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      Yan Jiehe, CPCG: the Chinese billionaire turned debt collector

      On January 26 Yan Jiehe, China’s seventh richest man with a fortune estimated at $14.2bn, acquired another claim to fame....

    2. 16 hours ago

      President of China Minsheng quits

      The president of China Minsheng Banking Corp has resigned amid domestic media reports that he is under investigation by...

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    1. 19 hours ago

      China construction tycoon eyes Greece

      The Chinese construction magnate chasing indebted local authorities for Rmb50bn ($8bn) in unpaid infrastructure bills is...

    2. January 30, 2015

      China provinces undershoot GDP targets

      Every Chinese province and region except Tibet missed its annual gross domestic product target last year as growth in the...

    3. January 29, 2015

      China: Overborrowed and overbuilt

      The last time China was the world’s largest economy Beijing was a city of about 700,000 people, and its Wangjing district...

    4. January 29, 2015

      Renminbi not immune from emerging market outflows

      After nearly a decade in which robust trade surpluses underpinned reliable appreciation of China’s currency, the renminbi is...

    5. January 29, 2015

      China moves to limit coal glut

      China has slapped a moratorium on new coal mines in its eastern regions as it battles an enormous supply glut. As with...

    6. January 28, 2015

      Democratising finance: China’s P2P industry attracts scammers

      When Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Hengjin Dai launched last June, it used a three-day promotion to lure investors....

    7. January 28, 2015

      Alibaba’s finance arm launches credit scoring service

      Alibaba Group’s finance arm has launched a credit rating system that draws on the Chinese ecommerce group’s huge trove of...

    8. January 27, 2015

      Breakneck growth of Hanergy raises questions

      It is a Chinese company that promises to revolutionise the way solar power is used and to become the Apple of green energy....

    9. January 27, 2015

      Record fall in China industry profits

      Chinese industrial profits slumped by a record 8 per cent last month, as Beijing’s targeted stimulus efforts failed to...

    10. January 26, 2015

      Chinese tycoon sues local governments for late payment

      One of China’s richest men is suing six local governments for late payments on infrastructure contracts, in a rare legal...

    11. January 26, 2015

      Shanghai first major Chinese region to ditch GDP growth target

      Shanghai has ditched its official economic growth target for 2015, becoming the first major city or province in China to...

    12. January 26, 2015

      China seeks to forge foreign demand for its industrial output

      The first contraction in domestic steel consumption for nearly two decades is driving China to look to markets overseas....

    13. January 25, 2015

      China: Monopoly position

      When US chipmaker Qualcomm was threatened with a fine of $1bn for violating China’s antitrust law in 2013, it took a novel...

    14. January 25, 2015

      Venezuela offers China tough lending lessons

      “God will provide!” So said Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, last week following his apparently empty-handed return...

    15. January 23, 2015

      China intensifies VPN services crackdown

      Internet users in mainland China are increasingly finding that the technology they use to circumvent the country’s “Great...

    16. January 23, 2015

      Li Ning’s rise and fall marks a cautionary tale

      Li Ning: the rise and fall The rise and fall of sportswear company Li Ning, one of China’s best-known brands, is a...

    17. January 22, 2015

      China autos: traffic report

      Ten years ago, almost every company visit by a fund manager ended with this coda: “And what about your China strategy?” To...

    18. January 22, 2015

      Dentons-Dacheng merger to create world’s largest law firm

      Dentons plans to merge with one of China’s biggest law firms to create the largest global law firm by attorney headcount, in...

    19. January 22, 2015

      Davos 2015: China property tycoon calls top of urbanisation drive

      Zhang Xin, chief executive of Soho China, the property company, has called the top of China’s urbanisation drive. “By now,...

    20. January 21, 2015

      Chinese ‘set to snap up $5bn in hotel assets’

      Chinese investors will snap up $5bn worth of hotel assets this year, establishing themselves for the first time as serious...

    21. January 21, 2015

      Citic investor presses regulator on insider trading claim

      An investor in Citic Securities, China’s largest securities company, has asked regulators for evidence to support claims of...

    22. January 20, 2015

      China stocks rebound as regulator shifts tone

      Shanghai stocks staged a modest rebound as China’s securities regulators moved to calm markets after the main stock index...

    23. January 20, 2015

      Itochu and CP Group in $10bn Citic stake deal

      Citic, the Chinese conglomerate, has agreed to sell a 20 per cent stake to Itochu, the Japanese trading house, and Charoen...

    24. January 20, 2015

      Chinese GDP growth lowest in 24 years

      China’s economy grew at its slowest pace in almost a quarter of a century last year even as it overtook the US to become the...

    25. January 19, 2015

      Five things to watch on China GDP growth

      On Tuesday morning the Chinese government will release its economic statistics for 2014. With the country set to report its...

    26. January 19, 2015

      China stocks hit by margin lending curbs

      Shanghai’s stock market suffered its worst fall in more than six years on Monday with China’s biggest securities brokerages...

    27. January 18, 2015

      Chinese cities see property prices fall

      Prices of new homes in big Chinese cities fell 4.3 per cent in December from a year earlier, the largest drop since the...

    28. January 18, 2015

      Carmakers face fresh China import threat

      Multinational carmakers already under pressure from Chinese regulators and dealers face a new challenge in the world’s...

    29. January 16, 2015

      India has every chance to outstrip China if it tries

      Forecasts this week by the World Bank revived a prediction often made down the years: that growth in one of the Asian...

    30. January 16, 2015

      China completes Beijing-Shanghai electric car charging route

      Electric vehicle owners can now drive from China’s capital to its main financial centre without having to worry about...

    31. January 15, 2015

      China funds bring Chaos to metals markets

      Until a few days ago, only copper market cognoscenti had heard of Shanghai Chaos. But now the Chinese hedge fund is the talk...

    32. January 15, 2015

      China to launch $6.5bn VC fund for emerging industries start-ups

      The government in Beijing is entering China’s already crowded venture capital industry, saying it will establish a Rmb40bn...

    33. January 14, 2015

      Delhi’s tortoise limbers up to challenge Beijing’s hare

      When India put a cut-price satellite in orbit around Mars last September, one media company could not resist a comparison...

    34. January 14, 2015

      Courses on ethics needed in China

      After several months of speculation, it was announced publicly that Zhou Yongkang, China’s former chief of security and...

    35. January 14, 2015

      Profit warning sours China milk outlook

      Yashili Holdings, the Chinese infant formula maker part-owned by Danone, has warned full-year profits will fall by almost...

    36. January 13, 2015

      Kaisa default risks waking China property bears

      For China’s property market bears, the default by a Hong Kong-listed developer on its US dollar bonds looks like the canary...

    37. January 13, 2015

      China misses trade growth target

      China’s trade with the rest of the world missed the government’s target for the third year in a row in 2014 as external...

    38. January 13, 2015

      China’s tech winners set to consolidate

      Just before the end of last year, Beijing-based Xiaomi raised more than $1bn in its latest round of financing, bringing its...

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