Tuesday 18, December 2012 by Matein Khalid

A paradigm shift in Asian shares?

History has gone fast forward in Asia since last month. The Chinese Politburo offered the mandate of heaven to Xi Jinping, whose pro-market rhetoric and symbolic visit to Shenzehn, the epicentre of late Paramount Leader Deng Xiaoping’s epic Open Door policies in the late 1980’s, ignited a 15% rally in the Shanghai Composite Index.