Chinese equities tumbled over 3.4% overnight as leading indicators disappointed and deepened fears that Chinese growth is slowing. The index is now off 30% from its 2009 highs and over 21% this quarter. As we have noted previously, Chinese equities have proven to be a reliable leading indicator in recent years. Investors would be wise to take note of the action abroad.
Mr. Roche is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Discipline Funds.Discipline Funds is a low fee financial advisory firm with a focus on helping people be more disciplined with their finances.
He is also the author of Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Understand About Money and Finance, Understanding the Modern Monetary System and Understanding Modern Portfolio Construction.