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China Economic Scan Weekly Economic Review

In the past week there were a range of important data releases that have painted an interesting picture of the Chinese economy. New lending, M2, CPI, urban fixed asset investment, exports and imports, and car sales were among the data […]

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China Economic Scan Weekly Economic Review

Last week in the Chinese economy, aside from the visitby US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, there were a few interestingeconomic developments. Last week in the Chinese economy, aside

China Economic Scan Weekly Stockmarket Review

Chinese stocks closed up week on week with theShenzhen Component leading up +5.31% at 10,667, the Shanghai Composite up+4.59%, and the Hang Seng up +2.80% to 18,680, the

China Economic Scan Weekly Economic Review

In the week that was, the Chinese government revealed more statisticsabout spending of the stimulus package, and encouraged its localgovernments to match spending. In the week that was, the

China Economic Scan Weekly Stockmarket Review

Chinese stocks closed the week up; the Hang Seng lead by a whopping6.5% at 18,171, the TAIEX followed with 2.27%, Shanghai closed up 1.36%to 2633 and Shenzhen was

China Economic Scan Weekly Debt Market Review

The CSI Enterprise Bond Index started on Monday at 118 even, and dippeddown to lows of 117.60, before closing the trading week up at 118.10 onWednesday. The CSI Enterprise

China Economic Scan Weekly Stockmarket Review

Mainland stocks closed the week down with the Shenzhen Component down-1.95% week on week to 10,073, and Shanghai Composite down -1.78% to2,598. Mainland stocks closed the week down with

China Economic Scan Weekly Debt Market Review

The CSI Enterprise Bond Index started the week at 117.81 and climbedsteadily to a high of 118.08, before closing the week at 118.04. The CSI Enterprise Bond Index started

China Economic Scan Weekly Economic Review

During the past week a number of commentators highlighted issues in theChinese economy, including interest rate movements and foreign trade. During the past week a number of commentators highlighted

China Economic Scan Weekly Debt Market Review

The CSI Enterprise Bond Index started the week at 117.39, and droppedsharply for a brief moment late Monday to 116.75 before climbing to theweek’s close of 117.74. The CSI