from The Great Debate:

Slowing economy won’t alter Xi’s ‘China Dream’

By John Lloyd
April 16, 2015

A picture taken with a tilt-shift lens shows Chinese President Xi seen on a screen inside the Great Hall of the People during the opening session of the CPPCC in Beijing

A picture taken with a tilt-shift lens shows Chinese President Xi Jinping seen on a screen inside the Great Hall of the People during the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing, March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Lee

from Breakingviews:

China’s stock market is poor proxy for its economy

April 15, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

China index: Economy springs back, for now

April 13, 2015

ChinaTeaLeafFeb2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

China’s answer to Uber may be worth more than Uber

April 13, 2015

TaxiCalc

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from The Great Debate:

Years after the famine, here’s how North Koreans really get by

By James Pearson and Daniel Tudor
April 13, 2015

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance during a visit to the November 2 Factory of the Korean People's Army (KPA)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles as he gives field guidance during a visit to the November 2 Factory of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, August 24, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA

from Breakingviews:

Review: China fails to live up to luxury hype

April 10, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are her own.

from The Great Debate:

Why the United States is always the loser in any free-trade deal

By Charles R. Morris
April 10, 2015

The YM Bamboo, a container ship operated by the China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) is docked at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California

The YM Bamboo, a container ship operated by the China Ocean Shipping Company docked at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California, January 14, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

from MacroScope:

Emerging market stocks look more resilient to a Fed rate hike

April 9, 2015

Members of the Legio X Fretensis (Malta) re-enactment group take part in a display of ancient Roman army life at Fort Rinella in Kalkara, outside Valletta

Expectations may have been pushed to later this year for when the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates, but a repeat of another steep sell-off in emerging market stocks appears unlikely as much has already been priced in - and because of the stronger dollar.

from Breakingviews:

Hong Kong stock boomlet tests China’s capital dam

April 9, 2015

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li speaks in front of the logo of HKEx in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li speaks in front of the logo of HKEx in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

from Breakingviews:

Why silencing short-sellers is futile

April 8, 2015

Hong Kong Exchange

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