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Asia Pacific Economics

China’s debt situation: The next possible financial crisis?

China’s debt situation is not only growing in size, but also at a rate that economists and policy analysts feel is difficult to sustain.

Finance South and Central Asia

Chinese currency management in 2017

China has exercised control over Renminbi valuation, but currency management tools are under stress. China faces challenges to its long term growth targets.

Asia Pacific Finance

Yuan turbulence bolsters China’s liberalisation efforts

The PBoC decided in mid-2015 to weaken the peg to the US dollar, triggering a yuan devaluation and market turbulence, but also opportunities for investors.

Europe Finance

The spectre of Brexit haunts London’s financial sector

Brexit could deal a critical blow to London’s financial sector. In the worst-case scenario, the loss of passporting rights could trigger an exodus towards Paris or Frankfurt from which the

Asia Pacific Finance

China explores its monetary easing toolkit

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has flooded China’s financial system with record amounts of cash this past week to pre-empt the annual liquidity crunch ahead of the Lunar New

Asia Pacific Finance

China’s stock market shutdown: 4 points to know

It was an ominous start to the year for China’s stock market with trading lasting a brief 14 minutes on Thursday last week. Here are four points to help you

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Davos hosts World Economic Forum. Polish and EU leaders meet after EU starts investigation. China releases GDP figures. Brazil ponders raising interest rates. ECB makes first interest rate decision of

Asia Pacific Economics

Shanghai free trade zone takes it slow

One year after the establishment of Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, foreign investors have become impatient for more financial liberalization measures. Yet, this is not a convenient time for China to