China stockmarkets

China’s property woes are coming to a head – so what happens now?
Evergrande building in China
China stockmarkets

China’s property woes are coming to a head – so what happens now?

Chinese property giant Evergrande is in big trouble. And with no bailout plan yet, markets are getting nervy. John Stepek looks at how things might go…
20 Sep 2021
Evergrande: China’s epic property bubble hisses air
Evergrande flats under construction in China
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Evergrande: China’s epic property bubble hisses air

Evergrande, once the world’s most valuable real-estate group, is now the world's most indebted as China's epic property bubble starts to deflate.
17 Sep 2021
China’s new small-cap stockmarket
China stockmarkets

China’s new small-cap stockmarket

China has announced plans to establish a new stock exchange in Beijing that will be aimed at small and medium-sized firms.
10 Sep 2021
Evergrande: is China facing a Lehman Brothers moment?
China Evergrande centre
Chinese economy

Evergrande: is China facing a Lehman Brothers moment?

China's property market is overheating. And one of its biggest developers, Evergrande, is in struggling to repay its debts. John Stepek looks at what'…
9 Sep 2021
China may be cheap, but is it cheap enough to make investing there worth it?
Xi Jinping
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China may be cheap, but is it cheap enough to make investing there worth it?

China’s crackdown on its markets has spread beyond Big Tech to all sectors of the economy. Investors in China must now ask themselves: is it worth it?
7 Sep 2021
China: rule by law, not rule of law
China stockmarkets

China: rule by law, not rule of law

Beijing’s sudden attack on the online-education sector is a wake-up call for global investors, says Edward Chancellor
23 Aug 2021
Three bargain Chinese stocks to buy now
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Three bargain Chinese stocks to buy now

Professional investor Dale Nicholls of the Fidelity China Special Situations trust picks three of his favourite Chinese stocks to buy now.
9 Aug 2021
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Chinese regulators' latest clampdown rattles investors
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Chinese regulators' latest clampdown rattles investors

Beijing has broadened a clampdown on businesses it blames “for increasing inequality and financial risk”, with the resultant market volatility driving…
6 Aug 2021
Tencent shares dive as China targets video games industry
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Tencent shares dive as China targets video games industry

In its latest crackdown on Big Tech, the Chinese government is taking on the video games industry. That’s caused internet giant Tencent’s share price …
3 Aug 2021
A dark cloud over Chinese stocks
China stockmarkets

A dark cloud over Chinese stocks

Shares in Chinese companies have experienced the biggest two-day fall since 2008 amid growing regulatory pressure.
30 Jul 2021
What’s behind China’s stockmarket meltdown?
China stockmarkets

What’s behind China’s stockmarket meltdown?

Chinese stocks fell hard for a third consecutive session on Tuesday. Saloni Sardana explains what’s going on.
27 Jul 2021
Chinese tech firms are moving from listing in New York to Hong Kong. Are they worth buying?
China stockmarkets

Chinese tech firms are moving from listing in New York to Hong Kong. Are they worth buying?

Chinese firms listing on the stockmarket are moving away from the US to Hong Kong after China’s government clamped down. Saloni Sardana looks at what’…
26 Jul 2021
What China’s war on tech firms means for investors
Tech stocks

What China’s war on tech firms means for investors

In the latest clampdown on Big Tech firms, China has banned local taxi app Didi Chuxing after a $4.4bn US stockmarket listing. And it’s not the only g…
6 Jul 2021
Didi Chuxing – “China’s Uber” – arrives for New York stockmarket listed
US stockmarkets

Didi Chuxing – “China’s Uber” – arrives for New York stockmarket listed

Chinese minicab company Didi Chuxing has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US.
17 Jun 2021
Can China's stockmarkets keep surging?
China stockmarkets

Can China's stockmarkets keep surging?

China's benchmark CSI 300 stockmarket index enjoyed its biggest weekly gain in three months recently. Can that continue?
7 Jun 2021
Three stocks from emerging Asia, a region racing ahead of its rivals
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Three stocks from emerging Asia, a region racing ahead of its rivals

Emerging Asia should be the fastest-growing region in the world this year, says Avo Ora of the Pictet Asian Equities ex-Japan fund. Here, he picks th…
29 Apr 2021
Why China’s bad bank has some investors rattled
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Why China’s bad bank has some investors rattled

A state-backed bank in China, created to clean up bad loans in the wake of the Asian financial crisis, is in trouble. And it might not be bailed out. …
16 Apr 2021
Alibaba’s legal woes look far from over
China stockmarkets

Alibaba’s legal woes look far from over

China’s top e-commerce firm Alibaba was hit with a $2.75bn fine for antitrust violations. But this may not be the end of the matter, with regulators e…
16 Apr 2021
What China’s new red dawn means for Hong Kong
Chinese economy

What China’s new red dawn means for Hong Kong

China has once again moved to tighten its control over the former British territory and global financial centre. What will remain of the old Hong Kong…
10 Apr 2021
Investors get a reality check in China as stockmarkets fall
China stockmarkets

Investors get a reality check in China as stockmarkets fall

The People’s Bank of China, started to remove liquidity from the financial system at the start of this year, driving stock prices down.
2 Apr 2021
Should we get ready for a post-pandemic baby boom?
Global Economy

Should we get ready for a post-pandemic baby boom?

Birth rates across the developed world collapsed as people locked themselves away. Hopefully that won't last, says Merryn Somerset Webb. There's nothi…
18 Mar 2021
Three Chinese stocks with long-term growth
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Three Chinese stocks with long-term growth

Professional investor Rebecca Jiang of the JP Morgan China Growth & Income Trust picks three stocks that should cash in on the country’s growing mille…
14 Mar 2021