Data released after hours on Wednesday shows that the slowdown in China continues, as shown on the graph below.
As I mentioned in my post of August 15th, China's Shanghai Index is struggling to stabilize at three-year lows. Without a sizeable pickup in demand for its products, any temporary stimulus measures that its Central Bank may employ may not have much effect. This is a major player in the global economic slowdown that is currently unfolding, and is one to watch over the coming weeks.
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