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      China’s dilemma: what next for the renminbi?

      With August and a week of tremendous market volatility behind us, it is worth asking whether this new month will bring...

    2. August 26, 2015

      Renminbi looms large behind latest China easing

      The timing of China’s twin easing measures, announced late on Tuesday, appeared to chime with the view that Beijing had...

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    1. August 24, 2015

      Policymakers have no answer to China rout

      With markets experiencing a rout that seems out of all proportion to the economic data — do we really expect a global...

    2. August 24, 2015

      Beijing capitulates after spending $200bn to prop up equities

      After spending about $200bn buying shares to prop up falling equity prices over the past seven weeks, Beijing...

    3. August 21, 2015

      Stocks plunge as China worries intensify

      Friday 21:00 BST. Global stocks took a hammering, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the US sliding into...

    4. August 20, 2015

      Q&A: How volatile are China’s markets?

      It has become a running joke over the past week that devaluing its currency was the best thing China did to stop people...

    5. August 20, 2015

      China export woes mirrored across Asia

      If Asia really is in the midst of a new currency war, then the hard part will be identifying any winners. A number of...

    6. August 20, 2015

      IMF delays China’s bid for global reserve currency status

      The International Monetary Fund has decided that China’s currency will not be included in a basket of reserve...

    7. August 19, 2015

      Treasury yields fall after Fed minutes

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. US government bond yields and the dollar fell after the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last...

    8. August 19, 2015

      Chinese shares end erratic session with gains

      Volatility prevailed in the Chinese stock market on Wednesday, with a late afternoon rally reversing a sharp morning...

    9. August 18, 2015

      A currency skirmish that was not made in China

      There was a time when young beggars in the countryside outside Jakarta shunned dollars in favour of Japanese yen....

    10. August 17, 2015

      Wall Street shrugs off weak factory data

      Monday 21:00 BST. US and European equity markets started the week on a positive footing, even as industrial commodity...

    11. August 16, 2015

      China warns of fresh renminbi volatility

      China’s central bank has warned investors to expect more “two-way volatility” in renminbi trading when foreign exchange...

    12. August 14, 2015

      Renminbi fallout threatens Asian neighbours

      Beijing’s surprise decision to let the renminbi tumble at its fastest rate for 20 years ruffled feathers across...

    13. August 14, 2015

      Renminbi shift challenges global markets

      “Whatever did he mean by that?” That, at least as far as folklore has it, is how the 19th century diplomat Metternich...

    14. August 14, 2015

      Malaysian ringgit sinks as China ripples spread

      The Malaysian ringgit suffered its steepest one-day fall since the Asian financial crisis on Friday, as the effects of...

    15. August 14, 2015

      Stocks struggle at end of volatile week

      Friday 21:00 BST. US and European stocks struggled for traction and oil prices remained under pressure as participants...

    16. August 13, 2015

      China’s currency reform struggles for credibility

      Two days after the People’s Bank of China surprised the world by letting the renminbi slide, investors and policymakers...

    17. August 13, 2015

      China defends new currency regime

      China’s central bank has made a rare public defence of its currency policy, assuring jittery global markets that it...

    18. August 13, 2015

      Asia Inc weighs impact of renminbi devaluation

      Shortly before Airbus celebrated the completion of the 100th A320 aircraft at its Chinese final assembly facility in...

    19. August 13, 2015

      Lessons for China from past currency peg mistakes

      With the US Federal Reserve’s first rate rise approaching, China’s belated decision to allow the renminbi to depreciate...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. August 12, 2015

      China should not derail the Fed

      Traders operate on rules of thumb, and it seems they have a new one: every 1 per cent drop in the renminbi is worth...

    23. August 12, 2015

      Renminbi’s fall could stoke US political debate

      Not a one-off after all. Wednesday’s news that the renminbi had fallen another 1.6 per cent against the dollar after...

    24. August 12, 2015

      Asset allocators must read renminbi runes

      China has devalued. Now what? Asset allocators must disentangle the impact of the decisions first to allow China’s...

    25. August 12, 2015

      Asian currencies pushed to fresh multiyear lows

      Losses for emerging market currencies accelerated on Wednesday, touching new multiyear lows after China’s authorities...

    26. August 12, 2015

      IMF gives cautious approval to China’s new currency regime

      The International Monetary Fund has offered a cautious endorsement of China’s move to let the market play a greater...

    27. August 12, 2015

      China seeks to allay renminbi slide fears

      The People’s Bank of China on Wednesday sought to dispel fears of a prolonged fall in the renminbi, intervening to prop...

    28. August 12, 2015

      Fresh fall for renminbi rattles investors

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. A further depreciation of the Chinese renminbi prompted heavy selling of European and Asian...

    29. August 11, 2015

      China’s renminbi move sets a risky precedent

      Beijing called it a step towards financial liberalisation but that did little to mask the true nature of a decision...

    30. August 11, 2015

      China devaluation raises spectre of currency wars

      All currency wars are self-defeating for their combatants. When a country slashes the value of its currency to boost...

    31. August 11, 2015

      Markets braced as China joins currency war

      Two phrases stand out amid the tumult generated by the People’s Bank of China’s surprise decision to devalue the...

    32. August 11, 2015

      China’s dollar debts come under pressure

      China’s surprise devaluation of the renminbi has stunned markets and stands to escalate a regional currency war....

    33. August 11, 2015

      Why China’s devaluation might not trigger a currency war

      The Chinese were introduced to currency wars via a best-selling series of books by Hongbing Song during the financial...

    34. August 11, 2015

      Australian and New Zealand dollars hit by China renminbi move

      China’s unexpected move to make a dramatic reduction to the level at which it allows the renminbi to trade set a...

    35. August 11, 2015

      Q&A: China’s currency devaluation

      China’s central bank weakened the renminbi by its most in two decades on Tuesday. The unexpected move fuelled talk of...

    36. August 11, 2015

      China’s renminbi move sends ripples through markets

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. Stocks and commodities moved sharply lower and core sovereign debt rallied after China caught...

    37. August 11, 2015

      China steps up currency war with dramatic renminbi devaluation

      China on Tuesday carried out the biggest devaluation of the renminbi in two decades to boost its slowing economy,...

    38. August 5, 2015

      A middle way to manage the renminbi’s rise

      The International Monetary Fund’s five-yearly review of which currencies should constitute its Special Drawing Rights...

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