Beijing acts again to boost growth

China central bank cuts RRR to free up lending

China’s grain rot shows policy failures

State stockpiles may be badly degraded

Hong Kong hails Shenzhen visitor curbs

Move to ease tensions over ‘locust’ shoppers threatens economy

World Bank: Stress test

Facing increasing competition and beset by criticism, what next for the institution?

Australia steeled for China slowdown

Slide in demand for iron ore threatens federal budget

China GDP growth lowest since 2009

Slowdown to 7% highlights challenge of finding new drivers

Transcript: Li Keqiang

Lionel Barber, David Pilling and Jamil Anderlini talk to China’s premier

China first quarter GDP slows to 7%

Growth pace highlights the challenge of finding new growth drivers

Ingram Pinn illustration

Economic future that may never brighten

The decline in potential growth leads to debate about the savings glut and secular stagnation

Business alarmed at Chinese data curbs

Rules costly for foreign and domestic companies, say US executives

Taiwan rejected as AIIB founding member

Beijing signals it may accept island under different name

China exports slump stokes growth fears

March’s year-on-year fall of 15% raises hopes for more stimulus

World Bank trims E Asia growth forecasts

China slowdown offsets benefits of lower oil prices and rise in western demand

Iron ore price sinks further

Supply shows no signs of abating amid China tax cuts

Universal banking finds favour in China

Shift comes as traditional lending businesses slow

HK builder shortage hoists up prices

Younger generation steering clear of blue-collar jobs

Emerging markets: The great unravelling

Developing economies are experiencing high capital outflow levels

Round two in US bid for Asian influence

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is just as likely to annoy America’s allies in region as reassure them

China to launch deposit insurance in May

Up to Rmb500,000 to be covered though doubts remain that Beijing would permit bank failure

Shenzhen leads China’s equity onslaught

Index’s 40% rise in first quarter offsets China bubble fears


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