China favors investors who value India more

In a change in the tone of two of the world’s biggest emerging markets, billion-dollar-oversight global investors are gradually starting to favor China versus India – reversing a year-long trend that has pushed stocks in opposite directions. Gave. BlackRock Inc reduced its exposure to Indian stocks, easing policy barriers to Chinese stocks, saying “the time … Read more

Time to buy China shares and hedge India’s exposure, says BlackRock

By Ishika Mukherjee and John Chango BlackRock Inc is reducing its investment in Indian equities and becoming more optimistic on China on attractive valuations amid hopes of easing policy hurdles next year. “Valuations are important right now,” Belinda Boa, head of active investing for Asia Pacific at the world’s largest asset manager, told a briefing. … Read more

China stocks rise as asset stocks rise on policy easing bets

SHANGHAI: Shares in China rose more than 1% on Thursday, bucking the trend in Asia, as investors cracked down on battered asset stocks, betting that Beijing would ease policies to prevent a sector-wide collapse. The blue-chip CSI300 index gained 1.6% to 4,898.65, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 1.2% to 3,532.79. The CSI300 Real Estate … Read more

China shares rise as strong export data overcomes economic fears

SHANGHAI: China shares rose on Monday, led by gains in tourism and new energy stocks, as investors looked at data that beat forecasts for exports from the world’s second-largest economy to deliver a record trade surplus in October . The blue-chip CSI300 index closed 0.1% higher at 4,848.18, while the Shanghai Composite index rose 0.2% … Read more