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The private sector in Hong Kong continued to expand last month but at a slower pace. The IHS Markit Hong Kong PMI was at 51.3 in July, little changed from 51.4 a month earlier. This was the sixth straight month of growth in the private sector, as the COVID-19 pandemic was under control, with both output and new orders expanding for the fourth straight month.
05/08/2021 - 8:10am Business and Market Discussion
Carlos Casanova, Senior Asia Economist at UBP expects to see a slowdown in the mainland China economy in the second half of the year.
Andrew Freris, CEO, Ecognosis Advisory thinks that the newly implemented covid-19 travel restrictions will limit Hong Kong’s economic recovery, and thinks that quarantine restrictions should be shortened for all vaccinated residents.
05/08/2021 - 8:25am View from Taiwan
In a highly unusual move, HSBC and three other major banks have suspended mortgages on unfinished Evergrande Projects in Hong Kong. China Evergrande Group is the most indebted property developer in China and its shares have fallen more than 25% this week on fresh signs of a cash crunch at Evergrande.
22/07/2021 - 8:10am Business and Market Discussion
Personal Wealth Adviser Enzio Von Pfeil said that America’s economic time is transmogrifying from a short-lived excess demand for goods into an excess supply of goods, which is not good for America’s profits outlook.
Louisa Fok, China Equity Strategist at Bank of Singapore thinks that the delta variant of Covid-19 is causing a lot of volatility in equity markets.
22/07/2021 - 8:24am View from Taiwan