China: From Leader to Laggard

August 19, 2021 | David Hernandez, CFA, Senior Research Analyst, Non-U.S. Equities

In 2020, China was a top performer in the global equity market, returning 29.5%. In 2021, however, Chinese equities have struggled thus far compared to many of their peers. While several of the world’s major equity markets have generated double-digit returns year-to-date, China has lost 12.3% with the majority of those losses occurring in the last several weeks.

In this newsletter, we review reasons why China has transitioned from leader to laggard — with a focus on recent regulatory actions by the Chinese government — and discuss future prospects from here.

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David Hernandez, CFA
Senior Research Analyst, Non-U.S. Equities

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