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    1. October 24, 2014

      Shanghai exchange ready for options rollout

      The Shanghai Stock Exchange has completed technical preparations for stock options trading and is awaiting final approval...

    2. October 23, 2014

      China’s Xiaomi moves some customer data overseas

      Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has begun to move some of its services and customer data to overseas servers, citing...

    3. October 22, 2014

      China starts its painful shift to the new normal

      The announcement of China’s gross domestic product figures this week hinted at the unwinding of the greatest growth...

    4. October 22, 2014

      Big nations snub Beijing bank launch after US lobbying

      China will officially launch a new $50bn Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank on Friday as it steps up its challenge to...

    5. October 22, 2014

      The myopic western view of China’s economic rise

      In the west there is an underlying assumption that the Achilles heel of China is its political system. Since the country...

    6. October 22, 2014

      China’s outbound investment set to eclipse inbound for first time

      China’s outbound direct investment is for the first time set to exceed investment into the country, highlighting the ongoing...

    7. October 22, 2014

      Doubts grow over Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect

      Asian banks and investors have asked regulators for a month’s notice before the start of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock...

    8. October 22, 2014

      China equities soar despite slowing economy

      Even as China’s economy has faltered, growing at its slowest pace in more than five years in the third quarter, the stock...

    9. October 22, 2014

      Tajikistan looks to China as Russian remittances dry up

      Tajikistan takes a precarious seat Tajikistan, one of the world’s poorest countries, is counting on an influx of Chinese...

    10. October 21, 2014

      China steel exports disrupt markets

      China’s leaders want to move the world’s second-largest economy away from exports. Yet, for its steelmakers, this is turning...

    11. October 21, 2014

      Jaguar Land Rover’s first China factory caps carmaker’s resurgence

      The opening of Jaguar Land Rover’s first China factory caps a five-year resurgence under Indian ownership that has made the...

    12. October 21, 2014

      China GDP growth slowest since global crisis

      China’s economy grew at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis in the third quarter and is on...

    13. October 19, 2014

      Wanda aims beyond China with international homes drive

      Wanda, China’s biggest commercial property developer by sales, has set out an ambitious global expansion plan – but has...

    14. October 19, 2014

      China’s online lenders offer mortgage loans

      Chinese peer-to-peer lenders are venturing into mortgage loans in a bid to draw mainstream investors into an industry...

    15. October 19, 2014

      China’s developers park bulldozers in slack market

      China’s hard-pressed property developers are responding to a housing market downturn by parking their bulldozers and turning...

    16. October 17, 2014

      Europe’s dairies jostle for China foothold ahead of milk flood

      The green fields of Ireland’s County Kerry are a long way from a stuffy Beijing hotel room, but a Chinese man playing the...

    17. October 16, 2014

      China banks: inequality rules

      In a communist society, all citizens are created equal. Until this week, so were all shareholders. But on Thursday, Bank of...

    18. October 16, 2014

      Bank of China in record $6.5bn Coco sale

      Bank of China has sold $6.5bn in hybrid securities, the largest deal by a Chinese lender to raise regulatory capital in US...

    19. October 15, 2014

      Chinese insurer emulates ‘Buffett model’ with Waldorf purchase

      The previously obscure Chinese insurance company whose global shopping spree has raised eyebrows in the investment world is...

    20. October 15, 2014

      China consumer inflation near 5-year low

      Chinese consumer prices rose at their slowest pace in almost five years in September, the latest sign of flagging growth...

    21. October 14, 2014

      China steel now cheap as cabbage

      Plunging demand for steel in China has pushed prices in some markets as low as the cost of cabbage, as worries mount that...

    22. October 14, 2014

      Levin Zhu quits China International Capital Corp amid IPO drive

      China International Capital Corporation has parted company with its chief executive, Levin Zhu – potentially smoothing the...

    23. October 13, 2014

      Xiaomi hires ex-Google executive to lead push into India

      Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has hired a former Google executive to help drive its push into India, as the company ramps...

    24. October 13, 2014

      China property: mind the gaps

      Good returns are as much about avoiding mistakes as picking winners. Holders of Chinese property stocks know this better...

    25. October 12, 2014

      China’s economic policy follows a random path

      China’s approach to foreign exchange, like many of the decisions of the country’s public authorities, could best be...

    26. October 12, 2014

      China’s state sector leaders embrace pay cuts of up to 60%

      The corporate reporting season for China’s largest state-owned enterprises, which concluded last month, featured an unusual...

    27. October 12, 2014

      Buy one, get free chickens – Chinese developers resort to gimmicks

      Models dressed as imperial concubines, discounts for people who lose weight, appeals to patriotism and 1,000 live chickens...

    28. October 10, 2014

      Deutsche Telekom in connected cars venture with China Mobile

      Deutsche Telekom has signed a partnership with China Mobile to set up a network that will allow cars to access the internet,...

    29. October 9, 2014

      Merkel looks to China to mediate with Russia

      Chinese premier Li Keqiang arrived in Berlin with his entire cabinet in tow, in a high-profile display of bilateral harmony...

    30. October 9, 2014

      China to impose coal import duties

      China is to apply import duties on coal from October 15 in an effort to prop up its domestic coal industry, which is...

    31. October 9, 2014

      Hope and gloom clash at IMF meetings

      “Uneven and brittle” have been Christine Lagarde’s two buzzwords for describing the global recovery, as she presides over...

    32. October 9, 2014

      Lawsuit puts China biodiesel policy in spotlight

      A lawsuit accusing China’s largest oil refiner of muscling a start-up out of the market has turned a spotlight on the...

    33. October 8, 2014

      China landmark bond default heads towards bailout

      A state-owned bad-loan bank has agreed to bail out China’s first domestic bond default, in a move that could reinforce the...

    34. October 8, 2014

      China’s Chengshan wins year-long battle for Cooper Tire factory

      The Chinese tyre manufacturer that wrecked Apollo Tyres’ planned acquisition of Ohio’s Cooper Tire will exercise its right...

    35. October 7, 2014

      Comment: Time to focus on Chinese derivatives

      There have been many false dawns in the progress to open up China’s participation in global capital markets. That has led to...

    36. October 7, 2014

      Hans and Mr Luo: joint-venture pioneers in China before Deng

      Hans Kremmel will never forget his first trip to the city of Guangzhou in 1971 in the middle of the Cultural Revolution....

    37. October 7, 2014

      Waldorf Astoria buyer boasts links to Deng Xiaoping

      Anbang Insurance Group, the Chinese financial company that this week bought Manhattan’s Waldorf Astoria hotel for $1.95bn,...

    38. October 7, 2014

      McDonald’s Japan warns of loss after food safety scandal

      With sales crushed by a recent food safety scandal, McDonald’s Japan warned it expected to report an annual net loss of...

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