A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on July 6. Photo: AP

As trade war hits, China’s focus should be on steadying growth, and breaking the stop-go fiscal policy cycle

Chen Zhao says Beijing has shown a trend towards tightening liquidity and credit at unfortunate times, leading to the 2015-16 market slump that forced leaders to drastically reverse course. To maintain growth and encourage proper investment, Beijing should focus on reflation, especially given trade tensions with the US

Topic |   China stock market

TOP PICKS

A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on July 6. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE