China export, import growth weaken in July, dimming outlook

BEIJING — China's trade growth weakened in July in a negative sign for growth in the world's second-largest economy and global demand. Exports rose 7.2 per cent from a year earlier to $193.6 billion, down from June's 11.3 per cent growth, according to ... ( read original story ...)

Asian stocks fall as China trade data disappoints

TOKYO - Shares fell Tuesday in Asia, rapidly erasing initial gains that followed record highs on Wall Street after China reported disappointing trade data for July. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.3 per cent to 19,993.76 in morning ... ( read original story ...)

China’s shadow banking sector is exploding in size

AP / Hassan Ammar China is unstoppable. GDP growth has slowed down to 6.9%, according to official numbers. The numbers are likely inflated, but the boom is still underway. Reasonable estimates from knowledgeable observers still have China growing at 4 ... ( read original story ...)

Apple’s China problem highlights conundrum for tech sector

Microsoft has been doing business in China for some 20 years, staying within guidelines set by the government. Seven years ago, Google pulled its search engine out of mainland China in a rare stand against censors and for internet privacy. "Google stood up ... ( read original story ...)

Signals are good for China Tower IPO

HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - The signals are good for a huge telecoms infrastructure listing. China Tower, owner of the world’s biggest collection of telecoms towers, is preparing an initial public offering in Hong Kong of up to $10 billion ... ( read original story ...)

Trump Company Moves to Protect Brand in Chinese Gambling Hub

HONG KONG — The company that manages the Donald J. Trump brand has moved to protect the name in Macau, a part of China that long ago surpassed Las Vegas to become the world’s largest gambling market. The moves do not necessarily indicate that President ... ( read original story ...)