Monday, May 11, 2015
China cut interest rates Sunday for the third time in six months to boost sluggish economic growth and announced that it is giving banks more flexibility in setting rates paid to depositors in a new step to make its financial system more market-oriented.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Consumer inflation in China rose to 1.5 percent in April, authorities said Saturday, but came in below market forecasts and analysts called for more action to avoid deflation in the world's second-largest economy.
Friday, May 8, 2015
Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group's revenue jumped 45 percent on strong mobile growth and more active buyers in the fiscal fourth quarter.
China's leaders are trying to tap the brakes on a stock market boom that could run out of control and disrupt economic reform plans.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Mainland China's manufacturing activity recorded its worst contraction in a year in April, a survey by HSBC showed Monday, as subdued domestic demand weighed on growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
China's manufacturing activity expanded modestly in April for the second straight month but the rate of growth failed to accelerate, the government said Friday, as the world's second-largest economy struggles to pick up steam.
Friday, April 24, 2015
An index of China's manufacturing activity fell to a 12-month low in April, HSBC said Thursday, indicating further weakness as growth sputters in the world's second-largest economy.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Mainland China's central bank announced Sunday it would cut the level of funds that commercial banks must hold in reserve by one percentage point, the second such move this year to boost lending.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
A method for detecting toxins through the reactions of fish embryos has won Chinese company Vitargent International a top prize for inventions, organizers said Friday.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Foreign direct investment into China picked up in March, official figures showed Thursday, though outbound investment from the world's second-largest economy slowed sharply.