China’s main stockmarket index, the CSI 300, has had a roaring year so far, gaining 25% and outstripping its major rivals. And last week there was more good news for the bulls.
Donald Trump has called a truce in the trade war and won’t be imposing punitive tariffs on Chinese goods. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the decision, and what it means for you.
The US wants to completely overhaul its trade relationship with China. That will have a significant effect on China’s economy. But it’s got plenty of other problems to worry about, too, says John Stepek.
The US struggle to contain China damages business, says Emily Hohler.
Both Donald Trump and Xi Jinping want to strike a deal in the US-China trade wars says John Redwood. But they both need to claim a victory.
China’s efforts to deflate its debt bubble, and its worsening trade relations with the US, are dealing a serious blow to the global economy. John Stepek explains what it means for your money.
China’s tension with the US is a problem. But the bigger problem, says John Stepek, is home grown: Xi Jinping backtracking on reform and tightening his grip on society.
China hopes to move from an economy driven by investment to one based on consumption and service. But there are plenty of doubts as to whether it can pull it off.
Apple’s admission that sales will be lower than expected is clearly a problem for the tech giant. But it has much bigger implications for the global economy as a whole. John Stepek explains why.
The hiatus in the US China trade war is not enough to iron out deep-seated differences between the two countries over intellectual property, cybertheft and state support for Chinese companies.
The arrests of key figures at the telecoms giant Huawei has put the spotlight back on the firm’s links with the Chinese state and the security of its technology. Simon Wilson reports.