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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

China's forex slides $70bn as outflows accelerate

China's foreign exchange reserves fell nearly $70bn last month as the country's central bank defend

Chinese banks hiding over $2tn in loans

Chinese banks are lending more money, but not calling the funds "loans." As of June, 32 publicly tr

China start $21.8bn offshore investment fund

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China promises to open FDI rules

China moved towards opening up markets such as railway equipment and vehicle batteries on Wednesday

Chinese consumers are racking up more debt

China's savers, who sock away cash like almost no one else in the world, are racking up more debt a

EU companies in China hit by new exchange rules

Several European companies in China have been unable to remit dividends abroad following the introd

Alipay expands European partnerships for Chinese travelers

Alipay said Tuesday it has partnered with four more financial services providers in Europe, as it l

Multinationals, like Coke, rethinking China strategies

Labor unrest at Danone, Coca-Cola and Sony factories in China has cast a spotlight on a quiet pullb

Carlyle nears deal to buy McDonald's China business

A consortium including private-equity giant Carlyle Group is close to a deal valued at as much as $

Foreign deal curbs could benefit HNA Group

China's efforts to shore up its currency by placing restrictions on foreign acquisitions could bene

EU firms brace for China WTO status changes

An approaching World Trade Organization deadline makes higher prices likelier for European goods ma

China buys Mexico offshore oil rights

China has arrived on Mexico's oil scene.

Shenzhen-HK stock link off to slow start

A new link allowing cross-border stock buying between Hong Kong and the southern Chinese city of Sh

Cheung Kong Infrastructure bids $5.4bn Aussie pipeline firm

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing launched a multibillion-dollar bid for an Australian infrastructure gr

China money market rate soars

Rising borrowing costs in China are leading analysts to believe that the central bank is quietly in

China downplays Trump's Taiwan call

A rattled Beijing has played down the impact on relations with Washington of US president-elect Don

EU blames China for environmental trade talks collapse

Europe's trade negotiator blamed China on Sunday for scuppering a global environmental trade deal b

China pushes new pollution permit system amid doubt

After years of debate, the mainland has launched a pollution permit system that authorities are hai

HSBC to up China hiring despite challenges

CRSC curbs private stock placement abuse

China is hitting the brakes on private placements of stock in the wake of signs that the equity fin

Foreign companies face new restrictions on offshoring funds

Multinational companies are suddenly finding themselves in the crosshairs as China dials back its e

RMB weakness exacerbating capital outflows

Net capital outflows from China have risen to $530bn in the first 10 months of this year, with Octo

ChemChina setting up $5bn fund to finance Syngenta deal

China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) is setting up a fund that will aim to raise $5 billion to

Individual RMB conversion allowance reset may cause headache

The PBOC could face a new headache next month when a $50,000 cap on how much foreign currency indiv

China's VAT reform to strengthen local government finances

China's central government will give fixed rebates on value-added taxes (VATs) to local governments

RMB fall fails to impact stock market

China's renminbi slump has companies and individuals alike scrambling to move capital overseas, but

China encourages unemployed to move to countryside

Migrant workers made redundant by factory closures, fresh college graduates who can't find good job

Online donation platforms drive charity increase

Individual philanthropy in China is on the rise thanks to the growing popularity of online donation

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