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The selloff in bonds last week blew up global stocks on Friday. In the US, the NASDAQ Composite Index had its worst week since October despite rebounding on Friday. It ended the session 0.6% firmer following a 3.5% slump on Thursday. But for the week it was down almost 5%. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index tumbled 1,094 points, or 3.6%, the most in nine months. Leading Friday's losses were technology shares with the Hang Seng Tech Index sinking 5.7%.
01/03/2021 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion
Alex Wong, Director of Asset Management at Ample Capital thinks that the bond market is a "high-risk, low return" sector and might take years for it to recover due to inflation in the economy.
Iris Pang, Greater China Economist at ING Wholesale Banking believes that a full global recovery is still a few years away and the economy is still quite fragile due to the recent recession.
01/03/2021 - 8:24am View from Mainland China
China’s economy grew at a faster pace at the end of last year than before the Covid-19 pandemic, driven by strong growth in manufacturing. The mainland's National Bureau of Statistics said the country’s GDP grew 2.3% in 2020 to jump above 100 trillion yuan for the first time ever.
19/01/2021 - 8:08am Business and Market Discussion
Peter Churchouse, Founder of Portwood Capital, highlights that emerging markets have shown more resilience than developing economies and have attracted capital inflows.
William Ma, Chief Investment Officer at Noah Holdings, expects China's domestic consumption to grow in 2021 with a middle class consumption upgrade.
19/01/2021 - 8:25am View from Japan