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China’s Surprise Rate Hike Hurts Aussie, Commodities

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

The Australian dollar and commodity prices slid on Monday following an interest rate hike by China’s central bank over the Christmas weekend, but volumes were light due to holidays in the final week of 2010.

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China’s Surprise Rate Hike Hurts Aussie, Commodities

Seoul to Go Ahead with Drills Despite Threats of War

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

South Korea will go ahead with live firing drills from a disputed island  on Monday, local media said, despite threats of attack by Pyongyang and pressure from Russia and China to cancel the exercise. 

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North Korea Says It Has ‘Thousands of Centrifuges’

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Secretive North Korea detailed for the first time its expanded nuclear program on Tuesday, saying it had thousands of centrifuges as pressure built on China to rein in its ally amid heightened tensions on the peninsula.

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North Korea Says It Has ‘Thousands of Centrifuges’

UK’s Cameron Seeks to Bolster Trade Ties With China

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Prime Minister David Cameron leads a heavyweight group of British politicians and business chiefs on a visit to China this week which will focus squarely on expanding trade ties with the world’s second-largest economy.

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UK’s Cameron Seeks to Bolster Trade Ties With China

China to the Rescue! Wen Offers to Buy Greek Debt

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

While Greece and other nations struggle to dig out from under a mound of debt, rising powerhouse China has stepped in, offering to buy more Greek bonds.

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Analysis: Yuan As A Global Currency? Wait A Generation

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Each journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Yet for the trek of turning the yuan into a global currency, China is only just lacing up its boots.

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Analysis: Yuan As A Global Currency? Wait A Generation

For US, Yuan Talk is Good, but Action is Better

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

Unless it acts, China’s unexpected pledge Saturday to allow its currency to rise more will not defuse a fight brewing in the U.S.

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For US, Yuan Talk is Good, but Action is Better

China Revaluation Would Hurt US: World Bank’s Lin

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

The chief economist for the World Bank said on Saturday that if China were to revalue its currency it would actually hurt rather than help the U.S.

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China Revaluation Would Hurt US: World Bank’s Lin

China Sees Inflation Signs, but Remains Accommodative

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

China’s economy will grow in 2010 at a similar rate to the previous year, but it is starting to see signs or inflation forming, People’s Bank of China Deputy Governor Zhu Min told CNBC at the World Economic Forum Wednesday.

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China Sees Inflation Signs, but Remains Accommodative

Why Chinese Market Pullback Could Be Good for US Stocks

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

“If investors do get concerned about China and want to do some profit-taking, I wouldn’t be surprised if that money flows into US equities,” says a market strategist.

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Why Chinese Market Pullback Could Be Good for US Stocks