Friday, October 31, 2014
China says it will ease restrictions on credit cards in a move that might give Visa, Mastercard and other foreign competitors greater access to the Chinese market.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
A watershed scheme to allow cross-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock markets has been delayed, a Hong Kong official said Monday, warning that pro-democracy protests gripping the city could impact the project's progress.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
China's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded in the third quarter at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis, official data showed Tuesday, but analysts said the world's second-largest economy may have bottomed out.
Monday, October 20, 2014
China's economic growth in the third quarter fell to its slowest since the depths of the global financial crisis more than five years ago, an AFP survey projects.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Inflation in China fell to 1.6 percent in September, the government said Wednesday, below analysts' forecasts and the lowest in the world's second-largest economy for almost five years.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
China's exports and imports both rose more than expected in September, Customs data showed Monday in a positive signal for the world's second-largest economy, but analysts warned that fundamentals remained weak.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
A flawless fancy vivid pink diamond sold for a record US$17.7 million in Hong Kong late Tuesday, Sotheby's said.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
ASEAN has come a long way in breaking down the barriers that prevent airlines from flying freely within the region, with travelers the key beneficiaries.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
China's former richest man Wang Jianlin once bet Alibaba founder Jack Ma 100 million yuan (US$16.3 million) that online purchases in the country would not eclipse bricks-and-mortar buys in the next decade.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
China's manufacturing activity came in below initial expectations in September, HSBC said Tuesday, adding to pressure for Beijing to address slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.