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China has rich country problems, but a poor country budget

By Nuno Fernandes

This article was first published by Opalesque.com.

The recent steep slides on global stock markets have been a long time in the making. As early as two years ago, it was becoming obvious that in addition to the contraction of global demand, as well as the general increase in the relative competitiveness of other Asian countries, China’s rapid rise was coming to a screeching halt and leaving excessive debt in its wake.

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Either rally, or recession and debt default: investor survey

An investor survey showed such “unambiguous pessimism,” that either risk assets are ripe for a rally or the markets are positioning for a recession and/or an imminent debt default, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch research, which carried out the survey.

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A ‘bond massacre’ before the Fed hikes interest rates

Capital flows showed a “bond massacre” is underway, with the largest weekly outflow from bond funds in 18 months, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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Sentiment right in the middle between bullish and bearish

Equities saw their largest inflows in 11 weeks in the week that ended on June 3, with the contrarian “buy” signal triggered in early January still in place, data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed.

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European equities get inflows after best earnings in years

Capital flowed back into stocks last week, with European equities the favourite destination in the developed world, after posting their best earnings season in years.

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China stocks see the biggest inflows in 14 weeks

Chinese stocks saw their biggest inflows in 14 weeks last week, when emerging market equity funds saw their first inflows in five weeks, the latest data show.

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Emerging markets see capital rushing back in

Money has been returning to emerging markets at a brisk pace lately, the latest data on capital flows show.

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US stocks out of favour, European equities shine

US earnings season is in full swing, with many investors watching reports closely to see how much damage the strong dollar has done in the first quarter.

Capital has been flowing out of US stocks, with many market participants worried about wild price swings in the most volatile earnings season in years.

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