The stockpiling of cabbage is a vestigial impulse that speaks to an era of scarcity that still haunts Chinese of a certain age. The NYT reports.
iPhone's market share in China's leapt in October, making Apple the third-largest smartphone player in the mainland.
India's rioters were incensed over the eating of beef, which the country's majority Hindus have considered sacrilegious for at least a thousand years.
Markets are underestimating China's 2014 growth potential, say analysts at Deutsche Bank, whose forecast is far above consensus expectations.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC says investors should look beyond tapering and also pay attention to underlying growth dynamics.
Hao Hong, MD of Research & Chief Strategist at Bank of Communications International, says the real test of Chinese reform is whether the government can sit tight if growth falls below 7% in 2014.
Jay Srivatsa, Managing Director of Chardan Capital Markets, thinks the tech rally still has legs but says bigger returns will come from smaller cap names.