Copper Shorts Squeezed As The Red Metal Shines

The current bullish trend for copper shows no sign of slowing just yet with the red metal touching a 3 year high largely driven by increasing demand from China(FXI, quote), along with a fall in inventories in the London warehouses.

Central Bank Resumes Cash Injection Into Money Market

China’s central bank injected 30 billion yuan (4.76 billion U.S. dollars) into the financial system via open market operations on Monday to maintain stable liquidity.

Central Bank Renews Reverse Repos

China’s central bank renewed its cash injection via open market operations to ease liquidity on Tuesday after suspending the move for two trading days.

China's Central Bank Injects Cash Into Money Market

China’s (FXI, quote) central bank continued cash injections into the money market through open market operations on Tuesday to ease liquidity.

Taxes, Costs Cut To Help Businesses Grow

New tax cuts to spur economic dynamism were approved at the State Council’s executive meeting, presided over by Premier Li Keqiang, on Wednesday. Some pilot taxation incentives will be expanded, and the value added tax will be consolidated.

China Raises Its US Treasuries Holding In February

China increased its holding of U.S. Treasury securities in February after cutting 7.3 billion U.S. dollars in the previous month, the latest data from the U.S. Treasury Department showed on Monday.

Alibaba To Set Up e-Commerce Hub In Malaysia

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba group on Wednesday announced a plan to set up an e-commerce hub in Malaysia encompassing logistics, cloud-computing and e-financial service to boost trade and e-commerce in the region.

Apple CEO Cook In Town To Entice Mobile APP Developers

Apple Inc is making a big push to attract mobile application developers in China, as it attempts to create new momentum in the key market. CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday visited the headquarters of bike-sharing service provider ofo Inc in Beijing, accompanied by ofo’s CEO Dai Wei.

China Consumer Spending Set To Power Future Growth

The free-spending younger generation is fueling China’s transition from an export-led economy to one driven by domestic consumption.

Caixin Manufacturing PMI Rises To 51.7

Expansion in China’s manufacturing activity gained momentum in February as producers revved up output to meet an increase in new orders that were mainly bolstered by rapidly growing foreign demand, an industry survey sponsored by Caixin showed Wednesday.