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    1. 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....

    2. 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...

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    1. August 26, 2015

      Renminbi looms large behind latest China easing

      The timing of China’s twin easing measures, announced late on Tuesday, appeared to chime with the view that Beijing had...

    2. August 25, 2015

      World trade suffers biggest fall in 6 years

      World trade recorded its biggest contraction since the financial crisis in the first half of this year, according to...

    3. August 25, 2015

      UK economists say no need to panic on China

      There is no need to panic, yet. That is the message UK economists are at pains to put across in response to fears that...

    4. 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...

    5. August 21, 2015

      Global stocks tumble after weak Chinese data

      Stock markets in the US, Europe and Asia tumbled on Friday after lacklustre Chinese data fuelled concerns about the...

    6. August 20, 2015

      Li & Fung profits fall 20%

      Profits at Li & Fung dropped 20 per cent in the first half of the year as the Asian supplier to global retailers such...

    7. August 20, 2015

      Q&A: How volatile are China’s markets?

      It has become a running joke over the past week that devaluing its currency was the best thing China did to stop people...

    8. August 20, 2015

      Commodity surpluses set to rise as renminbi helps China producers

      China’s weaker currency could help producers of some commodities in the country who are struggling to survive as prices...

    9. August 20, 2015

      Australia-China trade deal faces hurdles

      It took a decade to negotiate, offers benefits to Australian businesses and is arguably the flagship achievement of...

    10. August 20, 2015

      China export woes mirrored across Asia

      If Asia really is in the midst of a new currency war, then the hard part will be identifying any winners. A number of...

    11. August 19, 2015

      Currencies lose firepower as an effective trade weapon

      When China’s central bank last week triggered the two biggest single-day falls in the renminbi since the 1990s, plenty...

    12. August 17, 2015

      Sri Lanka’s prime minister pledges continued China ties

      Sri Lanka’s controversial investment ties with China are set to continue amid a broader push to attract foreign capital...

    13. FT Alphaville

      August 14, 2015

      What are Chinese capital controls really? - Part 1

      To understand what happened in China this week we think the best financial analogy for China’s management of its...

    14. August 13, 2015

      Global companies hurt by slowing China

      A surprise devaluation of the renminbi has raised the stakes of an economic slowdown in China for global companies that...

    15. August 13, 2015

      Asia Inc weighs impact of renminbi devaluation

      Shortly before Airbus celebrated the completion of the 100th A320 aircraft at its Chinese final assembly facility in...

    16. August 11, 2015

      China devaluation raises spectre of currency wars

      All currency wars are self-defeating for their combatants. When a country slashes the value of its currency to boost...

    17. FT Alphaville

      August 11, 2015

      This one time, at band camp, the PBOC did this thing

      China weakened the renminbi fixing by 1.86 per cent overnight, an unexpected move followed by the biggest one-day...

    18. August 10, 2015

      Gazprom’s China contract offers no protection against low prices

      Gazprom’s 30-year contract for gas supplies to China was based on an optimistic view of the oil market and offered no...

    19. July 31, 2015

      Short seller attacks Chinese aluminium maker

      The world’s second-largest aluminium products maker, Zhongwang Holdings, suspended its shares in Hong Kong after a...

    20. July 30, 2015

      Corporate giants sound profits alarm over China slowdown

      Some of the world’s largest companies have sounded the alarm about the slowdown in the Chinese economy, warning that...

    21. Nick Butler

      July 28, 2015

      The energy implications of China's downturn

      The Chinese economy is clearly going through its most serious downturn in more than 30 years. After three decades of...

    22. July 24, 2015

      WTO deal to cut tariffs on IT products

      The US, China, the EU and more than 50 other members of the World Trade Organisation have sealed an agreement to reduce...

    23. July 24, 2015

      Free Lunch: China, commerce and co-operation

      Economic wobbles raise age-old debate Recent events have demonstrated how China is becoming an increasingly...

    24. July 22, 2015

      Industrial metals decline on China worries

      Industrial metals from copper to zinc fell again on Wednesday, buffeted by a strengthening US dollar and nagging...

    25. July 20, 2015

      Telecoms: Huawei’s better

      Unlisted companies are the Russian dolls of the corporate world: the finer details nestle within increasingly...

    26. July 19, 2015

      Deal reached on cuts to global IT tariffs

      The US, China and the EU are expected to sign up this week to what would be the biggest tariff agreement struck at the...

    27. July 14, 2015

      Five things to watch in China’s second-quarter GDP data

      China’s statistics bureau will release data on second-quarter gross domestic product on Wednesday morning local time....

    28. July 13, 2015

      China trade surplus reaches $137bn

      China’s trade surplus expanded again in the second quarter, providing the economy with a crucial boost ahead of...

    29. beyondbrics

      July 10, 2015

      The real engine of the Brics is China

      The leaders of the Brics – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – held their seventh annual summit amid deep...

    30. July 10, 2015

      India and Pakistan join Shanghai Co-operation Organisation

      The Shanghai Co-operation Organisation has embarked on a big enlargement process that could transform the club that...

    31. July 10, 2015

      China could be an even bigger wine market now boom is over

      The Chinese government probably had several intentions when it announced the start of what would turn out to be a Y4tr...

    32. July 10, 2015

      China car sales fall amid stock market turmoil

      Chinese car sales fell for the first time in more than two years in June with buyer sentiment hit by slowing economic...

    33. July 8, 2015

      Brics nations’ differences on display as club stages summit

      In the lobby of the Holiday Inn in Ufa, Russia, three men were huddled over an iPad on Wednesday morning — one Russian,...

    34. July 7, 2015

      China’s stock slump pits the party against punters

      “Rainbows always appear after rains,” wrote the People’s Daily newspaper this week to reassure Chinese stock market...

    35. July 6, 2015

      Great Game echoes in summit halls for Putin’s pursuit of China ties

      When Russia’s president welcomes leaders from a dozen countries for two separate summits in Ufa on Wednesday, there...

    36. July 6, 2015

      Ukraine set to become top corn exporter to China in first half

      Call it corn diplomacy. Ukraine is set to become China’s top supplier of corn in the first half of 2015 as both...

    37. July 5, 2015

      Australian miners cry foul over China coal-testing regime

      Australian miners are urging Beijing to suspend a coal-quality testing regime, which they claim is unfairly blocking...

    38. July 5, 2015

      Commodities fall saves China’s blushes

      China’s economy would have grown at less than 6 per cent in the first quarter of the year were it not for the collapse...

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