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.
China has delivered some of its weakest data since the global financial crisis.
As China’s economy slows, its central bank is taking action. And that can only be good for Chinese stocks, says John Stepek.
The threat of Greece leaving the eurozone has investors feeling jittery. But it’s far from the only big risk out there. John Stepek looks at the top five.
China’s slowdown, hitherto confined to the property and industrial sectors, is spreading to consumers, despite what the official figures say.
The central bank in China has moved to prevent a slump in the country’s slowing economy.
A correction in China’s over-heating property market will dampen China’s growth.
Corporate failure is a hallmark of capitalism, so the news that a struggling Chinese company had defaulted is a real milestone.
Even if China does experience a hard-landing, says Matthew Lynn, it won’t matter much to anyone else.
Credit and bad loans have put the breaks on China’s rampant growth.
Chinese growth has slowed again towards the end of 2013, while local government debt has soared.