China banks lend record $477bn new loans in Jan

An Industrial and Commercial Bank of China branch in Beijing. China’s banks made the most new loans on record in January – totalling 3.23tn yuan ($477bn) – as policymakers try to jumpstart sluggish in... ( read original story ...)

China’s hometowns steal housing thunder

The Spring Festival has come and gone, and China’s property industry is pondering if the real action is in lower-tier cities, away from the hustle-bustle of metros like Beijing and Shanghai. Typically ... ( read original story ...)

China, US announce more trade talks next week

Article Continued Below Trump raised tariffs in July over complaints Beijing steals or pressures companies to hand over technology. He imposed 25 per cent penalties on $50 billion of goods from China ... ( read original story ...)