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Bloomberg
Jan 15, 2017 8:00pm EST
into that. west texas, not a lot of action. said, when you look at the commodities space, china so far the past week or so. ore, thatbber, iron is in renminbi. you get roughly 85 when you do the math, a hedge their against expected appreciation in the chinese renminbi, but barclays says that is a blip. let me wrap things up with a its bestet to extend start to the year since 1983, floods and thailand disrupting the outlook for supplies, could cut supplies by 20% this month. this is shanghai. we are looking at a 9% pop for this quarter, so the fundamental story, but also a party a cross commodity exchanges on the china mainland. rishaad: thank you for that. let's get you up to speed with some first word news headlines. here is sophie kamaruddin. donald china has urged trump to recognize this and sensitivity with regards to taiwan and says it's one china policy is not negotiable. donald trump told the wall street journal he would only commit after assessing beijing on trade and pricing issues. the president-elect said he is not prepared to declare china currency and if you later's im
Bloomberg
Jan 8, 2017 8:00pm EST
china's currency reserves slumping by $300 million, the yuan saw a it's a steepest slide into been decades. two samsung executives face prosecutors as part of the undue influence scandal that brought down the president. americansler bows to first jobs policy. looking positive out there, the absence of japanese trading, a public holiday they are, 30 minutes before the start of the session in hong kong and shanghai, the open in kuala lumpur, taipei, and singapore. here is sophie kamaruddin. sophie: a number of markets coming online, checking that space. we are seeing continued gains on the asx and new zealand, and the kospi reversing gains made in the morning. space,look at the data what's happening with dollar strength, resuming strength following the friday jobs report. note, the yield of seven basis points friday. bill gross is expecting a breakthrough to the 2.6% level, pushing it into bear market territory, gross saying the treasuries are at an inflection point. gold edging higher after falling in the wake of the u.s. payroll data, gaining demand for alternative assets, and equi
Bloomberg
Apr 16, 2017 9:00pm EDT
korea following the weekend show of force. china urging coma on both sides. the lira jumping as president erdogan claims sweeping new powers, the biggest changes in turkey. dump in ans data hour, looking at first quarter growth, 6.8%. let's bring up this chart, #6839 showing the potential for further gdp growth looking ahead, the blue line indicating that target the government put andlace, anticipating 6.5% 2019, a six .8% handle, but the data dump continues and we have industrial output, retail sales, and fixed asset investment, all of that out in 60 minutes. not exactly the most surprising of indicators. we were expecting that 6.8% for a second quarter, but the question is whether it is sustainable, and also at what cost good we had credit numbers showing momentum in terms of money supply, shadow banking still running hot and china, so we dig deeper into that within the next two hours. we are 30 minutes away from the open in china, that singapore, taiwan, malaysia coming online and sophie taking a look at how markets are faring. a thin session with a number of market selloff o
Bloomberg
Oct 15, 2017 9:00pm EDT
iraq sends troops into kurdish territory. the tb oh governor sends praise and a warning to china. sends pboc governor praise and warning to china. this is bloomberg. ♪ rishaad: indeed we should get some feelings on what is going on with the chinese economy, factory gate prices, cpi as well. let's look at this breakdown. negativears of industrial gate numbers, exemplified by this yellow line, then suddenly september last year, we went positive. expecting 6.4%. ,hat has been lifting inflation something seen as inflation to come in the pipeline for the cpi, the turquoise line. all against the backdrop of some dictating inflation or core prices in china, that is food inflation. it has gone into deflationary territory. that was september. the is all to be digested, and all of that ahead of the 19th party congress taking place in beijing. singapore, taiwan, and malaysia have come online. let's have a look at what has happened so far. another good day for the nikkei. sophie: gaining .9 percent, rising for a 10th straight session, building on 1996 highs in a key election week in japan
Bloomberg
Feb 26, 2017 8:00pm EST
by president trump and janet yellen. china opens the door to more ipos, dismissing concerns that a wave of new shares could depress the market. headlines, but the catalyst is not smart phones as the new phone put on hold. we are 30 minutes away from the open in china and hong kong. a down market at the start of this trading week. a lot of event risks on the horizon. we hear from president trump in of first joint session congress speech. we are seeing a stronger yen, weighing down the japanese markets. let's get straight to sophie kamaruddin at the market board for the latest. asian: i down monday for stocks after a weekly gain of .5%. a lot of event risks on the horizon given trump and yellen due to speak. gdp datahe lookout for from india, australia, china pmi , housing starts and capital spending. inanese shares focused today. , so setei 225 down .9% for a fourth day of declines. some equity movers in focus, toshiba falling 3%, the day to day swings as speculation around its chip unit sale. friday, it announced it may consider selling a majority stake in its chip unit to a third-
Bloomberg
Apr 3, 2017 9:00pm EDT
in auto sales last month. and the race to succeed president park geun-hye. in the absence of china and hong kong in the market, also india close today, as well as taiwan, we do have malaysia coming online as expected. it does kind of feeling we are getting a slight drift into the risk of sentiment. let's go over to david, who is taking a look at how the markets are going. we had a week cue from wall street overnight, but it is important to say that this is a lower as opposed to a sharp leap into drop off territory. david: absolutely. when you consider what happened overnight, the first quarter was not a normal quarter. when you look at the sort of acrosse are not seeing markets, it's a time of consolidation. when you look at asia, it's not surprising, not exactly a rush to the exit. we have been trading around these levels for the last hour or so. have a look at dollar-yen. holding at 19,000. have a look at gold prices. want to mention here. gold is back to the highest level in five or six weeks. the other story is the pullback that we are watching. this is across the bond markets.
