European Central Bank president Mario Draghi attends a press conference in Frankfurt on January 24. The ECB has announced that it is keeping key interest rates unchanged at least through the summer. Photo: Xinhua
Nicholas Spiro
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The View by Nicholas Spiro

Why China’s economic policies are less of a concern than those of the Fed and European Central Bank

  • Nicholas Spiro says investors’ belief that Beijing is set to further stimulate the economy is not entirely misplaced. Meanwhile, the ECB has been slow to react to signs of trouble in Europe, leaving big questions over its tightening policy

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European Central Bank president Mario Draghi attends a press conference in Frankfurt on January 24. The ECB has announced that it is keeping key interest rates unchanged at least through the summer. Photo: Xinhua
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Illustration: Craig Stephens
Andrew Leung
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Andrew Leung

China is facing not just a trade war with the US but an assault on all fronts. Can it survive, and even thrive?

  • Andrew K.P. Leung says the US is confronting China in multiple arenas, ranging from technology to Taiwan to the South China Sea.
  • China can emerge stronger if it makes changes that benefit both itself and the US while retaining its development model

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Illustration: Craig Stephens
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