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China shows room to grow – Shaun Rein

The official growth figure was put this week at 6.9% and shows, says business analyst Shaun Rein at Money Control, the country has enough room to grow, at least at the short term. “The fears over China are largely unwounded at least in the short-term.”

Under Armour will not win in China – Shaun Rein

High profile sportswear Under Armour’s is trying to its new Curry Two shoes also in China, but business analyst Shaun Rein believes the company faces severe barriers on the way to the Chinese market, he tells

The end of brick-and-mortar in China – Shaun Rein

The world outside China hardly realizes how fast e-commerce is changing the country. “Brick-and-mortar is basically dead, unless you have something special to offer,” says Shanghai-based business analyst Shaun Rein , author of The End of Copycat China in the South China Morning Post. The rest of the world will follow.

What if Facebook returns to China? – Shaun Rein

President Xi Jinping might have refused to provide a name for the unborn child of Facebook´s Mark Zuckerberg, it does not seem that his company is fully excluded from a return to China. Business analyst Shaun Rein explains what such a move might need in AsiaOne.

Invest now in commodities – Shaun Rein

Business analyst Shaun Rein does not support the current bearish mood on China´s economy, he tells MoneyControl. There are weaknesses, but economic growth for Q4 will be at or close to 7 percent, he says. And weaknesses offer opportunities, if you have a strong stomach.

Xi´s US visit: splits for CEO´s – Shaun Rein

Money goes before politics during president Xi Jinping´s week-long visit to the United States. And the many CEO´s of American top firms, who will meet the Chinese leader, face dilemma´s, says business analyst Shaun Rein in Market Place.

Why Chinese find Sydney property cheap – Shaun Rein

The observation might be shocking for Australians, but many Chinese find Sydney real estate cheap. Shanghai-based business analyst Shaun Rein explains why in the Daily Reckoning.

All is well, apart from the stock markets – Shaun Rein

China´s central bank decided on Tuesday evening to step in with a few minor measures. Too little, too late to have any effect on the stock markets, tells business analyst Shaun Rein in Money Control. But since the real economy is doing pretty well, he sees little reason for real worry.

Some misunderstandings at China´s financial markets – Shaun Rein

Panic and fear rule China´s stock markets, says business analyst Shaun Rein at Money Control, but it is mainly small retailers who rule the current market, others have safely left. And for the Yuan: that was already overvalued for a long time, he says.

Art and travel, the new status symbols – Shaun Rein

Spending patterns of the super-rich have change a lot, tells business analyst Shaun Rein at CNN, Now they focus on both art and exclusive travel. Sales of luxury goods are dropping, and many blame Xi Jinping´s anti-corruption drive, but the rich just make different choices, says Rein.