Relief rally in emerging markets

The emerging markets crisis has died down recently and we are resuming a normal bull market. That is bearish for gold. But when the emerging markets crisis heats up again due to the Chinese slowdown, a flight to safety will occur again.
The big headline in EM is China. The Chinese credit crisis has become messy as bad loan writedowns soar at Chinese banks. The FT reports that:

The five biggest Chinese banks, which account for more than half of all loans in the country, removed Rmb59bn ($9.5bn) from their books in debts that could not be collected, according to their 2013 results. That was up 127 per cent from 2012, and the highest since the banks were rescued from insolvency, recapitalised and publicly listed over the past decade.
And we can see the slowdown in real economy data. The...


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