Bloomberg
Jan 17, 2018 10:00pm EST
billions of additional borrowing. no shortage of news today. the gdp number from china later on this afternoon, but here is the markets. treading water, we have given up a lot of gains this morning on the regional benchmark, but we are still seeing mostly green across major markets today. the nikkei 225 in focus. it broke above 24,000 at one point, the highest since 1991. we are slightly off that now. perhaps what is pouring cold water on the rally, the pickup some boj members are set to say it is time for normalization. look at the yield, slightly lower right now. at one point, it rose to the highest since july. a slightly stronger, ahead of those gdp numbers. weiland markets right now, are seeing ties stocks up about one third of 1%. a lot of focus has been on that -- as china says they will curb. india looks to be a green day. the rupee seeing strength at 63.89. haslinda: taking a look at currencies, the aussie weakening after rising to four-month highs versus the greenback on risk on at 111.29, up 3% versus the dollar since november. investor interest in japan stocks. bitcoi
Bloomberg
May 8, 2017 9:00pm EDT
and what we are seeing geo political tensions u.s. certainties with the and china. i'll have the details next. >> that is our top stories. south koreans headed to the impeachmentplal and of the former president. the next leader who is successful in this transition period. take a look at this chart, amidst the volatility, korean assets have been resilient. d it has been ranged since 2011. nd reaction to markets and valuations across the korean stocks in a world where we are seeing so much cheap money going into equities and going into yan. arks and the and look at the positioning of going into the election, the currency is a good place to look at. >> if you look at cheapness. the g-8, the gap at the moment this is ween the two china's index as opposed to the other index and what we have and falling 2.8%. 1%na index advancing 8/10 of and it's actually a split in the investment community suggesting may well difficult verge even further. let's get to the top of the busy day. we have the korean elections and australian budget and record highs. that should provide tailwind. they were f
Bloomberg
Oct 16, 2016 9:00pm EDT
detained. china's leaders says the global economy is weak. rishaad: apple's faces a pricey screen test. looking at the market action in general. it has been a sluggish start to the market open. a flurry of u.s. earnings. haidi: a lot of indicators for where were going to. rishaad: let's find out what is going on. how are things going? david: overall, flat. have a look at the current see .arkets, a dollar run-up 98.14. back to levels of last month. have a look at dollar-yen. the fixing comes out in about 15 minutes from the pbo see. c. the pound is continuing its grind lower. that's the biggest drop so far across g 10 currencies. offshoresia, the renminbi at a fresh six-year low. again, it is about dollar strength. if we get a fixing north of that , don't worry. bond markets, u.s. tenure lower -- 10-year lower. 10-year 230. equity markets, as i mentioned, not very exciting, mixed. putting everything together, flat. numbers, aexport little better than expected, a quarter of 1% lower. the rbnz is widely expected to cut. let's get to first word news. >> china has sent a rocket into or
Bloomberg
Oct 24, 2017 9:00pm EDT
up china's direction for years to come. haidi: bitcoin topping $100 billion in value, reaching that milestone faster than apple. it is now worth more than american express. rishaad: a look at what happened in new york. another record for the dow. the s&p 500 acting effectively as a quasi-bond. this is a situation going back to 2008. the white line looks at dividend yields on the s&p 500, an average just shy of 2%. the chief global strategist writing in a report that the index has effectively become a quasi-convertible bond. s&p 500 given up four percentage points of yield, close to an points.of 3.5 as he puts it, the s&p 500 pays the equivalent of a bond coupon rather than what investors profit from growth. it is this global rally taking place that could arguably end in tears. the question is, when will that happen? haidi: [laughter] that is always the question, isn't it? the bellwether, caterpillar earnings beating on every expectation, raising the bar. it continues to paint this picture of mobile growth, but synchronous global growth. caterpillar saying that demand is rising out o
Bloomberg
May 30, 2017 9:00pm EDT
. this is "bloomberg markets: asia." haidi: signs of stabilization on the factory floor in china, manufacturing defying expectations of a weaker reading. flat start at best for markets in the asia-pacific, investors reassessing the taste and direction of the federal reserve. the governor said week policy might force them to alter plans. shares: jeff bezos, topping $1000, a sign of the growing power of e-commerce. , let'sg news, china pmi get straight to chart, #8228. what we have had is a slight fall back in manufacturing, the number above 50 indicating expansion, below, contraction. 51.2, slightly better than had been expected. that does not tell the whole story, does it? that's right. it is slightly better than expected. that wee suggestions are past the peak when it comes to this china growth story over the past 6-12 months. the other part is how small companies and china are doing, #8223, the small company index suggesting an improvement for the first time since mid-2014. we will get a better cage when we get the unofficial pmi tomorrow. they tend to track these smes. the off
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2016 8:00pm EST
twitter to criticize china after backlash over his phone call with taiwan's president. the president-elect tweeted that aging did not ask the u.s. for permission to devalue its currency or build up its military presence in the south china sea. broke years of diplomatic protocol by speaking with tsai ing-wen. hsbc to raise hiring in the pearl delta. hsbc launches a credit card business and china on monday. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. this is bloomberg. haidi: thank you for that. the a tying prime minister matteo renzi a it set to resign after losing his referendum on constitutional reform. falling to its lowest level since 2015. bring inright, let's our rome bureau chief. what happened here? it was meant to be on a knife edge, but the no campaign seem to have convinced it time electorate? >> that's right. people were frustrated. there are a lot of issues in italy, part read this global ,ovement for change, populism partly issues in italy, unemployment, frustration, the economy is not growing, and matteo renz
