China's Q2 GDP growth forecast is cut to 7.8% from 8% at JPMorgan, which also reduces its...

|By:, SA News Editor

China's Q2 GDP growth forecast is cut to 7.8% from 8% at JPMorgan, which also reduces its full-year estimate to 7.6% from 7.8%. There's no indication the government's policy stance will be shifted quickly to support near-term growth, says the bank. Slash rates? Can't do it, says a state economist, thanks to an already abundant pool of global liquidity. Shanghai (FXI, CAF) fell 1.1% overnight.