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  • Do companies pay 'fair share'? Depends who you ask Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 11:01 PM ET

    Are corporations paying their fair share of taxes? That depends on where you live—and who you talk to.

  • The world agrees: Governments are corrupt Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 11:00 PM ET

    In a world riven by differences, there's still plenty of common ground when it comes to public attitudes about major institutions.

  • Despite recent weak data, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, expects China to achieve the 7.5 percent growth target set by Beijing in March.

  • Steve Goldman, Managing Director at Kapstream Capital, expects further liquidity injections from China's central bank in order to prop up growth.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 22- Short-sellers who profit from stock price declines have resumed targeting Chinese companies after a three-year lull, but many of the researchers who instigate the strategy are now cloaked in anonymity, shielding themselves from angry companies and Beijing's counter-investigations.

  • China drives world carbon emissions to record high Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.

  • China drives world carbon emissions to record high Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    OSLO, Sept 21- World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.

  • Chinese town protests over trash incinerator Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    BEIJING— Residents of a town in southern China who oppose a planned trash incinerator have protested for a second weekend and the local government promised not to proceed without public approval.

  • Microsoft delays launch of Xbox One in China Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    Xbox and PlayStation signage on display at the 2014 E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo.

    Microsoft has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China. The company said it would be released by the end of the year.

  • BEIJING, Sept 21- Microsoft Corp has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China, which had been set for release on Tuesday, but the world's biggest software company said it would be released by the end of the year.

  • China says 88 fugitives returned from abroad Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 12:08 AM ET

    BEIJING— China's police ministry on Sunday said 88 fugitives wanted on charges of corruption and other economic offenses have been extradited or returned on their own from the United States and other countries in the midst of an anti-graft crackdown. One fugitive spent 14 years in Canada and was accused of embezzling 60 million yuan, the ministry said.

  • Chinese town protests over trash incinerator Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 10:52 PM ET

    BEIJING— Residents of a town in southern China who oppose a planned trash incinerator have protested for a second weekend and the local government promised not to proceed without public approval.

  • India, China quietly struggle in Indian Ocean Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 2:37 AM ET

    Left largely unspoken, though, are the deep worries in India over Chinese maneuvering in the Indian Ocean, where New Delhi's years of dominance is being chipped away by billions of dollars in aid from Beijing and gargantuan Chinese construction projects.

  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 12:55 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.

  • With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 12:03 AM ET

    THE BIGGEST: Alibaba raised $21.8 billion in its debut, making it the biggest U.S.-listed IPO in history after the IPO of credit card processing company Visa in 2008. If Alibaba's investment banks were to exercise their option to sell an additional 48 million shares, it could make Alibaba's IPO the biggest in the world, beating out the $22 billion IPO of Agricultural Bank of China in 2010..

  • Business Highlights Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 5:47 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed more than 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited potential for growth and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.

  • The IPO, which vaulted Alibaba founder Jack Ma into the ranks of tech billionaires like Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, sets the stage for the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut to expand in the United States, Europe and Asia. Alibaba's closed price of $93.98 gave the company a market cap of $231 billion.

  • Chanos warns of China risk as Alibaba begins trade Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 3:17 PM ET
    Jim Chanos, president and founder of Kynikos Associates.

    Jim Chanos warned of risks to China's economy just as Alibaba held its record IPO.

  • What's Ma's worth     Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports Alibaba's Jack Ma plans to sell $1 billion or more worth of his shares in the company, and his total net worth is now $27 billion.

  • Skeptics out on Alibaba     Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    Barry James of James Advantage Funds, thinks investors should let the froth die in Alibaba before getting in; and Michael Crofton, Philadelphia Trust Company CEO,