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  • Chinese exports in October hit a five-month high, rising close to 12 percent year on year, supporting views that the country’s economic recovery is on firm footing, but economists warn this surge in exports may not be sustainable.

  • The combined economic output of China and India will exceed that of the entire OECD bloc (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) by 2060, the group said in a report published on Friday.

  • China Data Not an Exception: Pro     Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    Donna Kwok, greater China economist at HSBC, says that data all around the globe--Chinese data being no exception--are revised all the time. The main thing is to focus on the trends and more importantly the sequential trend.

  • Will China’s Next Data Blitz Confirm a Rebound? Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 6:26 PM ET

    There appears to be a perception in markets that once this week’s key political events in the U.S. and China are over, uncertainty will be lifted and investors can get back to the ‘risk on’ trading environment that has prevailed in recent months. Don’t bet on it, strategists say.

  • Why China Still Faces a ‘Hard Landing’: Nomura Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 12:16 AM ET

    Official and private sector surveys on China’s manufacturing sector suggest the economy is finally perking up, boosting stocks in Shanghai almost 2 percent on Thursday. But exports, the main engine of growth, are still struggling and that means the Chinese recovery is not on solid ground yet, economists say.

  • Asia’s economies may still be booming, but a worrying amount of private sector credit is laying the groundwork of the next financial crisis, according to a new research by Capital Economics.

  • The recent slew of manufacturing data suggest Asian economies are on the path to recovery after a year of slowing growth, but economists warn it might be too early for celebration.

  • Official and private sector surveys on China’s manufacturing sector suggest the economy is finally perking up, boosting stocks in Shanghai almost 2 percent on Thursday. But exports, the main engine of growth, are still struggling and that means the Chinese recovery is not on solid ground yet, economists say.

  • Chinese Banks Flee London’s Tough Rules Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 9:14 PM ET

    China’s largest state-owned banks are moving big chunks of their European business to Luxembourg as they seek to escape tougher regulation in the City of London. The FT reports.

  • Why China’s Bank Earnings Could Surprise Investors Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 1:59 AM ET

    Bank of China, the country’s fourth-largest lender by market value, defied expectations and beat consensus estimates for its third-quarter earnings on Thursday amid concerns that the sector is hurting from a slowing economy. Now, some analysts say pessimism about the sector may be overblown and that the lender’s numbers may be a sign of things to come for its peers.

  • China Economy Hits Bottom, Is It Time to Buy Stocks? Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 2:15 AM ET

    A slew of Chinese data, including quarterly growth numbers, adds weight to what observers have been saying for weeks — that the slowdown in the economy may have bottomed. That may just be what the country’s stock market needs to get out of the doldrums.

  • Are Job Losses the Next Big Risk for China? Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 11:43 PM ET
    Job seekers read recruitment newspapers at a job fair in Shanghai, China.

    Recent economic data such as stronger-than-expected exports and benign inflation in September are the latest signs that China’s slowdown may be nearing an end, reducing pressure on the government to implement more stimulus measures to shore up the world’s second-biggest economy.

  • China’s economy, forecast to grow this year at 7.5 percent—the slowest annual pace since 1999—may need more aggressive stimulus to prevent a steeper slide, but the state has so far resisted calls to step in in a big way.

  • Korean won notes

    After passing on interest rate cuts in the last two months despite mounting evidence of a deteriorating economy, the Bank of Korea (BoK) will likely move to ease monetary policy when it meets on Thursday, to bolster an economy that’s expected to grow at the slowest pace since 2009.

  • Is the Worst Over for Chinas Corporate Earnings? Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 4:03 AM ET
    A local investor watches the share-prices index display at a stock brokerage in Shanghai.

    Chinas corporate reporting season for the third quarter kicks off on Monday amid profit warnings and earnings downgrades, but analysts think the worst may be over for Chinese firms, with the last quarter of the year expected to bring back some cheer.

  • Golden Week Chaos Brings Cheer for China's Economy Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 2:14 AM ET

    The annual Golden Week holiday in China is typically marked by chaos in motorways as millions of Chinese travelers hit the holiday trail, and this year is no different. The upside? The clogged roads are hints the economy may avert a hard landing, at least for now.

  • Should Central Banks Have Coordinated Stimulus Moves? Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 2:33 AM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    In the space of 30 days, five major central banks round the world took turns to deliver aggressive stimulus measures in a bid to counter a deteriorating economic outlook and boost domestic growth.

  • Investors hoping for more stimulus measures from China to boost its slowing economy may have to wait a little longer. Analysts say Beijing is unlikely to take any action until after the Communist party holds its congress on November 8, an event that is particularly significant this year because it will mark a once-in-a-decade leadership change.

  • Chinese Stimulus Looks More Likely: Strategist Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 11:14 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    With China approaching a leadership transition and the economy continuing to show signs of weakness, the government will likely embark on a fresh stimulus program, Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday.

  • Ex-China Adviser Tells US to Get Fiscal House in Order Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 6:34 AM ET

    The U.S. Government’s high debt levels are a greater cause of concern than those of euro zone countries, says Li Daokui, a former Chinese central bank adviser, urging the world’ largest economy to push ahead with reforms to put its fiscal house in order.