GO
Loading...

China

More

  • Global stocks tumble amid Ukraine tensions Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 4:23 AM ET

    BEIJING— Global stocks tumbled Friday after tensions over Ukraine mounted and Standard& Poor's cut Russia's credit rating, warning of capital flight and risks to investment due to the crisis. Seoul, India, Singapore and Bangkok also declined.

  • Oil declines after rising on Ukraine crisis Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 3:53 AM ET

    BEIJING— The price of oil declined Friday after rising to near $102 per barrel on worries about tensions in Ukraine. Ukraine is going through its biggest political crisis since the fall of the Soviet Union, sparked by months of anti-government protests and President Viktor Yanukovych's flight to Russia.

  • BEIJING, April 25- China shares dropped 1 percent on Friday and suffered their worst week since early January, as concerns about market liquidity hurt investor sentiment after Guanghui Energy became the first mainland firm to announce plans to issue preferred shares.

  • Sina suspends book site after pornography reported Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 3:13 AM ET

    Sina decided to take books off its site while it undergoes "a self-correction action" to screen their content, according to a notice on its reading channel.

  • BEIJING, April 25- China's economy is expected to slow further this year, as Beijing continues to make reforms its top priority and rules out major stimulus to spur short-term growth, a Reuters poll showed.

  • *Extent of China slowdown a key risk factor. Much will depend on how China- the world's second-largest economy- performs. The consensus from over 200 economists polled April 15-24 was for growth in economies from China to India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand to be steady and near last year's largely lacklustre levels.

  • SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, April 25- China's yuan hit a 16- month low for the third straight day on Friday, shrugging off a stronger fixing by the central bank to weaken firmly below a key psychological support level on strong corporate dollar demand.

  • HK bankers add to calls for democracy from Beijing Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 2:01 AM ET

    HONG KONG— A group of Hong Kong finance industry professionals are pledging to join an Occupy-style movement to protest growing influence from Beijing that they say is undermining the Asian financial hub's economy.

  • Baidu profit up 24.1 percent on strong ad revenue Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 1:59 AM ET

    BEIJING— Baidu Inc., operator of China's most popular Internet search engine, said Friday its quarterly profit jumped 24.1 percent over a year earlier as its mobile business grew. He said Baidu wants to expand in new areas such as location-based services.

  • BEIJING, April 25- Hong Kong shares fell on Friday as concerns about the state of China's economy and the health of the banking sector clouded positive earnings from several H-share listings. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was down 1.2 percent by the lunch break.

  • "Although the economy grew at a slower pace, the increase of each percentage point of GDP actually produces more jobs than before due to an improving economic structure," Li Zhong, the spokesman of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, told reporters at a media briefing.

  • SINGAPORE, April 25- London copper futures hit a seven-week high on Friday and were headed for their best week in about a month on firm demand in top market China, although growing tensions in Ukraine curbed further gains. Premiums for spot copper in China have surged to levels last seen in 2010 amid strong seasonal demand this month.

  • TOKYO, April 25- The United States and Japan agreed in a joint statement on Friday that a key security treaty covers islands at the centre of a territorial dispute between Japan and China, and said they would continue working towards a bilateral trade deal after talks failed to reach a conclusion.

  • TOKYO, April 25- The United States and Japan agreed in a joint statement on Friday that a key security treaty covers islands at the centre of a territorial dispute between Japan and China, and said they would continue working towards a bilateral trade deal after talks failed to reach a conclusion.

  • China's Baidu forecasts stronger-than-expected revenue Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 8:57 PM ET

    Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc forecast better-than-expected revenue for the second quarter.

  • While he expects growth to continue in 2014, Clement Kwok, CEO of Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels, says Thailand and China are two sources of uncertainty for the business.

  • SunPower CEO: 'Residential market is red-hot' Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 6:27 PM ET

    The future looks bright, SunPower CEO Tom Werner says, on Q1 earnings and a partnership with Google.

  • April 24- Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc forecast better-than-expected revenue for the second quarter, sending shares up 5 percent in after-hours trading. Baidu said revenue in the second quarter will range between 11.820 billion yuan and 12.110 billion yuan.

  • Qualcomm CEO sees strength in this market ... Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 4:11 PM ET
    Steve Mollenkopf

    This particular market is driving the chip business, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf told CNBC.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. All the noise in Ukraine pushed up gold prices today. Oil was up on the day, as was palladium, which comes from Russia.

Most Popular Video

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 11:42 PM ET

Mohit Arora, Executive Director for Asia Pacific at J.D. Power and Associates, says a recovery of lost grounds in China and introduction of new models in markets like India will offset Honda's dismal U.S. sales.

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 11:11 PM ET

Stuart Leckie, Chairman at Stirling Finance, says the triple-R cut for Chinese rural lenders will have a positive impact and is a "nice gesture" signaling that Beijing has not forgotten the rural areas.

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 10:46 PM ET

Nizam Idris, Head of Fixed Income and Currency Strategy at Macquarie, says weaker-than-expected April core consumer prices in Tokyo could be the harbinger for the Bank of Japan to take easing measures soon.