No “Helicopter Money,” Abenomics Turns to Fiscal Stimulus
Economy,East Asia
By Yuqing Xing - 30 Aug 2016

No “Helicopter Money,” Abenomics Turns to Fiscal Stimulus

In July 2016, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a JPY 28 trillion stimulus package, which includes spending on infrastructure, reconstruction of disaster zones, wage increases for child and elder care workers, and direct cash payments to low-income households.
RMB’s Global Payments Share Drops: A Blessing in Disguise?
Economy,China

By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 29 Aug 2016

RMB’s Global Payments Share Drops: A Blessing in Disguise?

China’s Phenomenal Land Prices: SOEs a Contributing Factor
Economy,China

By Zhihua Zhou - 19 Aug 2016

China’s Phenomenal Land Prices: SOEs a Contributing Factor

Creating a South China Common Market to Address Hong Kong and Taiwan Issues
Politics,Economy,China

Creating a South China Common Market to Address Hong Kong and Taiwan Issues

A South China Common Market would not only enhance the international competitiveness of China’s economy, but also create a social and economic environment to solve the Hong Kong and Taiwan issues.
Uber China-Didi Deal: Who Gains? Who Loses?
Economy,Cyberspace,China

Uber China-Didi Deal: Who Gains? Who Loses?

Uber, the world’s most valuable ride-hailing startup with more than USD 13 billion in funding, has agreed to merge its China branch with Didi Chuxing, after suffering from a grueling price war with the local rival.
China’s Current Economic Pains
Economy,China

China’s Current Economic Pains

An anonymous “person with authority” said that China’s economic trajectory was experiencing an L-shaped path, involving a sharp decline followed by a long period of flat or stagnant growth. The questions are: when will the decline bottom out, and is it sustainable?
Respecting Brexit
Politics,Economy,Hotspots,China

Respecting Brexit

With the referendum of June 23, 2016, Britain has decided to leave the EU. Though this is controversial, there is good reason to respect the outcome of this form of British democracy.
By Dingli Shen - 13 Jul 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
The RMB’s Internationalization: A Moderate Way Ahead
Economy,China

The RMB’s Internationalization: A Moderate Way Ahead

A natural corollary of the expansion of China’s economy and its massive financial reform would be the internationalization of the RMB. As an international payments currency, the RMB has leapfrogged from 20th position in 2012 to 5th in 2015.
Brexit and Asia: Rationality versus Emotion
Politics,Economy,Hotspots

Brexit and Asia: Rationality versus Emotion

The June 23 Brexit referendum saw the UK vote to leave the European Union. The exit decision shocked the world with implications not only in the political and economic arenas of the UK and EU, but which also has far reaching repercussions beyond Europe.
Moderate Monetary Policies to Temper Exchange Rate Swings
Economy,China

Moderate Monetary Policies to Temper Exchange Rate Swings

The internationalization of the RMB requires a moderate international monetary environment as well as China’s policy effort. A monetary policy coordination could tone down monetary policies and exchange rate swings and would bring about a less volatile and more even international monetary environment.
Processing Exports Remain Crucial to the Chinese Economy
Economy,China

Processing Exports Remain Crucial to the Chinese Economy

The persistent fall of processing exports is very alarming and challenges the recovery of export growth, as processing exports remains more than one third of China’s exports.
By Yuqing Xing - 11 May 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
Making Sense of the Global Financial Market: “Trust Conspiracy Theories”
Economy

Making Sense of the Global Financial Market: “Trust Conspiracy Theories”

The recent turmoil of the world economy triggered by the US interest rate hike can be understood as a result of various conspiracies to profit from exploiting and creating volatilities
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