China positive on economic data

Mainland markets edge higher as renminbi becomes IMF’s fifth reserve currency

US credit tightens ahead of Fed shift

Signs of impending downward spiral appear even before policy move

Forex forecasts focus on policy fallout

Stronger US dollar and weakening renminbi are themes for 2016

EM recovery set to gather pace in 2016

Structural frailties of many economies remain largely unrepaired

Sterling falls below $1.50 against dollar

Doves at Bank of England keep pound under pressure

Divergence is key for investors for 2016

Several dislocations have developed this year that affect portfolio drivers, writes Mohamed El-Erian

Shanghai takes command in metals markets

Investors pile into trading, sending prices to multiyear lows

Japan’s GPIF loses $64bn in third quarter

World’s biggest pension suffers 5.6% hit amid volatile markets

Why IPOs ‘pop’ in New York but not HK

Battle highlights different characteristics of the two markets

PBoC reassures on renminbi after IMF move

Central bank hails entry to elite club but says there will be no sudden moves in currency

Boost for China as it joins IMF elite

Vote of confidence as renminbi becomes fifth reserve currency

Euro looks like it has further to fall

Selling euros for dollars is top trade in most banks’ outlooks

Aberdeen’s effort to diversify falls short

UK investment group is still reliant on emerging market equities

Glencore gains on trading hopes

FTSE 100 fell 0.3% or 19.06 points to 6,356.09

Global defaults climb to 6-year peak

Investors reassess exposure to companies that borrowed heavily

Surge in securities lending poses risks

Banks use ultra-safe bonds as compliance shortcut

Philippines learns hard lessons from PPPs

Infrastructure projects have made halting progress and proposed laws hang in balance

Swiss 10-year bond yield at record low

ECB policy meeting casts shadow over Swiss franc

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