foreign exchange



China: Slowing, But Still Growing

For all the fears about China’s debt load and slowing growth, The Wall Street Journal’s Tom Orlik contrasts China’s still-booming economy with those of Japan, Europe and the United States, and says that its...

Currency Agreement Signals Baby Steps

Japan and China announced a package of financial agreements during new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s visit to Beijing late last week, pacts that will ultimately give the yuan a greater role as an international...

Europe Turns to China to Bolster Rescue Fund

With the ink drying on a potential agreement to stabilize the European financial markets, the head of the European bailout fund arrived in Beijing on Friday as EU leaders look for China to further tap its reserves in support of...

It’s China’s World. (We Just Live in It)

Fortune Magazine reports that China is searching the globe for assets to buy with its $2.1 trillion in foreign exchange wealth: In 2008, China’s investments abroad doubled from $25 billion to $50 billion. Yes, China still...

China Sets Stage With New Yuan-Clearing Process

From Wall Street Journal: As the U.S. and European Union move toward having central counterparties clear over-the-counter derivative products, China is making similar changes to its foreign-exchange spot market, a move that...

Slow FX Inflows by Separating Gas and Fire

Wang Tao, an economist from Bank of America, writes on slowing foreign exchange inflows, the weakening dollar and Yuan rate revaluation. From By closely linking the yuan with a sharply declining U.S. dollar,...

U.S. Needs A New Vision Of China Relations

In a myth-busting opinion piece for the San Francisco Chronicle, University of Southern California international relations scholar Geoffrey Garrett slams Hillary Clinton’s recent echoing of middle-American protectionist...




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