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China’s New Roar in The Year of The Tiger

China’s New Roar in The Year of The Tiger

🕔14:21, 12.Jan 2022

China’s roar has changed entering the year of the tiger. China will now emphasize quality over speed, not GDP growth at all costs. In the internet sector, blindly adding new users will take a backseat to innovation and quality of

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Baidu On AI, Autonomous Driving, An Open Internet Marketplace

Baidu On AI, Autonomous Driving, An Open Internet Marketplace

🕔16:53, 1.Nov 2021

The rollout of new regulations for internet firms in China has led to investor uncertainty and market volatility. New regulations cover a wide range of issues from monopolistic practices to financial risk from online lenders, data security, and consumer protection.

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Baidu on AI, Autonomous Driving, and An Open Internet Marketplace

Baidu on AI, Autonomous Driving, and An Open Internet Marketplace

🕔11:58, 25.Oct 2021

China Internet Recent Highlights The rollout of new regulations for internet firms in China has led to investor uncertainty and market volatility. New regulations cover a wide range of issues from monopolistic practices to financial risk from online lenders, data

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China Internet & Equity Market Update – Q2 2021

China Internet & Equity Market Update – Q2 2021

🕔14:57, 5.Aug 2021

China has administered at least 1.5 billion doses of COVID vaccines so far. Assuming every person needs 2 doses, that’s enough to have vaccinated about 52.1% of the country’s population1. The government’s goal is to have 1.2 Billion people, or

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Innovation: The Next Phase of China’s Secular Growth

Innovation: The Next Phase of China’s Secular Growth

🕔10:15, 25.May 2021

Welcome to KraneShares' Mid-Year China Conference, Innovation: The Next Phase of China’s Secular Growth. We believe the next phase of secular growth within China will be driven by innovation in science and technology. Companies in industries such as the internet,

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A Quarter with Two Halves: Q1 China Internet Update

A Quarter with Two Halves: Q1 China Internet Update

🕔15:15, 4.May 2021

Potential Fork in the Road for Investors & Companies: Stay or Pivot to Hong Kong? Data from Bloomberg and based on KWEB holdings as of 3/31/2021. Fund holdings are subject to change. Global indexes may migrate to Hong Kong listings

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Archegos Fallout, Digital RMB, and Lufax Deep Dive

Archegos Fallout, Digital RMB, and Lufax Deep Dive

🕔11:35, 13.Apr 2021

The global selloff in growth stocks during Q1 2021 did not spare the China internet sector. However, as these companies’ Q4 revenues prove, the portion of consumer spending done online has continued to grow even as the pandemic has receded. We believe the recent volatility in internet and growth stocks, in both the US and China, is only …

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Monetary policy may stay stable in the future

Monetary policy may stay stable in the future

🕔10:07, 11.Feb 2021

Monetary policy may stay stable in the future China Chartbook – 4Q 2020 Macroeconomics Key views Regarding economic cycles, we expect demand to catch up with supply more quickly thanks to the multiplier effect. Consumption and manufacturing investment are expected

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The Future of the US-China Relationship & Its Impact on China’s Internet Sector

The Future of the US-China Relationship & Its Impact on China’s Internet Sector

🕔11:02, 22.Dec 2020

With a new US administration on the horizon, we spoke with David Metzner from the independent research firm ACG Analytics about what to expect from the new administration when it comes to China and Chinese companies. While a broad-scale pullback

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China Chartbook – 3Q 2020

China Chartbook – 3Q 2020

🕔12:49, 4.Nov 2020

We expect Chinese economic recovery to remain on track with strengthening endogenous momentum. China continued its economic recovery in 3Q but the drivers were different from those in 2Q: infrastructure investment growth slowed on the margin, while manufacturing investment growth

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China Chartbook – 2Q20: Fixed Income

China Chartbook – 2Q20: Fixed Income

🕔15:12, 28.Jul 2020

The bond market in China has been bullish after the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, and China’s interest rate bonds have clearly outperformed global major assets. However, the global major asset prices started to surge in May and global equity market has

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China Chartbook – 2Q20: Macroeconomics & Market Strategy

China Chartbook – 2Q20: Macroeconomics & Market Strategy

🕔13:19, 28.Jul 2020

We foresee modest global recovery in 2H20, with China growth outpacing that of the US & EU. We expect China GDP growth to rebound to approximately 6% YoY in 4Q20, but the impacts of the U.S. COVID-19 continuing outbreak remain

