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Your Sunday Asia Briefing: The Return of Global Investors

Ease into the new week

Red for go: Investors are pouring money into China stocks. (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Red for go: Investors are pouring money into China stocks. (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Photographer: STR/AFP

As some 300 million mask-wearing migrant workers set off for the weeklong lunar new year holiday in China, Asia’s financial markets are in a buoyant mood. 

The big bet: Foreign investors have bought $16.6 billion of mainland China stocks already in January, putting inflows on track for the highest monthly total ever. Here’s what fund managers expect next.