China – Exports roar back in March

Shipments trounced analysts' expectations, while imports maintained their vigorous growth rate on the back of surging demand for commodities By Steve Wang and Benny Kung, @benny_kung Chinese exports staged a massive turnaround in March and, together with continued elevated imports of resources to feed the country’s rebounding industrial sector, catapulted the overall foreign trade sector to its … Continue reading China – Exports roar back in March

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Wave of foreign fund flows lifts all boats in Asian equities

The MSCI Emerging Markets Asia Index surged 14.3% this year through March 29, outpacing a 6% gain in MSCI World By Nick Westra Asian equity markets have been world-beaters so far this year as global investors unwind record positions in the US dollar and pump the proceeds into cheaper, higher-yielding assets throughout the region. The … Continue reading Wave of foreign fund flows lifts all boats in Asian equities

GOLD

The Great Physical Gold Supply And Demand Illusion By Koos Jansen https://www.bullionstar.com/ Gold supply and demand data published by all primary consultancy firms is incomplete and misleading. The data falsely presents gold to be more of a commodity than a currency, having caused deep misconceptions with respect to the metal’s trading characteristics and price formation. … Continue reading GOLD

Russia Becomes a Grain Superpower as Wheat Exports Explode

By Anatoly Medetsky Almost 25 years after watching the Dawn of Communism collective farm where he grew up land in the dustbin of history, Andrey Burdin is helping turn Russia into something the communists never could: a grain-export powerhouse. Over the last few years, Burdin has tripled the size of his farm on the steppe near … Continue reading Russia Becomes a Grain Superpower as Wheat Exports Explode

Deutsche Bank Refuses Delivery Of Physical Gold Upon Demand

  by Tyler Durden Sep 1, 2016 7:18 AM While the trading world was focused on the latest news involving Deutsche Bank, namely that the troubled German bank had beencontemplating a merger with Germany's other mega-bank, Commerzbank as part of a strategy to sell all or part of a key business to speed up its … Continue reading Deutsche Bank Refuses Delivery Of Physical Gold Upon Demand