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Post-pandemic China: The medium-term challenges and China’s planned approach

Post-pandemic China: The medium-term challenges and China’s planned approach

🕔14:53, 19.Jun 2020

Global economy: still a long way from normalization A webinar presentation by CICC’s Eva Yi & KraneShares’ Brendan Ahern

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The China Consumer E-Commerce Opportunity

The China Consumer E-Commerce Opportunity

🕔15:39, 1.May 2020

Investment Strategy: KWEB seeks to measure the performance of the investable universe of publicly traded China-based companies whose primary business or businesses are in the Internet and Internet-related sectors. KWEB features: Access to Chinese internet companies that provide similar services

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Quarterly China Chartbook – 1Q 2020

Quarterly China Chartbook – 1Q 2020

🕔13:41, 1.May 2020

Overseas economic activities may remain in a “standstill” mode throughout most of 2Q2020, adversely affecting China’s external demand growth. In terms of the timeline of the COVID-19 development, the U.S. and EU lag China by ~2-3 months, while some of

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Five key lessons from China’s experience with COVID-19

Five key lessons from China’s experience with COVID-19

🕔16:46, 17.Apr 2020

Markets will discern winners from losers. China has not yet lowered its 2020 GDP targets despite what will be very disappointing Q1 economic data. Within China, firms related to “Old China” economic sectors and their underlying stocks such as transportation,

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Domestic production resumption underway; but external demand weakened

Domestic production resumption underway; but external demand weakened

🕔13:12, 17.Apr 2020

What happened in the past month? Domestic production resumption rate recovered to 86.8% from 65.7% in March. On the other hand, however, external demand started to weaken, with the pandemic escalating rapidly overseas. As of March 27, CICC PAT showed

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Theme Focus: Working from Home in China

Theme Focus: Working from Home in China

🕔10:56, 10.Apr 2020

After nearly two months of strict containment in response to the coronavirus outbreak, life in China is returning to normal as the number of cases and the spread of the virus are in decline. Nonetheless, some elements of life under

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Talking Points on China’s Experience with COVID-19

Talking Points on China’s Experience with COVID-19

🕔12:01, 23.Mar 2020

Talking Points on China's Experience with COVID-19: What IS and IS NOT applicable to the US ​What IS NOT applicable to the United States What IS NOT applicable to the United States COVID-19 (Coronavirus) began in Wuhan, which is the capital

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World Economy Amidst COVID 19

World Economy Amidst COVID 19

🕔09:49, 23.Mar 2020

Containment continues to tighten ; great liquidity stress forces policy action  I. COVID-19 update Overseas: COVID-19 continued to spread rapidly in the US & EU; +14,717 new cases overseas; Iran showed early signs of entering the “moderation stage ”. 1,835 new

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COVID-19 dampened Feb activity growth; countercyclical policies stepped up

COVID-19 dampened Feb activity growth; countercyclical policies stepped up

🕔07:39, 20.Mar 2020

What happened in the past month? The COVID-19 containment measures muted economic activity visibly; capacity utilization on an uptrend since mid-Feb. External demand uncertainties rising. NBS manufacturing PMI fell sharply to 35.7% in February, registering a new record low. On

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Update on the Coronavirus and Chinas economy

Update on the Coronavirus and Chinas economy

🕔07:38, 11.Mar 2020

Markets will discern winners from losers. China has not lowered its 2020 GDP targets despite what will be very disappointing Q1 economic data. Within China, firms related to “Old China” economic sectors and their underlying stocks such as transportation, brick-and-mortar

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Institutional Quarterly China Chartbook – 4Q19

Institutional Quarterly China Chartbook – 4Q19

🕔12:46, 6.Feb 2020

Key views   Growth: We revise up China real GDP growth forecast to 6.1% YoY in 2020 vs. 5.9% YoY previously considering potential de-escalation of China-US trade tensions and more decisive counter-cyclical efforts in China. Inflation: The potential “deal” between

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Charting China Monthly Review Cyclical momentum improves further; liquidity conditions ease

Charting China Monthly Review Cyclical momentum improves further; liquidity conditions ease

🕔15:58, 9.Jan 2020

What happened in the past month? Global trade growth continues to improve, riding on the tailwind of monetary easing earlier in the year and the recent de-escalation of China-US trade tension. On the domestic front, stronger infrastructure FAI and still-resilient