Bloomberg
Mar 28, 2017 9:00pm EDT
trigger day. we are 30 minutes away from the open in china and hong kong. we have had this risk on rally on the table with a blowout consumer confidence number out of the u.s. will that trickled through when it comes to the asian session. let's get it over to sophie to see how we are faring. sophie: we do have stocks outside japan advancing, building on gains for a second day, stocks in sydney leading gains come up .8%. kl adding to gains, and taiwan rising, snapping a three-day drop. resilience,howing but take a look at southeast asian currencies, not finding their footing. the malaysian ringgit down .1% against the dollar, and the tahi baht slipping ahead of the rate decision out of bangkok this afternoon. let's look at the bonds and commodities space, some caution here. we do have the dollar extending its overnight gains, treasuries continuing to fall, aussie and kiwi bonds tracking those moves and u.s. notes, gold holding, higher by .2%, and wti topping $48 a barrel. citigroup saying the oil market will tighten in the second quarter and sees opec cuts extending into the second
Bloomberg
Dec 18, 2017 8:00pm EST
quarterly report on china. economic growth there will moderate in the next two years. the policy titans. gdp at 6.4% next year and -- next year and 6.3% the year after. a new leader after a bitter campaign. the 65-year-old union veteran was part of the previous scandal-ridden regime. he is also one of south africa's richest people and was a when police code 34 striking miners. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. this is bloomberg. those tax cuts are moving a step closer. republican leaders say may have the votes. let's get to washington reporter jackie in sydney. why is it so critical here? collins'ssusan announcement is a sign that the republicans have all but tonched the votes necessary pass this measure. although one republican senator, senator jeff blake has support for the bill. republicans can only lose one from their party, in order for this bill to pass. that is given that senator john mccain will miss this vote. according to bloomberg's map, we do believe that senator republicans do have the votes nec
Bloomberg
Mar 21, 2017 9:00pm EDT
hong kong shares. we do have numbers for the developers,ese soa china resources, expected to show slower growth. we will get the results from tencent, cheung kong properties, and ck hutchison. rishaad: thank you for that. back to sydney, paul allen on standby with first word news. paul: rish, u.s. supreme court nominee neil gorsuch says he would not hesitate to rule against donald trump if the law required it. he said the constitution has many protections for religious minorities. he told his senate confirmation hearing that he has made no promises about how he would rule on any issue. >> no one in the process from the time i was contacted with an expression of interest to the time i was nominated, no one in that process, mr. chairman, asked me for any commitments come any kind of promises about how i would rule in any kind of case. paul: britain has joined the united states in banning large electronic devices in the cabin from select cities. tablets, laptops, and dvd players must now travel in baggage after reports that terrorists are planning a new, innovative attack. the ban is
Bloomberg
Apr 18, 2017 9:00pm EDT
what the markets are doing. than 30 minutes from the open in china and hong kong come up mainland markets looking at a key level after declines over the past few sessions. singapore, taiwan, malaysia coming online. let's get it back to sophie for the broader equity markets. a down day across asset classes given what we saw on wall street, disappointing earnings dragging on stocks, i jump in treasuries, which is having a knock on effect in the bond space in asia. have a look at some of the biggest decliners in the region so far. are at the stocks lowest since march 10, falling from that 10,000 level that investors were hoping to hit given the type of appetite we stocks, butr tech that has been slowing down. stepping two days of gains, the the first quarter may exceed forecast. up .4%seeing the won this morning on that point. we are seeing stocks in sydney commodity shares, energy, and miners falling, the falling gold and nickel the most in 2017, and stronger yen weighing on the nikkei two although just marginally higher. is at 108.59, and while we have bonds rallying, check this ou
Bloomberg
Aug 22, 2017 9:00pm EDT
pboc is expected to buy all notes. was used to help setup china's sovereign wealth fund a decade ago. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. this is bloomberg. i am rosalind chin. states ishe united stepping up its campaign to prevent north korea developing nuclear weapons, sanctions being applied to north korean and russian entities it accuses of aiding pyongyang's weapons comes as rex tillerson praised north korea's restraint in recent days. we look at what kinds of north korea-related activity the u.s. prosecutors are targeting. what we are seeing is another step in a long campaign by the trump administration to keep up pressure on china and russia. the u.s. treasury and the u.s. attorney's office slapped sanctions and criminal complaints against north korean -- sorry, chinese and russian in order to call attention to some of the things still going on despite united nations sanctions increasingly being levied against entities associated with the country and restricting trade with the country. the russian deputy for
Bloomberg
Aug 3, 2017 9:00pm EDT
china's campaign against leverage, midsized tech companies say they are being squeezed, and it hurts. this is "bloomberg markets: asia." ♪ rishaad: right, the dollar has had a torrid five months after hitting heady highs after the election of donald trump. it is the end of the cycle. this chart could be heralding a bear market that could last a decade. day,91 shows another another dollar decline, the dollar depreciating 3% against all major currencies, only the second time since 1992 it has fallen across the board. the dollar starts a bear market with a banging. the index fell in 1985, this figure around there. bull was after a five-year run ended and then carried on until 2002 or thereabouts. i moved to the upside, then if it breaks another leg down, it is likely to confirm this historical pattern. we are looking at decades here. does this green circle herald the start of a bear market for the greenback? taiwan,ngapore, malaysia just starting their session. sophie, what have we got so far? the dow at a record, but just inching higher. selloff, butd that the dow about 22,000, mostl
Bloomberg
Nov 10, 2016 9:00pm EST
