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    1. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Economists react to China's steady Q2 GDP growth

      With a number as high-profile and contentious as China’s gross domestic product, there’s at least one thing you can...

    2. Fast FT

      July 7, 2016

      Rmb falls "make a mockery" of PBoC stability aim: Capital Economics

      The ongoing declines of China’s currency against the dollar and an official currency basket “make a mockery of the...

    1. March 22, 2016

      Chinese currency moves sow confusion

      Not for the first time this year, the behaviour of the Chinese renminbi is causing more than the odd furrowed brow in...

    2. January 8, 2016

      Watchstone shores up faith

      Indro Mukerjee has his work cut out to revitalise Watchstone, the assortment of businesses left after Quindell sold its...

    3. October 23, 2015

      Commodities roiled by China rate cut

      Commodity markets were roiled on Friday after China cut interest rates for the sixth time in a year, with the focus on...

    4. FT Alphaville

      August 25, 2015

      Why China's stock market implosion might not be very meaningful

      Whilst there’s nothing like a Black Monday bloodbath in China to invigorate the bear case, it is worth bearing in mind...

    5. FT Alphaville

      April 28, 2015

      A Chinese LTRO: the trouble with market based financing continues

      On the back of news “that several Chinese provincial governments have been forced to postpone bond auctions as banks...

    6. April 14, 2015

      Quindell appoints Mark Williams as finance director

      Quindell has appointed Mark Williams as its new group finance director, in a further effort to break from its chaotic...

    7. FT Alphaville

      December 15, 2014

      Your new (improved?) Chinese GDP

      What you think of the new one will probably depend on what you thought of the old one. For many people “not much” seems...

    8. December 5, 2014

      Stocks and dollar gain after US jobs data

      Friday 21:00 GMT. Wall Street stocks closed at record highs, the dollar was at a five-year peak and shorter-dated...

    9. December 5, 2014

      Retail investors send Chinese markets on volatile run

      Chinese equities fluctuated wildly on Friday as retail investors lifted volumes in the market significantly past...

    10. beyondbrics

      March 3, 2014

      China’s GDP growth target to reveal policy intentions

      So rarely does China’s official GDP growth target bear more than a passing resemblance to subsequent reality (see...

    11. February 27, 2014

      Wall Street shrugs aside Ukraine concerns

      Thursday 21:10 GMT. Escalating tensions in Ukraine kept risk appetite reined in, even as growth bulls took heart from...

    12. beyondbrics

      October 23, 2013

      China property: hot, hiss or pop?

      Working out what is going on in China’s property market is a tricky exercise. Take data from the National Bureau of...

    13. FT Alphaville

      September 10, 2013

      China is growing faster, again, in the same old ways

      Chinese macro data have been on a good run recently. Today’s release of August industrial production was particularly...

    14. May 21, 2013

      Retail task force attacks delay in revaluing business rates

      The chairman of the Distressed Retail Property Taskforce has attacked a decision to delay a revaluation of business...

    15. FT Alphaville

      April 3, 2013

      WMPs and China's shadow banking whack-a-mole game

      The China Banking Regulatory Commission last week issued several strict-sounding new rules applying to the issuance of...

    16. beyondbrics

      March 19, 2013

      [chart] China FDI: bouncing back?

      If you want to measure investor confidence in a country, foreign direct investment isn’t a bad guide. In which case,...

    17. beyondbrics

      December 10, 2012

      China trade: slower, slowing, not slowest

      China’s trade figures released on Monday aren’t much to cheer about. In contrast to improved retail sales and...

    18. FT Alphaville

      December 3, 2012

      Caveating and caveating China's upturn

      November marked the first time in over a year that both the official China manufacturing PMIs and the HSBC/Markit...

    19. FT Alphaville

      November 26, 2012

      China's ubiquitous ghost cities

      One of the tentative signs of improvement in China’s economy in the past few months has been the apparent reduction in...

    20. October 29, 2012

      High street taskforce attacks delay

      The chairman of a new taskforce designed to tackle the blight of run-down high streets has criticised the communities...

    21. FT Alphaville

      October 26, 2012

      A China property development recovery... or not?

      Capital Economics is pouring cold water on the notion of a recovery in the Chinese property construction sector,...

    22. FT Alphaville

      September 12, 2012

      Now you see positive signs in the the China loan data, now you don't

      China’s data for August did seem to have some good indicators that stimulus was beginning to wind its way into the...

    23. FT Alphaville

      July 26, 2012

      How things change, China FX manipulation edition

      Mitt Romney, aspiring US president-to-be, has notoriously declared that if he ever takes office he will immediately...

    24. May 24, 2012

      China’s factory output slows

      Manufacturing activity in China softened in May, according to data released on Thursday, but Beijing’s new policies to...

    25. March 21, 2012

      Gender pay gap larger than expected

      The gap between men and women’s pay in the UK is larger than previously thought, the Office for National Statistics...

    26. beyondbrics

      March 7, 2012

      China’s budget tricks: hidden deficit

      Dream on, Athens. When Beijing presented its 2012 budget this week, the main concern from investors was that the...

    27. February 5, 2012

      New Asian dividend culture lures investors

      Cash-rich Asian business have long been a byword for profligacy and waste. All too often stories have emerged of...

    28. December 1, 2011

      Speculators return in wake of Enron

      The reverberations were felt up and down the streets of downtown Houston when Enron collapsed 10 years ago, shattering...

    29. FT Alphaville

      November 30, 2011

      Stance shift sees China ease monetary policy

      Beijing has kicked off a new round of monetary loosening after more than two years of progressively tighter policies by...

    30. November 30, 2011

      Stance shift sees China ease monetary policy

      Beijing has kicked off a new round of monetary loosening after more than two years of progressively tighter policies by...

    31. November 9, 2011

      Chinese inflation falls sharply in October

      Inflation in China fell sharply in October to 5.5 per cent year-on-year, the lowest in five months, clearing the path...

    32. FT Alphaville

      November 7, 2011

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis, and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Wolfgang Münchau: Summitry again proves its own irrelevance I...

    33. November 6, 2011

      MF Global gives the Fed a lesson in how to pick its friends

      The collapse of MF Global last week proves the Federal Reserve Bank of New York needs a lesson in how to pick its...

    34. October 20, 2011

      Seoul shares slide as foreign selling intensifies

      Seoul stocks endured a late sell-off that left the Kospi Composite one of the Asia-Pacific region’s worst performing...

    35. October 13, 2011

      Ancient yellow asset has investors outside the west

      From Mr K. Felix Mjumbe. Sir, It was interesting to learn from the master lecturer, Mark Williams, that a golden bubble...

    36. October 12, 2011

      Chinese brokers welcome Huijin bank move

      Chinese stocks had their best day for a year as investors finally took heart from the prospect of government support...

    37. October 6, 2011

      Gold’s demise has been greatly exaggerated

      From Mr Pierre Lassonde. Sir, Mark Williams is not the first, nor will he be the last, to predict gold’s demise (“Gold...

    38. October 5, 2011

      Shifting forces make up gold price

      From Mr Timothy Green. Sir, Mark Williams (“Gold bugs beware – the bubble is finally bursting”, October 4)...

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