Not news that sell-side firms and "sell" ratings are unfamiliar with each other, it's doubly so...

|By:, SA News Editor

Not news that sell-side firms and "sell" ratings are unfamiliar with each other, it's doubly so for China. Forensic Asia finds brokerages offering 19.2 "buy' recommendations on Chinese shares for every 1 "sell," compared to a 10.5:1 ratio for U.S. stocks and 7.3:1 for Asia ex-China."At sell-side firms there is overwhelming pressure to believe in the 'China cannot fail' story."