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    1. December 15, 2014

      China plans first oil futures contract

      China has approved a new oil futures contract, with the world’s largest importer of oil saying it hopes to attract foreign...

    2. December 14, 2014

      New China free trade zones to lift growth

      China will create three new free trade zones modelled on one established a year ago in Shanghai as the government tries to...

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      As growth continues to slow at home, many Chinese companies are looking abroad to make...
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    1. December 12, 2014

      Is the market for riverfront property in Shanghai a shore bet?

      Unlike many other major cities with rivers running through them, residential property along the riverside in Shanghai was an...

    2. FT Alphaville

      December 12, 2014

      "必有牛市" - "There must be a bull market"

      You’ve read about the scope for a dynastic bull market in the Economist… now read the report. If you can read Mandarin, like...

    3. December 10, 2014

      Shanghai Composite closes near day-high

      The Shanghai Composite closed near its best level of the session on Wednesday, after more volatile trading took the index on...

    4. December 9, 2014

      China fall barely begins to correct rally

      When the tree falls, the monkeys scatter – Chinese proverb The tree fell on the Chinese stock market on Tuesday, but it was...

    5. December 9, 2014

      Chinese brokers: doubling up

      Gambling is illegal in China. Playing the stock market is not. And so in the past few weeks, markets have sizzled as retail...

    6. FT Alphaville

      December 9, 2014

      China's “new 4 trillion stimulus” and its collateralised weight

      Updated with final figures: Shanghai Composite fell 5.4% today; turnover was 8bn, about 7x the 2014 average....

    7. December 9, 2014

      Shanghai stocks suffer sharpest fall in five years

      Shanghai stocks suffered their sharpest fall in five years on Tuesday after a late-in-the-day 8 per cent slide cast doubts...

    8. December 8, 2014

      China stocks dash towards bubble territory

      Chinese stocks strode higher again on Monday, pushing the main index to a fresh 40-month high, as retail investors shrugged...

    9. beyondbrics

      December 8, 2014

      Video: China's share swap

      Shares on the Shanghai stock exchange have climbed 22 per cent in the past month. fastFT’s Naomi Rovnick explains to...

    10. December 8, 2014

      China’s potty past has been flushed away

      From the outside it looks like an art gallery. But this is a gallery of toilets, brought to the residents of Shanghai by...

    11. December 5, 2014

      Retail investors send Chinese markets on volatile run

      Chinese equities fluctuated wildly on Friday as retail investors lifted volumes in the market significantly past typical...

    12. FT Alphaville

      December 4, 2014

      China's levered stock market

      Consider this from Gavekal’s Chen Long on the run up in China’s A-shares: The top of the chart shows the rather dramatic...

    13. December 2, 2014

      China’s tobacco monopoly gasps over smoking curbs plan

      China’s powerful tobacco monopoly has mobilised against draft proposals from Beijing aimed at curbing smoking in the world’s...

    14. November 30, 2014

      Business students’ growing appetite for food and wine courses

      Ever since the global crisis, when careers in the financial sector lost some of their allure, business students have been...

    15. November 28, 2014

      Why luxury air travel is taking off again

      $(function FTstoryContentfindarticle-header-furnitureload(function setTimeout( function var dropCap = FTfirstletter');...

    16. November 27, 2014

      ThyssenKrupp unveils new directions for lifts – to the left and right

      The design of skyscrapers could be transformed by a cable-free elevator which is powered by magnets and moves horizontally...

    17. November 27, 2014

      China’s top business schools to pay back fees in EMBA crackdown

      Many of China’s elite business schools could be hit with bills running into millions of renminbi following the insistence by...

    18. November 25, 2014

      Doubts remain after China stocks jump on rate cut

      China’s stock market galloped to a three-year high in the aftermath of the first interest rate cut in more than two years,...

    19. November 24, 2014

      Shanghai Notebook: Bronchial set seek blue sky breathing in China

      “Lung washing tours” are the new thing in Chinese tourism. Smog is driving mainland tourists into novel migration patterns...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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,...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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,...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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