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  • Sep 23, 2014
  • Updated: 7:16am

Chart Book

Chart Book is featured daily column at SCMP.com and in print in the South China Morning Post. It brings readers a combination of exclusive sentiment barometers on equity markets, practical technical analysis flagging likely moves across a range of asset classes, and smart graphics that offer insight into evolving market trends.

Chart of the day: Sentiment turns sour for won

Sentiment towards Asian equities has broadly weakened over the past two weeks.

Tuesday, 23 September, 2014, 5:18am

Chart of the day: Silver to get duller

Momentum turned bearish in July, which pushed silver prices down in neat steps, slightly faster than gold, so that the gold-silver ratio rose from 62.5 ounces of silver to each one of gold to 66.5 ounces.

22 Sep 2014 - 9:07pm

Chart of the day: Sea change in China's coast

The reforms introduced by Deng Xiaoping in the late 1970s and early '80s triggered a boom in the export-oriented manufacturing sector, which was concentrated in the coastal regions, according to HSBC.

20 Sep 2014 - 5:10am 1 comment

Chart of the day: Don't panic, Scotland

Today we find out how Scotland has voted, a difficult decision where the economy is just one of the issues.

19 Sep 2014 - 9:20am

Chart of the day: Property fallout looms

The impact on the production chain of the slowdown in the property sector is lagging the property cycle and has become evident since August.

18 Sep 2014 - 5:57am

Chart of the day: Decline in store for S&P

22 Sep 2014 - 9:07pm

Chart of the day: Dollar faces headwind

Foreign exchange developments have stepped into the sentiment spotlight.

16 Sep 2014 - 3:23am 1 comment

Chart of the day: Gold lacks lustre

The US dollar's strength, which takes it to a six-year high to the Japanese yen and a record high against the Russian rouble, partly explains the slide in many commodity prices.

15 Sep 2014 - 7:21am

Chart of the day: Keep the flow going

Despite all the positives seen helping to boost trading on the mainland stock markets, the average daily turnover of A shares is not expected to keep rising over the long term but to stabilise at 200 billion yuan to 250 billion yuan

13 Sep 2014 - 4:47am

Chart of the day: Aussie ready for rebound?

Such a surprise after very neat trading between 92 and 95 US cents per Australian dollar over the past five months; no wonder implied volatility on puts has jumped this week from 7.75 to 11.5 per cent.

12 Sep 2014 - 6:19am