China promises companies ‘we will keep your secrets’

China’s promise strengthens lukewarm drafting with a new foreign investment law due to be passed later this week. However, companies will have to wait as the updated foreign investment ... Read More

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  I have had a request from Mrs Macleod to write down in simple terms what on earth is going on in the world, and why is it that ... Read More
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Is China really developing a sovereign virtual currency?

China is considered to be an advanced nation when it comes to all things digital. And although the country disappointed many when it banned the trading of bitcoins and other ... Read More
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China launches controversial cyber security law

China is to implement its controversial cyber security law this week despite foreign firms warning about its impact on their ability to do business there. The law is largely ... Read More

Volkswagen to recall nearly 600,000 vehicles in China over headlight concerns

Volkswagen is to recall hundreds of thousands of cars in China amid fears of a headlight fuse defect. The German motor giant will recall 577,590 Golf and Sagitar vehicles ... Read More
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New regulations looming for bitcoin trading in China

Beijing is expected to issue new rules for bitcoin trading in China next month as the cryptocurrency’s price on the country’s trading platforms keeps hitting new highs. According to ... Read More
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Oil gives up earlier gains as rising US output, China concerns weigh

Oil prices gave up earlier gains on Tuesday, as concerns over slowing demand and a relentless rise in U.S. crude output undermined the impact of hopes that OPEC-led production ... Read More

China’s insurer to launch $1 billion fintech and health care fund

Ping An Insurance Group, China’s largest insurer by market value, is launching its first overseas fund to invest in financial technology (fintech) and health care tech worldwide. Headed by ... Read More

Reserve Bank of Australia keeps the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent

The Reserve Bank of Australia has published today a statement by Philip Lowe, Governor, to inform about its monetary policy decision. According the press release, at its meeting today, ... Read More
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Asian Equities, Yen Maintain Declines After BOJ: Markets Wrap

Region’s stocks halt five-day rally as China shares drop Investors assess Trump’s U.S. tax plan; peso reverses losses Asian stocks were mostly lower after a five-day rally as the ... Read More
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