China stimulus: is it or isn’t it?

It is too soon to call country’s liquidity injection a stimulus measure

Europe equities firm ahead of Fed call

Hopes for PBoC injection lift Chinese stocks

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China SOE reform no bonanza for bankers

Banks will keep busy but a rush of fees is uncertain

China central bank in $81bn injection

Latest move to prop up world’s second-biggest economy

Survey reveals dim view of globalisation

Half of US respondents say trade destroyed jobs at home

Foreign investment into China slumps

Decline is fastest since height of financial crisis

De facto head of Shanghai FTZ departs

Departure of Dai Haibo underlines concerns about the zone

Sinopec sells $17.4bn retail unit stake

Sale will not open China’s oil sector to outside forces

Chinese economy faces more pressure

Industrial output data add to doubts over growth target

Li reassures China investors after fines

Door will open wider, says premier, in spite of antitrust actions

Emerging economies beat G7 on climate

Countries are still not doing enough to limit warming

Chinese developers borrow at record pace

Global investors undeterred by wobbling mainland housing market

US trade gap shrinks on record exports

Data present rosy picture despite Europe slowdown

Shanghai FTZ struggles to live up to hype

Little progress is made on capital controls or interest rates

Rosneft seeks China investor for oilfield

Deal would be most significant Chinese investment in Russian oil

Factory data fuel fears for China economy

Fall in manufacturing activity sparks concern slowdown could deepen

China’s misleading economic indicators

Contrary to popular beliefs, existing distortions may be giving a more negative impression than the reality

China issues non-state group crude permit

Chinese developers slash home prices

Discounts signal desperation to shift stock

China and India balk at state sell-off

Beijing lacks urgency and Delhi fears losing family silver