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Yahoo pulls plan for spinoff of $23bn in Alibaba shares

Yahoo has withdrawn a request to the Internal Revenue Service of the US to spin off around US$23 bi

CSRC plans circuit-breaker mechanism to try and halt volatile trading

A draft regulation from the China Securities Regulatory Commission would suspend stock trading on t

Beijing’s policy flops don't spell doom for China’s real economy—just investor expectations

Perceived wisdom

China's insurance firms' record growth likely hard to maintain

Interim reports released by Ping An Insurance, China Life Insurance, China Taiping Insurance in oth

Authorities' market probe spreads to Man Group, Caijing magazine

A probe into market volatility by regulators unhappy with falling prices has spread with the detain

Four regulators jointly announce measures to boost China's flagging stock market

At 10pm on Monday the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Ministry of Finance,

End may be in sight for government stock purchases

State-led efforts to prop up mainland China's stock market my finally be over as the government pla

Marginalized top talent left regulator in droves ahead of stock market implosion

Low salaries and a lack of promotions drove an exodus of overseas returnees with international fina

Beijing intervenes once again to prop up mainland stock market, yuan

Beijing has been cutting holdings of US Treasuries to support the yuan, and has restarted an equity

Authorities attempt to pin blame elsewhere for stock market rout

Authorities are once again seeking scapegoats for mainland stock markets' dismal performance: Polic

PBOC cuts interest rates, reserve requirement as stocks continue free-fall

The People's Bank of China cut interest rates for the fifth time since November - this time by 25 b

Stock rout obliterates mainland market's gains for the year

Mainland Chinese stocks saw their greatest single-day drop since the global financial crisis in 200

China's new foreign exchange regime may bring volatility and value to its financial system

Currency cacophony

China selloff of American debt puts little dent in US bond prices

China's paring of its holdings of United States debt by US$180 billion between March 2

Cost of salvaging China's stock market estimated at $144bn so far

China's state financial institutions have spent around US$144 billion to support the mainland's sto

Brokerage Reorient Group's H1 losses up 28% despite Jack Ma investment

Reorient Group (0376.HKG), a brokerage majority owned by Alibaba Group (BABA.NYSE) founder Jack Ma,

Online lenders see 61% drop in equity loans after ban

Loans via peer-to-peer platforms and other online lenders for equity purchases have fallen by RMB70

Hong Kong-Shenzhen index to launch despite linkup lacking launch date

The Hang Seng Indexes Company and Shenzhen Securities Information Company will launch a new composi

Mainland exchanges halt same-day short-selling of all stocks

The Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges halted same-day transactions for short-sellers on Tuesday

Citadel trading account among more than 30 suspended in China

The mainland trading account of American hedge fund Citadel was one of over 30 suspended by the Chi

Market regulator tells media to verify "speculative" reports with it first

The China Securities and Regulatory Commission has warned journalists that all "speculative reports

Margin debt at mainland exchanges falls as fewer investors open trading accounts

The outstanding balance of loans backed by share purchases fell by RMB31.9 billion (US$5.1 billion)

Avic Capital director fired for selling shares in subsidiary

Yang Shengjun, managing director Aviation Industry Corp of China subsidiary Avic Capital (600705.SH

Hanergy shares removed from Hong Kong-Shanghai market linkup

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has been officially removed from the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect

Gome share prices fall on plans to buy assets from jailed founder

Hong Kong-listed shares in mainland electronics retailer Gome (0493.HKG) fell 13% on Monday after t

London Metal Exchange set to accept yuan as collateral

The London Metal Exchange plans to accept China's yuan as collateral for its commodities traders in

Shanghai stocks' one-day fall of 8.5% leaves investors dazed

The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 8.5% on Monday, its biggest one-day fall since 2007,

China's stock markets rebound but trading turnover falls

Trading turnover has fallen by more than a third both in Hong Kong and Shanghai despite official me

Postal Savings Bank of China ordered to accelerate pre-IPO fundraising

China's State Council, banking regulator and finance ministry have instructed the Postal Savings Ba

Business confidence gauge slips to six-year low in June

Business confidence in China has fallen to its lowest point since January 2009 following last month

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