China’s banks are “misunderstood”

According to Gustav Rhenman, a portfolio manager at East Capital, China’s banks are much stronger than people think and are backed by political levers that will ensure good performance, despite the threat to profitability from the recent interest rate cut.

China’s banks are “misunderstood”

Worries about China’s slowing economy and property overhang leads many to think that China’s banks are due for the same kind of problems that banks in the West are currently facing.

But at least one investor disagrees. Gustav Rhenman, portfolio manager of East Capital, a Swedish private and public equity manager that invests in China and Eastern Europe, said that China’s banks are “misunderstood”, especially by Western investors.

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