Storm in a Tea Cup ? - What you need to know Global markets continue to selloff in 2016 despite better than expected China trade data and solid Australian employment figures.We believe this highlights how negative sentiment currently is in the market and as mentioned previously we urge investors to remain calm and see the current sell-off as more of a buying opportunity. Below we discuss key points on recent trends and data.  China Trade Data Exceeds Expectations ATM has been a vocal supporter of China; in that we believe it is unlikely to collapse, rather the economy is in a stage of transition from being manufacturing to consumer driven. Yesterday’s solid Chinese data helped to vindicate this view. China's exports increased 2.3% in December from a year earlier while imports were down 4%. A trade surplus of 382 billion yuan (AU$83.1 billion) remains well above the predicted 338 billion yuan, and above the previous month's 343.1 billion. The numbers were much stronger than expectations. Economists h...