Fast Asia Open - China manufacturing dampens mood

Sentiment is mixed at February’s outset following weak data

Eurozone alarm grows over Greek brinkmanship

Brussels fears Athens unaware of its perilous situation

Kaisa CEO resigns

Jin Zhigang steps down just weeks after the group’s chairman and chief financial officer quit

Weak world economy worries US officials

Eurozone deflation, Greece and widespread rate cuts top concerns

China factory activity slowest since 2012

Data will fuel calls for monetary stimulus

Ukraine appeals for military assistance

Kiev says high-tech gadgetry and training are critically needed

President of China Minsheng quits

Mao Xiaofeng resigns amid reports of China anti-corruption probe

Bulls and woman illustration ©Nick Lowndes
Bill Gross

Gross calls ECB QE ‘too little, too late’

Pimco founder pessimistic about Draghi bond-buying plan

China construction tycoon eyes Greece

Founder of China Pacific Construction sees opportunity in Europe

Thai Union targets more seafood tie-ups

Bangkok-based group leads charge to expand abroad

Statistical tweaks burnish India growth

Changes in base and calculations lift growth closer to China’s

Comment and Analysis

Carl Djerassi, father of contraceptive pill, dies

Polymath who gave chemistry a public face of warmth and humanity

Yan Jiehe, CPCG: China’s debt collector

The tycoon says suing local governments helps rule of law

To Do List

A productivity approach that fits you

A new book identifies four styles of office behaviour

Best comments from our readers

"Unfortunately there have been so many predictions of a hard landing for China that the market ignores them. Maybe 2015 is the year."
By flashcrash on China: Overborrowed and overbuilt

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