China announces trade secrets crackdown to assure investors

It says the goal is to "increase foreign investment." Investment into China fell in the first half of 2017 following two decades of regular double-digit annual increases. That reflects what business groups say is growing frustration with difficult ... ( read original story ...)

China stocks edge up on business optimism; Hong Kong steady

SHANGHAI, Sept 20 (Reuters) - China stocks edged higher on Wednesday, with sentiment propped up by signs of optimism among business leaders and expectations the government won’t tolerate sharp volatility in the country’s financial markets ahead of next ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing, Shanghai shut down bitcoin exchanges: media

Banking regulators in Beijing and Shanghai have ordered local cryptocurrency exchanges to shut down, state media reported Tuesday, in the latest blow to the once flourishing Chinese market for virtual money. A Beijing-based regulator required all exchanges ... ( read original story ...)

Weakest China Developers Menaced by $38 Billion in Bond Puts

China-listed property developers’ total cash and cash equivalents were 826 billion yuan as of June 30, compared with 866 billion yuan at the end of the first quarter, according to Bloomberg-compiled data. New-home prices, excluding government-subsidized ... ( read original story ...)