There's alpha in the data soup that you don't have the time to wade into. We help investors deal with Chinese non-traditional and unstructured data to find signal in the noise.
The existing market narrative claims that government guarantees and FX reserves can contain a deleveraging in China's banking system.
How does an obscure factor like hiring practices impact firm valuation? That was the question posed by Deutsche Bank’s quant strategy group in a 2015 whitepaper titled, “Macro and Micro Jobenomics.” The report concluded that online job postings could be used to predict U.S. macroeconomic statistics and equity market returns. This piqued my interest – I wondered whether a similar process could be used for valuing A-share companies in China.
The continued growth of China’s auto sales has relied increasingly on consumer credit, according to the WSJ; but, granular data is hard to come by. So, we created a process to collect, clean, and structure data from online auto loan offerings. Our findings imply that the auto loan market, like many credit markets in China, runs on two parallel tracks, and is woefully inefficient.
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We provide novel data sets on China’s real estate market and financial system. See how we help macro investors gain an edge in understanding the main drivers of China’s economy.