Alibaba Group executive chairman Jack Ma:  In the Bloomberg Billionaires list, which updates daily, he is the richest person  in China (and 15th richest in the world), with a net worth of $34.7 billion (€31.36 billion). Photograph: Pichi Chuang/Reuters

Establishing who is the richest person in China is a challenging task, given the dizzying share market movements and the pace with which the country’s(...)

A Nokia Lumia 620 Windows smartphone sits on display inside an O2 store in Manchester. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Bloomberg

Finnish national pride was dented last week with the acquisition of Nokia’s phone business by Microsoft. Nokia was a key player in the development of (...)

Chinese firm Dalian Wanda has revealed a £1 billion investment in the UK after snapping up the yacht manufacturer Sunseeker and unveiling plans for a luxury five-star hotel.  Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

A Chinese firm has revealed a £1 billion (€1.17 billion) investment in the UK after snapping up a yacht manufacturer and unveiling plans for a luxury (...)