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    1. August 26, 2015

      China equities sink despite PBoC rate cut

      A fresh salvo of easing measures from the People’s Bank of China failed to counter downward pressure on the stock...

    2. July 27, 2015

      China seeks to tame online finance risks

      China's move to regulate internet finance is a positive step towards legitimising a sector that has largely operated in...

    1. July 8, 2015

      China curbs stock sales in effort to halt market rout

      Chinese authorities took drastic action to try to prop up sinking stocks on Wednesday banning listed company...

    2. February 2, 2015

      China P2P lending: stealthy revolution

      China’s authorities tend to have little enthusiasm for revolution. They are quietly encouraging one, all the same. If...

    3. December 1, 2014

      Alibaba and Tencent chairmen buy Ping An shares

      The founders of Alibaba and Tencent bought shares in Ping An Insurance on Sunday, in a move that puts Ping An, China’s...

    4. October 29, 2014

      Ping An: risky business?

      Insurers could be considered a cross between a casino and a hedge fund. Retained premiums are the casino’s win ratio;...

    5. March 24, 2014

      City of London lures Chinese speakers to handle surge of work

      The number of Chinese speakers working in the City of London has jumped in the past year as London reinforces its...

    6. December 16, 2013

      Thai group’s China supermarket deal collapses

      Thai conglomerate CP Group’s $300m planned sale of Chinese supermarkets to Wumart has collapsed, the latest casualty of...

    7. November 27, 2013

      Ping An completes $4.3bn convertible bond deal

      Ping An Insurance attracted strong interest from foreign investors for its Rmb26bn ($4.3bn) convertible bond sale, the...

    8. September 3, 2013

      Bank of America prepares for $1.5bn exit from CCB

      Bank of America Merrill Lynch has launched the $1.5bn sale of its final 1 per cent stake in China Construction Bank,...

    9. August 25, 2013

      Companies diary: August 26 – September 1

      Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters....

    10. August 18, 2013

      UBS wealth managers shift focus from secrecy to returns

      Since Sergio Ermotti, UBSchief executive, launched a radical overhaul of the Swiss lender’s strategy last autumn, the...

    11. beyondbrics

      July 8, 2013

      New York headlines

      * Muslim Brotherhood calls for uprising after Cairo shooting * Rio set to begin copper shipments from Mongolia’s Oyu...

    12. July 8, 2013

      China life assurer Ping An buys Lloyd’s Building for £260m

      Ping An Insurance, China’s second-largest life assurer by number of policy holders, has become the latest Asian...

    13. beyondbrics

      May 17, 2013

      Ugly row at Shanghai beauty group

      Disputes between managers and shareholders aren’t new in Communist China. But now a public row has erupted in one of...

    14. beyondbrics

      May 13, 2013

      China: broker to compensate investors after IPO company's misleading claims

      Where can investors seek compensation in China if they think they have been cheated in a public stock offering? Until...

    15. May 13, 2013

      Stocks cautious on Fed tapering talk

      Monday 21:10 BST. Global markets started the week on a cautious note as further strength for the dollar weighed on gold...

    16. February 12, 2013

      Veteran dealmaker to retire from Goldman

      Goldman Sachs is losing one of its best-known dealmakers with the retirement of Henry Cornell as vice-chairman of its...

    17. February 4, 2013

      Ping An: missed bounce

      Perhaps losing $240m does not hurt quite so much when you’re still $1.2bn to the good. Dhanin Chearavanont is holding a...

    18. beyondbrics

      February 4, 2013

      New York headlines

      * Amplats plunges to an annual loss * HSBC sells $7.4 billion Ping An stake to billionaire Dhanin * Emerging stocks...

    19. February 1, 2013

      China approves HSBC’s Ping An stake sale

      China’s insurance regulator has given a green light for Charoen Pokphand Group of Thailand to complete its $9.4bn...

    20. January 31, 2013

      Ping An stake sale hinges on regulator

      More than $1.3bn in paper profits rests on a decision from China’s insurance regulator on Friday – and it is still a...

    21. January 15, 2013

      Cash wave washes China’s banks off course

      A year ago the president of the Postal Savings Bank of China quoted a classic poem to describe the journey ahead for...

    22. January 14, 2013

      China stock index at six-month high

      Chinese shares rallied to a six-month high on Monday, amid speculation that a fresh round of financial reforms could...

    23. January 11, 2013

      Week in review, January 12

      A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Lord...

    24. January 11, 2013

      CP Group has ‘resources’ for Ping An deal

      Thai agribusiness conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group said that it had sufficient resources to complete its planned...

    25. January 9, 2013

      Financing web threatens HSBC China deal

      Even by the Byzantine standards of business deals in China, the twists and turns in the potential collapse of HSBC’s...

    26. beyondbrics

      January 9, 2013

      New York headlines

      * Zoomlion denies falsely inflating sales * Emerging stocks rise as Alcoa forecast fuels China optimism * Police fire...

    27. beyondbrics

      January 9, 2013

      London headlines

      * HSBC’s exit from Ping An in jeopardy * Venezuela postpones inauguration for cancer-stricken Chavez * Shanghai...

    28. FT Alphaville

      January 9, 2013

      The 6am Cut London

      US oil imports will fall to their lowest level for more than 25 years next year, as production booms while demand grows...

    29. January 8, 2013

      Lombard: HSBC-Ping An – Caveat vendor

      Buyers are axiomatically urged to beware. But so should vendors, lest they come up with the goods but the customer...

    30. beyondbrics

      January 8, 2013

      New York Headlines

      * HSBC’s exit from Ping An in jeopardy * Egyptian central bank sells dollar as pound weakens * Scuffles flare at...

    31. FT Alphaville

      January 8, 2013

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, ALPHAVILLE On the transient necessity of central bank independence: Izzy wades into the platinum...

    32. January 8, 2013

      HSBC’s exit from Ping An in jeopardy

      HSBC’s $9.4bn sale of its stake in China’s Ping An Insurance has been thrown into doubt after Thai buyer CP Group lost...

    33. December 16, 2012

      Insurers issue ‘too big to fail’ warning

      Insurers are conducting a war of words with regulators trying to prevent a repeat of AIG’s collapse, as the industry...

    34. December 14, 2012

      Shanghai jumps 4% on upbeat data

      China’s benchmark stock market jumped more than 4 per cent on Friday, its biggest one-day gain since 2009, ahead of a...

    35. December 7, 2012

      Fitch downgrades HSBC over expansion push

      HSBC has been downgraded by one notch to double-A minus by Fitch on the back of a tougher global regulatory environment...

    36. beyondbrics

      December 7, 2012

      China M&A: a bumper year

      HSBC’s $9.4bn sale of its stake in China’s Ping An Insurance Group to a Thai group takes Chinese M&A in 2012 to...

    37. beyondbrics

      December 6, 2012

      London headlines

      * Asian stocks climb * Nokia in smartphone deal with China * Telefonica seeks as much as €6bn in Latin IPO * China’s...

    38. beyondbrics

      December 5, 2012

      New York headlines

      * HSBC sells Ping An stake to Thai group * Hong Kong intervenes to weaken currency * Samsung heir promoted to...

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