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Stronger construction activity and a pick-up in external demand

Stronger construction activity and a pick-up in external demand

🕔11:35, 17.Dec 2019

External demand showed early signs of recovery; domestic construction activity growth came in stronger than expected. Nov MTD IPP coal consumption growth remained high at 15.8% YoY despite a warmer Nov this year. Capacity utilization rates of steel, coal and

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Stronger construction activity and a pick-up in external demand

Stronger construction activity and a pick-up in external demand

🕔13:59, 10.Dec 2019

Charting China Monthly Review What happened in the past month? External demand showed early signs of recovery; domestic construction activity growth came in stronger than expected. Nov MTD IPP coal consumption growth remained high at 15.8% YoY despite a warmer Nov this year.

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Uncommon Yields – How China is a rare bright spot in a world deprived of yield

Uncommon Yields – How China is a rare bright spot in a world deprived of yield

🕔08:53, 26.Nov 2019

Most global investors have not yet considered their China fixed income allocation. China is the second-largest bond market in the world at $13 trillion.1 The 10-year China government bond yields 3.2% compared to 1.8% in the US and -0.5% in

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Food prices inflation rose visibly; trade tensions eased on the margin

Food prices inflation rose visibly; trade tensions eased on the margin

🕔15:46, 18.Nov 2019

Activity indicators stabilized but remained at relatively weak levels. Pork price gapped up after the October 1 holidays. Oct. Mtd IPP coal consumption growth rose to 19.9% YoY from 5.2% YoY in Sept on a low base, but industrial utilization

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Institutional Quarterly China Chartbook – 4Q19

Institutional Quarterly China Chartbook – 4Q19

🕔10:05, 30.Oct 2019

Growth momentum decelerated more notably in 3Q. The rebound in IP & consumption growth in September from the rapid decline in July-August may not sustain. Although September TSF and M2 growth exceeded market expectation, the rebound may have largely been

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What happened in the past month? Charting China Monthly Review 3Q growth tracking lower, counter-cyclical efforts falling short of expectations

What happened in the past month? Charting China Monthly Review 3Q growth tracking lower, counter-cyclical efforts falling short of expectations

🕔11:01, 11.Oct 2019

IP growth edged up from the lows in July-August, but remained relatively weak. 3Q GDP growth tracks lower. Demand indicators appear to be stabilizing at a relatively weak level. Following the weak IP growth (4.4% & 4.8% YoY) in July-August,

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Further signs of uncertainties on both domestic & external demand

Further signs of uncertainties on both domestic & external demand

🕔14:55, 9.Sep 2019

What happened in the past month? IP growth edged up from a low level but remained sluggish; domestic demand indicators weakened further in Aug, esp. property-related ones. CICC China CMI points to softening domestic demand growth but a mild uptick

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Charting China Monthly Review

Charting China Monthly Review

🕔12:08, 13.Aug 2019

What happened in the past month? High frequency data points to retreat in both IP and retail sales growth in July. Property and land markets soften. July IPP coal consumption growth declined to -16% YoY from -10% YoY in June.

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IP and retail sales growth may have fallen; property & land market softens

IP and retail sales growth may have fallen; property & land market softens

🕔16:41, 7.Aug 2019

Charting China Monthly Review What happened in the past month? High frequency data points to retreat in both IP and retail sales growth in July. Property and land markets soften. July IPP coal consumption growth declined to -16% YoY from

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Charting China Monthly Review

Charting China Monthly Review

🕔11:02, 1.Jul 2019

What happened in the past month? Industrial activity growth appears to have recovered moderately from the weak growth in May. Property transaction volume in large cities held up. IPP coal consumption growth recovered to -9% YoY in June from -19%

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Charting China Monthly Review

Charting China Monthly Review

🕔15:02, 6.Jun 2019

What happened in the past month? Industrial activity growth appears to have softened in May – domestic construction activities remained stable while export demand dropped sharply after the US tariff hike on May 10. Property transaction volume held up in

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Mapping China’s Rise to Asset Class Status

Mapping China’s Rise to Asset Class Status

🕔13:02, 4.Jun 2019

Strategic asset allocation is the bedrock of investing, employed by professional investors around the world. For asset allocation to work, the portfolio manager needs well defined asset classes that have their own unique characteristics and complement one another. Thirty years

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