Speculation of a new stimulus in China to soften its slowdown has encouraged stock markets, but the disappearance of Xi Jinping, the presidential heir apparent, just adds to the uncertainty. James Kynge, principal of China Confidential, the FT's China research service, discusses the signs of a pickup in activity and the impact of the opacity of the leadership in the world's second largest economy.
Produced by Darryl Thomson. Filmed by Rod Fitzgerald.
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