Can China's lending spree stave off slowdown?
China’s new loan and aggregate financing hit a record high in January as Beijing steps up lending in an attempt to push back against slowing growth and trade war-related headwinds. While credit growth has turned a corner, however, growth may not have bottomed out just yet.
Morning Call: Chinese equities keep on climbing
Hopes of a resolution to the China-US trade war continue to underpin equities with the S&P 500 blasting above its 200-day moving average. But South Korean equities, often seen as an early warning system for developments in the broader global economy, aren't buying into the optimism.