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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: When less is more

Chart of the day: When less is more

Wednesday, 28 January, 2015, 12:49am

Chart of the day: Glittering gilts

Chart of the day: Glittering gilts

23 Jan 2015 - 9:30am

Chart of the day: Caution on copper needed

Chart of the day: Caution on copper needed

22 Jan 2015 - 10:28pm

Chart of the day: Gold faces resistance

Chart of the day: Gold faces resistance

Last week's str

21 Jan 2015 - 5:45pm

Chart of the day: Hong Kong home prices heading higher

Chart of the day: Hong Kong home prices heading higher

Home affordability in Hong Kong is at its most punishing so far this century, so why do prices keep rising?

15 Jan 2015 - 12:15pm

Chart of the day: H-share punishment halfway over?

Chart of the day: H-share punishment halfway over?

Downbeat perceptions of mainland equities have hurt their Hong Kong-listed counterparts.

10 Jan 2015 - 3:59am

Chart of the day: Gloom on FTSE

Chart of the day: Gloom on FTSE

Britain's benchmark FTSE 100 index has got off to a bad start this year.

9 Jan 2015 - 3:26am

Chart of the day: Copper confidence crumples

Chart of the day: Copper confidence crumples

Spot copper prices leave no doubt about the intensity of the commodity-driven downdraft they are caught in.

8 Jan 2015 - 8:35am

Chart of the day: The US yield curve ball

Chart of the day: The US yield curve ball

Global interest rates have started the year confounding professional forecasters where consensus opinion is, yet again, that they will go up in 2015 because of an improving economy and lower unemployment.

7 Jan 2015 - 8:08am

Chart of the day: Euro stumbles at the start

Chart of the day: Euro stumbles at the start

The euro began the year as per the past six months: dipping to a new low.

5 Jan 2015 - 9:07am

Chart of the day: China's deflation danger

Chart of the day: China's deflation danger

The risk of falling prices on the mainland is highlighted by the economics team at HSBC as the first of its five key macro themes that will dominate the thoughts and actions of policymakers in Beijing this year.

3 Jan 2015 - 4:00am 1 comment

Chart of the day: Where Asia's currency war battle lines are drawn

Chart of the day: Where Asia's currency war battle lines are drawn

Asia's export-oriented economies face a tough year ahead, mainly because of the supereasy monetary policies being used to dig the euro zone and Japan out of deflationary holes that will keep their respective currencies weak.

2 Jan 2015 - 8:31am

Chart of the day: China stock divergence deepens

Chart of the day: China stock divergence deepens

Mainland shares might have rallied close to five-year highs but global investors are "far from reaching a consensus positive stance about China", as equity analysts at Citi put it.

1 Jan 2015 - 10:45am

Chart of the day: China shrugs off dollar's rebound

Chart of the day: China shrugs off dollar's rebound

The US dollar's resurgence has global investors pondering what it implies for capital flows into - and more likely out of - emerging markets next year.

31 Dec 2014 - 8:50am

Chart of the day: Shanghai surprise

Chart of the day: Shanghai surprise

Having favoured the Shanghai Composite Index since July, I have been joined by others, especially after the tie-up with the Hong Kong market.

30 Dec 2014 - 9:08am