Thursday, September 18, 2014
A reported US$81 billion injection into China's major banks is probably the first of a series of fresh stimulus measures by Beijing to bolster its flagging economy, the world's second largest, analysts said Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
China's outbound investment more than doubled in August to US$12.62 billion, data showed Tuesday, far outstripping foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country, which fell to a four-year low.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
China's industrial production growth slowed sharply in August to its lowest level for more than five years at 6.9 percent, official data showed Saturday, intensifying concerns for the world's second-largest economy.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
China's bank lending nearly doubled in August from the previous month, central bank data showed Friday, rebounding towards what analysts described as a normal level.
Friday, September 12, 2014
An affiliate of German carmaker Volkswagen has been fined more than US$40.5 million for price-fixing in China, authorities said Thursday, the latest company to be punished under a sweeping anti-monopoly crackdown.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
China's premier promised Wednesday to open the world's No. 2 economy wider to foreign companies, promising favorable conditions despite a wave of anti-monopoly investigations that business groups say might be aimed at limiting competition.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
China's trade surplus surged to a record US$49.8 billion in August, figures showed Monday, as imports saw a surprising fall and export growth slowed in a further sign of softness in the world's second-largest economy.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Growth in Chinese manufacturing activity slowed in August, two closely watched surveys showed Monday, losing momentum as a declining property sector and waning stimulus effects weigh on the world's second-largest economy.
China's home prices fell at a slower rate in August than the previous month, an independent survey showed Monday, as more local governments loosened purchasing restrictions to prop up sales.
Foreign nationals who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure.