China Service Sector Recovers In September

China’s service sector recovered in September with renewed and strong increases in both new work and output, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The Caixin services Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to 53.4 in September from 46.7 in August….

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China’s factories, retailers stumble on COVID-19 disruptions

China’s factory and retai lsectors faltered in August with output and sales growth hitting one-year lows as fresh coronavirus outbreaks and supply disruptions threatened the country’s impressive economic recovery. Industrial production rose 5.3% in August from a year earlier, narrowing…

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China Retail Sales Growth Eases Sharply In August

China’s retail sales grew at a much weaker pace in August as the outbreak of Delta variant weighed on consumption, and industrial production growth softened amid supply chain bottlenecks and higher raw material cost. Retail sales grew only 2.5 percent…

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BlackRock’s China blunder

Is there a safe way to invest in China? Jack Otter takes on the topic with a panel on ‘Barron’s Roundtable’ BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has begun a major initiative in China. On Aug. 30 it launched a…

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‘Time to reduce weight in mid, small-cap stocks’

‘We are most bullish on all aspects of the financial sector — private sector banks, even one state-owned bank, insurance, mortgage finance, broking, wealth management, gold finance, etc.’ The primary and secondary markets in India have been buzzing with activity…

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