Friday, November 13, 2015
Communist leaders allowed China's biggest corporate bond default yet on Thursday in a fresh sign of wrenching economic change as growth slows and Beijing gives market forces a bigger role in its financial system.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Mainland China's consumer price inflation fell to a five-month low in October, the government said Tuesday, in another sign of weak demand in the world's second-largest economy.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Lower commodity prices and sluggish demands dragged down China's October trade figures, although the volume of imported oil and other raw materials rose as the world's second-largest economy stocked up on a few bargains, customs data released Sunday showed.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Mainland China has set a deadline of this year to link trading between the Shenzhen stock exchange and the Hong Kong market, the central bank chief said, following a similar connection with the Shanghai bourse.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China needs at least 6.5 percent economic growth in coming years to become "moderately prosperous." The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CPP) also announced plans to let the country's tightly controlled currency trade freely by 2020.
Monday, November 2, 2015
Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector shrank in October for the third straight month, officials said Sunday, fueling fears that growth in the world's second largest economy is slowing faster than policymakers admit.
Friday, October 30, 2015
Wealthy Chinese remain the No. 1 buyers of luxury products worldwide, appearing inured to economic turmoil at home as they zigzag the globe in search of deals on everything from handbags to jewelry, according to a new study by Bain consultancy.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Mainland China is preparing to allow its multi-billion-U.S.-dollar pension fund to invest in the stock market next year, an official said Tuesday, in a move to boost share prices after a more than 30 percent plunge since June.
China's world-beating gambling hub is getting a taste of Hollywood glamor as its newest casino resort makes its debut on Tuesday with a glitzy grand opening that masks turmoil behind the scenes.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Mainland China's richest man saw his fortune balloon by nearly US$17 billion -- a sum larger than the GDP of Iceland -- in the past year, business magazine Forbes said Monday.