China Economic Update – February 2016

Chinese share markets have plunged since the start of the year, but still have some way to go.

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China’s risk levels have risen ahead of the year of the Monkey

The early weeks of 2016 have seen more turmoil in Chinese financial markets, as volatility in share markets has persisted and concerns around capital outflows have continued to grow. Allied with a further slowing trend in China’s economy at the end of 2015, it appears that the outlook for China in the year of the Monkey is riskier than has been the case in recent years.

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