The supply of Chinese non-performing loans is rising, but they are likely to fall short of investor expectations, argue some debt specialists.
After a strong showing in 2016, the gold price has been pegged back by dollar strength and a positive outlook for the US. Still, demand from China is growing, notably through ETFs.
Fund managers like banks and brokers that combine liquidity and honesty, found our annual trading survey. UBS was voted best overall, with other firms prevailing in certain categories.
The Federal Reserve may well rethink its tightening plans amid the continued market liquidity crunch, says CLSA's global equity strategist, who is bullish on Chinese government bonds.
Enhanced Investment Products will today launch a product based on a CLSA dividend-focused strategy amid hopes that Asian regulators are becoming more open to new types of ETF.
Investment guru Marc Faber eschewed his ultra-bearish mantra for once, saying he expects China's stock market to regain momentum despite a hefty slowdown in economic growth.