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Chart of the Week: China M2 Money Supply vs. Chinese GDP

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 2, 2005 @ 2:09 pm In Economy,Markets,Technical Analysis | Comments Disabled

Is China a leading or lagging indicator? (Possibly both).

China M2 Money Supply vs. Chinese GDP
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Chinagdp_edit_2 [1]

Source: Michael

Money Supply softening in China could precede a slowdown in the manufacturing giant’s economy. The upside is that Chinese Central Bankers remain as concerned about inflation as the Fed. The downside is they probably are just as impotent to stop it.

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