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China turns to innovation during rare earth boom

China turns to innovation during rare earth boom

(ATF) On Monday (March 1), a Ministry of Industry and Information Technology official publicly explained the phenomenon of China’s "rare earths being sold at the price of cabbages." He also noted bluntly that Japan is worth studying to learn how to develop high-end rare earths, as their neighbour dominates the …

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Why this time might be different for Chinese equities

Why this time might be different for Chinese equities

(ATF) In the past, China’s stock markets were prone to boom and bust. After a rally that has seen the CSI 300 index rise by about 17% since March, David Choa, head of BNP Paribas Asset Management’s Greater China Equities team in Hong Kong, explains why this time may be …

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Next-gen tech is speeding up financial sector change in Asia

Next-gen tech is speeding up financial sector change in Asia

(ATF) Despite the massive disruptions that have taken place this year with the pandemic, in many sectors innovation has seemed to only accelerate as businesses seek to return to growth. At Broadridge, we have sought to understand such trends through market surveys and direct client engagement, to see how leaders …

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Xi Jinping outlines plans for many years ahead

Xi Jinping outlines plans for many years ahead

(ATF) China’s leadership has announced the country's plans for national development over the next five years – and the general direction to 2035.This year is the final one of the 13th Five-Year Plan, so the party heavyweights are laying out the 14th Five-Year Plan. President and General Secretary Xi Jinping …

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