Tag Archive: CNH/CNY

China Focus : Rule of Law or Rule of Smog ?


Misty days as Beijing remains shrouded in smog and intrigue as pilots learn to land blindly. Good news is that the people will get a holiday during the APEC summit next month. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/25/us-china-pollution-idUSKCN0IE02L20141025… Continue reading

International Focus : Australia and China


Continued rumblings in the China growth story as FDI falls 17% and borrowings continue to soar with Beijing becoming the 8th region to issue their own local government bonds for CNY 10.5 billion… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – Turkey’s possibly futile attempt to prevent the unwinding of the USD carry trade


“The Turkish central bank raised its overnight lending rate to 12% from 7.75%…” http://www.cnbc.com/id/101359309 Of course it stopped the rout of the Turkish Lira in the short term. By contagion, it also stabilized… Continue reading