A man walks past an electronic board showing the benchmark Shanghai and Shenzhen stock indices, on a pedestrian overpass inin Shanghai, China. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

China’s biggest state-owned banks have lent a combined Rmb1.3 trillion ( €19 2bn) to the country’s margin finance agency in recent weeks to staunch a (...)

The Jin Mao Tower and the World Financial Centre of Shanghai: the city is home to more than 50,000 of China’s super-rich, as is the case in Beijing and the provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shandong and Sichuan. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

China, the world’s second-largest economy, may not be growing as quickly as it was a couple of years ago but its number of super-rich keeps rising s(...)

The People’s Bank of China in Beijing, China. China’s top-performing bond fund manager says that the biggest rally in three years will send yields on 10-year government notes to 2009 lows by June as the property market slumps.  Photograph: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg

There are opportunities galore, but the yuan, or renminbi, remains a challenging currency in many ways. According to the global transaction ser(...)

Hong Kong is one of the top beneficiaries of investments by wealthy Chinese

Asia Briefing: China’s richest tycoons are increasing their investment overseas, particularly in the property market, in the face of slowing econom(...)