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    1. March 2, 2015

      Marks and Spencer Asia head quits amid China revamp

      Marks and Spencer’s head of Asia has quit just as the high street retailer sets out plans to expand in China. Bruce Findlay,...

    2. March 2, 2015

      Short sellers abstain as China opens door

      A new scheme allowing global investors to short sell mainland Chinese stocks via the Hong Kong market has failed to attract...

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    1. Exchanges, Trading & Clearing

      The market structure industry, which includes exchanges, clearing houses, brokers, tra...
    2. Doing Business in China

      As growth continues to slow at home, many Chinese companies are looking abroad to make...
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    1. March 1, 2015

      Tourism chief hits at lack of UK support over China visas

      A government poster campaign to promote Britain to Chinese tourists fails to tackle the main obstacle to increasing the...

    2. March 1, 2015

      Alibaba and JD Online take fresh approach to China food shopping

      For China’s 640m internet users, a live Alaskan crab is now just a mouse-click away. Alibaba and JD.com, the two biggest...

    3. February 25, 2015

      China is no longer a bargain

      Last year provided yet another demonstration of the haphazard link between economic growth and share prices. China grew at...

    4. February 25, 2015

      EMBA alliance between Ceibs and Iese to teach on five continents

      Two of the worlds leading proponents of Executive MBA programmes - MBAs for working managers - are to team up to teach a...

    5. February 24, 2015

      Cupid strikes for Hong Kong career women on Chinese mainland

      After a few failed relationships in her home city of Hong Kong, Doreen Cheung did not expect Cupid to strike when she moved...

    6. February 22, 2015

      Shanghai exchange to open doors to foreign short sellers

      Foreign investors will be able to short Chinese shares next month for the first time under the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock...

    7. February 17, 2015

      China anti-monopoly rules unlikely to stymie taxi app merger

      A competitor of taxi-hailing groups backed by Alibaba and Tencent has challenged the merger of the two apps on anti-monopoly...

    8. beyondbrics

      February 17, 2015

      Guest post: slow start for HKG-Shanghai stock connect

      By Marty Sun, Goldman Sachs The launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect last November has made it easier for...

    9. February 16, 2015

      China’s ‘left-behind kids’ move to the city

      A quarter of the population of Shanghai is about to leave town. Many have already gone. They are part of the world’s largest...

    10. February 13, 2015

      Shanghai Free Trade Zone loosens curbs on offshore borrowing

      China has sharply increased the amount of overseas funding that can be raised by banks and companies operating in Shanghai’s...

    11. February 11, 2015

      SGX names new head of China business

      SGX, the Singapore exchange, has appointed a new head of its China business and is set to open an office in Shanghai,...

    12. beyondbrics

      February 9, 2015

      Guest post: how the China carry trade could unwind

      By Achilles Risvas, Dromeus Capital Management Could changing tides in “carry trade” capital flows suddenly drain value from...

    13. February 8, 2015

      Foreign investors shun Stock Connect

      The Chinese stock market has opened to business from foreign investors — but overseas buyers are staying away. Last year,...

    14. February 6, 2015

      BMW sees future through X-ray specs

      BMW has found a solution to the perils of parallel parking that could have been lifted from a 1950s joke shop: X-ray specs....

    15. February 6, 2015

      Chart that tells a story — Fidelity China

      What does this show? It’s the performance of the Fidelity China Special Situations fund against the MSCI China index, which...

    16. February 5, 2015

      Alibaba trials China drone deliveries

      Alibaba is experimenting with a drone delivery service as the Chinese ecommerce group seeks ever faster ways to put its...

    17. February 2, 2015

      Driven to distraction by China electric cars

      The great Chinese road trip is about to begin. In the next fortnight, tens of millions of motorists will shortly join at...

    18. February 2, 2015

      China railway makers: on track

      From sublime to ridiculous. China’s railway infrastructure builders have stopped at both of late. Since the fourth quarter...

    19. FT Alphaville

      February 2, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Stocks in Shanghai and Hong Kong fell on growth concerns after weekend data...

    20. February 2, 2015

      China property: tangled web

      Finally a resolution — of sorts. Then again, we have been here before. Over the weekend, troubled Hong Kong-listed developer...

    21. February 2, 2015

      US stocks shrug off global growth worries

      Monday 21:00 GMT. US stocks started the new month on a strong note as equity bulls shrugged off a fresh bout of global...

    22. February 1, 2015

      Western schools lead the way to China

      The past six months have passed in a whirl for David Medina. Until January he was studying hard at Duke University in North...

    23. January 30, 2015

      China provinces undershoot GDP targets

      Every Chinese province and region except Tibet missed its annual gross domestic product target last year as growth in the...

    24. FT Alphaville

      January 30, 2015

      China's new normal, cut out and keep edition

      Here’s 28 of China’s 31 provincial and municipal governments adjusting to reality: Chart (do click to enlarge) and the...

    25. January 26, 2015

      Comment: Shenzhen next stop on ‘through train’

      When Chinese premier Li Keqiang says a Shenzhen-Hong Kong link will be the next stop on the Stock Connect “through train”,...

    26. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2015

      ICYMI, China's credit buildup was pretty damn fast

      Like 97th percentile fast. From Goldman, do click to enlarge: That’s what an overall debt-to-GDP ratio going from 153 per...

    27. January 26, 2015

      Shanghai first major Chinese region to ditch GDP growth target

      Shanghai has ditched its official economic growth target for 2015, becoming the first major city or province in China to...

    28. January 22, 2015

      Shanghai stampede victim families to receive $130,000 compensation

      The Shanghai government will pay Rmb800,000 ($130,000) to each of the families of the 36 revellers who died in the New...

    29. January 21, 2015

      Chinese ‘set to snap up $5bn in hotel assets’

      Chinese investors will snap up $5bn worth of hotel assets this year, establishing themselves for the first time as serious...

    30. January 21, 2015

      Shanghai punishes officials over New Year’s eve stampede

      The Shanghai government has punished police, local Communist party and district government officials for the stampede that...

    31. January 19, 2015

      In China, breakfast remains a matter of the heart

      The culinary colonisation of the globe may now have us all eating the same old margherita pizzas and arrabiata pastas. But...

    32. January 19, 2015

      China brokers: marginal costs

      Dabbling in margin trading, as the currency markets have just reminded us, is a bit like dabbling in cooking...

    33. January 19, 2015

      ECB hopes push stocks to seven-year highs

      Monday 19:00 GMT. The prospect of further stimulus measures from the European Central Bank this week helped equity bulls...

    34. beyondbrics

      January 19, 2015

      Guest post: India and China face huge education challenge

      By Vikas Pota, Varkey Foundation By 2030, the economies of India and China together may contribute 65 per cent of global...

    35. January 16, 2015

      China completes Beijing-Shanghai electric car charging route

      Electric vehicle owners can now drive from China’s capital to its main financial centre without having to worry about...

    36. beyondbrics

      January 15, 2015

      Guest post: mining nuggets among China's "A-shares"

      By Stuart Rae and John Lin, AllianceBernstein Despite a slow start following its launch in November, the Shanghai-Hong Kong...

    37. January 14, 2015

      Copper slumps on Chinese selling

      Copper slumped to its lowest levels in five-and-a-half years on Wednesday, driven down by aggressive selling by Chinese...

    38. FT Alphaville

      January 13, 2015

      Lessons in sustainable finance from local Chinese governments

      From the FT: Local governments in some of China’s smallest cities are snapping up an increasing amount of their own land at...

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