Some traders have speculated that China might liquidate its $1.1 trillion of U.S. Treasury bonds as a way of striking back against President Donald Trump's tariffs on imports from the country. But such a scenario might hide the real urgency: The Chinese government might need the cash, according to the wealth manager deVere Group.
With MSCI increasing the weight of domestic Chinese stocks in its global index weighting, what happens in China does not stay in China.
Stay flexible and open minded, rather than bullish or bearish, as seasonality kicks in.
What's moving markets? Stocks fall sharply Monday as China decides to raise tariffs on some U.S. goods.
Talks between top administration officials and Chinese negotiators are planned for Friday after the latest round of discussions failed to halt President Trump's threat to raise to 25% the tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods.
Asian markets have tanked on Monday after Sunday's aggressive tweets from Donald Trump.
Elections in India are entering the home stretch, and it appears markets are pricing in a victory for the business-friendly ruling party.