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.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
China on Monday hailed the one-year anniversary of its first free-trade zone (FTZ), but foreign companies expressed disappointment over the pace of pledged reforms as they await real business opportunities.
U.S. technology giant Microsoft on Monday launched its Xbox One game console in China, the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market after the government lifted a 14-year ban.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
General Motors Co. (GM) expects its sales in China this year to top 3.1 million units and sees no impact on business from an anti-monopoly probe of the industry, the president of the automaker's China unit said Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
China's manufacturing sector saw a surprise pick-up in September, a closely watched survey showed Tuesday, but economists warned a slowdown in the key property sector was an ongoing risk to growth.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
A buying frenzy sent Alibaba shares sharply higher Friday as the Chinese online giant made its historic Wall Street trading debut.
Alibaba has become by far the dominant e-commerce company in China, a country with the world's greatest number of Internet users, in only 15 years.
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.