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Chinese equity markets: Shaken, but not too stirred

LONDON | July 15, 2015 | BNP Paribas | The fall in the Chinese equity markets is mainly a market correction phenomenon, the most important question now is how it will transmit to the real economy. Our view is that the transmission will be muted. 

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What Icelandic business practices can (possibly) tell us about China

LONDON | July 13, 2015 | By Sigrún Davídsdóttir | Many controlling shareholders in China have pledged shares as collateral for bank loans – this was a common practice in Iceland up to the October 2008 banking collapse. Now this practice seems to be causing share trading suspensions in China.