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Noah Sin

China stocks rebound, yuan steady as Beijing calms jitters over virus outbreak

22 Jan 2020

* China vows to fight virus that kills 9 people, infects over 400

China stocks rebound as Beijing calms jitters over virus outbreak

22 Jan 2020

* Risk heightens as millions set to travel for Lunar New Year

RPT-China's stocks hit 2-week trough, yuan crumbles as virus fears spread

21 Jan 2020

* China confirms 4 deaths, spread of new virus before long holiday

China's stocks hit 2-week trough, yuan crumbles as virus fears spread

21 Jan 2020

* China confirms 4 deaths, spread of new virus before long holiday

Hong Kong applauds its financial prowess amid protests

13 Jan 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam and top finance officials praised the Chinese-ruled city's resilience as a global financial hub on Monday amid more than six months of often violent pro-democracy unrest.

Investors see safety in China's yuan as Phase 1 trade deal nears

13 Jan 2020

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, Jan 13 China's yuan, fresh from a second year of weakening against the U.S. dollar, is enjoying an unusual turn as a haven as Washington and Beijing prepare to sign an eagerly awaited Phase 1 trade deal this week.

China stocks fall most in 2 weeks after Iran strike on U.S. forces

08 Jan 2020

* Iran strikes U.S.-led base in Iraq as revenge for top general

Beijing's new top man in Hong Kong hopes city returns to 'right path'

06 Jan 2020

HONG KONG The new head of China's liaison office in Hong Kong, who was unexpectedly announced at the weekend, said on Monday he hoped the Asian financial hub, roiled by more than six months of anti-government protests, would return to "the right path." | Video

Explainer: Behind the climb in Chinese companies' defaults on bond payments

17 Dec 2019

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China has seen a jump in private-sector corporate debt defaults this year to record highs as the pace of economic growth slows to its lowest level in nearly 30 years amid trade tensions with the United States.

China's Xi vows support for Hong Kong leader during "most difficult" time

16 Dec 2019

HONG KONG Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday, praising her courage in governing the Chinese-ruled financial hub in these "most difficult" times after months of often violent anti-government protests. | Video

World News

China virus ability to spread getting stronger

The ability of the coronavirus to spread is getting stronger and infections could continue to rise, China's National Health Commission said on Sunday, with more than 2,000 people globally infected and 56 in China killed by the disease.