yuan devaluation

Patrick Poke

Back in January, China sent world markets into a correction as they devalued the Yuan; between 31 December and 11 February, the broad MSCI All Countries World Index fell by 12%. Now, while everyone’s attention has been turned towards Britain, they’ve been quietly devaluing again. The Telegraph’s Ambrose Evans-Pritchard reported... Show More

“China’s had one of the biggest credit booms in modern history. Historically, credit booms of that size, which happen that quickly, they all result in financial crises,” says Harry Colvin, Senior Market Strategist at Longview Economics. So can China’s economy finally fulfil the age-old mantra of ‘this time is different’?... Show More

Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank, believes one side effect of negative rates is that investors are being forced to invest in real assets. “Hansen says the most obvious example is in gold, however, he also says the trend is evident in oil, copper and even iron... Show More