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Hugh Young: China slowdown will expose 'dreadful weaknesses'

China's slowdown is much needed but will expose further economic flaws in the country according to Aberdeen's Asia Pacific veteran.

Hugh Young: China slowdown will expose 'dreadful weaknesses'

While the recent slowdown in China may have been necessary in order to prevent bubbles forming, Aberdeen's Asian equities head Hugh Young thinks it will put further stress on the country's economy.

In the second part of Citywire Global's interview, the Citywire AA-rated veteran investor reveals how he played the recent correction, and why he remains wary on Australia.

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Ivan Kinsman

Jul 08, 2015 at 06:37

I hold Hugh Young's fund, and have done for some time, and think what he says here is pretty much spot on in terms of concerns over corporate governance and business practices of many Chinese companies. It will be interesting to see how his fund comes out of what is definite going to be a big Chinese fall out and market contagion. From his remarks here, I think he has probably positioned himself better than most...

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