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Market Talk – November 21, 2019

By admin / November 21, 2019

ASIA: China dismissed ‘external’ rumors about the progression of the US-China trade deal, a Chinese ministry spokesperson has said. Reuters reported that the well anticipated “phase 1” of the deal may not be completed this year, as there are more demands from both sides. The US passed a legislation that will require the US to […]

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Market Talk – November 20, 2019

By admin / November 20, 2019

ASIA: The Peoples Bank of China cut its one-year and five-year loan prime rates by 5 basis points. Yesterday, the central bank ordered banks to use the lowered rate to help bolster the economy. The new rates are 4.15 % for the one-year and 4.80% for the five-year, with the growth rate of China hovering […]

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Market Talk – November 19, 2019

By admin / November 19, 2019

ASIA: China and South Korea entered into a defense agreement that could dent South Korea’s relationships with the US and Japan. The agreement will work on developing security ties and ensuring stability in the region. This comes about after China accused the US of meddling with affairs in the region. Recently US President Donald Trump […]

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Market Talk – October 21, 2019

By admin / October 21, 2019

ASIA: China and the US seem to have struck an agreement on how to proceed with the trade deal. Both countries acknowledge that continuing the trade war would not be beneficial to anyone. Over the weekend, Vice Premier Liu He said that the US and China were working at addressing each other’s core concerns – […]

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Market Talk – October 18, 2019

By admin / October 18, 2019

ASIA: There is some concern over the latest figures of Chinese unemployment, which shows that 10.97 million new jobs were created. This is very close to the full-year government target of 11 million. US President Trump often bashes China and suggests that the trade war is costing them dearly, with more than “3 million jobs” […]

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Market Talk – October 17, 2019

By admin / October 17, 2019

ASIA: The US and China seem to have different understandings regarding phase 1 of the trade deal. US President Trump was proud to suggest that China will be purchasing 50 billion USD worth of agricultural products. However, the Chinese Commerce Ministry did not mention a figure, but stated they will purchase according to the Chinese […]

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Market Talk – October 16, 2019

By admin / October 16, 2019

ASIA: The US-China trade deal has been split up in two phases. Phase 1 is expected to be passed soon and entails pushing back the December 15th tariffs on Chinese goods. Phase 1 will introduce China to promises to protect US intellectual property rights, as well as increased purchases of US agricultural products between 40-50 billion […]

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Market Talk – October 15, 2019

By admin / October 15, 2019

ASIA: China talked positively about trade with the US, saying they will step up purchases of US agricultural products. Chinese foreign minister Geng Shuang stated that the US and China are on the same page to reach a deal. He mentioned how a deal will have an importing meaning to world and will be beneficial […]

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Market Talk – October 14, 2019

By admin / October 14, 2019

ASIA: According to Bloomberg, China wants to hold out for more talks before agreeing to “phase one” of the trade deal. Meanwhile, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the media that he would assume that more tariffs will be applied to China around December if no deal takes place before then. The breakthrough for the […]

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Market Talk – October 11, 2019

By admin / October 11, 2019

ASIA: US President Donald Trump expressed an optimistic note at the end of the first day of trade talks in Washington DC. “We had a very, very good negotiation with China,” Trump told the media. Meanwhile, foreign firms in China have a clear road map for full ownership of financial services companies. By 2020, overseas […]

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