4 ATF BIG PICTURE: The appeal of China bond yields
5 NEWS: Chinese banks' outlook gloomy, says Moody's
6 NEWS: Asia's Covid response was better than the West's
7 TRADE OF THE DAY: Good news for the new year
8 NEWS: China's Great Wall to join NEV, smart car race
01 Top Story S&P cuts China assets from indices
Ratings firm acts on Trump's executive order, which aims to deter investment firms, pension funds and others from buying shares of companies designated by the Defense Department as backed by the Chinese military.
Political sincerity is required to tap international sources of capital and technology, and a hedging approach balanced between protectionism and free trade is fraught with danger; India needs to learn from the policies that brought China so much success. Lawyer Santosh Pai speaks to ATF TV.
"The good news is that aggressive easing in developed markets has driven rates and the USD lower, China is recovering well, and the roll-out of new vaccines is coming. 2021 will come with much better - even if cyclical - economic performance, which should help keep positive sentiment and support investment, whether portfolio or FDI."
Alicia Garcia Herrero, Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis
08 GW joins NEV race
China's Great Wall automaker has performed strongly recently, with robust sales growth in November, as it seeks to tap into enthusiasm for premium quality new energy vehicles.