China has concluded a four-day closed-door session, the fourth plenary session of the 18th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, and has announced a communique following its closing on Thursday. 411 more words
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Wow, the volatility these days, especially during the US opening hours!
The Nikkei 225 futures rallied almost 2% since their Tokyo close, fuelled by a yen drop of 1% largely off the back of good US employment data plus decent earnings from US corporates. 577 more words
As a New York doctor checks into a hospital, here is an article about China’s 2003 SARS epidemic, and the successful, though frighteningly authoritarian response by monolithic state power. 80 more words
Call it another false alarm in the China-overtaking-the-U.S. saga. Notwithstanding the latest estimates from the International Monetary Fund, the U.S., the world’s largest economy is still, well, numero uno. 422 more words