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Emerging market stocks may be at a turning point in 2019, BlackRock manager says

Emerging market stocks may be at a turning point in 2019, BlackRock manager says

Emerging markets may be at a turning point in 2019 as interest rate tightening around the world pauses and sentiment improves, a BlackRock portfolio manager said. Gordon Fraser, a manager for BlackRock?s global emerging equities portfolios, said valuations among emerging markets stocks are quite attractive right now, particularly when compared […]

Hong Kong escapes the eye of the trade war storm

Hong Kong escapes the eye of the trade war storm

Author: Edward K Y Chen, The University of Hong Kong The coming year will be a challenging one for developed and emerging economies alike. Negotiating geopolitics is proving difficult for economies across the world, with the impacts of the US?China trade war reaching far beyond the two countries concerned. The […]

China grants Ivanka Trump five new trademarks amid trade-war talks, troubling ethics watchdog

China grants Ivanka Trump five new trademarks amid trade-war talks, troubling ethics watchdog

The Chinese government has granted Ivanka Trump?s company preliminary approval for another five trademarks this month, as her father?s administration pushes ahead on trade negotiations with China. Four trademarks, including child care centres, sunglasses and wedding dresses, were approved on Sunday. A fifth, covering brokerage, charitable fundraising and art valuation […]

The Top 5 Risks for US-China Relations in 2019

The Top 5 Risks for US-China Relations in 2019

Conceived to be ?,? 2018 was a year marked by international challenges as the U.S.-China confrontation ramped up to the edge of a full-blown crisis. Next year might well be the year in which that good fortune runs out for both sides. There are five significant challenges that we fear […]

IMF cuts global growth outlook, cites trade war

IMF cuts global growth outlook, cites trade war

DAVOS: The International Monetary Fund () on Monday cut its world economic growth forecasts for 2019 and 2020, due to weakness in Europe and some emerging markets, and said failure to resolve trade tensions could further destabilise a slowing global economy. In its second downgrade in three months, the global […]