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Focus on long-term stock market stability needed

There have been calls from high-level government officials to boost the stock market in recent days and various measures have been taken, but the core issue is not to return to the kind of bull market that was seen in 2014 and early 2015.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 19:43:39

Ties with Japan becoming more complementary

This year is the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up, and it has also been 40 years since the China-Japan Treaty of Peace and Friendship was signed. Through joint ventures, technology transfer and employee training, Japanese companies have given some help to their Chinese peers. And China has become one of Japan's main markets, thanks to the development of the Chinese economy and the increase in domestic consumption.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 20:08:41

Will US debt crisis trigger new stock rout, financial turmoil?

Since the 1970s, US government debt as a percentage of GDP has remained at less than 70 percent for roughly 30 years, but in 2009, the ratio of public debt to GDP jumped to 82.4 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 22:38:40

China, Japan must push financial cooperation

Financial cooperation between China and Japan has seen unprecedented changes recently, which is a positive sign amid the current global trend toward unilateralism. It also raises the question about whether the bilateral financial cooperation is being forged by two sides coming to each other's aid in a time of crisis despite old grievances and enmities, or if it is a result of long-term planning and foresight.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 20:13:41

CIIE part of nation's long-term process of opening-up

With the China International Import Expo (CIIE) fast approaching, some Western media have expressed skepticism about the fair's role in facilitating China's opening-up. Given their lack of understanding, it is necessary to make some points about the CIIE.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/30 21:53:40

No room for sharp depreciation of yuan in near term

As a result of the rebound of the US Dollar Index, the yuan's value has recorded a rapid depreciation against the dollar this year. Specifically, the central parity rate of the yuan against the dollar reached 6.95 on October 26, down by 10.8 percent from a rate of 6.27 on April 2.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/29 22:18:40

Pricey US stock market poised for historic reversal

The US stock market plunged again on Wednesday after several major drops, erasing almost all gains since the beginning of this year. The three major US indexes showed signs of ending their bullish run and contracting, even before the end of September.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/28 22:33:39

Complementary strengths can drive China-Japan ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is currently paying an official visit to China. This is the first time in seven years that a Japanese prime minister has made an official visit to China, a sign of warming relations between the two countries. Deepening economic cooperation and joint third-party market exploration will be among the key topics during his trip. The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), managed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, has been focusing on promoting mutual investment and trade between China and Japan for many years. In an exclusive interview, Global Times reporter Xing Xiaojing (GT) talked to Takeo Donoue (TD), director-general of JETRO's Beijing office, about recent hot issues in the China-Japan relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 23:18:41

Proper policies key to easing stresses on China's economy

Against the background of the dispute with the US, the impact of trade on the Chinese economy has become a hot topic.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 21:58:40

Huawei needs to show it can't be bullied by US

Huawei Technologies, the world's largest telecom equipment gear maker and second-largest smartphone vendor, has advanced on many technology fronts, particularly in leading global 5G research and development.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 21:03:40