China stockmarkets

China's economy

Is China heading for a secret recession?

The shutdown sparked by the coronavirus outbreak could put China at risk of a “secret recession”.
25 Feb 2020
China's economy

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…
14 Feb 2020
China stockmarkets

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.
6 Feb 2020
China's economy

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…
6 Feb 2020

Is coronavirus panic reaching a peak yet?

As the coronavirus scare continues, John Stepek asks if the markets’ panic has been too extreme, and looks at the possibilities for investors.
3 Feb 2020

Coronavirus fear goes viral in the markets

The coronavirus outbreak is bringing back memories of the 2003 Sars epidemic, which cost the world economy $40bn.
30 Jan 2020

US-China trade truce boosts stockmarkets – for now

Markets brightened up after China agreed to import more from the US and America greed to lower some tariffs on Chinese goods. But the trade war is far…
27 Jan 2020
Investment strategy

The coronavirus is scary – but it's irrelevant to your investments

The spread of the coronavirus is causing alarm around the world. And, while it could be a serious short-term threat to human health, it’s not somethin…
24 Jan 2020

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China stockmarkets

Will this year bring any cheer for China's markets?

China's double-digit growth rates of previous decades are long gone. Will the weakness continue?
17 Jan 2020

Investing in China: growth, innovation and profit

SPONSORED CONTENT - Rowan Francis of the TAMAC Qilin-China Champions fund takes a long-term look at the opportunities available to investors in China.
28 Oct 2019
Share tips

Take your chances in China with these two investment trusts

These two China-focused, London-listed investment trusts are excellent long-term bets, says Max King.
10 Sep 2019
China stockmarkets

George Magnus: Now is not the time to relax over China

A peaceful, slumbering dragon? Think again, economist and commentator George Magnus tells Merryn Somerset Webb.
27 May 2016
Emerging markets

The new land of opportunity: China 2.0

China is reinventing itself - to become stronger and more efficient. That means some spectacular years ahead for investors, says Lars Henriksson.
25 Sep 2013

Is China the next big bubble economy?

China's rapid pick-up in growth is entirely down to a huge rise in bank lending - up five times on the same period last year. And with runaway lending…
20 Jul 2009

Don't be fooled by China's recent bounce

Many analysts think China's economy may be on the verge of a rebound. And it is certainly true that China's markets have outperformed the rest of the …
16 Feb 2009