China’s stockmarkets

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?

Can China succeed in defending the yuan?

China burned through $100bn of its foreign-exchange reserves last month trying to prop up its currency, the yuan.

Chinese markets’ explosive New Year

Chinese markets have had a spectacularly bad start to the year. But the fuss may be overblown – investors should focus on the long term.

Another tough year ahead for equities?

Last year wasn’t good for equities. And 2016 has started badly too, with poor Chinese data causing a global slide, and the FTSE 100 having its worst start to a year since 2000. So what’s next?

Why I’m still buying China

China is going through lots of change, but the overall outlook is still positive. Rupert Foster looks at the best Chinese-focused funds to profit.

Three solid bets on China

The case for buying China remains intact, despite recent volatility, says fund manager Dale Nicholls. Here, he tips three China-based stocks to buy now.

China’s back in a bull market – here’s why you should get on board

China’s benchmark index, the Shanghai Composite, is back in bull market territory. John Stepek looks at what’s next for investors in Chinese stocks.

Peter Frankopan: the mismatch of expectation on the new Silk Roads

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to author and historian Peter Frankopan about Britain’s relationship with the new Silk Roads, and why we need to better understand China.

A first date with China – but who will end up paying the bill?

Britain and China are making all the right noises. But as Rupert Foster explains, they’re setting themselves up for disappointment.

Why we should embrace the Chinese dragon

Everybody else is courting China, says Merryn Somerset Webb. So why shouldn’t we?

China’s growth is much worse than it admits – but that doesn’t matter

China’s economy is worse than its government admits. But that doesn’t mean you should avoid it, says John Stepek. In fact, now might be a good time to buy in.

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