China’s economy

China: Asia’s next success story

Ignore the gloomsters, says Rupert Foster. Growth will slow for now, but the economy is undergoing a healthy transition to consumer-driven growth. The process will prove stronger than demographic headwinds.

With interest rates so low, we’re in for a nasty surprise

If another recession comes our way with interest rates at current levels, central bankers will have to get really radical, says John Stepek.

China devalues the yuan

China’s currency, the yuan renminbi, has seen its biggest fall since the current currency regime was introduced two decades ago.

The return of the currency wars – now China’s joined in

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.

China: gravity takes over in the stockmarket

Last Monday, the stockmarket in China fell by 8.5%, its worst day since early 2007, and second-worst percentage drop ever.

Market fear and loathing

From oil to Chinese stocks, panic is spreading through the markets, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

What the Chinese stockmarket crash means for your money

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 biggest secret in the gold market for the past six years is revealed

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.

The Great Fall of China

Thousands of amateur Chinese investors have been devastated by a 30% plunge in the Shanghai Composite index.

George Magnus: The eurozone’s botched experiment

Without political union, the euro can’t work. George Magnus talks to Merryn Somerset Webb about the future of the eurozone.

A dodgy move by China's central bank

China’s central bank has sent a clear signal that it is prepared to stand behind stock buyers.

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