• *BP is dismantling 20- strong Beijing- based team-sources. BEIJING, Jan 30- BP is dropping plans to invest in a refinery in China, three sources with direct knowledge said, the fourth refining project in recent months to fall foul of a slowdown in growth in the world's second-largest economy.

  • Jan 30- The CSI300 index of China shares fell more than 1 percent on Thursday, closing out its worst month since June as investors took profit ahead of a week-long holiday for Lunar New Year.

  • *Emerging markets fall anew despite rate hikes in Turkey, South Africa. SYDNEY, Jan 30- Asian shares fell on Thursday after strains in emerging markets returned with a vengeance and the Federal Reserve stepped back on its stimulus, sending investors scurrying to the safety of bonds and yen.

  • *Hong Kong indexes have biggest monthly loss since June. Jan 30- Hong Kong shares ended January near a five-month low, as risk appetites were reduced on Thursday by the U.S. The Hang Seng Index ended down 0.5 percent at 22,035.4 points, while the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong sank 0.8 percent.

  • James Gruber, Author of investment news letter "Asia Confidential," says the Shanghai market's underperfomance reveals that investors have been pricing in lower economic growth for a long time.

  • FireEye buys cyberforensics firm for $1 billion Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 5:31 AM ET
    A building in a Shanghai suburb that is reportedly a center of cyberespionage.

    FireEye acquired Mandiant, the computer forensics specialist best known for unveiling a secret Chinese military unit believed to be behind hacking attacks on U.S. companies.

  • STOXX: Focusing on Hong Kong, China and Taiwan     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 7:22 PM ET

    Harmut Graf, CEO of Europe-based index provider STOXX, describes the company's expansion in Asia and describes which markets remain his top priority.

  • Disney to open massive Shanghai store Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 8:49 AM ET
    File photo: Entertainers perform during the ground breaking ceremony for the Walt Disney Co. Shanghai Disney Resort in Shanghai, China.

    Walt Disney Co. announced plans to open a retail store in central Shanghai in 2015, representing the first move for the company into mainland China.

  • De Niro's latest turn? Chinese property developer Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 12:55 PM ET
    Robert De Niro

    Actor Robert De Niro is diving into the world of Chinese property development, inking a deal to build a massive entertainment complex in Shanghai.

  • What's behind all the fear in China markets?     Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 9:35 PM ET

    Yao Wei , China Economist at Societe Generale says since China economic growth has been positive, Beijing is using this time to clean up credit.

  • Shanghai free trade will spur reforms: Steinbock Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 1:35 PM ET
    An archway posted with the sign of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone is surrounded by scaffolding in Shanghai.

    Sunday's takeoff of Shanghai's free trade zone, if it proves to be a success, could accelerate reforms across China.

  • Michael Klibaner, head of research China at Jones Lang LaSalle, describes the Shanghai free trade as a "symbolic gesture" but stresses that China needs financial market reforms.

  • CNBC anchors debate Shanghai's free trade zone     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 8:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Bernie Lo and Sri Jegarajah discuss whether Shanghai's free trade zone, scheduled for launch this Sunday, is an example of the government's commitment to financial reforms.

  • China to 30 foreign firms: Confess antitrust sins Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 10:57 AM ET
    A paramilitary police officer stands guards in front of flags at Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

    A senior Chinese official put pressure on around 30 foreign firms to confess to any antitrust violations and warned them against using external lawyers to fight accusations from regulators, sources said.

  • Dennis Gartman’s big gold-copper trade Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 6:17 PM ET
    Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter

    There's a clear trade suggested by chart action in gold and copper, Dennis Gartman says.

  • Sectornomics: China's Coming Quarter     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    Will the economic slowdown in China continue? CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look.

  • China Fears Weigh on Stocks     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports China's leaders are getting tough and serious about economic reforms and banks; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and David Goldman, Macrostrategy, discuss how China will get to a normal banking system.

  • Gordon Chang, Forbes columnist, explains why he believes China is on a downward slope that will only become steeper.

  • Credit Crunch: Now the China Syndrome     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 6:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera explains SHIBOR, the Shanghai Interbank Offered Rate, and why it has been rising of late. It was one of the things that drove the market down yesterday.

  • Luxury Retailers Bet on Casino Approach in China Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 7:26 PM ET

    With flagging sales in their mainland stores and increasingly price savvy consumers, luxury retailers are taking a lead from casinos' play books by offering junkets in their Hong Kong stores.