• Buyout Firms Increasing Hiring in Emerging Markets Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 12:17 PM ET

    Private equity firms are hiring more staff in emerging markets to keep up with faster growth opportunities in Asia and Eastern Europe.

  • China's CIC Has Up to $90 Billion to Invest Abroad: FT Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 12:24 AM ET
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    China has lodged a formal complaint against U.S. television network CNN for what it called a "vicious attack" by one of its commentators who labeled the Chinese as "goons".

  • Trading Chimerica Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 6:40 PM ET

    There are 1.3 billion potential customers in China and if U.S. companies have anything to say about it, they’ll all be buying American. Sound far-fetched? Find out why it might not be.

  • Think Your Job Won't Go Overseas? Think Again Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 11:25 AM ET

    More than a quarter of US employers expect more of their high-skill positions to be shipped overseas.

  • Biggest Companies: Gazprom On GE's Heels Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 10:38 AM ET

    With the run up in oil and General Electric's big miss this quarter, Russia's Gazprom could pass GE in the rankings of world's biggest companies by market cap.  Here are the current rankings...

  • US Rice Jumps to Record High on Supply Fears Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 6:09 AM ET

    U.S. rice futures rose to a fresh all-time high on Wednesday on worries about supply shortages which have triggered political unrest and export restrictions designed to protect dwindling domestic stocks.

  • Beijing Auto Show: Is It Bigger Than Detroit? Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | 11:10 AM ET

    Talk about coming of age. The Beijing Auto Show and China's auto market are making a statement this week. It's loud and clear: "We are world players!" In fact, it brings up the question about whether this show and the Chinese market are bigger than the Detroit Show and U.S. Market?

  • China Mobile's Profit Jumps as Subscribers Grow Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | 6:28 AM ET

    China Mobile, the world's top cellular carrier, posted a 37 percent rise in its quarterly net profit on Monday thanks to strong subscriber growth.

  • BofA Eyes Sale, Purchase of CCB Shares: FT Sunday, 20 Apr 2008 | 11:29 PM ET

    Bank of America plans to shed part of its 9 percent stake in China Construction Bank in order to raise capital while at the same time looking to exercise options to buy more shares at below-market levels, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

  • China Says to Limit Flow of Non-Tradeable Shares Sunday, 20 Apr 2008 | 10:41 PM ET

    China's securities regulator on Sunday published rules that will limit the flow of large amounts of shares formerly subject to lock-up periods directly into the stock market, likely boosting market sentiment.

  • A convergence of factors -- from  sizzling commodity prices to high energy costs to new technology -- is  transforming the waste management industry and driving strong growth.

  • There's Electricity In That Garbage Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 1:47 PM ET

    In the altered calculus of green economics, what used to be garbage is now a valuable fuel, which can be used – or really, reused - to generate electricity.

  • China Lodges Formal Complaint against CNN Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 11:10 PM ET

    China has lodged a formal complaint against U.S. television network CNN for what it called a "vicious attack" by one of its commentators who labelled the Chinese as "goons".

  • China Inflation Eases, Economic Growth Slower Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 4:30 AM ET
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    China's surging inflation and rapid economic growth have eased slightly amid government efforts to end food shortages and cool an investment boom, according to data reported Wednesday.

  • China Fund Buys Nearly 1% of BP Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 1:12 PM ET
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    China has accumulated a stake of just under 1 percent in BP, raising fresh questions about Beijing's strategy for investing its huge foreign currency reserves.

  • Oil Prices Now Fueled By Supply And Demand Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 11:38 AM ET

    "It's like a comet that just keeps soaring" is how one floor trader described oil's historic rise to nearly touch $114 a barrel for the first time ever this morning. Energy futures on both sides of the Atlantic hit new records on some serious supply concerns and surging overseas demand.

  • Chinese Banks Head to US But Profits May Be Elusive Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 2:06 AM ET
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    Major Chinese banks are racing to open branches across the United States, but they are unlikely to make much money from them any time soon.

  • China Says Firearms Found in Tibetan Temple Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 1:14 AM ET

    Chinese forces found firearms hidden throughout a Tibetan temple in an ethnic Tibetan area of southwestern China which has been the scene of anti-Chinese riots in recent weeks, state television said.

  • China Halts Red-Chips' A-Share Plans Sunday, 13 Apr 2008 | 10:27 PM ET

    Beijing has called for a halt to red-chip companies, or China-backed firms incorporated and listed in Hong Kong, listing their shares in Shanghai amid a weak mainland stock market, a Hong Kong newspaper reported on Monday.

  • China Should Allow Further Yuan Rise: IMF Sunday, 13 Apr 2008 | 8:42 PM ET

    China's currency is appreciating against the dollar at a welcome pace but its value should be allowed to rise more against other currencies, a senior IMF official said on Sunday.