Xi Jinping

Focus Turns to China While the politics of Europe and the US have been the main market focus over the last two years, the focus is now turning east as the Chinese Communist Party Congress convenes its twice-a-decade meeting. The primary purpose of the congress is to elect new political leaders and discuss policy for the next five-year period. T...

2017-10-22 James Harte Read more
BEIJING, CHINA - SEP 17, 2017 : The photographs of Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai and Liu Shaoqi at Wangfujing shopping area

The markets open next week with the focus on China as the 19th Communist Party congress takes place this week. The event, where President Xi is expected to speak comes in a week where inflation and quarterly GDP figures are expected to be released. It will also be a busy week for the British pound which will see the monthly inflation figures an...

2017-10-22 John Benjamin Read more