Is China Leading the Global Recovery?
06 Apr, 2020

As the first country to report the cases of Covid-19 and the first to implement lockdown measures, many western countries have taken their cue from China in how to handle the virus's spread. It could be that the Asian powerhouse also provides the clues for how a recovery could look.

The Chinese stock market plunged at the end of January as the government locked down the Hubei province in an attempt stop the coronavirus spreading. The rest of the world looked on in horror.

Just weeks later, however, and already there is evidence that the economy is bouncing back and green shoots of recovery are appearing across many sectors. Indeed, Chinese-focused funds have already started to claw their way back towards positive territory, after a tough start to the year.