Chinese bank lending

Divergent Data Reports in Japan and China

February 17, 2014

The lack of U.S. leadership on this President’s Holiday held down currency movement.  The dollar is unchanged against the euro after touching a 3-week low of 1.3725 overnight.  The greenback is also flat against the Swissie, Aussie dollar and sterling.  The dollar is up 0.1% against the yen and kiwi, but down by 0.3% relative […] More

Equities Remain Wobbly on this Quiet Monday

June 13, 2011

Swiss markets closed and Germany partly so for Whit Monday.  Australian markets shut for Queen’s Birthday holiday. Share prices have dropped 1.1% in The Philippines, 1.0% in Indonesia, 1.4% in Taiwan, 0.7% in Japan and Malaysia, 0.6% in Singapore, 0.5% in Thailand, and 0.4% in China and New Zealand.  The Dax is off 0.2%, while […] More