◎ We have reason to suspect that the CCP has strategic intentions behind the HKEX move for the LSE.
◎ The collapse of Aiwujiwu and pinganfang.com suggests that the business model of “property + financing + internet services” is failing in China.
◎ The CCP’s P2P campaign will increase risks for China’s financial system.
◎ Mainland property developers will likely face severe financing problems in 2019.
◎ Major shareholders in China could be thinking of or taking steps to dump newly unrestricted shares in the wake of a worsening economy and slumping market confidence.
◎ The CCP’s claim that migrants workers are returning home to partake in “entrepreneurship” is likely an attempt to put a positive spin on rising unemployment.
◎ China’s declining export surplus has affected the country’s foreign exchange earnings.