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Beijing: City of remarkable contrasts – EuroNews

Beijing: City of remarkable contrasts… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/08/31/be…

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US-China tariffs in numbers – FT

As another round of tariffs are imposed by both countries in the trade war, the FT takes a look at some key facts and figures, as well as the types of goods affected Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT

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China’s Raises “The Other Nuclear Option”

We are on our way out to go fishing for the next few weeks but couldn’t let this pass without one last post. The current headline at the Drudge Report linking to a CNBC piece citing the People’s Daily (Chinese government press) … Continue reading

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China’s FX Reserves Increase

#China’s FX reserves surprisingly rose a for 2nd straight month to $3,118bn in Jul, from $3,112bn despite falling Yuan. Consensus had forecasted a drop to $3,107bn. pic.twitter.com/OFCEL4PaZw — Holger Zschaepitz (@Schuldensuehner) August 7, 2018

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Beijing police shut down P2P lending demonstration

China has been at the center of the rise of FinTech firms since the Great Financial Crisis (GFC).  Some of these firms have become huge. Watch this space. In the United States, the majority of lenders rely on FICO scores … Continue reading

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Charts That Count: Another China Crisis? – FT

China’s currency has devalued sharply against the dollar in recent weeks. The last time China surprised the markets with a devaluation, in the summer of 2015, it prompted a global sell-off of risk assets. John Authers discusses why China’s currency … Continue reading

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The Day “Strategic Ambiguity” Died

The hits just keep on coming. There is a new sheriff in town, the old order is crumbling, and we are afraid the world is going to become much more unstable in the next few years.  Assets markets are incapable … Continue reading

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China hits back at Trump’s tariffs – FT

Money quote:  “…steady escalation…” Beijing accused Donald Trump of “trade bullying” as it imposed retaliatory tariffs against new US duties on $34bn of Chinese imports. The FT’s world trade editor, Shawn Donnan, reports from Washington DC about the consequences of … Continue reading

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Tweet of the Day: Double Yikes!

Unqualified term “war”?   Tell us it ain’t so, Ray Dalio! Remember the Great War with Japan started with trade tensions in response to the country’s agression in Manchuria, among other regions, Tokyo and Washington negotiated for months leading up … Continue reading

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Tech gadgets caught up in US-China trade dispute – FT

Looming US import tariffs on some of the hottest gadgets among younger consumers, from vaporisers to electric scooters and ‘smart home’ devices, threaten to drive up prices ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT

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