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      China: Credibility on the line

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      Watching and waiting at the US Federal Reserve

      The quiet of August was shattered this week, first by a collapse in Chinese stock prices, which set off a market chain...

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    1. August 28, 2015

      Strong China rally fails to erase a loss for the week

      Chinese stocks wrapped up a disorderly week with a strong finish, but after a two-day rally were still nearly 8 per...

    2. August 27, 2015

      Ironman: Wanda why?

      The bragging rights. The needlessly expensive bikes. The Lycra. What is there for a middle-aged man not to love about...

    3. August 27, 2015

      Shenzhen Goldman Sachs is China’s latest fake

      After a fake Apple store, a fake Ikea and a fake branch of one of the world’s biggest banks, China’s innovative...

    4. August 27, 2015

      China stocks surge in last hour of trading

      China’s markets staged another swing in the last hour of trading, with Shanghai closing 5.3 per cent higher in its...

    5. 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...

    6. August 26, 2015

      China’s push-me-pull-you policies leave the world reeling

      It used to be that when America sneezed, the rest of the world caught a cold. Now the US has real competition when it...

    7. August 26, 2015

      Alibaba looks for new sources of growth as share price dips

      As Alibaba’s shares edged ever lower this week, Daniel Zhang, chief executive, sought to reassure his employees: “Our...

    8. August 26, 2015

      China slowdown belies consumer market health

      Growing evidence of China’s economic difficulties and the ensuing stock market rout have sent shockwaves around a...

    9. August 26, 2015

      China launches probes into top brokerages

      Chinese authorities have launched a fresh crackdown on financial market malpractice, putting five of the country’s top...

    10. 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...

    11. August 25, 2015

      China turmoil boosts UK’s allure for investors

      When George Osborne told a Beijing audience two years ago there was “no country in the west more open to investment...

    12. 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...

    13. August 25, 2015

      China: How to do business without western rules

      What do you do when your board fires your company’s chief executive, only to find he or she will not give up the helm?...

    14. August 25, 2015

      ECB’s Vitor Constâncio sees ‘few signs’ of slowdown in China

      A top European Central Bank official has played down the slide in China’s stock market and fears over bubbles in equity...

    15. August 25, 2015

      Alibaba CEO tells staff to forget about share price, focus on job

      Alibaba chief executive Daniel Zhang has told employees to “forget about the share price” and focus on their jobs as...

    16. August 25, 2015

      China consumers appear unfazed by market rout

      Global markets may be blaming their jitters on the economic slowdown in China, but in the streets of Shanghai and...

    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 25, 2015

      Wall Street recovery turns to dust

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. There was a significant setback for equity bulls on Tuesday as a strong early rebound for US share...

    19. 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...

    20. August 24, 2015

      Black Monday highlights Beijing’s hard choices

      It is a sign of the severity of China’s stock market correction that the authorities in Beijing no longer seek either...

    21. August 24, 2015

      Luxury: in the trenches

      Put away the trenchcoat and get out the flak jacket. Shares in Burberry, maker of the former, are down 14 per cent in...

    22. August 24, 2015

      Policymakers have no answer to China rout

      With markets experiencing a rout that seems out of all proportion to the economic data — do we really expect a global...

    23. August 24, 2015

      Beijing capitulates after spending $200bn to prop up equities

      After spending about $200bn buying shares to prop up falling equity prices over the past seven weeks, Beijing...

    24. August 24, 2015

      Leadership reshuffle at China’s three biggest telecoms groups

      All three of China’s largest telecoms operators got new leaders on Monday in a top-level reshuffle that made clear the...

    25. August 24, 2015

      China stocks sink lower as rout intensifies

      There was scant sign of let-up on Tuesday morning as Chinese stocks sank lower after a rout that even Xinhua, the...

    26. August 24, 2015

      China woes increase risk of Fed policy mistake

      China’s surprise currency devaluation and manufacturing downturn is the catalyst for the sell-off across global...

    27. August 23, 2015

      Angry investors capture head of China metals exchange

      The head of a Chinese exchange that trades minor metals was captured by angry investors in a dawn raid and turned over...

    28. August 23, 2015

      China set to remain at head of line for grocery sales

      Chinese grocery sales are set to grow by a third between now and 2020, according to forecasts from the Institute of...

    29. August 23, 2015

      Shandong chemical blast adds to safety fears in China

      A weekend explosion at a factory in eastern China has killed one person, adding to fears of unsafe conditions in the...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. August 20, 2015

      Making it big in China requires a large measure of localisation

      Can a US consumer internet company ever make it big in China? That question, which has long dogged Silicon Valley, is...

    33. August 20, 2015

      CGN Power: volt from the blue

      A popular playground put-down states that “first is worst”. That notion travels well. The first of China’s big power...

    34. August 20, 2015

      Volatility back but below long-term averages

      The northern hemisphere autumn tends to be quite a volatile time for markets. And this time round, we have building...

    35. August 20, 2015

      Li & Fung profits fall 20%

      Profits at Li & Fung dropped 20 per cent in the first half of the year as the Asian supplier to global retailers such...

    36. August 20, 2015

      Lacklustre Xiaomi launch reflects unease atop smartphone market

      Fans of upstart Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi have come to expect bold vision and swashbuckling steps from founder...

    37. 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...

    38. August 20, 2015

      China export woes mirrored across Asia

      If Asia really is in the midst of a new currency war, then the hard part will be identifying any winners. A number of...

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