China Report 2015

MUTUAL FUND RECOGNITION: A test of recognition

Asset managers will soon be able to sell Hong Kong funds in mainland China and vice versa. What is the future of this scheme?...

WFOE INTERVIEW: Keeping the options open

Aberdeen Asset Management is the latest firm to set up a wholly foreign-owned entity (WFOE) in China. George Mitton talks to TF Cheng of...

BOND MARKET: When guarantees do more harm than good

The Chinese government has repeatedly bailed out state-owned enterprises to stop them defaulting on loans, a habit that confounds bond prices. Dave Waller reports. In...

A-SHARES: Never mind the volatility

Index compiler MSCI vows that volatility won’t affect its decision on adding A-shares to the Emerging Markets index. George Mitton reports. The plummeting Chinese stock...

SPONSORED FEATURE: Accessing China’s onshore bond market

Bing Li, from the European asset management unit of the world’s largest bank, is hopeful that European investors will favour its bond funds. Initiatives such...

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: Dark skies ahead?

The chaos in China’s stock market this summer led some pessimistic analysts to predict a financial crisis. Dave Waller finds that there are positive...

VOLATILITY: Making sense of turbulence

The collapse in China’s stock market this summer shook world markets and caused panic across Asia. George Mitton examines how the asset management world...

PANEL: After the storm

The crash in share prices may have unnerved some investors, but the Chinese authorities are continuing with their plans for renminbi internationalisation and mutual...

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