Italy has become the first G7 nation to endorse the Belt and Road Initiative, China’s controversial series of global infrastructure investments.
Chinese markets have been in turmoil. But does this signal trouble in the wider economy? Is it too heading for a crash? Matthew Partridge investigates.
A Chinese economy in the doldrums will leave Germany painfully exposed, says Matthew Lynn. That’s bad news for Britain and Europe.
Plunging Chinese stocks have sent shockwaves around the world. Andrew Van Sickle looks at what that means for your money.
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.