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8 months ago
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China’s Teetering Local Debt Mountain, in Six Charts

Beijing might have no choice but to bail out cities and provinces—and soon

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9 months ago
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Macau Casinos Get Their Mojo Back

Visitors are finally returning to Macau and pumping up revenue. But certain casino stocks look much better placed to ...

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11 months ago
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Despite Yellen, U.S.-China Decoupling Has Momentum of Its Own

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen concluded a visit to China on Sunday by saying both sides are making progress on mana...

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12 months ago
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Hong Kong’s Crypto Hail Mary Is Risky Business

Crypto imploded in 2022, as investors lost faith in digital assets and the industry was plagued with crisis. But unli...

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12 months ago
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Japan Wades Into the Chip Wars

Intel has ruled the market for central processing units since the 1980s. But rival AMD overtook Intel in market value...

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12 months ago
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Is SoftBank an AI Stock Now?

Perhaps—but there are some clear risks for shareholders as well as opportunity

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about 1 year ago
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China’s Lost Generation

Xi Jinping has a major youth unemployment problem on his hands

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about 1 year ago
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A Foreign Capital Invasion Could Lift Japan’s Stocks

Japan’s Topix is one of the top performing markets in the world this year. But foreigners are only just starting to t...

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about 1 year ago
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Tencent Earnings Show It Still Has Game

After a brutal 2022, Tencent is bouncing back quickly. But it needs to keep diversifying its business to lay the foun...

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about 1 year ago
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King Dollar Still Looks Safe From the Yuan

Weaponizing the dollar creates incentives for change. But as an alternative, the yuan still has serious limitations.

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over 1 year ago
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China Begins to Reflate, but Jobs Lag

The nation’s long-suffering housing sector is finally showing signs of life—as are consumers. But damage to the labor...

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over 1 year ago
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The Most Savory Semiconductor Player is Still a Good Bet

Japan’s Ajinomoto makes an insulating film used in chip packaging—and MSG.

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over 1 year ago
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Shell’s Slip Shows Oil and Gas Prices Aren’t Everything

The supermajor’s lower trading profits highlight that energy stocks offer an indirect link to commodity markets.

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over 1 year ago
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China Will Benefit From Cheap Russian Gas—Eventually

But there is a problem: For now, China is a coal and oil powered economy.

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almost 2 years ago
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China’s Housing Crisis Keeps Brewing in Beijing’s Weak Tea

Reports of a government backstop for new bond issues by stronger developers have lifted shares. But such measures loo...

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over 2 years ago
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Can Russia’s Sanctions Pain Be China’s Gain?

Russia’s economic isolation is a boon for China in some ways but sends a strong signal on the West’s willingness and ...

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over 2 years ago
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HSBC Faces Crucial Test From Rising Rates

Cost control in the face of rising revenues is a key proof point of a successful turnaround of the Asia-focused bank.

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over 2 years ago
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BNP Paribas Wants to Be Europe’s Global Investment Bank

France’s top lender filled out its equities business last year in a bid to become a European bank with a wider reach.

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over 2 years ago
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Hydrogen Brings New Hope to an Old Industry Titan

German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp is planning a minority IPO of a long-established electrolyzer business that can be r...

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over 2 years ago
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Chinese Small Businesses’ No Good, Very Bad Year

China’s economy as a whole is struggling, but the pain is concentrated at the bottom—small firms, which account for a...

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over 2 years ago
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As China’s Economy Falters, the Rest of World Looks Resilient

China’s shaky economy, and teetering property giants like Evergrande, are shaping up as major concerns for 2022. A fu...

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over 2 years ago
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Chinese Stimulus Goes Green

The contours of China’s countercyclical policy are starting to become clear—and include significantly more financial ...

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over 2 years ago
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Paytm’s Mega IPO Is Priced for Perfection

The firm is growing fast and financial services could be a powerful new growth driver. But deep pocketed competitors ...

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over 2 years ago
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Japan Doesn’t Need ‘Kishida Shock’ Therapy

Japan’s new prime minister is worried about inequality—and that worries the market.

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over 2 years ago
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What China Must Do to Contain Evergrande Fallout

Biggest risk to China is from Evergrande’s small creditors, not its large ones.

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almost 3 years ago
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China Goes Cold Turkey on Property

If exports stumble or consumption doesn’t pick up again promptly, Beijing may be forced to relent on its property cur...

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almost 3 years ago
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China’s July Jitters Become a Summer Slump

The first read on August data suggests China’s economy slowed further, particularly in services but also in the previ...

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almost 3 years ago
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What the U.S. Can Learn From China’s Industrial Policy Mistakes—and Successes

China’s attempts to support specific industries have been a mixed bag—and when they succeed it often isn’t for the re...

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almost 3 years ago
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The End of the U.S.-China Tech Stock Bromance

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi’s tumble just days after its New York IPO is likely to affect the kind of financial d...

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over 3 years ago
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All Aboard the Stock-Market Solar Coaster

Much of the climb in solar stocks looks justified by growth prospects, but buyers may still be in for a bumpy ride.

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