from MacroScope:

Ripples from ECB even before it acts

By Mike Peacock
January 20, 2015

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The prospect of dramatic European Central Bank action – coupled with the deflationary threat posed by a plunge in the price of oil and the pain it inflicts on oil producing countries – is putting the financial system under growing stress.

from Breakingviews:

Credit crackdown exposes flimsiness of China rally

January 19, 2015

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Milk slump sends warning on China consumer froth

January 14, 2015

By John Foley 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

No inflation, not much growth

By Mike Peacock
January 6, 2015

A metal sculpture depicting a stock exchange chart is seen in the reception hall of the Athens Stock Exchange in Athens

Euro zone service sector PMI readings for December are unlikely to alter European Central Bank thinking about taking the ultimate policy leap and commencing a quantitative easing government bond-buying programme, possibly at its Jan. 22 meeting.

from Breakingviews:

Property default rattles China debt neighbourhood

January 5, 2015

By John Foley 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

China index: Ending the year without a bang

January 2, 2015

By Katrina Hamlin

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

China rail merger reveals topsy-turvy reform logic

December 31, 2014

By Una Galani

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Alibaba in 2016: an imagined letter to investors

December 29, 2014

By John Foley 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Stick with BRIC

By Edward Hadas
December 23, 2014

By Edward Hadas

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

China-U.S. shift will end Cold War peace dividend

December 22, 2014

By Daniel Indiviglio

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.