“Taking Stock” of Chinese Equities

Clement K. Miller, CFA |
Wilmington Wire
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December 12, 2019—Chinese equities have been holding up reasonably well, despite the U.S. threat of expanded tariffs and technology sanctions, and the risk of blow-back from the Hong Kong situation. From its recent trough on August 5 to its subsequent grind upward through December 12, the MSCI China Index has gained 12.3%.

As we approach the end of 2019, it is worth “taking stock” of China, pun intended.

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Brexit: Nothing is Agreed Until Everything is Agreed

Clement K. Miller, CFA |
Wilmington Wire
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October 24, 2019— On Tuesday, October 22, by a vote of 329-299, the UK House of Commons approved in principle the revised EU Withdrawal Agreement (to implement “Brexit”) negotiated with the EU by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The PM has managed to achieve what his predecessor, Theresa May, could not, even after three attempts.

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UK PM Jeremy Corbyn? Uncertainty Over the Outcome of Brexit

Clement K. Miller, CFA |
Wilmington Wire
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September 6, 2019 – Only weeks after Boris Johnson replaced Theresa May as Conservative leader and Prime Minister, he has suffered a humiliating setback regarding both his Brexit strategy–leaving the EU “deal or no-deal”–and his ambitions to strengthen his power as Prime Minister through victory in a new general election. We believe that new general elections will take place after the current Brexit deadline of October 31 is extended through January 31.

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