China appoints US-trained central banker

Mar 19, 2018

A US-trained economist has been named to succeed China's longtime central bank governor as the ruling Communist Party tries to reduce financial risks and surging debt

Asian markets mixed following Wall Street gains

Mar 19, 2018

Asian stock markets are mixed following Wall Street gains and China's appointment of a new central bank governor and other top economic officials

China's next economic czar: Harvard-trained Xi adviser

Mar 19, 2018

China's next economy czar is a Harvard-trained supporter of free markets who is President Xi Jinping's top adviser but has no experience fighting the bureaucratic battles the post can require

Asian shares waver as market mulls Kudlow, trade tensions

Mar 15, 2018

Asian shares waver as investors assess Trump's pick new economic adviser

Chinese stock regulators levy $870M fine in scandal

Mar 14, 2018

Chinese regulators have fined a company a record $870 million for manipulating stock prices in the latest scandal to roil the country's financial markets

No term limit could allow Xi to be bold on Hong Kong, Taiwan

Mar 13, 2018

Allowing Xi Jinping to remain president indefinitely puts him on track to deal with some of China's weightiest long-term sovereignty challenges, especially the fates of Hong Kong and Taiwan

China shrinks steel industry slowly, drawing Western ire

Mar 13, 2018

China has closed some of its steel mills but is moving too gradually to defuse American and European anger at a flood of low-cost exports that is double the volume of second-place Japan

Thousands of Indian farmers march to demand government help

Mar 12, 2018

Tens of thousands of farmers who marched up to six days are in a western Indian state capital to demand loan waivers, fair prices for their produce and other help as the agriculture sector struggles from years of declining earnings

China shrinking steel industry, but too slowly for West

Mar 12, 2018

China's steel mills, a target of U.S. President Donald Trump's ire, are the 800-pound gorilla of their industry: They make half the world's supply, so any change in prices and output affects everyone

China says no to US trade war, but vows to defend interests

Mar 11, 2018

China says it will not initiate a trade war with the United States, but vows to defend its national interests in the face of growing American protectionism.

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