AIA Group expands new business despite China curbs

AIA Group Ltd (1299.HK), the world's third-largest life insurer by market value, said on Friday new business rose 28 percent in 2016, buoyed by strong customer demand in its main markets in China and Hong Kong. Value of new business rose to $2.75 billion ... ( read original story ...)

Could China's Trump tactics actually be working?

But throughout, Beijing has shown iron self-discipline and restraint. China's official news agency Xinhua noted of Mr Trump: "He will soon realise that leaders of the two countries must use more mature and effective ways to communicate than trading barbs ... ( read original story ...)

China Rapid Finance Said to Target U.S. IPO as Soon as 2017

China Rapid Finance, a Shanghai-based peer-to-peer lender, is planning to raise at least $100 million in an initial public offering in the U.S., people familiar with the matter said. The company, which raised $20 million at a pre-money valuation of $1 ... ( read original story ...)

North Korea says China 'dancing to the tune of the US'

The statement did not name China, but referred to a "neighbouring country" which "often claims" to be friendly. "This country, styling itself a big power, is dancing to the tune of the US," the state-run news agency said. In a direct reference to the ban ... ( read original story ...)