Fraser Howie

Fraser Howie is co-author of "Red Capitalism: The Fragile Financial Foundations of China's Extraordinary Rise." He has worked in China's capital markets since 1992.

  • China's financial opening still leaves uneven playing field

    Relaxation of foreign ownership limits comes too late to have much impact

  • Chinese private companies are an illusion

    Crackdown on foreign deals underscores extent of Beijing's grip

  • China's stable markets are nothing to crow about

    Regulator's claim of victory over financial risk misplaced

  • Don't expect much from China bond market openings

    Foreign involvement will make little difference at this sensitive, late point

  • Bending of MSCI rules not a sign of China's progress

    Maturity requires acceptance that falling prices aren't sign of abnormal trading

  • White elephant spotted near Beijing

    Planned Xiongan development area a distraction from needed reforms

  • No tears over spilt milk at Huishan Dairy

    Overwrought financial engineering hardly rare at Chinese companies

  • China 'bond connect' talk overlooks landmark market opening

    Hundreds of foreign investors are already buying domestic interbank debt

  • Return of financial reformer to Beijing a hopeful sign

    Guo Shuqing well-suited to tame China's banking sector

  • One conviction won't end China market misbehavior

    Securities regulator vows to hunt 'crocodiles' but investors must play role too

  • Calming the yuan

    Time for Beijing to give up targeting exchange rate levels

  • Time to take care of China's orphan stocks

    New Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect link a reminder of forgotten market opening

  • China needs better debt solutions

  • A stock exchange with Chinese characteristics

  • The unexpected interest in Hong Kong stocks

  • Shenzhen Stock Connect isn't enough

  • Yuan bound to swing more sharply

  • China's angry investors reflect regulatory dysfunction

  • Deflating China's latest market bubble

  • Chinese shares still not ready for MSCI indexes