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China data leads regional markets higher

China data leads regional markets higher

(ATF) Hong Kong: The Asian risk rally extended its run after China’s return to factory-gate inflation pointed to a momentum build-up in the world’s second largest economy.Sentiment remained upbeat ahead of the launch of the US fiscal stimulus and a speech by US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell at 1900 …

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Asian markets make firm start to 2021 on recovery signs

Asian markets make firm start to 2021 on recovery signs

(ATF) Hong Kong: Asian markets made a flying start to 2021 as the confidence of vaccine rollouts and sustained economic recovery pushed investors to pile into risky assets. Wall Street’s blistering year-end session last week also added fuel to the rally. Regionally, the MSCI Asia Pacific index advanced 0.4% as …

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China’s opportunities and challenges in 2021 and beyond

China’s opportunities and challenges in 2021 and beyond

(ATF) China has regained all its output losses following the Covid-19 shock, and staged a V-shaped rebound since the second quarter of 2020. With recovery momentum expected to peak in 1Q21, the next year will be a reset for China’s transformation policies.China’s policy shift to “dual circulation” suggests domestic demand …

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Markets at record highs with eyes on vaccine, economic support

Markets near highs with eyes on vaccine, economic support

Asian shares climbed on Monday, with a broad regional index touching a record high on hopes for imminent coronavirus vaccines, but worries over the impact of economic lockdowns and uncertainty over U.S. stimulus capped gains.A top official of the U.S. government's vaccine development effort said Sunday that the first vaccines …

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China data points to strong Q4 despite slowdown risks

China data points to strong Q4 despite slowdown risks

(ATF) China's industrial output surged 6.9% in October from a year earlier, expanding for the seventh straight month as the world’s second largest economy shook off the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its labour market and services sector.Analysts polled by Reuters had expected industrial output growth to have slowed …

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