Nick Edwards

Nick Edwards

Nick Edwards is a financial journalist with 25 years' experience in international real-time news, video-on-demand TV and print. Most of his career has been spent covering Asia's growing influence on the global economy, investment markets, international business and financial policymaking.

Latest from Nick Edwards

China Markets Live - Shenzhen shares end poorly, but Shanghai trims losses and Hong Kong settles up

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy.

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy.

25 Oct 2020 - 10:29PM
China Markets Live - Shanghai and Shenzhen shares finish minimally higher, Hong Kong ends weaker

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy.

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy.

25 Oct 2020 - 10:29PM
China Markets Live - Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong shares zapped to weak finish

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy.

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy.

10 Sep 2015 - 4:11PM
China Markets Live - Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong shares rally to finish strong

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy.

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy.

9 Sep 2015 - 4:20PM
8 Sep 2015 - 5:20PM
China Markets Live - Shanghai and Shenzhen shares finish strong on last-hour buying spree

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy. 

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy. 

25 Oct 2020 - 10:29PM
China Markets Live - Shanghai reels from last-hour selling to end lower, Shenzhen barely up at close and Hong Kong settles lower

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy.

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy.

7 Sep 2015 - 4:14PM
Chart of the day: China tech valuations still at full stretch

Some 25 US-listed mainland firms have had privatisation offers so far this year, with 22 of them announced before the end of June as the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock markets were imploding. 

Some 25 US-listed mainland firms have had privatisation offers so far this year, with 22 of them announced before the end of June as the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock markets were imploding. 

4 Sep 2015 - 10:42PM
4 Sep 2015 - 11:31AM
2 Sep 2015 - 7:26PM
Why Asia matters so much to the new boss at Credit Suisse

Flick through the presentation slides Tidjane Thiam and his team ran through with investors when the newly installed Credit Suisse chief executive unveiled second-quarter earnings and it quickly becomes apparent why his first trip two weeks later is to Asia - it is his golden goose and he makes no bones about it.

Flick through the presentation slides Tidjane Thiam and his team ran through with investors when the newly installed Credit Suisse chief executive unveiled second-quarter earnings and it quickly becomes apparent why his first trip two weeks later is to Asia - it is his golden goose and he makes no bones about it.

28 Aug 2015 - 9:25PM
27 Aug 2015 - 2:38AM
China cuts interest rates in bid to halt stock turmoil and reassure markets after 'Black Monday'

Beijing cut interest rates and eased bank lending limits yesterday in a bid to stop panic selling in mainland stock markets that smashed them to eight-month lows, even as equities elsewhere in the world began to recover from the previous day's rout which investors termed "China's Black Monday".

Beijing cut interest rates and eased bank lending limits yesterday in a bid to stop panic selling in mainland stock markets that smashed them to eight-month lows, even as equities elsewhere in the world began to recover from the previous day's rout which investors termed "China's Black Monday".

26 Aug 2015 - 1:52PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
China Markets Live - Yuan up for 2nd day; Shanghai and Shenzhen close up while Hong Kong settles easier

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy as many suspect the equity bubble has yet to fully deflate.

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy as many suspect the equity bubble has yet to fully deflate.

17 Aug 2015 - 4:11PM
China Markets Live - Yuan rises to end three day skid; Shanghai and Shenzhen finish higher but Hong Kong ends down

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy as many suspect the equity bubble has yet to fully deflate.

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy as many suspect the equity bubble has yet to fully deflate.

14 Aug 2015 - 4:09PM
China Markets Live - Yuan falls for third day but stabilizing; Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong finish in the green

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy as many suspect the equity bubble has yet to fully deflate.

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy as many suspect the equity bubble has yet to fully deflate.

13 Aug 2015 - 4:10PM
China Markets Live - PBoC devalues yuan; Shanghai, Shenzen and Hong Kong settles lower

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy as many suspect the equity bubble has yet to fully deflate.

The intense volatility of recent weeks has every chance of remaining the core underlying theme of activity. Investors are increasingly focused the broader question of how this episode might affect the wider economy as many suspect the equity bubble has yet to fully deflate.

12 Aug 2015 - 4:11PM
29 Jul 2015 - 12:45PM
23 Jul 2015 - 8:15AM
20 Jul 2015 - 6:34PM
China's IMF ambitions revealed in new archive report

China's bid to play a bigger role in the management of the global financial system has been in train since it helped draw up the rules that created the International Monetary Fund in 1944.

China's bid to play a bigger role in the management of the global financial system has been in train since it helped draw up the rules that created the International Monetary Fund in 1944.

20 Jul 2015 - 8:50AM
How Peninsula hotels make profits from the past

Clement Kwok King Man has had a busy 12 months. In that time, the Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels chief executive has opened a new Peninsula hotel in Paris, signed a €300 million (HK$2.55 billion) deal to develop one in Istanbul and submitted a planning application for a landmark site in London.

Clement Kwok King Man has had a busy 12 months. In that time, the Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels chief executive has opened a new Peninsula hotel in Paris, signed a €300 million (HK$2.55 billion) deal to develop one in Istanbul and submitted a planning application for a landmark site in London.

17 Jul 2015 - 10:01PM
Chart of the day: China falls drag Hong Kong stocks back among Asia's cheapest

The fall in Chinese stock prices has pushed Hong Kong-listed mainland firms back into the Credit Suisse "Cheapest Four" trading basket. Being overweight, the components of the Cheapest Four basket have outperformed the MSCI Asia Ex-Japan Index by 1.9 per cent in the year to date. 

The fall in Chinese stock prices has pushed Hong Kong-listed mainland firms back into the Credit Suisse "Cheapest Four" trading basket. Being overweight, the components of the Cheapest Four basket have outperformed the MSCI Asia Ex-Japan Index by 1.9 per cent in the year to date. 

16 Jul 2015 - 11:26AM
14 Jul 2015 - 11:13PM
13 Jul 2015 - 7:13AM
12 Jul 2015 - 10:19PM
Chart of the day: China's downward drag on growth

The drop in the mainland equity market strikes a sombre tone, particularly in terms of the potential downside risks it poses to the economic growth in emerging markets. 

The drop in the mainland equity market strikes a sombre tone, particularly in terms of the potential downside risks it poses to the economic growth in emerging markets. 

21 Jul 2015 - 12:31PM
2 Sep 2016 - 2:16PM