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    1. 6 hours ago

      US to hit Chinese hackers with sanctions

      The White House is preparing sanctions on Chinese individuals and companies as it tries to pressure Beijing to stop its...

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      Militarism is a risky temptation for Beijing

      The gigantic military parade that will pass through Beijing on Thursday is meant to be all about the past. But,...

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    1. Global Currencies: Renminbi

      China’s currency has become an increasingly important player on the world economic sta...
    2. The World in 2015

      The World Economic Forum is convening at the start of a year which is likely to see an...
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    1. 14 hours ago

      China’s caravan parks defy economic fears

      The Chinese economy is collapsing. We all know that right? All of us except about a billion Chinese, many of whom are...

    2. 15 hours ago

      Odds stacked against Macau’s casino operators as GDP plunges

      Macau’s economy has suffered the sharpest contraction in more than a decade as the corruption crackdown in mainland...

    3. 18 hours ago

      China reporter confesses to stoking market ‘panic and disorder’

      A leading journalist at one of China’s top financial publications has admitted to causing “panic and disorder” in the...

    4. August 31, 2015

      China’s Communists embrace an old enemy

      China’s KMT veterans Li Huiying leaps to his feet, ramrod straight as he raises his cane. “Lift your gun, hold it...

    5. August 30, 2015

      Beijing abandons large-scale share purchases

      China’s government has decided to abandon attempts to boost the stock market through large-scale share purchases, and...

    6. August 30, 2015

      China’s problem is the economy itself, not the market sell-off

      The stock market sell-off is not the problem. Yes, the Shanghai Composite Stock Index has dropped almost 40 per cent...

    7. August 28, 2015

      China: Credibility on the line

      As Chinese stocks plummeted on “Black Monday”, triggering waves of panicked selling around the globe, China’s leaders...

    8. August 28, 2015

      We should worry about China’s politics not the economics

      The debate about China’s economy, amid all the noise and drama coming from the bursting of its stock market bubble, is...

    9. August 27, 2015

      China detains 11 people over Tianjin blast

      Chinese authorities on Thursday formally detained the president of Tianjin Port and 10 other officials deemed...

    10. August 26, 2015

      China explainer: How global markets were sent into a tailspin

      China’s stock market rout has sent global markets into a tailspin, hammered the currencies of resource-rich developing...

    11. August 26, 2015

      Republicans line up for potshots at China

      When Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Washington next month for his first state visit to the US, he will be...

    12. August 26, 2015

      Renminbi looms large behind latest China easing

      The timing of China’s twin easing measures, announced late on Tuesday, appeared to chime with the view that Beijing had...

    13. 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...

    14. August 25, 2015

      Why worries about China make sense

      Iam neither intelligent enough to understand the behaviour of “Mr Market” — the manic-depressive dreamt up by...

    15. August 25, 2015

      Questions over Li Keqiang’s future amid China market turmoil

      The China-led turmoil that has rocked global markets in the past two weeks has also shaken the ruling Communist party...

    16. August 25, 2015

      China to parade its weaponry on 70th anniversary of war’s end

      China will next week make a public display of its weaponry in a military parade through the heart of Beijing,...

    17. August 25, 2015

      China cuts rates and pumps in liquidity

      China’s central bank cut interest rates on Tuesday and said it would pump liquidity into the banking sector in an...

    18. August 24, 2015

      Too much of a rollercoaster for even the bravest investor

      Sometimes even stock market clichés do not have enough superlatives. If Monday was a rollercoaster ride, it would be...

    19. August 24, 2015

      Japan’s Abe rebuffs China invite to military parade

      Japan’s prime minister has rebuffed China’s invitation to a military parade marking the end of the second world war in...

    20. August 23, 2015

      China’s ‘little tigers’ present political challenge

      Zhou Yongkang, the former head of China’s internal security apparatus, was guilty of many sins. After a secret trial...

    21. August 21, 2015

      The Chinese model is nearing its end

      August in China has been anything but the quiet month of myth. Developments in the equity and foreign exchange markets...

    22. August 21, 2015

      Global stocks tumble after weak Chinese data

      Stock markets in the US, Europe and Asia tumbled on Friday after lacklustre Chinese data fuelled concerns about the...

    23. August 21, 2015

      Chinese hackers target Indian institutions

      Chinese hackers are targeting organisations in India to glean strategic and commercially sensitive material, according...

    24. August 20, 2015

      No need to idolise China’s accident-prone technocrats

      There is a widespread perception that the Chinese technocrat is some sort of superior being who can tackle policy...

    25. August 20, 2015

      South Korea’s Park Geun-hye to attend China’s war commemorations

      South Korean President Park Geun-hye has accepted Beijing’s invitation to celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of...

    26. August 20, 2015

      IMF delays China’s bid for global reserve currency status

      The International Monetary Fund has decided that China’s currency will not be included in a basket of reserve...

    27. August 19, 2015

      China: Weakened foundations

      In the thick of the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s, as one desperate country after another slashed the value...

    28. August 18, 2015

      Insurers set for $1.5bn loss after Tianjin blast, warns Fitch

      Insurance losses following the explosions that devastated the Chinese port city of Tianjin last week could reach...

    29. August 17, 2015

      China’s social media explosion has shattered the official silence

      Last Thursday morning I was on the bus to work in the central business district of Beijing, browsing social media and...

    30. August 17, 2015

      Confusion mounts over Tianjin warehouse ownership

      China is awash with confusion over the true ownership of the hazardous goods warehouse that exploded in Tianjin last...

    31. August 17, 2015

      Hong Kong pop-up mall aims to ease tensions over mainland shoppers

      From London’s trendy Shoreditch to a downtown revitalisation project in Las Vegas, pop-up shopping malls have become...

    32. August 17, 2015

      Sri Lanka’s prime minister pledges continued China ties

      Sri Lanka’s controversial investment ties with China are set to continue amid a broader push to attract foreign capital...

    33. August 16, 2015

      Ancient origins of President Xi’s harsh brand of justice in China

      When President Xi Jinping became general secretary of China’s Communist party, he promised to strengthen rule of law....

    34. August 16, 2015

      China warns of fresh renminbi volatility

      China’s central bank has warned investors to expect more “two-way volatility” in renminbi trading when foreign exchange...

    35. August 16, 2015

      Problems for China’s economy extend far beyond currency

      The sudden fall in China’s currency last week spurred a lively debate about whether the move was a victory for market...

    36. August 13, 2015

      China’s currency reform struggles for credibility

      Two days after the People’s Bank of China surprised the world by letting the renminbi slide, investors and policymakers...

    37. August 13, 2015

      China’s president vows to investigate deadly port blast

      Deadly blasts rock Chinese port China’s president promised a “thorough investigation” after huge explosions ripped...

    38. August 13, 2015

      Renminbi devaluation tests China’s commitment to free markets

      Depending on who you ask, China’s move to let its currency depreciate is either a milestone for market reform or a...

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