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Old Wall Street strategies are now hugely profitable in China

HONG KONG (Apr 18): Stock pickers may have to reconsider the way they think about China.

Dismissed by many as a casino after its wild boom and bust in 2015, the country’s US$7.6 trillion equity market has quietly turned into a place where fundamentals matter. Chinese shares with the most attractive dividends, profit revisions and earnings yields -- metrics used by Wall Street pros for decades -- have trounced the nation’s benchmark index by as much as percentage points over the past three years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

After sudden rout, China stock traders question Beijing put

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Nov 24): What happened to Beijing put?

That’s what investors in China are asking themselves after a gauge of large-cap shares plunged 3% on Thursday, rattling a market that’s grown accustomed to state support when losses get extreme. While there were signs over the past week that the government was looking to cool gains in high-flying shares like Kweichow Moutai Co. -- along with concerns over rising corporate bond yields -- the severity of Thursday’s slump caught some traders off guard.

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