On Monday the US president tweeted that “China should not retaliate” to increased tariffs. But two hours later Beijing announced $60bn of its own tariffs, which wiped more than $1trn off global stocks.
Chinese stockmarkets have seen huge losses recently. So are they on the verge of collapse? Or could we be at the start of a long bull market? John Stepek investigates.
The amount of gold China owns has long been a secret. But now it’s out, and it’s less than anyone thought. John Stepek looks at why China’s coming clean now.
Thousands of amateur Chinese investors have been devastated by a 30% plunge in the Shanghai Composite index.
Without political union, the euro can’t work. George Magnus talks to Merryn Somerset Webb about the future of the eurozone.
China’s central bank has sent a clear signal that it is prepared to stand behind stock buyers.
After leaping 140% in just one year, rampant Chinese stocks have suffered their worst five-day period since 2008.
The recent rally in Chinese stocks has raised fears of a bubble – but this is a bull market that’s only just beginning, says Rupert Foster.
Ordinary investors in China are piling in to the country’s stockmarket, sending Chinese stocks on an epic bull run.
As emerging countries get richer, they are increasingly demanding a cleaner world. That, as John Stepek explains, is creating opportunities for investors.
Borrowed money is piling into China, and the stockmarket has all the symptoms of being in a bubble. But as John Stepek explains, it’s much too soon to bail out.