December 6, 2017
China’s leaders have made financial stability one of their top priorities. Given the size and importance of the Chinese market, with the world’s largest banks and second-largest stock market, that is welcome news for China and the world. The financial system permeates virtually all aspects of economic activity, having played a key role in facilitating rapid economic growth and in sharply reducing poverty rates.
China is moving from the world’s factory floor toward a more modern, consumer-driven economy. During this transition, however, some tensions have emerged in the financial sector. […]