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Market Talk – June 14, 2019

By admin / June 15, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: Chinese Industrial output numbers were released today and show a growth rate of 5%. This is the lowest rate of growth in 17 years, showing the strain the U.S. trade tariffs are likely having on the Chinese economy. A former Chinese central bank governor has warned that the trade war can cause […]


Market Talk – June 13, 2019

By admin / June 14, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: A Pilipino ship was sunk in the South Chinese Sea. The Philippines sent a formal diplomatic protest to Beijing on Thursday condemning the actions of the Chinese ship and urging China to investigate the matter. The Chinese responded by calling the incident an “ordinary maritime accident.” There are currently joint Japan and […]


Market Talk – June 12, 2019

By admin / June 13, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: News emanating out of China states big tech firms are planning to move production out of China. This comes around after Huawei just failed to launch their new laptop. This was a first time a Huawei product failed to launch since the trade war began. An Apple partner, Foxconn Technology Group, said […]


Market Talk – June 11, 2019

By admin / June 12, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: In Hong Kong over a million people attended a demo today to protest the recent ruling which will allow extradition to China; with those questioning the future of democracy in the region. The trade war is still escalating between the U.S. and China, with China stating they will “fight to the end.” […]


Market Talk – June 10, 2019

By admin / June 11, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: President Trump has told CNBC (US) that he believes China will make a deal with the U.S. because they “will have to.” He also reiterated that putting the tariffs on countries like Mexico and China will put the U.S. at a tremendous competitive advantage. Earlier in the day, President Trump tweeted that […]


Market Talk – June 7, 2019

By admin / June 8, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: Chinese technology giant Huawei signed a deal with Russia’s largest telecoms operator MTS to develop 5G technologies and launch a fifth-generation network in Russia within the next year. This is another example of the close Chinese-Russian relationship. Swiss bank UBS and Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Trust (who has 2.6 trillion under management) have […]


Market Talk – June 6, 2019

By admin / June 7, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: President Xi of China met with President Putin in Moscow today. Xi mentioned he and Putin have a “deep personal friendship.” President Xi will stay for three days, focusing on trade and relations amongst the two countries. Reiterating his opinion, “In the past six years, we have met nearly 30 times. Russia […]


Market talk – June 5, 2019

By admin / June 5, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: China has extended their travel ban to the U.S., stating that there have been a lot of recent shootings, robberies, and thefts of late. This was on top of the recent warning that Chinese citizens are being harassed upon entry and exit by U.S. border control. In the Yellow Sea off the […]


Market Talk – June 4, 2019

By admin / June 5, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: The U.S. reacted to China’s claim that the “U.S. [is] applying too much pressure” to the deal by stating China is playing a “blame game” by misrepresenting the trade talks between the two countries. The U.S. Department of State head Mike Pompeo released a press statement attacking China over their handling of […]


Market Talk – June 3, 2019

By admin / June 4, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: There has been hardly any progress regarding the U.S.-Chinese trade deal. On Sunday, Chinese officials and trade negotiators warned the U.S. of using pressure to force a trade deal on China. “If the U.S. side wants to use extreme pressure, to escalate the trade friction, to force China to submit and make […]

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