China’s economy to shrink for the first time since 1976
China may now be on course for its first quarterly contraction since 1976, with Goldman Sachs predicting a 9% plunge in first-quarter economic activit…
Is China heading for a secret recession?
The shutdown sparked by the coronavirus outbreak could put China at risk of a “secret recession”.
Has Hong Kong become a failed state?
Hong Kong cannot protect its citizens, provide basic services or command the trust of its people, and it is failing to provide the safety and stabilit…
Investors eye up a new round of Chinese stimulus
Chinese policymakers have announced new stimulus measures to contain the fallout from the coronavirus. Asset managers are already positioning themselv…
China's feverish stockmarket weighs the cost of the coronavirus
China’s stockmarket fell by 8% in one day – the biggest daily fall in more than four years. But investors shouldn't panic.
The coronavirus makes China’s economic balancing act even harder
2020 should be the year when China straightens out its heavily indebted economy. But the coronavirus could throw a spanner in that plan, says John Ste…