Saturday, 22 December 2007

Friday, 21 December 2007

Thursday, 20 December 2007

What Chinese Internet Users Ask

What are the top ten "What is" questions searched by Chinese Internet users - according to Baidu (the most popular Chinese search engine)?

1) What is a mutual fund?
2) What are warrants?
3) What are stock-index futures?
4) What are stocks?
5) What is e-commerce?
6) What is love?
7) What is 3G? (Third generation wireless technology)
8) What is corporate culture?
9) What is "scientific view of development?"
10) What is OEM? (Original Equipment Manufacture)

Today 20 December 2007

Chinese fund takes $5bn Morgan Stanley stake

Tuesday, 18 December 2007

China stock markets may correct in 2008

In the first three quarters, profits from investments accounted for 32 per cent of total profits made by listed companies in China and stock gains became one major source of profits.

What this means is that China-listed companies are more like a good money manager rather than a good producer. While a bull market will make everybody happy, a downturn will make investors lose twice - from profit erosion and stock price drops, spurred by weak earnings.

Today 18 December 2007

Monday, 17 December 2007


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Today 17 December 2007

"It's only when the markets are perceived to have exhausted themselves on the downside that they turn," he said. "Trying to prevent them from going down just merely prolongs the agony."