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  • "We will not waver from reforms (to make China's capital markets) more market-based, law-based and international."

  • BEIJING, Feb 26- China will focus on stable development of its capital markets this year, but will press ahead to further open its markets to foreign companies, the top securities regulator said on Sunday. "We will not waver from reforms more market-based, law-based and international, Liu Shiyu, chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, told a news...

  • BEIJING— China needs to do more to stop risky behavior in its stock market, a regulator said Sunday, following a 2015 collapse in share prices and complaints investors are engaged in a dangerous new round of speculative buying. Regulators need to stop "blind expansion" by financial firms, the deputy chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Li Chao,...

  • In this undated handout photo from Eon Productions, actor Daniel Craig poses as James Bond. Craig was unveiled as legendary British secret agent James Bond 007 in the 21st Bond film Casino Royale.

    A deal between Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and a group of Chinese companies imploded late last year, which has had ripple effects, the WSJ reports.

  • BEIJING, Feb 25- Guo Shuqing, who is stepping down as governor of Shandong province to take control of China's banking regulator, returns to Beijing at a decisive moment for the country's financial system following years of breakneck economic growth. For Guo, highly regarded as one of China's most experienced financial services professionals, returning to...

  • *Guo Shuqing to head China's banking regulator- China Daily. BEIJING, Feb 24- China has appointed a new head for its top economic planning agency and a new commerce minister as part of a reshuffle ahead of a crucial Communist Party meeting later this year. Beijing is struggling to cope with weak global demand and faces risks from growing U.S. trade protectionism as...

  • BEIJING _ Baidu Inc. on Thursday reported net income of $594.7 million in its fourth quarter. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.51 billion. For the current quarter ending in April, Baidu Inc. said it expects revenue in the range of $2.37 billion to $2.45 billion.

  • China currency war?

    John Rutledge, Safanad CIO, and Joseph Trevisani, Worldwide Markets, weigh in on the Trump administration's mixed messages on China currency moves.

  • A Chinese policeman stands guard in front of a portrait of Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China.

    The leadership shuffle in China is beginning, ahead of a potential Xi Jinping power grab at this fall's key Communist Party congress.

  • Chovanec: Seems like White House speaking with more than one voice

    Patrick Chovanec, Silvercrest Asset Management, weighs in on President Trump's rhetoric on China versus reality.

  • China dismisses Trump's currency manipulator remarks

    China dismisses Trump's currency manipulator remarks. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.

  • The close ties between Beijing and Pyongyang are beginning to fray

    North Korea state-run media lashing out at China.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a sub-unit under KPA Unit 1344 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 9, 2016.

    North Korea's state-run news agency appeared to lash out at key supporter China — alleging it was "dancing to the tune of the U.S."

  • BEIJING, Feb 24- China said on Friday it had no intention of using currency devaluation to its advantage in trade, responding to U.S. Trump said in an interview with Reuters on Thursday he had not "held back" in his assessment that China manipulates its yuan currency, just hours after his new treasury secretary pledged a more methodical approach to analysing...

  • SHANGHAI— Democratic senators are protesting the Trump Organization's acceptance of a valuable trademark from the Chinese government without asking Congress first if doing so is constitutional. Additional Democrats signed a letter Friday to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that complains about Trump getting special treatment from China.

  • MSCI's emerging market benchmark fell 0.4 percent with bourses in Hong Kong, South Korea, Russia and South Africa down more than half a percent. China's yuan joined the falls, unfazed by President Donald Trump ratcheting up the rhetoric again and declaring Beijing the "grand champions" of currency manipulation. Meanwhile Beijing said it had no intention of...

  • BEIJING, Feb 24- China's coal imports from North Korea eased last month after new U.N. Security Council sanctions curbing the isolated country's sales abroad came into effect, while Russia, Mongolia, Australia and Indonesia raised shipments, data showed on Friday. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said he had not seen the latest figures, but that...

  • Shares of commodity trader Noble tumbled in late Friday trade after gadfly anonymous researcher Iceberg launched another negative report.

  • BEIJING, Feb 24- China's securities industry association plans to revise rules on private bond sales to restrict issuance of them by property developers, steelmakers and coal producers, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan told Reuters on Friday. Under the revised rules, getting drafted by the Securities Association of China, property developers who...

  • China for the first time became Germany's most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States and France; data showed on Friday.