Asian stocks, dollar drop as Trump caution outweighs China GDP

Japan's Nikkei .N225 reversed earlier losses to close 0.3 percent higher, posting a 1.1 percent weekly loss. China's fourth-quarter gross domestic product growth came in at 6.8 percent, versus forecasts of 6.7 percent, supported by higher government ... ( read original story ...)

Passport Revoked: When Brands Fail Internationally

It seems China has many lessons to teach the west ... It needed to hire over 17,000 employees. Target decided to build brand new distribution centres from scratch. Normally, building one would take a few years. Target set out to build three in less ... ( read original story ...)

China may allow foreign firms to launch IPOs

China may allow foreign companies to launch IPOs on its stock exchanges and issue corporate bonds, the government said, after President Xi Jinping promised the world his country was committed to opening its markets. The State Council, China's Cabinet, late ... ( read original story ...)

The 10 most powerful Chinese export brands

While many huge Chinese brands are unknown outside of China, several are now competitive on the world's stage. On Tuesday, the first "BrandZ Top 30 Chinese Global Brand Builders" report was released by advertising holding company WPP, its research firm ... ( read original story ...)

China's Xi takes spotlight at Davos as US makes transition

DAVOS, Switzerland - China is taking the world's most elite annual gathering by storm. President Xi Jinping leads a Chinese delegation of over 100 officials and scores of business executives attending the World Economic Forum, embodying a tectonic shift at ... ( read original story ...)

China's Xi takes spotlight at Davos as U.S. makes transition

DAVOS, Switzerland -- Communist China is taking the world's most elite annual gathering by storm. President Xi Jinping leads a Chinese delegation of over 100 officials and scores of business executives attending the World Economic Forum, embodying a ... ( read original story ...)