China’s economy is feeling the pain of US tariffs. But with no elections to bother its leadership, it is in a much better position than the US to ride out the trade war.
Star Market, Shanghai’s new technology-focused stock exchange, is hoping to nurture local tech firms and bypass New York and Hong Kong.
The release this week of second-quarter economic figures revealed that China’s economy is growing at its slowest pace in 27 years.
China’s economy is growing at its slowest rate since 1992, when it started reporting its GDP performance. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the latest figures and explains what it all means for you.
The storming of Hong Kong’s legislative assembly and spray-painting over symbols of Chinese authority was “a collective roar of rage” against the government.
Markets rallied after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping patched up their differences at the G20 summit. But trade talks are just a sideshow. What really matters is what happens to the US dollar.
Hong Kong is under threat from both China and the US, as the American Congress proposes removing the arrangements that exempts the territory from Donald Trump’s new tariffs.
China’s currency, the yuan (also known as the renminbi), has slumped to a new low for 201 as Trump’s tariffs put a strain on the country’s manufacturing industries.
It’s been 30 years since the Tiananmen Square protests and reform looks as distant as ever. Matthew Partridge reports.
Chinese tech giant Huawei is under fire in Donald Trump’s trade war. Many Western firms may suffer collateral damage.
With the current focus on Huawei, it’s clear that the US China trade war isn’t about tariffs, it’s about technology. John Stepek explains how it affects investors.