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John Ruwitch

As trade war rumbles, China steps up opening of financial markets

7:16am BST

SHANGHAI The worsening Sino-U.S. trade war has battered China's stocks and currency this year but that hasn't stopped foreign investors rushing into the country's capital markets, which are increasingly opening up despite rising protectionism.

FTSE expected to include China stocks in a boon to battered market

7:06am BST

SHANGHAI After three years of saying "no", global index provider FTSE Russell is widely expected to welcome mainland Chinese shares into its major benchmarks this week, a move that could drive billions of foreign dollars into a market hit by a trade war.

China's yuan down as Beijing, Washington escalate trade row; stimulus hopes boost stocks

18 Sep 2018

SHANGHAI China's yuan currency inched lower on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said Washington will impose duties on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, drawing a sharp rebuke and warning from Beijing that it will be forced to retaliate.

RPT-WRAPUP 5-China's yuan down as Beijing, Washington escalate trade row; stimulus hopes boost stocks

18 Sep 2018

SHANGHAI, Sept 18 China's yuan currency inched lower on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said Washington will impose duties on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, drawing a sharp rebuke and warning from Beijing that it will be forced to retaliate.

WRAPUP 5-China's yuan down as Beijing, Washington escalate trade row; stimulus hopes boost stocks

18 Sep 2018

SHANGHAI, Sept 18 China's yuan currency inched lower on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said Washington will impose duties on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, drawing a sharp rebuke and warning from Beijing that it will be forced to retaliate.

RPT-WRAPUP 4-China's yuan down as Beijing, Washington escalate trade row; stimulus hopes boost stocks

18 Sep 2018

SHANGHAI, Sept 18 China's yuan currency inched lower on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said Washington will impose duties on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, drawing a sharp rebuke and warning from Beijing that it will be forced to retaliate.

How China's plan to develop rental housing backfired

14 Sep 2018

BEIJING/HANGZHOU, China When President Xi Jinping of China vowed to increase the supply of rental housing last year, millions of young Chinese expected to find homes they would finally be able to afford.

Trade war takes a heavy toll on Chinese stocks, and investors

13 Sep 2018

SHANGHAI It's barely six months into a broadening Sino-U.S. trade war, and the fallout has already driven China's stock markets into the same league as debilitated emerging markets such as Turkey, Argentina and Venezuela.

RPT-Investors in China prepare for MSCI part-2, armed with wishlist

03 Sep 2018

SHANGHAI, Aug 31 The inclusion of Chinese stocks in MSCI's benchmark indexes this year has made mainland equities more attractive to foreign buyers, but exposure to global investment has also revealed some rough edges around corporate China's governance standards.

Investors in China prepare for MSCI part-2, armed with wishlist

31 Aug 2018

SHANGHAI The inclusion of Chinese stocks in MSCI's benchmark indexes this year has made mainland equities more attractive to foreign buyers, but exposure to global investment has also revealed some rough edges around corporate China's governance standards.

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