Tag Archives: economics

Dr Andy Xie: Why the GameStop stock frenzy is likely to end in financial crisis

Andy Xie

In his recent SCMP article, renowned Chinese economist Dr Andy Xie shared insights on the GameStop stock frenzy. The drama unfolding around GameStop is a tale of the internet levelling the playing field between at-home retail investors and Wall Street. The US stock market may become as retail dominated, and as volatile, as the Chinese […]

Covid-19 market bubbles cannot last

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that despite the Fed’s best efforts, such asset bubbles cannot be sustained. Could political instability in the US be the shock that deflates the bubbles? A bubble usually ends with a shock, such as an accounting scandal or rising interest rates. So much helicopter money may indeed lead to […]

Winston Ma commented on the China-EU deal and its impact in global tech scene

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and author of “The Hunt for Unicorns”, opined that the China-EU deal boosts Beijing’s goals to stay in global tech scene but rely on the U.S. less, in his recent CNBC interview. “You can see this dual circulation is balanced by focusing on domestic innovation […]

Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), Joins China Speakers Agency

Winston Ma

We are delighted to share that Winston Ma , former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), joins China Speakers Agency Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals and practicing capital […]

Harry G. Broadman: RCEP’s Birth Is Oversold As The World’s Largest New Free-Trade Area

Harry G. Broadman

Harry G. Broadman, in his recent Forbes article opined that the RCEP’s birth is oversold as the world’s largest new free-trade area. While it certainly sends an uplifting signal in the midst of an otherwise deeply gloomy global economic period as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to constrain world trade flows and the functioning of markets, […]

Dambisa Moyo -Long-term impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, diversity on corporate boards and emerging markets

Dambisa Moyo

Economist and author Dambisa Moyo, interviewed by Bloomberg on the long-term impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, diversity on corporate boards and emerging markets. Watch the video below to learn more: Dr. Dambisa Moyo is a pre-eminent thinker, who influences key decision-makers in strategic investment and public policy. She is respected for her unique perspectives, her balance […]

Dr Shirley Yu Discussed China Imports and Exports Figures and the Promising Recovery of the Chinese Economy

Dr Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu, Chinese economist, in her recent vlog, shared that China’s September imports & exports figures January to September, have surged compared to 2019, respectively by 13.2% and 9.9%. The data tells the story of Chinese economy’s post COVID-19 recovery and that of the global economy’s shifting focus. Noticeably, COVID-19 has deeply disrupted the […]

Dr Andy Xie: How a Joe Biden presidency would offer US-China relations a brief window of hope

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, opined that if Biden is elected, he will likely roll back tariffs and give China a short respite. To reset ties, however, Beijing needs to offer concrete action on tackling climate change and market reciprocity as a down payment. Here are some highlights: If Biden does win, it would […]

Dr Dan Steinbock: “The Worst Is Still Ahead”- A New COVID-19 Global Report

Dr Dan Steinbock

Dr Dan Steinbock, suggests that the COVID-19 challenges are far from over. The pandemic is still spreading and could become more virulent. Several major economies face “lost years.” Q: So collateral damage will still deepen along with “lost years”? A: Yes. The impact has been relatively worse in those major economies that were coping with […]

Michele Wucker: Is COVID-19 a ‘gray rhino’ event?

Michele Wucker

TEDTalk speaker and bestselling author Michele Wucker answers an important question—Was COVID-19 a gray rhino event? Michele discussed her gray rhino theory with respect to the COVID pandemic, and what gray rhino events we should anticipate in the future, in her recent virtual chat. An award-winning global thought leader with experience in strategy, immigration policy, […]

Harry G. Broadman: COVID’s Pandemic Is Not The End Of Globalization, It Will Even Spur Newer Global Supply Chains

Harry G. Broadman

Economist Harry G. Broadman, in his recent Forbes article, opined that the COVID pandemic Is not the end of globalization, it will even spur newer global supply chains. In other words, like other crises, COVID generates both business risks and opportunities. Thus, as we make our way through this particular economic disruption, enterprises whose leaders […]

Prof Nouriel Roubini Warned of a Prolonged Downturn and Sluggish Recovery from the Coronavirus

Nouriel Roubini

Economist Prof Nouriel Roubini has warned of a prolonged downturn and sluggish recovery from the coronavirus in his recent BBC interview. Professor Roubini also said any recovery will be in the shape of what economists call a “U”, or even “something closer to an L” – what he calls a “Greater Depression.” — “These jobs […]

Dr Shirley Yu interviewed by BBC on the CoronaVirus Impact to the Chinese Economy

Dr Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu interviewed by BBC on the CoronaVirus Impact to the Chinese Economy in early Feb 2020, shortly after China shut down Wuhan due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Dr Shirley Yu (于泽), is a former CCTV 9 anchor, an experienced moderator and author. She holds a PhD in Economics from Peking Univeristy and started her career […]

Michele Wucker: How Hard Will COVID-19 Slam the Global Economy?

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, author of Gray Rhino, shared her insights on the impact of COVID-19 on the Global Economy in her recent article published on Linkedin. So far, estimates of the hit that Chinese economic growth will take range from 0.2 to 0.8 percent, depending on whether the outbreak slows as spring arrives and temperatures increase, […]

Niall Ferguson on China-US relationships

Niall Ferguson

For the past two years, China and the United States have locked horns in a trade war that has inevitably buffeted the world’s economy.   Historian Niall Ferguson shared his insights on China-US relationships in a recent interview conducted in Hong Kong. Niall Ferguson teaches history and business at Harvard, Stanford and Oxford universities. His theories […]

Dr Shirley Yu: Forget the trade war. Beijing’s worst nightmare is a property market collapse, Japan-style

Dr Shirley Yu

In her most recent SCMP article, Dr Shirley Yu shared why she believes that China’s biggest economic risk in 2020 isn’t the trade war but a possible property market collapse. Here are a few highlights: China’s biggest economic risk in 2020 comes from its efforts to deflate the real estate bubble, which is closer to […]