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.

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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.

25 Oct 2020 - 10:29PM

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.

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

25 Oct 2020 - 10:29PM

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.

China Markets Live - Shanghai and Shenzhen shares finish minimally higher, Hong Kong ends weaker
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.

10 Sep 2015 - 4:11PM

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.

China Markets Live - Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong shares zapped to weak finish
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.

9 Sep 2015 - 4:20PM

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.

China Markets Live - Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong shares rally to finish strong
China’s falling FX reserves do not prove the case for capital flight
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. 

25 Oct 2020 - 10:29PM

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. 

China Markets Live - Shanghai and Shenzhen shares finish strong on last-hour buying spree
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.

7 Sep 2015 - 4:14PM

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.

China Markets Live - Shanghai reels from last-hour selling to end lower, Shenzhen barely up at close and Hong Kong settles lower
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. 

4 Sep 2015 - 10:42PM

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. 

Chart of the day: China tech valuations still at full stretch
Chart of the day: China's debt woes worsen
China credit ratings unharmed by market volatility, Fitch says
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.

28 Aug 2015 - 9:25PM

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.

Why Asia matters so much to the new boss at Credit Suisse
Australia confident on trade with China despite market woes
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".

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

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".

China cuts interest rates in bid to halt stock turmoil and reassure markets after 'Black Monday'
SCMP H1 profits up on exceptional gains, eyes digital strategy to offset downside risks
Chart of the day: Why China's economic stimulus isn't working
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.

17 Aug 2015 - 4:11PM

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.

China Markets Live - Yuan up for 2nd day; Shanghai and Shenzhen close up while Hong Kong settles easier
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.

14 Aug 2015 - 4:09PM

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.

China Markets Live - Yuan rises to end three day skid; Shanghai and Shenzhen finish higher but Hong Kong ends down
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.

13 Aug 2015 - 4:10PM

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.

China Markets Live - Yuan falls for third day but stabilizing; Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong finish in the green
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.

12 Aug 2015 - 4:11PM

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.

China Markets Live - PBoC devalues yuan; Shanghai, Shenzen and Hong Kong settles lower
The US$26 trillion debt problem that is crushing competitiveness in China
China stock volatility argues for more market reforms, Capital’s Rothenberg said in last interview
Leverage overhang leaves mainland China stocks exposed to fresh falls
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.

20 Jul 2015 - 8:50AM

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 IMF ambitions revealed in new archive report
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.

17 Jul 2015 - 10:01PM

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.

How Peninsula hotels make profits from the past
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. 

16 Jul 2015 - 11:26AM

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. 

Chart of the day: China falls drag Hong Kong stocks back among Asia's cheapest
After US$3 trillion crash discount, BNP says just 24 China stocks are worth buying
The cost of China's market stability and how to pay for it
Beijing’s policy missteps leave market signals far from clear
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. 

21 Jul 2015 - 12:31PM

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. 

Chart of the day: China's downward drag on growth
China Markets Live - Mainland and Hong Kong stocks settle higher after severe rout