Shanghai Composite Drops To Four Year Low As China Says Over 1 Million Jobs Per Month Created
November 27, 2012 - 10:08am
Lately it seems that the entire world has become a complete basket case of economic data and market manipulation. On one hand, as we reminded yesterday, the disconnect between US economic fundamentals and the market has hit levels that imply the S&P is rich by 200 points. On the other, this morning the Chinese stock index, the Shanghai Composite, closed at a level of 1991: this was the first sub-2000 close since 2009 so early one can make it 2008. Why is this happening? One simple reason: for all its talk, the PBOC has refused to intervene in the market by cutting wholesale rates, and while Overnight Reverse Repos are enough to fool the naive Americans that the Chinese economy is better (it isn't), the locals know better. The locals also know that without any major monetary injection from within, stocks just won't go up (confirming that in the New Normal one can throw away all fund...
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