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Energy, Industries

Oil prices erase 2022 gains as China’s protests spark demand worries

November 28, 2022

Via: Investing.com

Oil prices fell to near their lowest levels this year on Monday as street protests against strict COVID-19 curbs in China, the world’s biggest crude importer, stoked concern about the outlook for fuel demand. Brent crude dropped $2.66, or 3.1%, […]


Financial Services, Industries

China Central Bank Wants Lenders To Step Up And Help Spur Economy: Here’s What It Plans

October 14, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

The People’s Bank of China Governor Yi Gang reportedly said the central bank will nudge lenders to increase loans to the infrastructure, manufacturing and property sectors to better support the economy. Yi asserted a vow to “step up the implementation […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Asian stocks mixed after China promises to boost growth

September 6, 2022

Via: ABC News

Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after China promised to speed up the rollout of policy changes to boost anemic economic growth and Australia’s central bank raised its benchmark interest rate. Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul gained while Hong Kong declined. […]


Editorial

Can Mounting Tensions with China Impact Economic Recovery?

August 31, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

After more than two and a half years of dealing with a pandemic, economic recovery is fundamental to every government’s agenda. One of the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is undoubtedly inflation, and Russia’s war in Ukraine is complicating […]


Industries, Others

U.S. Entertainment Industry Hits Wall in China

August 24, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Hollywood studio executives charged with projecting global box-office revenues are putting $0 in the China column. Baccarat tables in Macau sit empty. Singers skip Shanghai concert halls on tour. American entertainment and leisure industries are facing an unsettling reality: China’s […]


Energy, Industries

Crude Oil Price Forecast: Traders Weigh Economic Data Against Tight Supply

August 2, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Crude oil prices fell to kick off August, putting the commodity on track for a third monthly loss, assuming the nearly 5% drop on Monday is a sign of what’s to come. China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reported a […]


Capital, Finance Tech

Euro Breaking News: German and EZ PMI’s Touch Contractionary Territory, Parity Resurgence?

July 22, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The euro began its descent today beginning with French PMI’s missing estimates followed by German data which often services as a barometer for the entire EU region. Unsurprisingly, EZ PMI’s followed suite (see economic calendar below), augmenting the weaker euro. Manufacturing and services fell across […]


Industries, Manufacturing

China Car Sales Jump as Covid Curbs Relaxed

July 8, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

China’s car sales rose almost 23% in June from a year earlier as production recovered in lockdown-hit Shanghai to meet pent-up demand and government cash incentives stimulated purchases in the world’s biggest auto market. Sales for passenger cars also rose […]


Energy, Industries

Crude Oil Latest – Increased Recession Fears Weigh Down on Oil

July 6, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The wave of US dollar buying on Tuesday caught many market participants unaware and sent a wide range of asset markets to multi-month and multi-year extremes. The incessant USD buying was sparked by heightened fears that the world’s largest economy […]


Industries, Manufacturing

UK new car sales slump to worst June in 26 years

July 5, 2022

Via: Sky News

Registrations of new cars plummeted about 24% last month compared with June 2021, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Manufacturers have had problems fulfilling orders due to global shortages of semiconductors, the trade body said. The […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Asia stocks mixed after Wall St down, China manufacturing up

June 30, 2022

Via: ABC News

Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after the U.S. economy contracted and China reported stronger factory activity. Shanghai and Hong Kong gained, while Tokyo and Seoul declined. Oil prices advanced. Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index edged down 0.1% on […]


Energy, Industries

India, China growing markets for shunned Russian oil

June 13, 2022

Via: ABC News

India and other Asian nations are becoming an increasingly vital source of oil revenues for Moscow despite strong pressure from the U.S. not to increase their purchases, as the European Union and other allies cut off energy imports from Russia […]


Energy, Industries

Crude Oil Price Rally Plays Out as China Eases Covid Controls. Will WTI Make a New High?

June 6, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Crude oil made a 2-month high today with the WTI futures contract trading as high as 120.99 US$ bbl and the Brent contract reaching US$ 121.95 bbl early in the Asian session. Both have since eased off more than a […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity, Trading

Global stocks rally and the yuan jumps after Biden says he’s weighing cutting tariffs on China

May 23, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

Global stocks rose on Monday and the yuan surged after US President Joe Biden said he’s considering cutting tariffs on China. S&P 500 futures were up 0.46% as of 5.27 a.m. ET, suggesting stocks will open higher when trading begins. […]


Finance Tech, Trading

European stocks slide to 1-month low on China slowdown fears

April 25, 2022

Via: Investing.com

Commodity stocks slumped 6% on Monday, leading sharp declines across European stock indexes as worries about an economic slowdown in China and rapid U.S. interest rate hikes overshadowed relief from French Presidential election results. As investors flocked to the safety […]


News

China GDP Rises More Than Expected In Q1

April 18, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

China’s economy expanded more than expected in the first quarter, data from the National Bureau of Statistics revealed on Monday. Gross domestic product grew at a pace of 4.8 percent on a yearly basis in the first quarter. This was […]


News

The stockmarket rebound has nothing to do with Ukraine or the Federal Reserve

March 17, 2022

Via: MoneyWeek

The most important thing to remember about markets is that they’re all about expectations. When something is already expected, it will already be “priced in”. It doesn’t matter if it’s “good” news or “bad” news. If markets already knew it […]


Financial Services, Industries

2 China-based development banks have opted to suspend business with Russia

March 4, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

Two China-based development banks have paused relations with Russia and Belarus as it continues to wage war against Ukraine, the Financial Times reported Thursday. According to the report, the decision of the Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to pause investments […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Aluminum Price Moves Sideways But Looks To China For Cues

December 10, 2021

Via: Seeking Alpha

The medium term future for the aluminum price depends on China. How many times have we heard that before? Not just for aluminum but for a host of other base metals, too. But the reality is China is running a […]


Industries, Manufacturing

European industry calls for EU/China talks on magnesium shortages

October 22, 2021

Via: Investing.com

The European Commission must launch talks with China to restart shipments of magnesium to ease severe shortages and avoid plant shutdowns that could hit millions of jobs, European industry groups said on Friday. China supplies about 95% of the bloc’s […]