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China slams the brakes on Ant Group's $37 billion listing

04 Nov 2020

HONG KONG/NEW YORK China suspended Ant Group's $37 billion listing on Tuesday, thwarting the world's largest stock market debut with just days to go in a dramatic blow to the financial technology firm founded by billionaire Jack Ma. | Video

Ant Group to launch $35 billion IPO after final nod from China regulator

22 Oct 2020

BEIJING/HONG KONG China's Ant Group has won the final nod from the country's top securities watchdog for the registration of its Shanghai offering, the regulator said on Wednesday, clearing the last regulatory hurdle for its $35 billion (26.6 billion pounds) dual-listing.

China expands investment scope for foreign investors under combined scheme

25 Sep 2020

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China moved to further ease foreign access to its capital markets on Friday, officially combining two major inbound investment schemes and broadening the scope for foreign institutional investment.

China's central bank chief urges IMF to open cash floodgate to fight pandemic

16 Jul 2020

HONG KONG China's top central banker has urged the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to issue hundreds of billions of dollars of liquidity to its 189 member countries through a general allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) despite U.S. objections.

China passes sweeping Hong Kong security law, heralding authoritarian era

01 Jul 2020

HONG KONG/BEIJING Beijing on Tuesday unveiled new national security laws for Hong Kong that will punish crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison, heralding a more authoritarian era for China's freest city. | Video

Hong Kong security law paves way for more authoritarian era

30 Jun 2020

HONG KONG Beijing unveiled sweeping national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, symbolically asserting its authority over the city just an hour before the 23rd anniversary of its return to Chinese rule.

Hong Kong security law paves way for more authoritarian era

30 Jun 2020

HONG KONG Beijing unveiled sweeping national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, symbolically asserting its authority over the city just an hour before the 23rd anniversary of its return to Chinese rule.

UPDATE 2-Hong Kong security law paves way for more authoritarian era

30 Jun 2020

HONG KONG, July 1 Beijing unveiled sweeping national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, symbolically asserting its authority over the city just an hour before the 23rd anniversary of its return to Chinese rule.

Taiwan president wins landslide victory in stark rebuke to China

11 Jan 2020

TAIPEI Taiwanese re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen by a landslide on Saturday in a stern rebuke that could fuel further tension with China, which has tried military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule. | Video

Envy and solidarity from Hong Kong activists as democratic Taiwan prepares to vote

10 Jan 2020

TAIPEI Hong Kong activists and budding pro-democracy politicians have flocked to Taiwan to observe its elections, aiming to bolster exchanges and galvanize an alliance against China's influence.

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