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.
Global stockmarkets remained volatile after Black Monday, which saw some of the nastiest daily falls since the global financial crisis.
Dr Peter Frankopan looks at China’s devaluation of the yuan, and asks if the lessons of the 15th-century Ming empire hold any clues for the future.
China’s stockmarket has taken a battering, and the panic is starting to spread across the globe. But it’s only a matter of time before central banks step in, says John Stepek.
China’s move to a new currency regime, effectively devaluing the yuan by almost 2% in a day.
The renminbi has dropped and markets are jittery – but a great long-term buying opportunity for Chinese equities lies ahead, says Rupert Foster.
Investors have plenty of reasons to be cautious at the moment, says John Stepek. But when it comes to Chinese stocks, the signs are more promising.
If another recession comes our way with interest rates at current levels, central bankers will have to get really radical, says John Stepek.
China’s currency, the yuan renminbi, has seen its biggest fall since the current currency regime was introduced two decades ago.
The devaluation of the renminbi could mean more countries joining the ‘race to the bottom’. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the yuan’s fall, and what it means for investors.
Last Monday, the stockmarket in China fell by 8.5%, its worst day since early 2007, and second-worst percentage drop ever.