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Investors hoping to cash in on the growth in the Chinese consumer sector should look at China-focused companies that are not listed in the mainland, says one expert.
China stocks are expected to be rangebound on Tuesday. The Shanghai Composite nudged up 0.16 percent to end at 2348.3 on Monday, trading was thin.
As Alibaba Group's buyback of half of Yahoo's stake paves the way for a possible public listing for the Chinese internet giant, one strategist tells CNBC if the company wants to stay competitive in the domestic market it needs to expand, for which it must raise a lot of capital.
Chinese consumers of thermal coal and iron ore are asking traders to defer cargos and – in some cases – defaulting on their contracts, in the clearest sign yet of the impact of the country’s economic slowdown on the global raw materials markets. The FT reports.
China stocks are expected to weaken further after losing 2.1 percent last week.
A blind Chinese legal activist who was suddenly allowed to leave the country arrived in the U.S. on Saturday, ending a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations.
A blind Chinese legal activist who was suddenly allowed to leave the country has arrived in the United States.
Authorities in China have approved Google Inc.'s bid to buy phone maker Motorola Mobility, clearing the way for the $12.5 billion deal to close early next week.
China's home prices recorded their seventh consecutive monthly fall in April, with one expert expecting up to 15 percent more downside in the near-term, putting property stocks under pressure.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
China stocks are expected to trade sideways after yesterday's rebound.
Forget big city lights and slick streets, China’s next consumption surge may have its roots in the rural sector.
China stocks are due for a technical rebound after sliding for four days but global uncertainties and slowdown worries may keep gains limited.
China stocks are likely to trade sideways after a three-day losing streak.
Investors are focusing on the wrong inflation numbers in China, says Hong Kong-based investment banker Sean Darby. While the consumer prices are widely considered the headline inflation gauge, the Chief Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies say producer prices give a clearer picture of the economy, and those are pointing to a "deflationary"environment.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team report the major European averages fell about 2% on Greek and Spanish worries and its impact on U.S. markets, with CNBC's Bob Pisani. Also, CNBC's Capital Markets editor, Gary Kaminsky has the update on Yahoo's CEO's exit, Chesapeake Energy and China.
China stocks may consolidate on Tuesday in the wake of European market losses.
Recently, Beijing announced it would permit the yuan to rise in value as much as one percent each day. This was greeted by China watchers as an important indication Beijing would finally permit the yuan to rise against the dollar significantly enough to reduce the U.S. trade imbalance with the Middle Kingdom.
China’s economy may be on track to grow at its slowest pace in a decade, but there’s a silver lining to this: lower commodity and oil prices may actually benefit the U.S. and Europe, just when they most need it.
China stocks may open higher on Monday, after the People's Bank of China announced Saturday a 50-basis point cut in the banks' reserve requirement ratio (RRR).