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      Hong Kong stands out as most likely choice for HSBC headquarters

      When HSBC rescued Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Bank in the 1960s, it did so to prevent a wider panic because it was the territory’s...

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      Could China be the new Japan?

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    1. 15 hours ago

      China banks balk at local debt-swap plan

      Several Chinese provincial governments have been forced to postpone bond auctions as banks balk at the low yields on offer,...

    2. April 23, 2015

      China ends export tax on rare earths and other metals

      China will eliminate its export tariffs on rare earths and other metals, the Ministry of Finance said on Thursday, ending a...

    3. April 23, 2015

      Uber launches air and water services as it looks to expand in China

      Taxi app Uber has set its sights beyond the roads of China with a push into the air and on water as the US company adds...

    4. April 23, 2015

      Made-in-China cars steer course abroad

      Over the coming weeks, a few Volvo cars will begin a historic journey from southwestern China to the US. The Swedish...

    5. April 23, 2015

      Mercedes-Benz fined over China price-fixing

      A provincial branch of China’s competition regulator has fined Mercedes-Benz Rmb350m ($56m) for alleged anti-competitive...

    6. April 22, 2015

      US warns China over intellectual property risks

      China’s weak intellectual property protections and selective application of the law are hampering foreign investment in the...

    7. April 21, 2015

      China food group looks to be global player

      The head of Cofco, the Chinese state-owned grains trader, has laid out plans to turn the company into a publicly listed...

    8. April 21, 2015

      China cannot truly compete until it exports ideas

      The story sounds frighteningly familiar. Forty years ago, upstart companies from a rising Japan pushed western competitors...

    9. April 21, 2015

      Sports sponsorship floats China Inc’s boat

      As China Inc goes global, buying up the likes of Italian tyre company Pirelli, its executives are looking for more subtle...

    10. April 21, 2015

      China takes steps to address debt problem

      Sometime in the coming months, China Huarong Asset Management, which was set up in 1999 to deal with the bad debts of...

    11. April 21, 2015

      China Resources Enterprise sells retail unit to focus on beer

      Shares in China Resources Enterprise leapt more than 50 per cent after the state-owned supermarkets and beer group produced...

    12. April 20, 2015

      Jaguar Land Rover says it cannot act on ‘copycat’ claim

      Jaguar Land Rover cannot take any legal action in its dispute with an alleged Chinese “copycat”, the UK carmaker’s chief...

    13. April 20, 2015

      Xi Jinping lands in Pakistan bearing $45bn in investment pledges

      Chinese President Xi Jinping, bearing promises of more than $45bn in infrastructure investment, began a visit to Pakistan on...

    14. April 20, 2015

      Sharks circle on China’s stock markets

      The great white shark has to keep moving or it dies. Its breathing system relies on a constant churn of new water in order...

    15. April 20, 2015

      Japanese head of ADB plays down China-led rival AIIB

      The Japanese head of the Asian Development Bank has expressed scepticism about China’s move to establish a rival, saying the...

    16. April 17, 2015

      China rows back on bank technology regulation

      China has suspended plans to heavily regulate technology in the banking industry that would favour domestic producers at the...

    17. April 16, 2015

      China’s popular rabbit Tuzki expands its digital pawprint

      A Chinese rabbit called Tuzki is winning the hearts of young adults across Asia and reaping riches in merchandise deals for...

    18. April 15, 2015

      Interview: Li Keqiang on China’s challenges

      China’s turbocharged economy is growing at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century and is expected to slow further, the...

    19. April 15, 2015

      Transcript: Li Keqiang

      On March 31 2015, China’s Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council gave an exclusive interview to Lionel Barber, editor of...

    20. April 15, 2015

      Chinese group Ninebot acquires Segway

      Chinese company Ninebot has bought Segway, the US maker of the eponymous two-wheeled vehicle that has regularly grabbed...

    21. April 15, 2015

      China growth lowest since 2009 as property and manufacturing drag

      China’s economy expanded at its slowest pace in six years in the first quarter, held back by a slowdown in construction and...

    22. April 14, 2015

      Simon Loong: big ambition for small loans

      The pungent smell of fried squid on sticks wafts into the chill humid air of Hong Kong’s Sheung Wan district. Here, in a...

    23. April 14, 2015

      Business alarmed at Chinese plans to curb data transfer

      China is building a “big data dam” to rival the Great Firewall blocking the internet, say US business leaders concerned...

    24. April 14, 2015

      Anti-corruption drive grounds China private jet sales

      China’s campaign against corruption launched by President Xi Jinping, which has dented sales of luxury goods, has now...

    25. April 13, 2015

      Former chairman of China’s CNPC goes on trial for corruption

      The former head of China’s biggest energy group, one of the most senior officials to be ensnared in China’s anti-corruption...

    26. April 10, 2015

      China investors: Stock market fever

      Sun Shuming could barely contain his joy. With one hand holding aloft a glass of champagne and the other making a thumbs-up...

    27. April 10, 2015

      China inflation misses Beijing target

      Subdued demand and falling oil prices last month pulled Chinese inflation well below Beijing’s target of “around 3 per cent”...

    28. April 8, 2015

      Alibaba Pictures surges 37% on prospect of asset injection

      Shares in Alibaba’s Hong Kong-listed film production arm shot up more than a third on Wednesday after the group announced a...

    29. April 7, 2015

      China will struggle to keep its momentum

      Chinese officials love slogans. I was reminded of this at last month’s China Development Forum, an annual meeting of top...

    30. April 7, 2015

      US caught flat-footed over Chinese bank plan

      Washington’s response to China’s creation of an Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank has been nothing short of lamentable....

    31. April 5, 2015

      China commercial lenders expand investment banking operations

      Do not tell Jamie Dimon — who warned he “wouldn’t want to see the next JPMorgan Chase be a Chinese company” — but universal...

    32. April 5, 2015

      Hong Kong builder shortage hits prices and delays key projects

      Choi Chi-yin has worked on construction sites in Hong Kong for more than four decades. While the 65-year-old could...

    33. April 2, 2015

      Google embroiled in web security dispute with China over trust breach

      Google has become embroiled in a dispute over web security after a Chinese internet regulator labelled as “unacceptable and...

    34. April 1, 2015

      Emerging markets: The great unravelling

      Faced with recession, decade- high inflation, a fiscal crisis and water rationing, more than 1m Brazilians took to the...

    35. April 1, 2015

      China banks: a national service

      Earlier this year, Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase chief executive, warned that breaking up the bank would leave room for a...

    36. April 1, 2015

      Asia forum shows off China’s vigour and homage of its neighbours

      The Boao Forum for Asia annual conference has been going for years, but never has China’s aspiration for a greater role on...

    37. April 1, 2015

      Chipmaker Qualcomm sets out China designs

      Qualcomm is on a mission to minimise fallout after losing the largest antitrust case in China, a verdict that forced the US...

    38. April 1, 2015

      China-led AIIB attracts rush of applicants

      Almost 50 countries are poised to join China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as founding members, after the deadline...

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