China’s workforce and general population are ageing rapidly, and the grievously underfunded welfare and pensions system won’t cope. That’s a recipe for structural decline and turmoil, says Jonathan Compton.
Will America’s west coast or China’s east win the battle for tech firm supremacy? It’s still all to play for, says Matthew Lynn.
A trade war with China might be a vote-winner for Donald Trump, but there are unlikely to be many winners, says John Stepek. Investors should plan accordingly.
The tit-for-tat trade skirmish between America and China intensified this week with Beijing announcing its own set of tariffs.
China’s president will ditch limits on how long he can stay in power. Matthew Partridge reports.
The world is changing. The disinflationary environment of the last couple of decades is rapidly vanishing. You need to be ready for inflation, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
China looks on track for annual growth of about 6% this year, rather than the 6.7% widely expected.
China’s President Xi has consolidated his power. His focus may now switch to the nuclear crisis.
China’s president Xi Jinping has tightened his grip on the reins of power.
Xi Jinping has consolidated enough power to take China where he wants – whether forwards or backwards. Investors should hope for the best, says Cris Sholto Heaton.
The outgoing chairman of the People’s Bank of China warned that excessive optimism could lead to a sharp correction in the markets.