Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.


Ben Chu

Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.

Why China's market crash is not what it seems

Headlines about trillions of dollars being wiped off China's wealth assume that its stock market operates like ours, says Ben Chu. This is an illusion – and that's the Communist Party's problem

More headlines