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Retail therapy in Hong Kong Steven Sun, Head of Hong Kong and China Equity Research, Head of China Strategy 15/05/2015 preview

Retail therapy in Hong Kong

Due to the rise in trading volumes through Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, H shares continue to be profitable for retail investors.

China's atomic age Week in China 08/05/2015 preview

China's atomic age

As international demand for third-generation nuclear technology soars, Chinese firms are expected to play a big part in global efforts to go green.

Supermarkets strike back David McCarthy, Retail Analyst 05/05/2015 preview

Supermarkets strike back

UK supermarkets make up for the serious mistakes they have made over the past seven years.

US double shock bites harder Kevin Logan, Chief US Economist 04/05/2015 preview

US double shock bites harder

Decreased investment spending and dollar appreciation cause a 'double shock' that continues to hit US GDP.

Renminbi goes global Paul Mackel, Head of FX Research, Asia-Pacific 29/04/2015 preview

Renminbi goes global

China's goal of internationalising its currency entails greater domestic reforms.

Corridors of power Week in China 24/04/2015 preview

Corridors of power

China will invest UDD46 billion in Pakistan, focussed on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

India hopes for rain Pranjul Bhandari, Chief India Economist 23/04/2015 preview

India hopes for rain

Forecasted poor rains may have a negative impact on India's disinflation and rural demand.

Japan's weak consumption Izumi Devalier, Economist 21/04/2015 preview

Japan's weak consumption

Private consumption in Japan remains weak, resulting from poor consumer sentiment and a sharp fall in labour income.

Paving the Silk Road John Zhu, Economist 21/04/2015 preview

Paving the Silk Road

China's new Silk Road is expected to boost China's economy, develop its financial system and integrate its financial market with the rest of Asia.

Asian rate cuts lose punch Frederic Neumann, Co-head of Asia Economics Research 20/04/2015 preview

Asian rate cuts lose punch

Beyond rate cuts and easing, financial-sector reforms should match monetary policy to lift the economic status of Asia.