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    1. May 2, 2016

      China financial regulator clamps down on shadow banking

      China’s banking regulator is cracking down on financial engineering that Chinese banks have used to disguise trillions...

    2. May 2, 2016

      Worries mount over China’s bond market

      Two-plus years of a near-unbroken rally and a market may perhaps be forgiven for a pullback — unless that market is in...

    3. May 2, 2016

      Tencent backs down in mobile payments war with Alibaba

      Chinese online gaming and social networking group Tencent has pulled back from a high-stakes battle with ecommerce...

    4. May 1, 2016

      Long road ahead for China electric vehicles

      Beijing motor show slideshow China is aiming to become the world’s leading electric vehicle market, and with sales...

    5. April 29, 2016

      China’s debt reckoning cannot be deferred indefinitely

      On one of my first trips to China in the early 1990s, on the drive from Beijing airport, I remember gazing out at...

    6. April 29, 2016

      China warns off commodities market punters

      China’s army of retail investors has been warned off speculative trading in commodity futures as officials attempt to...

    7. April 28, 2016

      HNA in race to grab Chinese tourists as it acquires Carlson Hotels

      HNA Group is driving forward with its global acquisition spree as competitors homing in on Chinese tourists fall...

    8. April 28, 2016

      Will investors mind the gap if Chinese stocks go global?

      When Shanghai and Hong Kong first opened their stock markets to each other late in 2014, one hedge fund launched just...

    9. April 28, 2016

      China’s robot revolution

      The Ying Ao sink foundry in southern China’s Guangdong province does not look like a factory of the future. The sign...

    10. April 28, 2016

      Gucci cracks down on fakes for the dead

      Gucci is asking Hong Kong funeral shops to stop selling paper versions of the fashion house’s handbags to be burnt as...

    11. April 28, 2016

      China province falls into negative growth

      The economy in China’s industrial province of Liaoning contracted in the first quarter, making it the first region to...

    12. April 27, 2016

      The growing effects of China’s failure to reform

      The surge in trading on China’s commodity exchanges is the latest example of speculative frenzy in an economy awash...

    13. April 27, 2016

      Speculators march into China commodities

      At the start of the year western commodity traders knew China, the world’s biggest consumer of raw materials, would...

    14. April 27, 2016

      Unpaid bills add to China debt problems as receivables mount

      Times have changed for Yu Xingzhi since China’s economic boom years. Despite the slowing economy, sales at Shanghai...

    15. April 26, 2016

      IMF warns Chinese response to debt needs to be more comprehensive

      China’s leaders need to look beyond the current solutions being floated to tackle the country’s mounting corporate debt...

    16. April 26, 2016

      Ant Financial raises $4.5bn in record fintech private placement

      The financial affiliate of Chinese ecommerce group Alibaba has raised $4.5bn from mostly state-backed investors, in...

    17. April 25, 2016

      China’s bond market is on edge

      Stand easy — or easier, at least. Ten basis points might not be the biggest one-day change for borrowing costs in...

    18. April 25, 2016

      China’s debt-shrinking machine loses its magical power

      One research group, Gavekal Dragonomics, calls it “the magical debt-shrinking machine”. When the Chinese government...

    19. April 25, 2016

      China’s commodities rebound: it’s for real

      Recent signs of a revival in Chinese demand for commodities such as iron ore have been met with scepticism. But there...

    20. April 24, 2016

      Carmakers seek inside edge in China

      Carmakers are gearing up for a year of intense competition in China as the world’s largest auto market by sales faces...

    21. April 24, 2016

      China debt load reaches record high as risk to economy mounts

      China’s total debt rose to a record 237 per cent of gross domestic product in the first quarter, far above...

    22. April 21, 2016

      China internet finance crackdown targets fly-by-night operators

      China’s central bank is leading a wide-ranging clean-up of the country’s unruly internet finance sector, including a...

    23. April 20, 2016

      It is time for China to tackle its bad debts

      My involvement in financial crises over several decades has taught me that the longer governments wait to take tough...

    24. April 20, 2016

      China austerity drive hits officials’ perks

      Like their compatriots around the world, Chinese officials have traditionally taken it upon themselves to ensure that...

    25. April 20, 2016

      Chinese consortium snaps up Lexmark for $3.6bn

      Lexmark, a US printer manufacturer, has agreed to be acquired by a Chinese consortium for $3.6bn as mainland companies...

    26. April 19, 2016

      China-led consortium in vast Australia farmland deal

      A Chinese-led consortium has agreed to buy a historic Australian company that owns more than 1 per cent of the...

    27. April 19, 2016

      China’s AIIB seeks to pave new Silk Road with first projects

      China’s flagship international development bank is hoping to pave a new Silk Road, with at least three of its initial...

    28. April 19, 2016

      Call for US and China to pursue clean coal

      Developing “clean coal” technology would help the coal sector in both the US and China and prevent further job losses,...

    29. April 17, 2016

      China investors target Southeast Asia

      After a record-breaking first quarter of 2016 for Chinese outbound mergers and acquisitions focused on the US and...

    30. April 15, 2016

      Tale of two steel towns: How Redcar and Qianan are faring as furnaces sit idle

      Opposite the Enterprise Revolution offices, where former steelworkers seek advice on self employment, stretches...

    31. April 15, 2016

      Defaults send chill through China’s bond market

      The spectacular collapse of China’s stock market bubble last summer sent what has been described as China’s “big ball...

    32. April 14, 2016

      China could face paper losses of over $10bn on its corn reserves

      The Chinese government could face paper losses of more than $10bn on its state-owned corn reserves as it shakes up its...

    33. April 14, 2016

      China to punish officials in vaccine scandal

      Hundreds of Chinese officials are to be sacked or demoted for their part in a vaccine scandal that has added to...

    34. April 14, 2016

      China busmaker Yutong goes on an overseas drive

      Founded as a bus repair factory in central Henan province in the 1960s, the Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Company has been...

    35. April 12, 2016

      Taiwan calls for release of citizens ‘abducted’ by Beijing

      Taiwan has accused China of abducting more than 40 of its citizens from Kenya as cross-strait relations come under...

    36. April 12, 2016

      China investment in the US hits record $15bn

      Chinese investment in the US hit a record $15bn last year and is set to reach twice that this year despite calls for...

    37. April 10, 2016

      Chinese groups made bets on renminbi weakness

      Some of China’s biggest state companies traded US-dollar debt for renminbi and ramped up dollar deposits in the second...

    38. April 10, 2016

      China says its steel overcapacity will remain

      Significant overcapacity will remain in China’s steel sector even after planned restructuring, industry executives said...

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