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China Roundup: What’s Behind China’s Required Reserve Ratio Cut?

This week, China’s central bank finally bit the bullet and cut the required reserve ratio by 50 basis points.

by Major | Feb. 5 2015

The Chinese Property Market Conundrum

As the Chinese property market slows and complicates the country's economic outlook, the government faces a tricky balancing act.

by Nicole Sy | Jan. 26 2015

China Roundup: In 2014 the China GDP figure hit a 24-year low

This week, all eyes were on the 2014 China GDP figure, which at 7.4% was lower than the target.

by Major | Jan. 22 2015

China Roundup: Lei Jun on the Xiaomi Note, innovation and smart homes

This week, Lei Jun triggered memories of Steve Jobs at the launch of the new Xiaomi Note where he also.

by Major | Jan. 15 2015

China Roundup: Is the Chinese Economy Rebalancing?

Tencent launched China’s first private bank, local governments vowed to crack down on ride-hailing apps, and with China.

by Major | Jan. 8 2015

China Roundup: Baidu invests in Uber and the BYD stock price tumbles

This week, the BYD stock price fell sharply, as did Geely's; Baidu invested in ride-sharing company Uber; and.

by Major Tian | Dec. 18 2014

China Roundup: Shanghai Composite Index Touches a High and the Tencent-Alibaba Battle

This week, the Shanghai Composite Index reached a 40-month peak; experts speculated on future PBOC rate cuts, following last.

by Major Tian | Nov. 27 2014

China roundup: APEC agreements; Alibaba’s Single’s Day Sale Booty; and a New Bankruptcy Law

This week, the much awaited APEC conference came to a close, Alibaba netted more than $9.3 billion in Single.

by Major | Nov. 14 2014

China Roundup: The race to become the largest economy in the world and the UK Treasury’s RMB Bonds

This week, there was fresh debate over whether China will overtake the US to become the largest economy in the.

by Major Tian | Oct. 10 2014

China Roundup: State of the Economy; MNCs Hit new highs (and lows); and the Alibaba Share Price Fall

This week, China’s factory activity improved a little even as factory employment figures slumped; Adobe announced its intention to.

by Major Tian | Sep. 26 2014

China Roundup: China’s Economy May Need a Boost and Alibaba Triples Profits Ahead of IPO

This week, we contemplate whether China’s economy needs another stimulus given that the state of various economic indicators.

by Major Tian | Aug. 29 2014

China Roundup: Chinese economy grew 7.5% in Q2; Alibaba delays IPO; and another bond market default on the horizon

The week that was: the Chinese economy clocked 7.5% growth; new home prices still in a tailspin; Shanxi-based.

by Major Tian | Jul. 18 2014

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