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Hang Seng and China A50 break lower ahead of Friday’s GDP report
China’s GDP is expected to have softened to 4.4% y/y in Q2, which would be its lowest level since June 2020.
China’s manufacturing and services sectors expanded in June
Data from NBS (National Bureau of Statistics) expanded for the first month in four as lockdown restrictions were eased.
China A50 bounces with CPI, Alibaba earnings in focus
Whilst China’s inflation beat analyst’s estimates, weak producer prices leaves the prospects of further stimulus on the table.
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Index in focus: A50 bears in control as COVID spreads in China
Why the COVID outbreak across the country may well get worse before it gets better...
Investors hope for more stimulus following weak China growth (A50, CNH)
Fundamentals point to further weakness for the Chinese economy, and that has been another headwind for the China A50 index. It also builds a case for a weaker yuan.
China A50 ponders reversal after state-backed intervention
Whilst China’s equity markets initially tumbled yesterday, rumours of the National Team supporting markets saw earlier losses quickly evaporate.
China A50 and USD/CNH in focus for tomorrow’s CPI data
It is a big week for inflation enthusiasts, with CPI data for December released from China and the US.
Sleeping Dragon? Will China's economic growth get back on track in 2022?
Get our take on what 2022, The Year of the Tiger holds for the Chinese economy, Chinese equities and whether the CNY can continue to outperform.
China’s data miss points to weaker Q4 growth: China A50, STI
Retail sales and investment were lower in November for the world’s second largest economy which points to further headwinds for growth this quarter.
Have China’s producer prices peaked?
China’s producer prices softened from a 26-year high, begging the question as to whether a key inflationary input has peaked.
China A50 Breaks Lower as Producer Prices Hit 26-Year High
Company profits are set to be squeezed further as China’s producer prices rose to a near 3-decade high of 13.5%. The China A50 index was quick to break lower.
The FTSE China A50 Index Could Become the China A100
As economies develop and investors needs change over time, so can the makeup of an equity index. Just as the DAX 30 became the DAX recently, the China A50 may also receive an upgrade.
Asian Open: Traders Bring Forward Hike Expectations on Hawkish Fed Comments
Equities, yields and risk assets in general rose in tandem overnight on the combination of earnings and an increasingly hawkish Fed.
Chinese Equity Markets Lower on the Back of Weak Data
Equity markets across China were the weakest of the session as they reacted to a slew of weak data, including GDP, industrial production and weaker investment.
Asian Open: Strong Earnings Bolsters Equity Markets, China GDP Up Next
Equity markets were broadly higher across regions and sectors on Friday, whilst the yen and gold were dumped during classic risk-on play.
MAS unexpectedly tighten and what comes next for the China A50
The central bank of Singapore, The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) unexpectedly tightened its monetary policy settings today, to “ensure price stability over the medium term” amid higher inflation.
Asian Open: AUD/USD and China A50 Stand Firm Ahead of China PMI
Services PMI for China is scheduled for 11:45. And if it can claw its way back above 50 it should give risk assets such as the Australian dollar a nice boost ahead of today’s NFP report.
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China A50 basing ?
Contrary to moves in other key global indices, September proved to be a good month for the China A50 as it finished up 4.50%. This may come as a surprise given the turmoil caused by China property developer, Evergrande.
China A50 recovery under review
Last month, the PBOC surprised the market with a dovish shift that included an increase in aggregate finance and a 50bp cut to the Reserve Requirement Ratio (RRR) for the first time since April 2020.
China A50 index in focus: Assessing the fallout from last week’s selloff
While prices have since stabilized in volatile trade, the technical outlook for the A50 remains fragile.
Chinese crackdowns hit stock indices, send USD/CNH higher
Chinese stock indices have taken a hit as investors flee on worries of more government regulations across different sectors
Is now the time for the China A50 to break higher?
Price could break higher above the trendline channel for any number of reasons