than expected to label china a currency manipulator. well, we have been looking at this chart. terrorism fromt china and how it affects -- tourism from china and how it affects japan. that white line is consumption, including tourism. consumption excluding tourism, so you can see that the merchants. domesticwe have weak demand. these numbers continue to burgeon out of china into japan. getting to the market action. a bit of a mixed picture a cross asian equities today on what has been an extraordinary week. in are seeing that weakness emerging-market currencies hitting the market, particularly indonesia. down 2.2% at the moment. the philippines down by over 1.5%, and taiwan is being heavily sold off as well. financial players, the search for yield continuing, financial stocks leading the way along with energy producers, although we have seen a pair back in that oil price rally. the dollar's strength happening everywhere, a weaker yen, the nikkei up by .8%, so are a lot of positive momentum coming through export players in the region, weakness from some of those materials playe
Bloomberg
Jan 16, 2018 8:00pm EST
question the legality of cryptocurrencies. we have china working to play whack-a-mole to clamp down on some unofficial trading platforms as well. that is always the story we are watching for you on bloomberg. looking at the broader markets, we are seeing the caution play out. 30 minutes from the opening in china. coming online. let's get it to sophie to see how we are faring. caution indeed. halting a three-day ride. the dollar is being stented by the rise in the euro. the dollar in particular. set for a six day of gains. despite exports coming in at less than forecasted your let's take a closer look at movers in taipei. the company has said its operations meet apple supply of conduct. sliding on nanya tech. seeing some uncertainties on the second half. on crypto-linked stocks in asia. they are sliding on fears of regulatory crackdown. it lost nearly 16% in seoul. automation has been a significant theme in the region. fresh records on tuesday, but it is a mixed bag. a fresh high on reports that s k telecom is going to speed up. being upgraded to buy. downgrade for fans do -- four fanuc
Bloomberg
Nov 2, 2016 9:00pm EDT
interest rate hike in the u.s., policy has tightened in china. has allowed a steady increase in money market rates to squeeze liquidity. policy have started to tighten selectively. interest ratesrk have been on hold for more than a year. posted its lowest annual profit in five years. to $4.5fit fell 18% billion. earnings are under pressure after the bank restructures its businesses. rising badgling with debt charges and costs. told that the banks underlying performance is very good. >> what we are going through is a restructuring of anz. we have had a number of charges we took in the year, which have depressed earnings. underlying performance of our businesses this year have been good, and we are pleased. the reduction in profits is a deliberate action to reposition for the future. overnda: china's reforms state owned enterprises may be forcing companies to work with unexpected partners. china's unicom parents have agreed to collaborate with baidu. it is part of a plan to boost service levels of the mobile carrier. show a tight final stretch of the u.s. presidential race. they s
Bloomberg
Mar 7, 2017 8:00pm EST
to the data out of china, strong data expected. ciaaad: wikileaks says the can monitor messages, thousands of documents claim agents can hack into smart devices. haidi: and on international women's day, the gender gap has been reduced, but women still earn less than men. rishaad: we do have -- [speaking simultaneously] rishaad: sorry about that. we have trade data coming out in the course of the next couple of hours from china. that should give us a lead as to which way the deficit is heading for the u.s. in particular. it could add to more risk when it comes to transportation -- trump's protectionist tendencies. haidi: let's take a look at the balance. looking at strong numbers out of china. we will see if that can give a bit of a list to the fairly lackluster session in asia. not a lot of drivers at the moment, quite a risk going into the end of the week, and of course i had of the fed meeting next week. of the fed meeting next week. singapore, malaysia, taiwan coming on line. sophie kamaruddin has more. sophie: we are seeing asian markets falling, u.s. stocks slower, perhaps
Bloomberg
Sep 14, 2017 9:00pm EDT
four days after tougher sanctions. washington calling on china and russia to take action. and markets,sponse 1.10.r-yen above our global disruptors series, alibaba founder jack ma, his plan for international expansion. this is "bloomberg markets: asia." ♪ we thought it was going to be a quiet friday. i would not say there is a lot someise, but there is movement into safe havens. dollar-yen outflows coming through. ind is up, a move down -swissie. suisse on theedit japanese markets and how they are changing their outlook there on japanese equities. , 4055,look at my chart very straightforward. credit suisse is saying if you look at the headwinds facing japan, whether uncertain boj policy, a diminished case for a weaker currency, strengthening since the summer, and we've been 1.10, a flatlining in the markets. you take those two things together and look that the buybacks are tracking lower compared to last year, so it is benchmark right now. we are no longer overweight japanese equities. unsurprising as we move into the open of markets in china and hong kong come 30 minutes away from
Bloomberg
Jul 23, 2017 9:00pm EDT
. china has a puzzling problem, the labor market tight, unemployment low, yet wage growth continues to be week. -- weak. we rarely talk about wage inflation in china. the other thing counting down to the open in china, last week, we that roller coaster ride brought together the nasdaq -- have a look at my chart btv 6495 on your terminal. we are looking at valuations about the same, 35 times current earnings. is downhelp the chinext 14% while the nasdaq is up 18%. perspective,ion right at parity. we talk about the nasdaq the nearer ring of that gap. we have a huge week when it comes to tech earnings, amazon, facebook, twitter, also big financials. that will determine the tech rally-software that goes from here, then looking ahead to the fed and u.s. gdp at the end of the week, the imf report also interesting to see how they see u.s. economic growth. on the last one, they did downgrade it. we are 30 minutes away from the open. southeast asia, singapore, ingwan, and malaysia com online. sophie, how is monday? sophie: asian stocks set to snap attend a rally. macro and micro drivers, earnin
Bloomberg
Mar 1, 2017 8:00pm EST
