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    1. FT Alphaville

      September 3, 2015

      If something can't go on forever, it won't, China's FX policy edition

      From Barc on what’s happened since the PBoC got messy at band camp, devalued, and followed up with a “dirty peg”: So,...

    2. August 28, 2015

      China: Credibility on the line

      As Chinese stocks plummeted on “Black Monday”, triggering waves of panicked selling around the globe, China’s leaders...

    Special Reports

    1. Global Currencies: Renminbi

      China’s currency has become an increasingly important player on the world economic sta...
    2. Debt Capital Markets

      Market volatility continues to sow seeds of doubt in the minds of nervous investors...
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    1. August 25, 2015

      People’s Bank of China cuts interest rate to boost ailing economy

      China’s central bank cut interest rates on Tuesday and said it would inject liquidity into the banking sector, in a...

    2. August 25, 2015

      China cuts rates and pumps in liquidity

      China’s central bank cut interest rates on Tuesday and said it would pump liquidity into the banking sector in an...

    3. August 24, 2015

      Show steel and raise rates or the financial system will fracture

      Raising interest rates is always harder than cutting them. When investors are bleeding and workers fear the chop,...

    4. FT Alphaville

      August 24, 2015

      China's Black Monday... and the Fed

      Xinhua’s words, so it’s official: Black Monday! #ChinaStocks join global panic selloff, dive 8.5%, worst since Asian...

    5. August 23, 2015

      The Fed looks set to make a dangerous mistake

      Will the Federal Reserve’s September meeting see US interest rates go up for the first time since 2006? Officials have...

    6. FT Alphaville

      August 19, 2015

      Pettis explains why the RMB is not fundamentally overvalued

      Nobody knows China like Michael Pettis, and his latest post on the RMB doesn’t disappoint. Before we get to the crux...

    7. August 18, 2015

      Forward books compound EM reserve fall

      The foreign exchange reserves cannily squirrelled away by emerging market nations have started to erode this year, as a...

    8. The Exchange

      August 15, 2015

      Is China ready to give up renminbi's peg to dollar?

      In a surprising move, the People’s Bank of China, China’s central bank, allowed the renminbi to devalue by 1,136 base...

    9. August 14, 2015

      Devaluation with Chinese characteristics

      After many months of market pressure an Asian country devalues, resulting in the biggest crash in its currency in two...

    10. August 13, 2015

      Calm returns as China seeks to ease anxiety

      Thursday 21:00 BST. Calmer conditions prevailed in the markets after the People’s Bank of China sought to soothe some...

    11. August 13, 2015

      Renminbi devaluation tests China’s commitment to free markets

      Depending on who you ask, China’s move to let its currency depreciate is either a milestone for market reform or a...

    12. FT Alphaville

      August 3, 2015

      Of China's capital outflows and foreign banks

      Look! More attention! Both the FT and Bloomberg have weighed in on one of the larger China Rorschach tests — capital...

    13. August 3, 2015

      Malaysia stocks and ringgit lead EM rout

      Although Malaysia’s currency has tumbled back to where it was in the late 1990s, the reasons this time around are...

    14. July 28, 2015

      Boom-bust cycle renews renminbi doubts

      The renminbi has come a long way in the past two decades. As recently as 1994, foreign visitors to China were still...

    15. July 28, 2015

      China stocks pare losses as state-owned banks climb

      China’s benchmark stock index followed up its second-worst single-day percentage decline with a drop of less than 2 per...

    16. FT Alphaville

      July 27, 2015

      The bond liquidity 'cognitive bandwidth deficit' problem

      The laissez faire school of finance has always orientated towards the notion that capital market funding is preferable...

    17. July 27, 2015

      Beijing faces dilemma after China stock market rout

      After China’s stock market experienced its second-worst day on Monday, all eyes are on Beijing, where the government...

