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    1. 5 hours ago

      Chinese environment: Ground operation

      The chemicals warehouse explosions in the port city of Tianjin last month reached straight into Yan Hongmei’s...

    2. 5 hours ago

      China risks an economic discontinuity

      David Daokui Lee, an influential Chinese economist, has argued that: “The stock market sell-off is not the problem . ....

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      China’s currency has become an increasingly important player on the world economic sta...
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    1. 12 hours ago

      China’s dilemma: what next for the renminbi?

      With August and a week of tremendous market volatility behind us, it is worth asking whether this new month will bring...

    2. 15 hours ago

      China urges companies to help shore up market

      Four Chinese regulatory agencies have issued a joint statement “encouraging” listed companies to hand out more...

    3. 16 hours ago

      Clive Palmer’s Mineralogy sues China’s Citic Ltd for A$10bn

      A company owned by Clive Palmer, the Australian mining tycoon turned politician, is suing China’s Citic Limited for...

    4. 19 hours ago

      Global stocks hit by China manufacturing

      Activity in China’s manufacturing sector contracted at its fastest pace in three years, hitting global shares and oil...

    5. 20 hours ago

      China turns up heat on market participants

      Beijing intensified its clampdown on stock market impropriety and rumour-mongering on Tuesday as the whereabouts of one...

    6. August 31, 2015

      China’s caravan parks defy economic fears

      The Chinese economy is collapsing. We all know that right? All of us except about a billion Chinese, many of whom are...

    7. August 31, 2015

      Odds stacked against Macau’s casino operators as GDP plunges

      Macau’s economy has suffered the sharpest contraction in more than a decade as the corruption crackdown in mainland...

    8. August 31, 2015

      China reporter confesses to stoking market ‘panic and disorder’

      A leading journalist at one of China’s top financial publications has admitted to causing “panic and disorder” in the...

    9. August 31, 2015

      China shuffle to form world’s top aluminium producer

      Beijing is lining up a shuffle of state assets that will create the world’s biggest aluminium producer and allow a...

    10. August 31, 2015

      China turbulence rings alarm for smartphone makers

      This summer’s slump in China’s stock market has come at an awkward moment for smartphone companies already facing...

    11. August 30, 2015

      Beijing abandons large-scale share purchases

      China’s government has decided to abandon attempts to boost the stock market through large-scale share purchases, and...

    12. August 30, 2015

      China’s problem is the economy itself, not the market sell-off

      The stock market sell-off is not the problem. Yes, the Shanghai Composite Stock Index has dropped almost 40 per cent...

    13. August 30, 2015

      China P2P lender banks on social media usage

      If you spend a lot of time chatting on social networks or playing computer games, you might be helping your credit...

    14. August 30, 2015

      Luxury groups wait on Chinese stock take

      For western producers of expensive drinks, clothes and handbags, doing business in China is no longer a life of luxury....

    15. August 30, 2015

      Premium carmakers see China drama ahead

      China’s stock market crash this week brought a jolting end to an uncomfortable summer for most of the world’s...

    16. August 30, 2015

      China’s banks face tightening bad loans squeeze

      China’s banks are facing an ever tighter squeeze as profits stagnate and bad loans jump while the economy continues to...

    17. August 28, 2015

      China: Credibility on the line

      As Chinese stocks plummeted on “Black Monday”, triggering waves of panicked selling around the globe, China’s leaders...

    18. August 28, 2015

      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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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?...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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