Chinese exports increase for the first time in six months, possibly due to price cuts; November imports unexpectedly decline | Reuters

2023-12-07 08:59:29 In November trade statistics released by the General Administration of Customs of China on the 7th, exports began to increase for the first time in six months, while imports unexpectedly decreased. This photo was taken in May last year at Qingdao Port in Shandong Province. Provided by China Daily (2023 Reuters) BEIJING (Reuters) … Read more

Bank of Japan’s half-yearly report at the House of Councilors Financial Affairs Committee, Governor says, “It will become even more challenging from the end of the year to next year” | Reuters

2023-12-07 05:29:36 On the 7th, Bank of Japan Governor Kazuo Ueda pointed out at the House of Councilors’ Committee on Finance and Finance that, at this point in time, “we have not yet reached a situation where we can predict with sufficient certainty” whether the price stability target will be achieved sustainably and stably. The … Read more

Column: Timely downgrade of China’s rating outlook, alert to government | Reuters

2023-12-06 22:28:00 December 6: Rating agencies have long been criticized for detecting crises too late, and Moody’s has now downgraded China’s rating outlook and summarized the problems. Few would be surprised that there was so little new information. Representative photo taken on May 19th in Xi’an (2023 Reuters) HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) – Rating agencies … Read more

Market pricing in US interest rate cuts is “excessive”, volatility will rise in 2024 = BII | Reuters

2023-12-05 19:37:00 A strategist at the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII), part of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management company, said in a panel discussion on the 5th that the futures market is “excessively pricing in” the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate cuts. As a result, the world market will likely experience greater volatility in 2024. … Read more

Angle: U.S. stocks are close to entering a bull market as S&P hits new year-to-date highs | Reuters

2023-12-05 11:49:56 December 4th is the day when US stocks will enter a bull market again. The S&P 500 closing price hit a new year-to-date high on the 1st, and is 4.2% away from the all-time high set in January last year. Photo taken on the 4th at the New York Stock Exchange (2023 Reuters/Brendan … Read more

Tokyo Core CPI slows down in November, with some saying it would fall below 2% without accommodation fees | Reuters

2023-12-05 08:46:33 The Tokyo Consumer Price Index (excluding fresh food, core CPI) for November announced by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications on the 5th was 106.0, an increase of 2.3% compared to the same month last year. Photo taken in March 2017 in Tokyo (2023 Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon) TOKYO (Reuters) – The Tokyo Consumer … Read more