FTCR data show steady China growth in July

Far cry from doom-laden predictions at start of 2016

Vietnam wins on China’s value-chain rise

South Korea under pressure as China competes head on

China takes on Italy as Unesco leader

The country has 50 sites recognised by the UN’s cultural arm

European funds drained of $76bn this year

Uncertainty over Brexit implications weigh on equity investors

FTCR China Business Activity Index below 50

Export index rise failed to offset a weaker housing reading

Philippine tax perk cuts would hit inflows

Dismay over plans to reduce generous incentives for foreign investors

Diageo chief Ivan Menezes say the group is well-positioned in North America
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Diageo’s hangover starts to lift

Ivan Menezes delivers ‘turnround’ year and pledges to maintain momentum

Africans a shadow of their former selves

Average height falls for 30 years amid poor nutrition, rising population and structural change

China struggles to stem outflow of wealth

Mainland demand for Hong Kong insurance products soars at AIA

Danone profits beat expectations

World’s biggest yoghurt maker gets lift from dairy division

Hong Kong/China shares: unreliable connection

Stock Connect has not cut valuation gap between HK and China shares

Diageo cheers turnaround as sales grow

Spirits maker reverses three years of slowing organic profits

China bonds are in vogue

There are attractive returns to be had for yield refugees from Europe

After the power plays, Xi must now reform

The new economy China needs cannot be built on production targets

Brussels warns Poland over court changes

EU’s executive arm accuses Warsaw of endangering democracy

St James’s pulls £1.3bn from Aberdeen

UK wealth manager will remove Hugh Young from SJP Far East fund

Vietnam tops EM FDI performance index

Southeast Asian nation punching 6.5 times above its weight

Santander profits dented by currency swings

Brazil, UK and Spain are the Spanish bank’s most profitable markets

Chinese default heightens creditor anger

Fate of state-owned zombie could set precedent for debt disputes

Kazakhstan acts as Romania blocks oil deal

State oil company takes legal action after shares in refinery frozen

Egypt close to $7bn IMF support deal

Three-year programme would help ease currency crisis after tourism hit

Ethiopia seen as hot market for exporters

Brazil and S Africa likely to provide slim pickings

America ignores Pakistan at its peril

Strategic imperative for improved relations between the two countries is clear, says John McCain

Real cause of EM crises? Blame the Fed

Role of US interest rates in provoking currency, banking and debt problems

Huawei lifts smartphone sales 25%

Growth puts Chinese company a step closer to beating Apple and Samsung in global rankings

Manchester derby in Beijing hits a divot

China fans angry after patchy pitch foils United v City football match

Turkey’s fate lies in Erdogan’s hands

His priority is not Isis but the fight with Gulenists and Kurds

An ugly year to be a coal bear

Beijing’s decision to ease production has sent prices higher and wrongfooted traders

Malaysia and Indonesia sail through turmoil

Market’s vote of confidence should allow further monetary easing before year end

China unveils world’s largest seaplane

Beijing furthers strategic reach with amphibious aircraft that can carry 50 passengers 4,500km


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