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Yihaodian probing security breach

Chinese e-commerce retailer Yihaodian said it is investigating a possible security breach, potentia

AutoChina being probed by SEC

AutoChina International (AUTC.NASDAQ), a company that sells and leases commercial vehicles, said i

Summer equities bailout leaves "national team" holding 6% of stock market

China's "national team" of state financial institutions corralled into purchasing shares to stem th

CSRC launches probe of Citic Securities for suspected violations

Citic Securities has disclosed that the China Securities Regulatory Commission has notified it of a

Nicaraguan canal plans delayed as magnate backer's fortunes decimated

HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Group, the firm slated to build a controversial US$50 bil

Credit Suisse joint venture gets brokerage services approval

Credit Suisse's China joint venture with Founder Securities has been granted approval to offer brok

Baidu, Allianz launch online insurance joint venture

Search giant Baidu, German insurer Allianz and Asian Hillhouse Capital Group have formed a joint ve

SCMP confirms third party offer to purchase its "media assets"

The publisher of South China Morning Post, SCMP Group, has confirmed it is in talks with a

UK requests observer status in arbitration of South China Sea dispute

The United Kingdom has requested "neutral observer" status at the hearing of a case brought b

Citic Securities admits to vastly overstating April-Sept equity swaps

Mainland brokerage Citic Securities admitted Wednesday to incorrect reporting that resulted in over

Value of land sales in Beijing surpasses total for all of 2014

Beijing land sales for the year hit RMB192 billion (US$ ) on Tuesday to exceed the RMB191.7 billion

PetroChina to sell off natural gas pipeline assets worth up to $2.4bn

State-run PetroChina has announced plans to sell its 50% stake in subsidiary Trans-Asia Gas Pipelin

Unreleased data show bad loans rose by RMB500bn in Q1-3

China's banks saw the value of non-performing loans rise by RMB500 billion (US$78.27 billion) in th

CSRC lifts net-buy requirement for brokerages as 12 hedge funds go MIA

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has lifted an order requiring brokers to buy more than t

Apple hopes to launch payment service in China by February, sources say

Apple is aiming to launch its Apple Pay payment service in China by early February and has struck d

State-backed fund to buy 24% share in subsidiary of chipmaker ZTE

The state-backed National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund Corporation will buy a 24% eq

State Grid makes bid for major Australian electricity network

A consortium led by China's State Grid is among four in a pitched battle over Australian transmissi

Jack Ma in talks to buy stake in South China Morning Post, sources say

Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group Holding, is in talks to buy a stake in the publisher of Hong Kong

Party mouthpiece calls for grain self-reliance despite high domestic prices

Party mouthpiece announced new measures to reduce dependence on imported grains despite overflowing

Four banking regulators demoted as finance sector crackdown continues

The party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection has demoted four bank regulators,

P2P site seeks up to $500mn in next funding round

Shanghai-based peer-to-peer lending site will attempt to raise as much as US$500 milli

Pro-establishment camp takes 298 seats in Hong Kong district council elections

Results were mixed in the first Hong Kong district councilor election since the anti-government pro

Head of Guotai Junan International Holdings missing since Nov 18

Guotai Junan International Holdings has revealed Yim Fung, its chairman, executive dir

CSRC announces 10 public listings in Shanghai and Shenzhen

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has green-lit five initial public offerings in Shanghai

SUVs no panacea for automakers' slowing China sales

Automakers seeking to bolster slowing China sales through the debut of sport-utility vehicles may f

US, China still at odds over South China Sea assertions

The United States and China remain at loggerheads over the South China Sea following the latest rou

China pledges over $10bn in infrastructure loans to Southeast Asia

China will offer US$10 billion in infrastructure loans to Southeast Asian countries and another RMB

PBOC lowers rates charged by short-term lending facility

The People's Bank of China on Thursday lowered the rates charged by a short-term lending facility t

IMF reforms could shrink yuan's debut share of reserve currency basket

The International Monetary Fund may reconfigure how its reserve currency basket is weighted, result

Tencent said to seek $1bn in new capital for online banking affiliate

Internet conglomerate Tencent is planning to raise US$1 billion in new capital to help expand the p


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