Tag: Asia

Great Sites for China Economic Data and News

There are several websites that supply data on China, but here are a few that you may want to bookmark.

For economic reports, China Realtime is a good place to start.

Also, Econon-o-day has a nice calendar that provides a view monthly weekly or daily.

For news, there is...

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China Update: Flash PMI Above 50 – Stock Market Drops, But….

HSBC’s Flash PMI is a preliminary read on the manufacturing conditions within China. It is a survey of smaller businesses than the “official” report that will come later this week. There has been an altogether gloomy mood that has taken over the main equity indices of China as the Shanghai...

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China’s Flash PMI: In The Contraction Zone

China’s Flash PMI actually came out slightly better than expected with the release showed a 49.8 print. This is still below the key level of 50 which is the line between contraction and expansion. It is starting to become very clear to investors that the global slowdown is for real....

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A bad day, but what about tomorrow?

We know how the U.S. markets did and that was awful. Now, the futures are pointing to weakness on the open unless we see an amazing eco or earnings report. That is doubtful.

The Euro continent is going to get walloped as confidence is clearly broken in the face of a...

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