Finance

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Headed for recession? Two stock markets claim so

Chairwoman Yellen doesn't see the economy 'due' for a recession: "There is always some chance of a recession in any year, but the evidence suggests...

Chinese economy in 2015

In my Peterson Institute post (China’s Growth: Still Envy of the World Despite Slowdown), I said: To say that China hasn't grown this slowly for...

China stock market: first two weeks of 2016

The first days of trading of Chinese stocks (SSE A Share Index) in 2016 looked like a very serious correction: China stock market woes; Mid-week update;...

How Chinese investors lost their money

Ezubo is closed SCMP: Risky business of P2P lending Authorities in several cities including Beijing and Shanghai seized the assets of Ezubo, which had amassed 73...

Volatile stock market = slowdown in China?

Since 2000, the Chinese stock market dropped by 5% or more on exactly 43 days (by my calculations). Three of those sharp declines happened this year...

China stock market: How legitimate was the cause for panic in 2015?

Here is a quick chart showing the price ranges of the SSE Index: ![](/content/images/2016/01/China-stock-market-price-range.png) Note: 2016 ends on January 8th. The...

China's stock market: 12 rough days in 2015

A few facts about the Chinese equity market: Since 2000, the market dropped by 5% (or more) on exactly 42 days. Two of those trading days...

Chinese financial markets - has the panic been justified?

A collection of links and quotes from the last couple of weeks: Jeffrey Frankel: China Confronts the Market some important developments that foreigners decry as the...

The summer of volatile stock prices

Reading some of the reactions of the commentariat on Tuesday, August 25th, it was hard not to wince. Nobody knew why "the stock market had...

Financial markets in China

Monday, July 13, 2015 China stocks extend winning streak, FT: Some analysts had raised doubts about the sustainability of the bounce, with more than 1,400...

The stunning growth of market cap in China

To put the recent market movements in perspective, I made this chart: Between December 2007 and June 2015, the size of the stock market in China...

Following the price correction of the Chinese stock market

The Politics of China's Stock Market collapse (Washington Post) "China bans stock sales by major shareholders for 6 months" (Bloomberg) The Problem With China’...

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