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Not So Fast! Red Ponzi’s New Welcome Mat For Foreign Capital Exudes Desperation

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Blame the yuan. As we've argued in the past, China was a hot investment destination in the past partly because of a stable currency. That safety net has been removed. Relatively attractive yields on Chinese bonds are no use if dollar-based investors expect one-way depreciation that will eat into gains. Overseas money managers will be right to be wary. https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-09-10/china-scrapping-qfii-quotas-hints-at-desperation-for-money

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Blame the yuan. As we've argued in the past, China was a hot investment destination in the past partly because of a stable currency. That safety net has been removed. Relatively attractive yields on Chinese bonds are no use if dollar-based investors expect one-way depreciation that will eat into gains. Overseas money managers will be right to be wary.

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-09-10/china-scrapping-qfii-quotas-hints-at-desperation-for-money

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David Alan Stockman (born November 10, 1946) is a former businessman and U.S. politician who served as a Republican U.S. Representative from the state of Michigan (1977–1981) and as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (1981–1985) under President Ronald Reagan.

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