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Profile: Zhou Xiaochuan, controversial governor of China’s central bank

Born in 1948, Zhou Xiaochuan has come a long way from the rebellious teenager on a state farm during China's Cultural Revolution; he is...

For better or worse: economic forecast for 2016

A week into 2016 and the financial markets are off to a less than prosperous start; two trading suspensions on the Chinese markets, the...
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Yuan or Renminbi: which is correct?

China has once again taken centre-stage in global economics, after a shock devaluation of their currency ended with the suspension of Chinese markets for...

Is this the end of the stock market as we know...

2015 saw the increased use of crowdfunding and private investment in Fintech firms - but also a decrease of IPOs and trades on the stock...

2016: A bear’s guide

The US bull market will enter its seventh year in 2016, having restored some $15 trillion to share prices since 2009. At 82 months,...

Giveaway entrepreneur wins approval from the Den’s toughest Dragon

Starting your own company can be difficult; but when your business impresses even the toughest of Dragons, you know you're on the right track. This...

Auto enrolment in workplace pensions: how does it affect you?

The law on workplace pensions has changed - now, every eligible employee must be automatically enrolled in their workplace pension scheme. The deadline for...

Tech IPOs: companies to watch in 2016

2015 was a slow year for tech IPOs, with many choosing to stick with private investment instead of testing the waters on the market....
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China 2016: what’s in store for the world’s second largest economy?

2015 was undoubtedly a turbulent year for the world's second largest economy; and with trading on the Chinese markets halted this morning after dropping over...

Greater Manchester – Is This Only the Beginning?

Over the past year, Greater Manchester has dominated the headlines in regional, national and even international news. Discussion points have included how its airport...