First Word Asia: Will China's NPC Be Forced to Choose Between Reform or Growth?

Feb. 23, 2016

China’s stocks fell, led by financial and industrial companies. The People's Bank of China, the central bank, weakened the yuan by the most in six weeks and the first indicators for the economy this month turned lower, indicating the slowdown may not have bottomed.

Bloomberg's Bryan Curtis and Reenita Malhotra Hora asked Jefferies chief global equity strategist Sean Darby whether China's National People's Congress meeting next month would be forced to choose between reform or growth.

First Word Asia on Bloomberg Radio: Breaking economic, business and market news as it happens around the globe, with a special focus on Asia.


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