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Fairytale or folly?

by Sean Matthews | Jun. 9 2023

Growth in the number of unicorns in China has been slowing due to economic headwinds and changing attitudes.

Diverging Paths

by Mable-Ann Chang | Jun. 7 2023

The BRICS countries no longer share similar economic trajectories, but the grouping still has a role to play.

Knowledge Magazine

CKGSB Knowledge is the school's quarterly English language publication.


Positive Trends

CKGSB’s Business Conditions Index, reflecting confidence levels in China business, shows big improvements in China’s economic outlook.

by Li Wei | Jun. 6 2023

Bulls, bears and dragons

China’s stock markets are growing in size and number, but too much state control could limit future development.

by Seb Murray | Jun. 5 2023

Ebb And Flow

International investors in China’s private equity are finding it increasingly difficult to get their money out.

by Sherry Fei Ju | Nov. 9 2022

No Cash in Hand

Testing of China’s new digital RMB is well underway, but it may have difficulty beating out the competition.

by Ouyang Hui and Weili Wu | Nov. 9 2022


Despite record listings in the US in 2021, increased scrutiny from Chinese regulators is pushing companies to stay at home.

by SHI Weijun | Dec. 3 2021

A Digital World

China is close to releasing a national digital currency, with the potential to upend the entire global financial structure.

by Kevin Livingston | Nov. 15 2019

Eyes on the Prize: Chinese VC Funds

Chinese VC funds are muscling out international VC funding in the China market.

by Colin Shek | Oct. 10 2019

Co-Working Capital: Investment is Flowing into China’s Shared Office Market

Co-working spaces are a booming industry concept in China thanks to billions of dollars in funding.

by Mable-Ann Chang | Sep. 2 2019

Enter the Petro-Yuan?

Most of the world’s oil has been bought and sold with US dollars, but that may be changing.

by Bennett Voyles | Oct. 18 2018

Funding China’s Future: What Can Green Finance Do?

China has rapidly established itself as one of the biggest players in the global green finance movement.

by Douglas Bulloch | Oct. 11 2018

Why Are So Few Companies Going Public?

Public companies aren’t dying out, but they are becoming a lot scarcer than they once were.

by Bennett Voyles | Jul. 25 2018

Blocking Bitcoin: Why China’s Cryptocurrency Ban Could be Here to Stay

China has banned borderless cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, but it is a move the country may come to regret.

by Matthew Fulco | Jun. 11 2018

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