miners following their australian counterparts. report of china curbing output of steel and aluminum to reduce pollution. a ceo contact potential move a game changer for the industry. south 32 has been raised to buy. elsewhere in the region, we are seeing malaysia, singapore, and taiwan joining that rally as we kick off this thursday. host: umkc needed another reminder -- in case you needed another reminder of commodities in store. the aussie dollar seems trades coming in much weaker than expected. we thought that it was a given. australian data surprises again. numbers, $1.3t billion for the month, almost one third of what we were expecting. $3.8 billion was the expectation. number -- november was a revised number as well. a look at the other data. imports rose 4%, exports fell 3%. if we want another illustration of the importance of china, exports to china fell to $7.6 billion in january. to $4.5 coal: pullback billion. iron ore, just 5.3 billion in january. everything really pulled back. the analysis pulling in to why this happened. perhaps chinese new year was a factor. 20 opinions
Bloomberg
Jun 20, 2017 9:00pm EDT
declines declines extend to asia. mark carney's there is no rush to raise rates. ma saying china will drive the global economy for decades, urging america not to miss the boat. more reaction to the msci decision throughout the morning. it is a question of locally traded a-shares comprising as of global emerging markets gauge. that's right. about howen talking these china large-cap companies have been outperforming the small cap. #123 on your bloomberg. you can see these are the big airlines,c, take among those that will be added for a-share and collusion. capquestion is this premium gap between- a-shares and h-shares. as this move gets underway, we will see the valuations in shanghai come down to match the global level. let's get a look at the markets ahead of the china and hong kong open. these twin the stories, capital maycerns rotate out of other emerging markets. saying goldman sachs korea, taiwan, and india may see their benchmark waiting reduced. there could be limited impacts onlyrean stocks given that takes place next year. when we look at the reaction in asia, it is driven by
Bloomberg
May 2, 2017 9:00pm EDT
." ♪ haidi: new warnings of the credit crisis in china as well management products boom. a increasing its stake in deutsche bank to nearly 10%. as donald trump's pick amid tensions. rishaad: there we go. talking about apple. nasdaq,ows how the which hit another record high has been powered up by apple to some extent. you can see that with apple included in nasdaq's total , but if you growth remove apple, just shy of 160%. important apple is as a retains its status as the world's most valuable company. you have been taking a look at the yen, i believe. haidi: that's right. the two stories, apple and the , not much in terms of reaction on the equity's story. -- equity story. japanese markets not getting a chance to react to this yen weakness. , technicalsat this when it comes to where they again is at now, still above that 112 level. the dollar is at a short-term peak. we do have a call from rbc saying it should be easy to get but japanese markets are off until monday, some not getting a chance to get the boost from a weaker yen. we are 30 minutes away from the open. singapore, taiwan,
Bloomberg
Jul 17, 2017 9:00pm EDT
the opening in china and hong kong. in yesterday's session decoupling from the equity rally elsewhere. singapore, taiwan, and malaysia just coming online. sophie: taking a look at what's going on today on this trading session, we are seeing stock rally -- -- asia hitting a wall of asia stocks snapping a six-day third. we have aussie shares leading the data about 8/10 of a percent, falling for a second day. we have the nikkei 225 losing about half a percent after a three-day weekend. at 112.44.lar yen new zealand assets are looking under pressure, given the soft inflation we got out of wellington this morning. the kiwi dollar is down 6/10 of a percent. of the offshore yuan is halting a five-day advance today, despite the up the best of the chinese data we got today. industrial metals are higher. iron ore show -- soaring in singapore. trading at the highest level since april. copper is high -- hovering around a four-month peak. looks like the start of a rally. mainland property prices are also on deck. watch. plenty to we do have that slump when it comes to the china yesterday on the tr
Bloomberg
Mar 30, 2017 9:00pm EDT
. rishaad: i am rishaad salamat. this is "bloomberg markets: asia." china manufacturing pmi from but weestimates 51.7, have a figure of 51.8, just at the margins. the nonmanufacturing pmi great guns, a significant improvement from the february number, that is that pmi data the one more looked at? >> 51.8 is a good number. the last time we were this high , higher than 51 point eight, so a near five-year high for the manufacturing index. it points to the moderate increase in manufacturing sentiment. in february, 51.8 now in march, 51.3 in january. it backs up the early indicators , satellite manufacturing index, 51.8. rishaad: it is strange how this non--official data tracks. it is actually backing up the state numbers. >> yes, they may be accurate. it is from the national bureau of statistics. in march, the numbers in the pmi upwards because of the distortions from the lunar new year holiday. aberration, but a positive sign for authorities trying to put some stability into this economy. were speaking to some clever people at the credit suisse conference. what is the general consensus
Bloomberg
Sep 17, 2017 9:00pm EDT
united nations, asking the 90 nations for further steps against north korea. the key is china and russia. on tillerson was speaking face the nation, a rare appearance on sunday morning talk shows, saying the u.s. will seek first and foremost a peaceful resolution, but the caveat is they will not rule out the possibility of military force if other means are not successful. time that at the same donald trump locked kim jong-un in a tweet, calling him rocket man. he will supposedly be taking a serious tone the united nations, but at the same time, same old tricks with his tweets david:. it hasn't worked, has it? maintaintain they will and achieve that objective. >> north korea has vowed to maintain its nuclear program. is aimed as they say at combing the belligerent united states. month withlier this the strongest one, so they are not backing down. i guess they feel they don't have to. david: the chinese have not changed their stance. saidcame out last week and we will not let it happen. i'm guessing they have not change their stance. >> the key is in the hand of the chinese right no
Bloomberg
Mar 19, 2017 9:00pm EDT
