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The world has watched as China’s troubled economy has taken a white-knuckle ride with a stock market crash, rising corporate bankruptcies and a currency devaluation.

From the first signs of the slump, which has shaken financial markets worldwide, to measures taken by Beijing to prevent further contagion, Reuters has offered unmatched coverage of the turbulence affecting the world’s second largest economy.

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The Big Picture: Breaking news eventsTimeline of events in China


July 2015: China state-owned margin lender returns market-steadying funds early

September 2015: China c.bank to clamp down on forwards trading to curb yuan depreciation

January 2016: China’s chief stock regulator has offered to resign – sources

March 2016: China to lay off five to six million workers, earmarks at least $23 billion

May 2016: Property loans, the glass chin of China banks

June 2016: China to tolerate weaker yuan, wary of trade partners’ reaction – sources

Tour additional major breaking news stories of the past few years.


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Reuters Breakingviews commentary has discussed chaotic stock exchanges, shadow banking, the internationalization of the yuan and surging bond defaults:

China’s shadow-bank boom keeps zombie firms alive
Breakdown: Why are Chinese bond defaults surging?
China’s backdoor listings problem is self-made
Shenzhen-HK stock link tees up “Bubble Connect”

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