Chinese economy

Is the worst over for emerging markets after a rough three-year stretch?

Paul Hennessy

While economic uncertainty remains high, especially in Britain and the US, interestingly many emerging markets’ economies are at the beginning stages of economic reforms and recovery. And with expectations dimming on the prospect of the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates anytime soon, developing countries stand to benefit. What’s more,... Show More

Abbott Shanghai's Hockey on Banks + China Rejects Markets

Christopher Joye

In The AFR I interrogate Abbott's frankly bizarre decision to not price the currently free taxpayer insurance of over $750 billion of bank deposits, as formally recommended by APRA, the RBA, Treasury and ASIC. I also reflect on the extraordinarily turbulent month of August in which Chinese equities suffered 43%... Show More

Financial deregulation in China is happening fast, says Saxo’s chief economist Steen Jakobsen

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

The recent surge and violent decline of the share market in China has been filling the most recent headlines. But beyond this financial turbulence, there’s still a bigger story to be told about this giant market, says Saxo’s chief economist and CIO Steen Jakobsen, who recently visited China. Despite the... Show More