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Jimmy Zhu


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China's GDP Per Capita Is Now Over $10,000. What Does It Mean For The Economy?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 3, 2020 11:00:00 PM / by Jimmy Zhu posted in Media Updates, 2020

China’s efforts to improve economic productivity through various economic and financial reforms are paying off as the country’s GDP per capita grossed over USD10,000.


China's RRR Cut Seen To Boost Growth More Than Liquidity Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 2, 2020 2:22:44 PM / by Jimmy Zhu posted in Media Updates, 2020


It only took hours before the New Year for the People’s Bank of China to deliver the first rate cut of 2020.


Explainer: Bizarre Market Moves On Final FOMC Meeting In 2019

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 12, 2019 4:19:08 PM / by Jimmy Zhu posted in Media Updates, 2019

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to keep rates on hold. However, market reactions after the FOMC meeting didn’t match the Fed's statement, challenging its credibility. In this exclusive article, our Chief Strategist Jimmy Zhu breaks down FOMC’s decision and its impact on the market.


U.S. Key Manufacturing Gauges Dampen Earlier Hopes On Global Recovery

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 3, 2019 4:00:00 PM / by Jimmy Zhu posted in Media Updates, 2019

The ISM headline figure dropped to 48.1 last month from the previous 48.3 that prompted global stocks to move back, raising doubts on a global economic recovery.


Muted Market Reaction After Strong China PMI Results

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 2, 2019 7:00:00 PM / by Jimmy Zhu posted in Media Updates, 2019

Official manufacturing PMI was above the key threshold of 50 for the first time since April this year. However, yuan remained flat in Monday's trading session as smaller companies continue to struggle.


S&P 500 Cautious On Trump's Trade Comment As Details To Be Focused

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 27, 2019 2:48:11 PM / by Jimmy Zhu posted in Media Updates, 2019

US equities made modest gains overnight even after US President Donald Trump said negotiations with China on phase one of the trade deal nears completion.


U.S. Fed's Rate Cut in 2019 is Done mid Less Global Uncertainties

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2019 5:47:57 PM / by Jimmy Zhu posted in Media Updates, 2019

The US Federal Reserve, in a hawkish move, announced a pause in rate cuts in its overnight policy meeting. Surprisingly, the dollar slumped while US stocks gained.


Despite Recession Risk, Fed May Not Meet Investor Rate Cut Demands This Month

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 7, 2019 4:09:30 PM / by Jimmy Zhu posted in Media Updates, 2019

Volatility in the US capital market may soon return, with there still being a chance that the Fed will disappoint traders by not further cutting rates.


Why China's Trade Numbers Actually Hint At An Improving Outlook

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 9, 2019 1:00:00 PM / by Jimmy Zhu posted in Media Updates, 2019

China's August imports from Australia grew at their fastest pace in the past 12 months, a sign that demand for raw materials is increasing even amid the global economic slowdown.


U.S. Jobs Report Warrants Another 25 BPS Cut; Imminent Recession Unlikely

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 7, 2019 12:30:00 PM / by Jimmy Zhu posted in Media Updates, 2019

Slower growth in payrolls shows that US companies are less willing to expand their business, and this could be partly attributed to huge uncertainties from Trump's foreign policies.