    18. July 26, 2015

      The make believe world of eurozone rules

      Whenever you are in a room with European officials and discuss the euro, there is usually somebody who raises his...

    19. July 24, 2015

      New Delhi should loosen its grip on interest rates

      Steering Indian monetary policy must rank as one of the toughest jobs around. Depending on which index is used, prices...

    20. July 24, 2015

      Stocks and commodity prices keep sliding

      Friday 21:00 BST. Stock indices in the US and Europe found themselves on the back foot yet again at the end of a week...

    21. July 16, 2015

      Mario Draghi casts himself as guardian of monetary union

      If anyone ever doubted how much politics and the monopoly power to print currency are irredeemably linked, look no...

    22. July 16, 2015

      Janet Yellen tilts gradually towards a rise in rates

      It takes a consummate pilot to accomplish a take-off so smooth that it fails to arouse a snoozing passenger. This, one...

    23. July 13, 2015

      China’s A shares: contagion danger

      The farce that the Chinese equity market has turned into has been well documented, though one rich irony is perhaps...

    24. July 12, 2015

      End of debt supercycle is sending bonds into uncharted waters

      In his entertaining 2008 book on evolutionary psychology, Risk, the author Dan Gardner argues that, to a greater extent...

    25. July 10, 2015

      Equities: A bull market with Chinese characteristics

      Ginger Zengge had a good feeling about the stock market. Though the Shanghai Composite Index had risen 150 per cent...

    26. FT Alphaville

      July 9, 2015

      Is that what China's "whatever it takes" looks like?

      A mangled, half-frozen, market up 6 per cent? With one eye on our now abused ‘rule‘, here’s the Shanghai Comp at pixel...

    27. July 6, 2015

      Taiwan’s precarious balance

      Superficially, Taiwan looks stable, calm, even a little boring. Its people are mostly prosperous, with gross domestic...

    28. July 6, 2015

      US markets not immune from Greek turmoil

      The US government’s public narrative on Greece has evolved in the past week — from “not our problem” to noting that...

    29. The World

      July 6, 2015

      Live - Greece votes no, what next?

      This Live Blog session closed at 20:03 on 6 Jul 2015.After delivering a decisive No vote in Sunday’s referendum, in...

    30. July 5, 2015

      Calling time on China’s credit and stock market party

      Last week the Shanghai Composite index dropped by 12 per cent, bringing the fall since its June peak to almost 30 per...

    31. July 3, 2015

      China fails to stem share market turmoil

      For once, China’s government finds itself looking impotent. Beijing has thrown all but the kitchen sink to halt an...

    32. July 2, 2015

      The Riksbank reveals a strengthening resolve

      Sweden’s economy is one that most others would envy, with a trade surplus of Germanic proportions, GDP growing at a...

    33. June 29, 2015

      Greek survival path runs through banks’ bolted doors

      Greece’s path to economic salvation runs through its banks. Its financial system is on the brink of collapse, shut to...

    34. FT Alphaville

      June 29, 2015

      We know what the euro is doing to Greece...

      But, as the foreign press corp does its best to hurry some much needed euro into the Greek economy, we should also look...

    35. FT Alphaville

      June 29, 2015

      Greece: Analyst views on capital controls, bank holidays

      We’ll be slamming up the best of our collective inbox on matters Greece as and when the good stuff pours in. Catching...

    36. June 28, 2015

      Explainer: If Greece leaves the euro

      What happens once a country leaves the euro? On financial markets a new currency first needs a new currency code that...

    37. FT Alphaville

      June 28, 2015

      Greece: bank analysts and eurowatchers on what to expect on Monday (UPDATED)

      For the latest on the ECB’s liquidity position on Greece, see our post here. Meanwhile, here’s some instant analysis by...

    38. FT Alphaville

      June 23, 2015

      Peru's FX swappy central bank intervention

      This is a snapshot of the Peruvian economy’s growing dependency on central bank intervention by way of BNP Paribas on...

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