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Electric two-wheelers in China

Slower Chinese growth is worrying, but the e-scooter market tells another story. This short take on the industry will shed light on regulation, competition, and headwinds.

TechnologyPoliticsAsia

Chinese crackdown: is it over? Is it time to buy the dip?

Chinese stocks fell this year, following a massive regulatory crackdown across most sectors. Is the storm over or are we in for a long period of low returns?

StocksAsia

Investing in Japan: New Prime Minister, New Opportunity?

Investing in Japan has been difficult at best in the years after the Asian financial crisis but multi-year highs in Japanese stock indices and a new Prime Minister suggest newfound optimism.

StocksMacroAsia

Rising risks to Chinese growth threatens short-term equities outlook

It seems as though buying the dip has been the name of the game, with China being the surprising exception, at least for the short run. Is there a value rotation at play? 

MacroEnergyAsiaEuropeUSA

Global markets ‘’quick take’’ as we enter Q4

We end Q3 this week and prepare for Q4 by looking at the current macro markets—there is a lot of reshuffling happening around energy and industrials. Countries want to control supply chain led inflation—especially China—and ...

CryptoAsiaBlockchain

China completely bans crypto: why and what will happen?

Headline: buying CryptoKitties will now be illegal in China, as the government banned the use of cryptocurrencies altogether.

StocksAsia

China’s Evergrande Poses a Market Contagion Risk

Are the problems at Chinese property group Evergrande a risk to wider market sentiment? In other words, will there be contagion?

Asia

What is the Chinese tech crackdown really about?

From the West, it seems as though Chinese authorities are curtailing their own success, but this is unlikely the goal. So what exactly is the reason behind the tech crackdown and what is the desired outcome?

TechnologyAsia

China’s tech crackdown: who wins, who loses?

After covering the story behind the Chinese crackdown, a ...

TechnologyAsia

The story behind the Chinese stock sell-off & why it might not be over

Chinese tech stocks are experiencing a sell-off as concerns around regulatory crackdowns continue. To understand what caused investors to doubt their tech holdings, let’s have a look at the Chinese tech industry ...

PoliticsIPOAsia

E-yuan efforts behind internet stocks regulatory pressures?

In April Alibaba was fined a record $2.8B for anticompetitive practices, and this week, Didi was told to remove its application from the app stores. Result: Chinese stock markets flopped. Could a Chinese e-yuan effort be ...

AsiaEV

Tesla in China: romance or no chance?

Tesla leads the EV pack for now, but its entrance in China will not come ...

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