After a remarkable four decades of headlong growth China is approaching a crucial turning point.Can its leadership keep the good times rolling?
China's stockmarket crash
The deceleration in China’s economy has fuelled fears that the boom of the previous decade is turning to bust. Marina Gerner reports.
With equity prices sliding by more than 20% this year, China has entered a bear market.
The mess in emerging markets is spreading beyond Turkey and Argentina. John Stepek looks into how things have got so bad, and what’s likely to happen next.
Most global stockmarkets are looking a little wobbly at the moment. But Chinese stocks are in a full-blown bear market. John Stepek explains what that means for you.
In 2008 Chinese companies comprised 9% of the key benchmark for emerging-market funds. Today, it’s 27%.
Firms such as Alibaba and Tencent already dominate ecommerce in China – now they’re expanding their reach. Investors should back them – at least for now, says Rupert Foster.
Xi Jinping has consolidated enough power to take China where he wants – whether forwards or backwards. Investors should hope for the best, says Cris Sholto Heaton.
The outgoing chairman of the People’s Bank of China warned that excessive optimism could lead to a sharp correction in the markets.
The re-emergence of India and China from their long economic slumber appears to offer investors the prospect of easy profits, but the lesson of history is to tread carefully in these countries, says Max King.
Hong Kong’s niche as a secure gateway to China is under threat as China opens its markets to foreign money.