The economic risks of Brexit contagion

A teller counts ballot papers at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, after polls closed in the EU referendum.
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Poll may trigger low growth and populist policies in the west

Tory group breaks ranks on China policy

Human rights report targets ties seen as heralding ‘golden era’

AIIB gathers for inaugural annual meeting

China’s first multilateral development bank to approve maiden loans

China told policy shift will generate $5.6tn

Consultancy advocates focus on raising productivity

China defends banks’ debt-pile strategy

Watchdog says risks are under control and sector is stable

China promotes ‘zombie’ bankruptcies

Courts drawn into campaign against overcapacity and debt

China SOEs recruited into stimulus drive

Reliance on SOEs as policy tool thwarts effort to boost efficiency

China rows back on state-sector reforms

Party tightens grip on SOEs as market and efficiency take a back seat

IMF warns on ‘high and rising’ China debt

Fund urges faster progress on reforming state-owned enterprises

China’s $470bn renminbi confidence game

PBoC faces tension between stability and market liberalisation

China investment growth slowest since 2000

Sub-10% expansion in first five months puts GDP target in doubt

In a world of too much Chinese steel

Tariffs on subsidised imports need a balanced approach

Top China economist predicts 6.8% growth

Estimate by PBoC’s research bureau higher than IMF, Wall Street

China less in control than US thinks

Beijing challenges Jack Lew’s criticism of industrial overcapacity

China data point to stabilising demand

Imports contract at slowest pace since 2014 as stimulus pays off

US funds granted China securities quota

Beijing gesture comes amid push to further internationalise the renminbi

China warned on hostile business climate

US officials and EU executives feel increasingly unwelcome

China hit by oil refining overcapacity

Higher production prompts overseas diesel sales

Beijing protests at overcapacity ‘hype’

Finance minister hits back at criticism over flood of cheap exports

EM to slow as convergence theory rules

Narrowing income differentials with west reduce growth scope