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Behind the headlines: JPM’s Stubbs on how to read China market falls

Chinese markets have seen dramatic falls in recent days, which had a knock-on effect on many other countries’ markets, but is this reason for investors to panic and how long can the falls continue?

Money Marketing sister-title Fund Strategy editor Laura Suter talks to JP Morgan Asset Management global markets strategist David Stubbs about the Chinese currency devaluation, the Shanghai Composite market falls and the drop in commodity prices, which he says should all be taken as separate issues and which each drive home the importance of a well diversified portfolio.

We also discuss when the US Federal Reserve is likely to hike interest rates, whether the China fallout is likely to delay any rate rise, and if there is any chance the UK could raise rates before the US.

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