- Fixed Asset Investment In China Rises to $747 Billion, a 26.6% Increase
- Virulent Pig Virus Viewed as "Threat" to China, Global Business
- China scraps currency rules for companies
- ABN AMRO Deal Points to Next Ways to Profit From China
- State Investment Funds: Beware of the Big New Buyers
From Staff Reports Beijing's decision to allow individual mainland investors to trade directly in Hong Kong-listed shares could funnel tens of billions of dollars into the Hong Kong market over the next year and could help fuel an ongoing bull market in stocks, experts say. Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB) estimates the Monday policy shift, […]
By Jason SimpkinsStaff Writer Desperate to try and cool off an economy that's grown at 10% or better for four straight years, China's central bank raised interest rates yesterday (Tuesday) for the fourth time since March. China's CSI 300 Index has climbed approximately 144% this year, after having already doubled in 2006. However, the nation's rapid […]
For all the talk of China's high-speed economy, there's been little real discussion of the way prices for certain goods have skyrocketed.
From Staff Reports China's ambassador to the United States has taken steps to assure Congressional leaders that China has no plans to dump its U.S. dollar reserves as a way of retaliating against the United States for its attempts to strong-arm China into revaluing the Chinese Yuan currency, according to published reports. “I'd like to […]
By Jason Simpkins Investment in China's fixed assets – factories, property and equipment – increased 26.6% in the first seven months of 2007, fueling concerns that China's national economy could overheat. In a related development, inflation has reached a ten-year high, putting even more pressure on China's central bank to raise interest rates, and slow […]
From Staff Reports A virulent swine virus is "sweeping" China's pig population – causing pork prices to spike, and spawning fears of a pandemic that could race through this huge country's pig farms, according to a report in the International Herald Tribune newspaper. This is a development investors should watch, for if it ends up […]
China on Monday scrapped a regulation that forced companies to convert a portion of their foreign currency holdings into the Chinese Yuan
As a global trader interested in aligning my money with the most powerful trends of the day, I'm constantly watching the headlines in search of the latest moneymaking opportunity. I am particularly interested in stories that emblazon the front pages of newspapers everywhere else around the world, but that barely even rate a mention here […]
When Britain's Barclay Bank PLC (NYSE: BCS) boosted its bid for Dutch Bank ABN AMRO Holding NV (NYSE: ABN) to more than $93 billion in the world's largest-ever takeover battle, it did so thanks to a financial boost from state-run investment funds in China and Singapore.