markets http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/59736/all en 3 Reasons markets remain calm despite awful Chinese trade data http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130710/3-reasons-why-markets-remain-calm-despite-awful-chin <p>Exports unexpectedly plunged 3.1 percent year-over-year, missing expectations for a gain of 3.7&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">percent</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">. Imports declined by 0.7&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">percent</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">; economists were looking for a 6&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">percent</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;increase.</span></p> <p>So, why hasn&#39;t all hell broken out in the markets? The Shanghai Composite actually climbed by 2&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">percent</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130710/3-reasons-why-markets-remain-calm-despite-awful-chin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China China economy international trade markets Debt Crisis Want to Know China Global Economy Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:01:06 +0000 Sam Ro, Business Insider 5880768 at http://www.globalpost.com