Friday, July 4, 2014
When huge crowds took to Hong Kong's streets this week to voice anger at Beijing's ever-tightening grip, an unlikely group was marching in step: wealthy financiers fighting mainland influence over the city's markets and political life.
China announced another modest easing Thursday of its currency controls, saying banks will be allowed to set their own exchange rates in dealings with customers.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
A watershed free-trade deal between China and Switzerland came into force on Tuesday, the first such accord between the Asian giant and a mainland European economy.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Chinese manufacturing activity expanded at its fastest pace this year in June, an official survey showed Tuesday, in a sign that Beijing's attempts to tackle slowing growth in the world's number two economy are gaining traction.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
China's central bank said it has signed agreements for yuan clearing arrangements with France and Luxembourg, with the aim of promoting greater use of its currency overseas.
Housing prices in major Chinese cities fell for a second consecutive month in June, an independent survey showed Monday, providing more evidence of a deflating property bubble.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Chinese government funds have been misused to buy French vineyards, pay for a trip to Las Vegas and more, the state auditor said in a document revealing more than 300 serious corruption cases.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
China's manufacturing activity expanded in June for the first time this year as the effects of Beijing's mini-stimulus on the world's second-largest economy gradually kick in, HSBC said Monday.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Four out of 18 Taiwanese machine tool manufacturers attending a five-day trade show in Beijing that opened Wednesday are showcasing new products to expand their market presence there, according to the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA).
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
British energy giant BP will sign a long-term deal with Chinese state-owned peer CNOOC in London on Tuesday to supply China with liquefied natural gas (LNG), BP chief executive Bob Dudley said.