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    1. November 24, 2014

      SGX fights back against thin volumes

      For Singapore’s SGX exchange, this month’s launch of a trading link between the Hong Kong and Shanghai equity markets has...

    2. beyondbrics

      November 24, 2014

      Guest post: China's anti-corruption drive could boost state sector

      By Jonathan Fenby, Trusted Sources Far from fading away, the anti-corruption campaign launched two years ago by China’s...

    3. November 24, 2014

      Slow start fails to dim Stock Connect prospects

      Global investors had the chance to do something completely new last week – put up to $10.5bn into the Shanghai stock market...

    4. November 20, 2014

      Singapore maintains status as best place in the world to do business

      Singapore is the best place in the world to do business and Libya the worst, according to a survey of 82 countries by the...

    5. November 19, 2014

      Demand for China’s Stock Connect slumps

      Demand for a new stock trading scheme linking Shanghai and Hong Kong has fallen sharply just three days after launch,...

    6. November 17, 2014

      Foreign investors board ‘through train’ via Shanghai-Hong Kong

      Four of the five most popular shares with foreign investors who boarded the “through train” joining the Hong Kong and...

    7. November 17, 2014

      Investors eye quick gains from HK-Shanghai exchange tie-up

      It took slightly more than 10 minutes for international investors to plough more than $1bn into the Shanghai equity market...

    8. November 17, 2014

      Hong Kong-Shanghai exchange deal sees money head north

      An equity trading scheme linking the Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges had a lopsided start on Monday, with mainland...

    9. November 16, 2014

      China opens markets in Hong Kong-Shanghai deal

      China has taken another big step towards liberalising markets with plans to give individual Chinese investors greater...

    10. November 16, 2014

      Winners and losers from HK-Shanghai Stock Connect

      For completing in just seven months perhaps the most complex projects undertaken in financial markets since the launch of...

    11. November 16, 2014

      Shanghai free-trade zone set to ease outbound investment rules

      China is set to use the Shanghai free-trade zone as a testing ground to grant Chinese people greater freedom to make...

    12. November 16, 2014

      The promise offered by last great frontier

      China is one of the world’s largest economies and its equity market, combining listings in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong,...

    13. beyondbrics

      November 14, 2014

      Mexico-China: confidence pays off

      Never mind that Mexico last week stripped a Chinese-led consortium of a $3.6bn bullet train tender, prompting the China...

    14. November 14, 2014

      Tesco drags China Resources Enterprise into loss

      China Resources Enterprise, Tesco’s joint venture partner in China, has swung into the red – and warned of further losses as...

    15. November 14, 2014

      Tax boost for foreign investors in China

      China will waive capital gains tax for foreigners buying mainland shares in a long-sought decision that could provide a big...

    16. November 12, 2014

      China’s Jin Jiang outbids Accor for French budget hotel chain

      Shanghai-based Jin Jiang International Holdings has outbid Accor, Europe’s biggest hotelier, in a race to buy a group of...

    17. November 12, 2014

      Hong Kong removes caps on renminbi conversion

      Hong Kong has scrapped restrictions on how much renminbi local residents are permitted to buy in a single day, in a move...

    18. November 12, 2014

      Shanghai English learners outscore Hong Kong

      People learning English in Shanghai have scored higher in fluency tests than those in the rival financial centre of Hong...

    19. beyondbrics

      November 11, 2014

      Guest post: Stock Connect brings Chinese equities onto global stage

      By Christina Ma of Goldman Sachs China is about to set another milestone in its long journey of financial market...

    20. November 10, 2014

      Fund managers hail new China access

      The opening of a trading link between the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges will sweep away the barriers to outside...

    21. November 10, 2014

      Chinese strike back against party rules

      The senior leadership of the Chinese Communist party recently concluded an important meeting pledging allegiance to the...

    22. November 10, 2014

      Hong Kong-Shanghai stock connect to start November 17

      The high-profile stock trading link between Hong Kong and Shanghai will begin on November 17, marking the start of one of...

    23. November 9, 2014

      China IPOs in Hong Kong disappoint

      Hong Kong has been the worst place to invest in Chinese initial public offerings this year, with deals in the city recording...

    24. November 8, 2014

      Italian sovereign wealth fund buys 23% of Rocco Forte Hotels

      Sir Rocco Forte is giving up nearly a quarter of his luxury hotels business to Italian investors in return for a £60m...

    25. November 5, 2014

      Review: ‘Chinese Rules’, by Tim Clissold

      As Tim Clissold’s new book Chinese Rules was being prepared for publication, Chinese prosecutors fined GlaxoSmithKline £300m...

    26. November 4, 2014

      China’s financial reforms boost integration with global markets

      Despite the slow progress in implementing many of the large-scale economic and financial reforms endorsed in a landmark...

    27. November 3, 2014

      Authorities are taking a cautious approach to Shanghai free trade zone

      A year after the launch of the Shanghai “free trade zone”, hailed as a laboratory for ambitious economic and financial...

    28. November 3, 2014

      China’s antitrust fines for foreign car companies fail to stall growth

      For multinational car companies operating in China, the euphoria from the biggest ever automotive boom in industrial history...

    29. November 3, 2014

      Hermès takes long view to feed China’s appetite for understated style

      Luxury goods were the currency of Chinese corruption for decades, until Beijing stepped in two years ago to block the flow...

    30. November 3, 2014

      Cracks in the Brics start to show

      Historians may record that Brics mania reached its height during the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil. President Dilma...

    31. October 29, 2014

      Hong Kong regulator says its work on Stock Connect is done

      Hong Kong has placed responsibility on Chinese authorities for opening the much-heralded Stock Connect scheme with Shanghai,...

    32. October 28, 2014

      Huang Tzu Anniversary Concert, Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing – review

      Those who call Huang Tzu (1904-1938) the Schubert of China have a couple of points in their favour: first, Huang’s penchant...

    33. October 27, 2014

      Finding failure in the art of persuasion

      These days the world hangs on the words of China’s leaders, whatever the subject of their latest pontifications. The state...

    34. October 27, 2014

      Energy stocks fall as crude prices dip

      Monday 20:00 GMT. Global equity markets started the week on a mildly negative note as energy stocks were hit by further...

    35. October 26, 2014

      Hong Kong-Shanghai bourse venture delayed

      Shares in the Hong Kong stock exchange and Chinese brokerages dropped sharply on Monday following fresh signs that a hotly...

    36. October 24, 2014

      American who reached Beijing before Mao and never left

      Young westerners who ventured to China during the 1980s were surprised to hear a thick Brooklyn accent echoing down the...

    37. beyondbrics

      October 24, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * US accuses allies of buying Isis oil | US Treasury accuses allies of buying smuggled oil and helping fund...

    38. October 24, 2014

      Shanghai exchange ready for options rollout

      The Shanghai Stock Exchange has completed technical preparations for stock options trading and is awaiting final approval...

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