China stocks tank 8%, Why? Shanghai’s composite index yesterday in China just had its worst day since the middle of 2008, when the financial crisis was still getting into full swing. The index, which was a world-beater last year, just […]
China Deflation, Global Deflation. China’s consumer inflation eased in September to levels not seen since January 2010, further evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is losing momentum but giving policymakers room for more stimulus if necessary. See the thumbnail chart […]
China Fraud, Can we believe anything? China has recently uncovered almost $10bn in fraudulent trade nationwide as part of an investigation begun in April last year, the country’s currency regulator said.
China companies reportedly “faked, forged and illegally re-used” documents […]
China 2014 Slow Down, canary in the coal mine? China’s central bank is injecting a combined 500 billion yuan ($81.35 billion) of liquidity into the country’s top banks, according to media reports, a sign that authorities are stepping up efforts […]
China slowing? China’s industrial output rose 8.6 percent in the first two months of 2014 from a year earlier, the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics reported, missing market expectations for a 9.5 percent rise. That marked the worst performance for […]
China slowing to start 2014. The HSBC China services Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to 50.9 in December from 52.5 in November, HSBC Holdings PLC said on Monday. China’s official nonmanufacturing PMI fell to 54.6 in December from 56.0 in November, […]