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China’s speculators are driving global moves in commodity prices as trade booms on domestic markets

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
rading volume on the exchanges in Shanghai and Dalian more than doubled in the first four months of 2016 over the same period a year earlier, and traders around the world are watching closely to pick up cues from China.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.