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    2. July 29, 2015

      Lagarde plays down China stock jitters

      China’s interventions to stem its stock market turmoil should not derail its attempt to gain reserve status for its...

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    1. July 29, 2015

      The ripple effects of China’s market woes

      The world has finally woken up to the magnitude of what is happening in China. After months in which events in Europe...

    2. July 29, 2015

      Trigger for global shift into renminbi assets

      The turbulence in the Chinese stock market — where heavy support operations by the Chinese authorities seemed to be...

    3. July 29, 2015

      China stock rescue suffers exit wounds

      As China’s stock markets gyrate, policy makers find themselves facing a Fed-style quandary with Chinese...

    4. July 28, 2015

      Fosun extends European reach with purchase of former UniCredit HQ

      China’s Fosun group, the acquisitive private conglomerate, has extended its footprint in Europe by buying the former...

    5. July 28, 2015

      Explainer: key factors behind China’s investment rout

      Much of the economic weakness rippling through emerging markets is “made in China”. A slump in Chinese investment...

    6. July 28, 2015

      Emerging currencies hit 15-year lows

      Emerging market currencies were steadier in Asian trading on Wednesday, having slumped to 15-year lows as China’s...

    7. July 28, 2015

      China’s renminbi designs combine geopolitical and financial aims

      China took two key lessons from the great financial crisis. It realised that the US could be an unreliable economic...

    8. July 28, 2015

      China stems equity rout with state buyers

      State-directed investors, known collectively in Chinese as “the national team”, piled into Chinese equities on Tuesday...

    9. July 28, 2015

      Fearful China investors look to India

      With global emerging markets again under pressure, India might seem an unlikely port in the storm. Promises of...

    10. July 28, 2015

      Chinese brokerages report surging profits

      Even as China’s brokers brace for more market turmoil, Huatai Securities has become the latest to join a hasty headline...

    11. July 27, 2015

      Chinese stock market should find its own level

      Year after year of strong and steady growth has imbued China’s rulers with an aura of omnipotence. But maintaining such...

    12. July 27, 2015

      Beijing faces dilemma after China stock market rout

      After China’s stock market experienced its second-worst day on Monday, all eyes are on Beijing, where the government...

    13. July 27, 2015

      China markets rout resumes with 8.5% Shanghai sell-off

      The Shanghai stock market saw the second-biggest fall in its history on Monday, posing a dilemma for the Chinese...

    14. July 27, 2015

      Creation of biggest global law firm tests east-west compatibility

      When legal firms Dentons and China’s Dacheng agreed to merge this year, it was billed as “the world’s first truly...

    15. 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...

    16. July 26, 2015

      Chinese tourists spurn SE Asia holidays

      Key Southeast Asian markets have seen a marked drop in Chinese tourists, a growth sector across much of the globe, as...

    17. July 26, 2015

      China car market braced for abnormal era of flat sales

      On the eve of China’s largest car show in April, executives and analysts braced themselves for a “new normal”:...

    18. July 24, 2015

      Danone set to sell Dumex in China dairy strategy shift

      Danone plans to sell its Dumex Chinese baby formula unit to Yashili International Holdings in exchange for a bigger...

    19. July 24, 2015

      China stock recovery extends to third week, but jitters remain

      China’s stock market broke a six-day winning streak on Friday but still closed higher for the third straight week, as...

    20. July 22, 2015

      China’s top investment bank seeks Hong Kong IPO

      China’s leading investment bank has filed for an initial public offering in Hong Kong that could raise up to $1bn,...

    21. July 22, 2015

      China still wary of market forces 10 years after de-peg

      What a long, strange trip it has been for the renminbi since the Chinese government ended the exchange rate’s strict...

    22. July 22, 2015

      Huawei smartphone revenues leap 87% as it ships 48.2m devices

      Huawei, the Chinese telecoms hardware maker, has unveiled an 87 per cent surge in handset sales revenues in the first...

    23. July 21, 2015

      Let China’s markets speak truth to power

      Recent turbulence in China’s stock market has led some to conclude that the country stands on the brink of a major...

    24. July 21, 2015

      Bank of China aims to be a towering presence in Asia

      It is sometimes said that Bank of China’s Hong Kong skyscraper was designed to allow its bosses physically to look down...

    25. July 21, 2015

      China takes stock as market dust settles

      Every summer China’s leaders retreat to the coastal resort of Beidaihe to discuss their biggest political and economic...

    26. July 21, 2015

      Explainer: Renminbi’s flexible rate — 10 years on

      On Thursday July 21, 2005, Australia opened the batting at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on the way to winning the...

    27. July 20, 2015

      FT Investigation: The strange tale of ticker ‘566’

      Six years ago even the most bullish brokers would have struggled to get excited about the stock that traded under the...

    28. July 20, 2015

      China’s Huawei reports best revenue growth in 5 years

      Huawei, the Chinese telecoms equipment maker, has reported its best revenue growth in more than five years, undaunted...

    29. July 19, 2015

      Gamblers on Chinese stocks abandon their fortune to fate

      Any gambler who has spent time in the casinos of Macau knows more or less exactly what is going on with the wild...

    30. July 19, 2015

      China’s hunt for short-sellers tests legal boundaries

      In the wake of the Chinese stock market’s dramatic fall early this month, police and securities regulators announced...

    31. July 19, 2015

      China tightens grip on internet financing platforms

      Chinese regulators are tightening their grip on internet financing, after the recent stock market crash raised worries...

    32. July 17, 2015

      China’s MSCI hopes soured by stock rout

      China’s shock intervention in propping up its once highflying stock market has cost the country near-term access to...

    33. July 17, 2015

      Q&A: China’s market tumult

      China’s stock markets have given investors a stomach-churning ride. After rising 150 per cent in a year, the Shanghai...

    34. July 17, 2015

      World Bank backtracks on China criticism

      The World Bank formally disavowed a report critical of China’s financial sector on Friday and said it would co-invest...

    35. July 17, 2015

      China’s biggest state banks recruited into stock market rescue

      The huge scale of Chinese government intervention to staunch a stock market sell-off has been revealed by reports...

    36. July 15, 2015

      Environmental, social and other risks stalk Chinese listed companies

      Gyrations on China’s domestic stock exchanges over the past month have dramatised a gamut of market risks, including an...

    37. July 15, 2015

      China widens foreign access to bond market

      China has relaxed rules to allow more foreign involvement in its domestic bond market, a step that some analysts...

    38. July 15, 2015

      China economy steadies on stimulus boost

      China’s economic growth held steady in the second quarter as key production indicators rebounded, suggesting that...

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