, although the u.s. did not firstn how america would work. china housing market, new fears of a bubble. haidi: beijing and washington prepare for top level talks over tensions and trade in north korea. rishaad: the secretary of the state turning up the heat on pyongyang, saying the gears of patients are over. let's look at the markets, no trading in tokyo. , some data coming through, reaction to house price numbers out of china. also the followthrough on this trip by secretary of state rex tillerson. that: a lot to impact from tillerson visit. , currencies seems to be off the agenda and that g-20 communicate. forwonder what that means that fear of a currency war between the u.s. and china. we are 30 minutes away from the we are 30 minutes away from the open end the mainland and in hong kong. -- sophie: we do have new zealand stocks leading the drop, voice for the biggest fall since november, down 1.2%. aussie shares are snapping a four day advance. the year-to-date rally is a repricing for an old-school economic recovery led by shipments to the u.s.. take a look at currencies, the doll
Bloomberg
Jan 14, 2018 8:00pm EST
countries. this is bloomberg. >> thanks. china's credit growth grew faster showing the attempt to cut risk is starting to bite, demand for exports has soften the impact. tom mackenzie joins us from beijing for more. it seems policymakers have managed to time this nicely. it is a window of opportunity for china. inna has played a big role stimulating the economy with its own domestic stimulus and now with this external demand picture being supportive, particularly for chinese exports , it has given them a comfort blanket when it comes to pursuing this de-risking. in terms of credit flows, it did slow significantly, particularly the m2 money supply, where we saw eight point 2% growth versus the forecast of 9.2%, the slowest on record, so it points to potential risks as they pursue this de-risking campaign. those export numbers picking up 10.9% in december and over all the trade picture between the u.s. and china looking strong come up the chinese perspective at least. come increasing 13%. if this external environment remains supportive, you would see more rollout of these regulations we have
Bloomberg
Mar 13, 2017 9:00pm EDT
saying it is in talks with beijing about a presidential powwow next month. got data coming out of china and about one hour, looking at retail sales as well. increased,s have looking at industrial production about 6.2% retail sales, 10.4% on year. one of the main stays of the chinese economy. we should be getting data about uan inn. in around -- yo about 10 minutes during the open, 29 minutes away in shanghai. singapore started second day of trading. the prospects for janet yellen and company are playing out. with investors anticipating what janet yellen has to say, perhaps the china data to drop later today may give us some indication of how this may play out the rest of the day. for now, we are seeing korean shares leading gains in asia. we have the taiwan and malaysia coming online slightly stronger here. japanese stocks are on the decline. taking a look at the currency space, we do have the japanese yen, a little changed ahead of the fed meeting. the south korean won slighting against the dollar. prices, weok at oil do have new york crude holding losses below $49 a barrel. this is th
Bloomberg
Jun 15, 2017 9:00pm EDT
growth in china. kata has been suspended in tokyo amid claims that may file for bankruptcy. it could seek protection in japan first, filing chapter 11 afterwards. their products are linked to at least 17 deaths worldwide. ofis in the process replacing 100 million airbags around the world. holdings of u.s. treasuries rose for a third straight month, the highest in six months as the yuan stabilizes. beijing's ownership arose by $4.6 billion to just over $1 trillion. $2.1 reduced its total to trillion, down from a month earlier. at the boe,emerged half of the policy committee dissenting. in its biggest division in six years, the monetary policy committee vote 5-3 to hold the key rate at .25%. an uncertainacing time, real earnings falling, consumer spending weakening, and fallout from last week's election. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. this is bloomberg. rishaad: let's get back to one of our stories. doj concluding its board meeting , not much expectation of any change in policy come instead a focus on governor k
Bloomberg
Nov 23, 2017 8:00pm EST
beijing -- that is what investors in china were asking themselves after this date of large-cap shares plunged, rattling the market, one which has become ♪ rishaad: margin debt below the bubble peaks, has been increased seeing for six straight months. a lot of investors nursing their wounds this morning. haidi. haidi: absolutely. getting the bigger picture look. coupon that before 2015. a 3% jump or fall in any of these chinese indices was almost a calm day. how farteresting to see it has, and how little volatility we have had from the worst in 2015 until now, so we are looking ahead to the shanghai and hong kong open, taking a look at how sentiment worsened and if it provides a little bit of support. a lot of analysts saying there is no point in them going in right now because it will make no impact. the scope of the small cap do not provide support to the broader market. let us take a look across the rest of the asian trading session because we are seeing not a lot of hand with the u.s. on thanksgiving holidays. sophie, japanese traders coming back to a stronger yen and weak
Bloomberg
Oct 16, 2017 9:00pm EDT
-- china's elite gathered for their five-year party congress. xi could become the most powerful leader since chairman mao. this is "bloomberg markets." ♪ rish: it is coming up on 30 years. black monday, black friday as well. s&p climb in the 1980's versus 2010 is at the start of this show. this shows you what happened. this is the turkey day's -- turquoise line. it rocked up over 200% in seven years on wall street. when things decline on wall street, you tend to remember. when things decline a lot, you remember the date. day stockt single market collapse in history. a 23% drop. usage had also redefined the landscape for market professionals. black monday as it became known. part of the financial history's financial record. it is the divide between old and new markets. significantirst event of computer-driven trading running amok. singapore, taiwan, malaysia, charting their trading day. >> no market jitters to be had as we mull on that black monday that we had. we have asian stocks rising. currency markets are looking mixed as the dollar is keeping steady. we have the nikkei 225 on an
Bloomberg
Nov 30, 2016 9:00pm EST
