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    1. August 26, 2016

      The rally in emerging markets masks frailties

      Emerging markets are back in vogue. Record inflows of funds have buoyed developing country bond prices over the past...

    2. August 26, 2016

      China’s $2bn football buying spree has fans fearful of result

      An obscure Chinese investor buys an unfashionable Premier League football club and promises to transform their...

    Special Reports

    1. Investing in Chengdu

      China’s western hinterland has long been seen as a low-cost manufacturing hub and a so...
    2. Exchanges, Trading & Clearing

      Regulators are using powerful algorithms to spot market manipulation. Meanwhile, we lo...
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    1. August 25, 2016

      As China nears exhaustion investors must look elsewhere

      With the Olympics just ended, we are refreshed in the terminology of physical exhaustion: athletes hit the wall, suffer...

    2. August 24, 2016

      China steel slowdown for G20 a risk for iron ore

      Iron ore traders are likely to closely monitor the G20 summit in the Chinese city of Hangzhou next month, but not to...

    3. August 24, 2016

      China P2P lending regulations target hucksters and risk-takers

      China has issued new regulations for the country's fast-growing peer-to-peer lenders, as the government seeks to tame...

    4. August 23, 2016

      Chinese insurer Anbang explores public listing

      Anbang is considering floating its life insurance unit and has asked banks to pitch for the work, in a move that...

    5. August 23, 2016

      China’s sporting dreams may not end in Liverpool

      When John Henry bought Liverpool Football Club in 2010, China’s currency was trading at Rmb6.7 to the dollar and...

    6. August 22, 2016

      ChemChina clears hurdle in $44bn takeover of Syngenta

      Shares in Syngenta jumped 10 per cent on Monday after a US committee scrutinising national security concerns approved...

    7. August 22, 2016

      Shareholder dispute dents China Vanke results

      An intensifying shareholder dispute at China Vanke has shaken investor confidence in the property developer, cut its...

    8. August 22, 2016

      China Vanke: play nicely

      Takeover battles are bad for your health. On Sunday China Vanke, the Hong Kong and Shenzhen-listed property developer...

    9. August 21, 2016

      China aims high with Liverpool FC approach

      China’s route to the famous gates of Liverpool FC, one of biggest names in world football, started about 30 miles away...

    10. August 21, 2016

      Football interest would fit China Everbright’s priorities

      The football and sports rights business is a far leap from China Everbright’s origins more than three decades ago, but...

    11. August 20, 2016

      Liverpool FC owners hire advisers after Chinese approach

      The US owners of Liverpool FC have appointed financial advisers after an unsolicited approach by a consortium led by...

    12. August 19, 2016

      China provinces fall short on coal and steel capacity cuts

      China is stepping up pressure on local governments and state companies to fulfil their “obligation” to cut crippling...

    13. August 18, 2016

      Beijing backs supercomputers and electric cars in technology race

      In the frenzied build-up to the UK’s vote to leave the EU in June, the news that China pushed further ahead of the US...

    14. August 18, 2016

      Soho China turns retail space into office shares

      One of China’s leading property tycoons has warned of a grim outlook for retail landlords as overcapacity and the rapid...

    15. August 18, 2016

      Lenovo optimistic it can turn round its smartphone business

      Lenovo, the world’s largest manufacturer of personal computers, is optimistic that it can “completely turn around” its...

    16. beyondbrics

      August 17, 2016

      China poised to lead on green finance at G-20 meeting

      By Kevin P. Gallagher, Boston University The Western-backed Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) are talking a lot...

    17. August 17, 2016

      Apple to open first R&D centre in China

      Apple plans to open its first research and development centre in China this year, the latest in a series of steps to...

    18. August 17, 2016

      Shenzhen-HK link opens door to China wider

      Hong Kong’s Exchange Square was rainswept, dark and deserted on Tuesday night. Inside the stock exchange, however, more...

    19. August 17, 2016

      Steve Wynn bets big on Macau recovery with $4.2bn casino opening

      Gambling mogul Steve Wynn spent the past week traipsing around his soon-to-open $4.2bn casino in Macau with his wife...

    20. August 16, 2016

      Beijing gives green light to Shenzhen-Hong Kong market tie-up

      Beijing has approved a long-awaited stock trading link between Shenzhen and Hong Kong that will for the first time...

    21. August 15, 2016

      Tesla shifts into reverse on dropping Autopilot label in China

      Tesla briefly removed the word “Autopilot” from its Chinese language website over the weekend, only days after...

    22. August 15, 2016

      Why Australia’s luck may be running out

      Australians of a nervous disposition should probably avoid reading the Chinese press and social media at the moment. A...

    23. August 15, 2016

      The end of deflation in China will be felt around the world

      At the end of last year, a group of investors decided to take the Nasdaq-listed, China-based company Qihoo 360 private....

    24. August 15, 2016

      China lenders look at social media contacts to assess risk

      A leading online lender in China has revealed the unorthodox extent to which the country’s booming fintech sector uses...

    25. August 12, 2016

      IMF warns of credit boom risks in China

      Almost half of the shadow banking products that have fuelled China’s credit boom carry an “elevated” risk of default,...

    26. August 12, 2016

      World Bank to sell China bonds in renminbi boost

      The World Bank is to issue bonds in China backed by the International Monetary Fund’s currency basket for the first...

    27. August 12, 2016

      China’s elevated bus drives doubts over investment vehicle

      Chinese state media have raised concerns that the company behind a futuristic elevated bus vaunted as a solution to...

    28. August 11, 2016

      Alibaba reports rapid sales growth from mobile users

      Alibaba, the Chinese ecommerce group founded by Jack Ma, delivered its fastest pace of quarterly sales growth since its...

    29. August 11, 2016

      Chinese laws prompt global business backlash

      A coalition of some of the world's biggest business groups have called on China to revise a new cyber security law and...

    30. August 11, 2016

      Australia moves to block A$10bn power grid sale to Chinese

      Australia moved to block the A$10bn-plus ($7.7bn) sale of a controlling stake in the country’s biggest electricity...

    31. August 9, 2016

      BP to sell stake in Chinese joint venture

      BP, the UK energy group, is planning to sell one of its biggest Chinese investments, by disposing of its 50 per cent...

    32. August 9, 2016

      China flexes its muscles over Hinkley Point

      China’s warning to the UK that the future of bilateral ties stand at a “crucial historical juncture” over the deferral...

    33. August 9, 2016

      German angst over Chinese M&A

      At this year’s Hannover Messe, the world’s biggest industrial fair, it was one of the stars of the show: an elegant,...

    34. August 9, 2016

      China producer deflation eases to slowest pace in two years

      The steep fall in prices afflicting Chinese industrial groups slowed last month to its lowest rate in almost two years,...

    35. August 9, 2016

      China vulture funds hunt for bargains amid debt wreckage

      When Chinese distressed debt investor Sheng Li goes to inspect property pledged as collateral for a bad loan, he never...

    36. August 8, 2016

      Silk Road revival drives Chinese investment push

      Beijing’s ambition of reviving trade along the ancient Silk Road is rapidly opening up new markets to Chinese investors...

    37. August 8, 2016

      China coal and steel: stop the rot

      For the past couple of decades, business professors have spun price deflation as a result of “innovative disruption”....

    38. August 7, 2016

      Fosun looks to reboot its global buying spree

      Fosun Group remains committed to its global buying spree despite concerns that its earmarking of $6bn in assets for...

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