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China’s Xi Calls For ‘New Regional Order’ In Asia, Unveils Framework For New Silk Road

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the world’s nations on Saturday to support Beijing’s ideas for the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and its new “Silk Road” strategy to create a ‘new regional order’ in Asia. In his keynote address at the annual Boao Forum titled “Asia’s New Future: Towards a Community of Common Destiny”on Hainan island … Continue reading

Emerging Asia Set For “Strong Growth” In 2015, 2016: ADB

Emerging Asia will maintain its strong economic growth in 2015 and 2016, supported by soft commodity prices and recovery in the major industrial economies, a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says. The ADB’s annual economic report, Asian Development Outlook 2015 (ADO), released on Tuesday, forecasts gross domestic product (GDP) growth in emerging … Continue reading

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em: U.S. Seeks Collaboration With China-Led Infrastructure Bank

The Obama administration, much to its embarrassment, in recent weeks has been spurned by its Western allies that have flocked to the $50 billion Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) — a potential rival to the Western-led IMF and World Bank — despite pleas from the White House to stand back amid concerns that Beijing will extend its influence in the … Continue reading

Growing Risks To Local Currency Bonds In Emerging East Asia, ADB Says

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) warned on Tuesday of growing risks to local currency bonds in emerging East Asia. In the ADB’s latest quarterly Asia Bond Monitor report it warns that widening credit spreads, a stronger U.S. dollar, Greece’s debt crisis, and falling oil prices are growing risks to local currency bonds in emerging East Asia. “While … Continue reading

Washington’s Quiet Proxy War Against Vietnam – OpEd

By Tony Cartalucci Washington’s meddling across Asia has grabbed headlines recently in Hong Kong where US National Endowment for Democracy (NED) funded opposition leaders attempted to trigger a “color revolution” targeting the government of Beijing and Hong Kong’s local administrators. Its spectacular failure was owed to the almost immediate exposure of the protesters as foreign-backed proxies serving … Continue reading

De-Dollarization: China, Russia Launch Financial Tools In Local Currencies

China and Russia have effectively switched to domestic currencies in trading using financial tools as swaps and forwards, as they seek to reduce the influence of the US dollar and foreign exchange risks. The agreement signed in the end of October comes into force Monday, December 29, and provides a currency swap of CNY150 billion … Continue reading

Hong Kong To Scrap Daily Yuan Conversion Limit

Reuters Posted with permission from International Business Times ValueWalk (Reuters) – Hong Kong will scrap the daily 20,000 yuan ($3,264) conversion limit for residents from Monday when a landmark scheme to link the city’s stock market with Shanghai is launched, facilitating investment flows into China’s stock market. Regulators said this week the cross-border share trading scheme would … Continue reading

Russian Blue Chips Consider Abandoning London For Hong Kong

By BNE With East-West relations at rock bottom, Russia’s leading blue chip companies are toying with the idea of abandoning the London Stock Exchange as the long preferred venue for listing their shares, and moving to Hong Kong. In the last month, state-owned oil and gas giants Rosneft and Gazprom, together with privately owned oil … Continue reading

China To Announce The Date To Connect Shanghai And Hong Kong Stock Markets: Leung Chun-ying

China is to announce soon the date of a breakthrough concept to connect two big stock markets: Shanghai and Hong Kong. The much-anticipated news was announced on Sunday and eased investors’ concerns the innovative scheme might have been suspended by Beijing. “The China central government places great importance in the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect scheme … Continue reading

China’s A-Shares Risk Exclusion From MSCI EM Index If Delay In HK Stock Link Drags On

MSCI, a global equity index provider, whom has been considering adding stocks of mainland China listed firms — or A-shares — to its benchmark emerging market index, said that the odds of this happening are not likely if there would be a considerable delay in launching the pilot scheme that is to link the Shanghai and … Continue reading

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