lift, aussie oil stocks their highest in years. let's get back to our top story, strength and china, the official factory gauge the highest since july 2014, 51.7, expecting just 51. rishaad: a private survey showing growth, but below what the thinking is out there. tom mackenzie, take it away. 51.7.he official number we have been looking into the details of this number, strong new orders from the manufacturing sector. we saw that in october as well. export demand has picked up, consumers still playing a role. that is some of the breakdown we are getting. picking upe prices for the first time in four years earlier this year, so proving positive as well. inflation is helping the manufacturing sector as well. industry,in the steel and on the nonmanufacturing side, strength of their as well. the official number coming in for october at 54, and strengthened again this month back around 53.7. then, we have questions over the growth drivers when it comes to what we are seeing in the manufacturing sector. analysts saying this is further evidence of cheap credit going thate manufacturers, an
Bloomberg
Sep 26, 2017 9:00pm EDT
until we this out of china. it is industrial profit news. this is 1094. this is the middle of last year. march of last year. the important question we're asking today is is the turnaround the supply-side reforms. we have seen exit capacity been removed on the system. we have also seen inventory overhang being reduced. there has been a rise in metal prices that are driving a stronger profits. the view from bloomberg intelligence is that it is mainly the latter. it is causing this demand and the rise in metal prices. that is what we have. haidi: the bigger the interesting -- this is a particularly interesting data point. ass translates to the same what the earnings are going to be. that is looking a little shaky given that we have seen that reflation story on the factory gate. the have seen it stumble a little bit. this is out in the open when it comes to training in china and hong kong. selfie, we are seeing a trip at session again. sophie, we are seeing a trepid session again. sophie: this was not a three-day drop. they are leading gains for that benchmark. the big picture here whe
Bloomberg
Jan 17, 2017 8:00pm EST
the dollar. theresa may gets explicit about brexit. china's president tackles protectionism warning that there would be no winners from a trade war. we are 30 minutes away from the start of the trading day in hong kong. the -- but and take lumpur starting the session. what is going on? one point clear. about the equity markets in just a moment. this will highlight how the sentiment has changed from this time last week. friday, monday and tuesday and that is where we are at the moment. when you look at what sort of investors are buying into it is almost like protection. japan is one of the worst hit in the world. the second worst performing market. dollar-yen pushing toward 112. that is an extreme example but it is what is hitting asian equities at the moment. we're seeing that extend the losses from europe into wall street. waites are up and let's for that to get underway. we saw the biggest drop in stocks since the brexit vote. futures and all things .qual, gold gets bid up let's wrap things up with a look at the markets opening. we have time one and where i am -- thatpore and we h
Bloomberg
Nov 12, 2017 8:00pm EST
china sea. i am rishaad salamat in hong kong. haidi: i am haidi lun in sydney. alibaba's annual shopping bonanza generates record sales with buyers from more than 200 countries. this is "bloomberg markets: asia." ♪ rishaad: asia stocks under pressure, but global equities are at record highs. let's bring up chart 5892. ly is all amid this extreme low volatility. it is the world's best regional rally in turquoise. the 60 day volatility in the white line has dropped 5.9% to the lowest since 1988. in line with u.s. and europe, and the vix markets hitting new lows. the calm, but no storm, at least for the time being. pause.may be a muted at lofty highs when it comes to emerging markets in asia, japan in particular. i don't think you can blame investors for taking a breather. let's get it over to sophie with 30 market reaction. sophie: we have corporate earnings perhaps giving impetus to profit taking for japanese investors given those highs. leadingei 225 benchmarks in asia lower here it asian stocks falling for a second session. i want to highlight the currencies space. the korean won lead
Bloomberg
Jun 12, 2017 9:00pm EDT
. we are 30 minutes away from now been in china and hong kong. we are getting kind of the sense that value trading could be emerging in asia following what we see in the u.s.. some of these sectors that have drive so far this year picking up nice gains. sophie: we seem to be having a shift of attention as the tech is shaken off. you can see when it comes to asian markets. we have other sectors leading the story other than the tech rep. as korea's finance minister flag economic difficulties, that is not derailing the rise in consumer stocks insult. -- in seoul. up 2/10ook at taipei, of a percent. stocks in japan easing the drop. the nikkei 225 just around the 19,900 level. the yenctuations as holds gains below 110 a dollar. aussie investors seemingly refreshed after the break. climbing for a third day. the aussie dollar, that is sticking to a tight rage above 75 u.s. cents, despite the drop in iron or and other base metals. we do have chinese economic data due this week that could help underpin the aussie as well. ahead of the fed policy decision , we have the korean won following --
Bloomberg
Jul 3, 2017 9:00pm EDT
." >> asia market extending, u.s., -- rashaad: oil continuing its best winning streak of the year. china and russia say they are getting on famously and the u.s. is warned about new negativity. fits,d: if the face use facial recognition to unlock the new iphone. happened, it left a , a mood oflanned about a billion dollars traded, china corporate bonds and government corporate bonds. what has been happening in the last few years when it comes to the bond market, it seems to have been grinding to a halt in terms of that growth. this will hopefully get this a buit of a fill up. we may see that spread between china tenure government debt and 10 year treasuries, perhaps that narrowing. is this something to watch out for? haidi: the key is really patience here. give it a couple of months over the next year or so to heat up because --ht we are about 30 minutes away from the open of china and hong kong. sentiment is starting to pick up globally. that is giving some food for thought. >> that very strong number coming through from the u.s. manufacturing sector, giving a good boost to wall street.
