Friday, August 28, 2015
Shanghai stocks closed up 5.34 percent on Thursday, cheered by a rally on Wall Street and a domestic interest rate cut this week aimed at boosting the world's second-largest economy, dealers said.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The head of mainland China's work safety watchdog has been sacked, state media said Wednesday, two weeks after giant explosions in one of the country's largest ports killed 139 and injured hundreds.
The once-hot smartphone market in mainland China is expected to cool this year, growing a meager 1.2 percent, according to a report released Tuesday.
U.S. and mainland China officials took a major step Tuesday toward an agreement to advance "clean coal" technologies that purport to reduce the fuel's contribution to climate change -- and could offer a potential lifeline for an industry that's seen its fortunes fade.
Employees of one of mainland China's biggest securities firms and one current and one former employee of its market regulator are under investigation on suspicion of illegal stock trading, state media reported Wednesday, amid the collapse of a stock price boom.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Mainland China's former finance authority deputy head Jin Liqun has been elected to head the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the mainland Chinese authorities said Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Asian stocks nosedived on Monday, led by sharp falls in Shanghai as concerns mount over the health of mainland China's economy -- the world's second largest.
Investors who piled into mainland China's stock market at the government's behest may have lost heavily in recent months, but many clung Monday to hopes of official rescue even as markets erased the year's gains.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
A key indicator of mainland China's manufacturing activity slumped to a 77-month low in August, an independent survey showed Friday, fueling concerns of further deceleration in the world's second-largest economy.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Mainland China's triple yuan devaluation could hit France's lucrative luxury sector, which has already been impacted by Beijing's tough anti-corruption drive against spendthrift officials, analysts say.