Nyshka Chandran is a writer for CNBC.com. She previously worked as a content writer in Toronto after graduating from the University of Toronto, where she majored in Political Science.
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Beijing's micromanagement of equity markets is only worsening confidence as a series of contradictory policy measures creates further confusion.
A parade of military firepower may be Beijing's latest means of reinforcing its legitimacy in the eyes of mainland citizens.
Asia's third-largest economy is losing momentum but economists are nonplussed, flagging catalysts that could see growth top 8 percent.
China's benchmark Shanghai composite ended nearly 5 percent higher with gains accelerating in the final half-hour of trade.