Bloomberg
Jun 1, 2017 9:00pm EDT
per how much higher u.s. emissions are per person than chinese ones. 2006, we saw china overtake united states in terms of overall emissions. where does that bring us to? bring up the next chart, there we go. coa is the s&p 500 versus l and solar. since for about a year or thereabouts. al index has moved higher on this climate change agreement being consigned to the wastepaper basket. there we go. haidi: that's right. the other side is what does this mean for global leadership, the sense that the u.s. is vacating its leadership mantle globally and china is ready to step in. the china and the eu working towards this climate change deal. take a look at this pie chart. total solar investment across the world divided by region, asian making up the lion's share , over 60%. china is a massive part of that as well. the question is the opportunities that will be gained when it comes to this, china's leadership when it comes to tackling climate change and in conjunction with the hundreds of billions of dollars being poured into infrastructure investment avaya one rolled, one belt. road, o
Bloomberg
Jun 27, 2017 12:00am EDT
♪ geopolitical risk on the rise. >> china's manufacturing may have already peaked this year, with signs of factories will slow down. >> and takata is said to be the biggest loser of the day. customers fear they have to dig deep. >> in the supreme court revises president trump travel ban, saying travels must prove bona fide ties to the u.s. 8:00 is a clock a.m. -- a.m. in the emirates. shery: this is "bloomberg markets: middle east." day.e seeing a mixed some positive sentiment in japan because of the japanese yen. everything else is mixed. are pressing -- pushing toward the upper limits of the dollar-yen. several markets are reopening today, they have a good of catch-up. the philippines, i think it is leading gains right now. the other story, we are not getting -- except for markets in china. down one quarter of 1%. in the previous hour, they said when you look at the valuation, still quite cheap in the asian markets. iron ore top of the list. up 3.4% following industrial profits in china continuing to rise. i think it was 6% year-to-year. shery: you mentioned some markets coming
Bloomberg
Nov 6, 2017 8:00pm EST
the world to ensure that we defend our interests and china will grow more powerful in the region. that is why it is important to have common ground to enter into the next phase of this challenge and we are more likely to influence the chinese to put more pressure on the north and get this problem solved without using force. .> that is a difference werewould it be, if you down trump? would try to explain that we cannot tolerate a north korea within intercontinental missile that delivers a nuclear weapon thehe united states and purpose of pressure is to convince the north they should negotiate and you eliminate the nuclear capability in return for a peace agreement and other assurances to stabilize the peninsula. negotiations is the missing piece of this and that is what they are trying to persuade president trump. moveave hang seng on the and asian stocks are higher. >> all right. more details on sanctions imposed by japan on north korean entities. that press conference with donald trump. nine groups linked with north korea. the cabinet has agreed to impose sanctions, according to the c
Bloomberg
Jun 29, 2017 9:00pm EDT
, what does the future hold for hong kong and china? indeed, talking china, breaking news, manufacturing pmi and nonmanufacturing data from a slight move to the upside, 51.7, looking for 51. what is your instant take? >> it is a surprise. i thought sentiment is weaker. you have a cooling off for the real estate market. it means momentum in the economy continues to be robust and that very gradualonly slowdown at worst in the coming few quarters. let me bring up a chart, #7313, the diversions nonofficialcaixin manufacturing. the official number has more of the state owned enterprises. is the reflation going on now? >> i don't think the reflation is still going on there. the decline is because of commodity prices. rishaad: deleveraging as well, perhaps weighing into all of this. >> i don't think china is deleveraging there are economy. they cannot afford to do it. deleveraging in the financial markets, you can see it in particular in the bond market, and that tells us the pboc does not have to tighten monetary conditions any further. we will probably see lower interest rates, which means do
Bloomberg
Jul 25, 2017 9:00pm EDT
, china's economic performance. will that strength drive a boost? we will talk about the next. this is bloomberg. ♪ david: equity markets across -- head of japan equities research at j.p. morgan station. -- chgase. growth, momentum has slowly come back. there is a missing piece. the one answer we have not discussed is productivity. seen a significant increase in the hours worked for the overall workforce. the key is a nation is rising productivity. the labor market is tight. the question is, are we at full employment? if you have made this argument six months back? what are your thoughts on that? in the u.s., particularly, labor force participation shrinks. unemployment is not nearly as bad as it looks. the two statistics we are andsed on our productivity labor force participation rates. david: whether it is korea or india, it doesn't look very expensive. >> we see them as under held. we are seeing a growth premium. if we are in a progrowth environment, that is positive for growth. all of which creates an ideal market. haidi: ironically, this makes it easier for central banks to move
Bloomberg
Apr 9, 2017 9:00pm EDT
rollover. indicator, monetary conditions in china, something to watch, key inflation data out of china and new credit data as well. you have a rate decision out of south korea. let's look at south korea -- south africa. gr on your bloomberg. watch south africa very closely. downgrades,atings s&p and fitch, last week. they are saying you have to watch out for more outflows as people are forced to pay back their positions if you are investment hold grade. south africa won't be one of them. we saw the bonds and the brand getting hammered -- and the rand getting hammered. we are 30 minutes away from the open in china and hong kong, singapore, taiwan, and malaysia have just come online. give us the lowdown. asian markets waking up to that weaker jobs report out of the united states on friday, although some event risks this week. shares in tokyo up .9%, sydney as well, up .5%. japanese equities are advancing after hitting a four-month low on friday, automakers the biggest gainer, and toshiba advancing on reports that it japanese alliance is considering a joint investment in its chip is
Bloomberg
Nov 16, 2017 8:00pm EST
for think very much. up, china's currency looking more like his overseas peers. we will bring you the details that's next. this is bloomberg. ♪ ♪ china's currency starting to look more like its peers. relativelyme responsive to market forces. despite. were in tokyo. chris, talk us through the report first. >> there's a lot of great letters, formulas, statistical analysis. they have regular week gone --yuan.your on trading how important is the fix that occurs at 930 every morning in china. -- a number ofk -- we a number of servers still think it was a guide on where they want the want to move . what the study shows is that that's not the case anymore. what really is going on here is the morning fix is essentially reflecting the trading that occurred over the previous day. over the previous 24 hour. what didincorporating, the dollar do against the broad range of currencies. dot did the offshore yuan overnight. that is what is determining the fix. much more market-driven. if you look at days when the dollar is rising, the you on -- rise less thanto half as much as it used to. thi
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Mar 22, 2017 11:00pm EDT
parliament house in canberra to start. china is looking for openings following the u.s. decision to abandon the tpp. we are joined by our correspondents watching this out of beijing. we also have paul allen, who is in sydney. paul, tell us what leaders have been discussing there. paul: the first thing they discussed, the premier li said the terror attack in london, they were united in their condemnation of that. the subject did quickly turn to trade. now the speeches at the lunch that was just given at parliament house, the australian prime minister, lord of the robust, fruitful partnership and the chinese premier said in a world where protectionism is rising, we cannot close our doors. he went on to say there are problems with globalization, but it's all about how the world response to that. it's not about walking away from it. he said china would not seek to dominate the region, it was in favor of freedom of navigation, and talked about the australia-china relationship is always having to move forward and he's very pleased to be here, david. let me ask you what china hopes to get out of t
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