he likes other EMs, such as Turkey and China.
Ivan Szpakowski, Analyst, Commodities Research at Citi, expects more downside risks for fuel prices moving forward and explains what that means for China's oil production growth next year.
Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Funds Group, explains why he's viewing the rally in China with caution and outlines the opportunities in Macau's gaming shares.