China’s stockmarkets

Time to return to emerging markets

Emerging markets have been reinvigorated this year, with the benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets at a six-and-a-half-month peak and developing-world currencies up against a weaker dollar. And the rally looks set [...]

China's stockmarket crash

China's stockmarkets have seen huge rises – the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite index rose 150% in a year, and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange Composite Index rose 190%. But in mid-2015, they started falling back to earth. Is this the start of an equally huge bear market, or just a correction in the long-run bull market?

Christopher Wood: buy China and India

If you’re after cheap stocks, head to China and India, says analyst and author Christopher Wood.

Expect China's economy to keep on growing

China’s main stockmarket index, the CSI 300, has had a roaring year so far, gaining 25% and outstripping its major rivals. And last week there was more good news for the bulls.

Why China has to spend to boost growth, whether it wants to or not

China’s economy is slowing down. In a democracy, that’s no big problem; in a dictatorship, it spells trouble. John Stepek explains what’s going on, and how it affects your money.

Temporary trade-war truce might be too late for China

The hiatus in the US China trade war is not enough to iron out deep-seated differences between the two countries over intellectual property, cybertheft and state support for Chinese companies.

China will get old before it gets rich

China’s workforce and general population are ageing rapidly, and the grievously underfunded welfare and pensions system won’t cope. That’s a recipe for structural decline and turmoil, says Jonathan Compton.

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.

Is China’s massive bear market a buying opportunity?

Since their 2018 high, Chinese stocks have lost a third of their value. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the fall, and asks if it’s time to buy.

China stages “small” recovery

The CSI 300 index has tumbled 21% this year and in October alone it fell by 8%. But it has since staged a small recovery.

Slowdown to slump fears for China

The deceleration in China’s economy has fuelled fears that the boom of the previous decade is turning to bust. Marina Gerner reports.

China: the year of the bear

With equity prices sliding by more than 20% this year, China has entered a bear market.

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