China, once the darling of all investors, has since the collapse of 2008 thrown them one investment curve ball after another. This year is no exception. June in particular saw Chinese financial markets plunge under the weight of stark liquidity shortages, misdirected credit flows, gyrating interest rates and frightening signs of economic weakness. Many commentators in response have voiced fears of a Chinese collapse on a par with the U.S. subprime crisis and, for the second time is as many years, they have prophesied a "hard landing" for China's economy.
All On Wall Street articles are archived after 7 days. REGISTER NOW for unlimited access to all recently archived articles, as well as thousands of searchable stories. Registered Members also gain access to exclusive industry white paper downloads, web seminars, blog discussions, the iPad App, CE Exams, and conference discounts. Qualified members may also choose to receive our free monthly magazine and any of our daily or weekly e-newsletters covering the latest breaking news, opinions from industry leaders, developing trends and growth strategies.