Maersk stumble highlights sluggish trade

Some freight markets look weak, including air and dry bulk ships

Outflows from China top $110bn in January

Companies and residents look to evade tightening capital controls

China FX reserves lowest since 2012

Monthly drop of $99.5bn as Beijing sells dollars to support Rmb

Small but serious threat of US recession

Growth fears are overdone but the Federal Reserve must be vigilant

Driving home for new year — in a shared car

China takes to gig economy in world’s biggest mass migration

EU pushes China to cut back steel sector

Brussels plans anti-dumping investigations as debate rages

China to restrict offshore insurance sales

Cap is Beijing’s latest measure to curb capital outflows

Capital controls will not cure China’s ills

The government should make a real commitment to supply-side reforms, writes Eswar Prasad

Federal Reserve: Credibility on the line

Last month’s rate rise is drawing criticism. Some say it should abandon plans to increase again soon

China floods its banks with cash

Usual holiday cash squeeze exacerbated by sharp capital outflows

Struggling Chinese companies turn to P2P

Sites like Baozhi360 and Zichan360 grow rapidly

Limp PBoC messaging belies policy strides

China’s central bank has abandoned command-economy mechanisms

China struggles to tell world its thinking

Communications crisis spurs global confusion over economic policy

China slowdown to fuel Asia refining glut

Upgraded oil refineries come on stream as energy demand slows

China’s toughest test is within its walls

Economic transition carries risks but impact on markets is overstated

Capital controls may be China’s only real option

Clearer communication alone will not help the renminbi

China: an SOE story

Shares in Hong Kong-listed state-owned enterprises are cheap for a reason

HK sets new unaffordable housing record

Median prices now 19 times median pre-tax household incomes

PBoC in a quandary over capital controls

Slide in forex reserves sparks fears of run on the renminbi

Carney’s inactivity is right response

Britain is far more open to the world economy than US