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's stockmarket crash
A surge in demand for peanuts in China is outstripping supply from the top exporter Argentina, sending the price of the legumes soaring.
Index provider MSCI’s admittance of China’s domestic stockmarket into its emerging-market indices would be a small but symbolic move.
A peaceful, slumbering dragon? Think again, economist and commentator George Magnus tells Merryn Somerset Webb.
If you’re planning to invest in China, it’s useful to understand that there are two classes of shares: “A” shares and “H” shares. Sarah Moore explains the difference.
Many investors may have been put off China by the dramatic swings in the market. Sarah Moore explains why that’s a mistake.
The panic over Chinese growth appears to have been overdone as the country’s construction sector forges ahead.
While few believe China’s official growth figures, the economy should pick up.
China burned through $100bn of its foreign-exchange reserves last month trying to prop up its currency, the yuan.
Chinese markets have had a spectacularly bad start to the year. But the fuss may be overblown – investors should focus on the long term.
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?