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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 Economics

Three things to consider about Trump’s plan to brand China as a ‘currency manipulator’

The US dollar rallied after Trump’s victory, forcing the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) to lower the yuan’s reference rate for 11 consecutive trading days.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Zimbabwe adopts yuan as legal tender

Zimbabwe’s adoption of the yuan as legal tender demonstrates its close ties with China, and Beijing’s efforts to globalize its currency. Long a pariah state under the rule of aging

Asia Pacific Economics

Yuan’s accession marks end to any containment of China

With the recent IMF decision to grant China’s currency the status of reserve currency, any attempts to “contain” China are over. China has taken a major step in confirming its

International Politics

Weekly Risk Outlook

COP21 begins in Paris. ECB sets interest rates. IMF discusses adding Yuan to SDR. Brazil releases poor Q3 growth figures. LNG summit in Italy explores potential. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. Global Climate

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Jeremy Corbyn likely new leader of UK Labour Party. Last FOMC member speech before September Fed meeting. Chinese data roils market. Canada makes rate decision. Civilian exchanges to ease tension between Koreas. All this

Asia Pacific Finance

Yuan devaluation kills two bird with one stone

The three-day devaluation, which rattled markets last week, serves two ends for the Politburo; it is a move towards a slightly more market-based rate, and it tests the last tool

Asia Pacific Finance

China: Lender of first (and last) resort

Contemporary political analysis, though firmly focused on the yet to be created AIIB, should be equally as focused on the poorly covered Chinese bilateral lending relationships that already exist. China’s

International Politics The Week Ahead

GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook

Deadlines loom with Iran nuclear talks. China releases PMI data. U.S. prepares to release unemployment figures. Greece releases reform proposals. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. Deadline for Iran nuclear

Asia Pacific Economics

Beijing favours quality growth over quantity

China’s economic slowdown is a realignment of Beijing’s economic policies, which favours quality economic growth over high quantity growth. In late 2014, the first statistics appeared indicating that China’s economy was slowing