Hang Seng retains upside as China pledges policy support while Alibaba slips

Local stocks log early gains, shrugging off losses elsewhere in regional markets, as China’s central bank signals it’s ready to deploy more tools to support the economy Read more on

China’s Lending Comes Under Fire as Sri Lankan Debt Crisis Deepens

The crunch has opened a window for India, which provided financial relief to Sri Lanka last week, to push back against Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean region. Read more on

This week

China stocks rally as policy easing bets spur energy, material producers

Mainland stocks are headed for the biggest rally in six weeks appear as China’s economic slowdown strengthens expectations for further policy and market-friendly measures. Equities in Hong Kong erase earlier gains. Read more on

Fauci Invested in Chinese Companies With Ties to Beijing Through Fund, According to Financial Disclosures

Dr. Anthony Fauci invested in the Chinese regime’s corporate “national champions,” large Chinese companies that advance Beijing’s interests … Read more on

Alibaba, investors lead the shift to Hong Kong’s market

The development adds to the momentum of decoupling between the world’s two largest economies, reversing a trend that nurtured some of China’s most influential companies and enriched global banks and investors via New York-bound share floats in the last two decades. Read more on

Hang Seng slips as tech pullback on China GDP while Macau casinos soar

Stocks slip as Alibaba Group and Chinese tech peers drag the benchmark Hang Seng Index lower on China dta. Macau casino operators offer a bright spot following a regulatory boost on late Friday. Read more on

China cuts rates on policy loans, analysts point to more easing ahead

China’s central bank on Monday unexpectedly cut the borrowing costs of its medium-term loans for the first time since April 2020, while some market analysts expect more policy easing this year to cushion an economic slowdown. Read more on

Dollar finds footing as traders brace for hawkish Fed

The dollar clung to a late week bounce on Monday as investors braced for January’s U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and raised bets it will chart a year ahead containing several rate hikes, while China cut borrowing costs to support a stuttering economy. Read more on

Last week

China Gave Out A Record $3.14 Trillion in New Bank Loans – Vision Times

Data released by the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) on Jan. 10 showed that China’s new yuan loan lending hit a record 19.95 trillion yuan ($3.14 trillion) in 2021, 1.6 percent more than the 19.63 trillion yuan ($3.09 trillion) disbursed in 2020. Read more on

Hang Seng snaps rally as China funds sell tech stocks, Macau casinos slide

Stocks decline before an official report signalling slowing growth in China’s external trade. Mainland funds turned net sellers on several Hong Kong-listed stocks on Thursday as the tech rally lost steam. Read more on

Global financial crash: China’s ‘pearl in the crown’ latest to suffer economic crisis

GLOBAL financial crash fears continue to remain high as one Chinese bank faces being the latest casualty of the country’s property market. Read more on

Hang Seng gains as PetroChina leads rotation play while tech stocks slide

Local stocks eye another winning day as PetroChina and CNOOC lead rotation into sector. Chinese tech stocks lose some of their best gains in three months. Read more on

Hang Seng rises to four-week high on Alibaba, CNOOC gains amid easing hopes

Tech stocks in Hong Kong rally by the most in five weeks while oil explorer CNOOC surges by the most since November 2020 following a big dividend payout plan. Read more on

China Tells Banks to ‘Give Out More Property Loans’ While Easing M&A Rules – Vision Times

With China reeling under a property crisis and many real estate developers struggling to find funds to pay their dues, some are worried about the sector’s liquidity situation. Read more on

Hang Seng hits one-month high as tech rally bypasses Alibaba on price cuts

Local stocks recover from early setback to chalk up gains for a fourth day, lifting the Hang Seng Index to near a one-month high. The rally bypasses Alibaba as analysts cut their price targets. Read more on