China's 'new economy', focused on consumer demand and the service sectors, is accelerating.
If the recent sell-off can be attributed to any single factor, it has been events in China – and particularly its currency.
FX reserves approaching IMF danger level
Dependent on inflation expectations
Equity markets have taken a pounding this year as the oil price collapse and fears about China spook investors.
Market had volatile start to the year
What will affect investor sentiment in 2016?
In the second part of this special Big Question feature, investors and managers explain their portfolio positioning during a tough start to the year.
While the Chinese economy is undergoing a structural slowdown, it would be incorrect to translate this into an assumption for an imminent 'hard landing' given that policy makers still have significant flexibility to support growth.
Analysis from Kepler Partners
Volatile start to 2016
A torrid start to the year for global stockmarkets has heightened concerns about the contagion effect of China's problems on the wider Asia Pacific region, and in particular its "maturing" dividend culture.
May face 'legal consequences'
Outflows reached record $1trn last year
Editorial team discuss outlook
Dramatic falls in Chinese equity markets have caught the headlines again early in 2016, as the bubble in Chinese domestic equities continues to deflate.
For first time since 2011
Long term implications of shaky start to 2016
Follows China growth figures and UK inflation
Focused on the 'big three' tech giants
Are economic indicators suggesting that Asia can weather the world’s deflationary forces?
Mark Robinson, chief investment officer of Bordier (UK), explains why despite the slowdown in China, the backdrop still looks reasonably favourable for many countries.
Did not expect the RMB to hold up
Credit team warns of repeat of Lehman crisis