A girl wears a monkey king headwear at a festival fair during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Qingdao, Shandong Province

Chinese policymakers emerged from the Lunar New Year hiatus with one collective message for nervous investors at home and abroad - Beijing will put a (...)

Traders work at their desks in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt

Global equity markets dropped to their lowest levels since 2013 on Wednesday to put them on track for one of their worst monthly performances on recor(...)

A worker operates a crane at a construction site in Beijing’s central business district

China’s foreign direct investment inflows rose 8 per cent in the first six months from a year earlier, a Commerce Ministry official said on Friday. In(...)

A vendor waits for customers at a vegetable wholesale market in Hefei, Anhui province. Photograph: Reuters

China drew $40.3 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of 2014, up 5 per cent from a year earlier, with the lion’s share(...)

A truck drives past shipping containers at a port in Ningbo, Zhejiang province. China’s exports fell 3.1 per cent in June from a year ago, the first decline since January 2012. Photograph: William Hong/Reuters.

China has warned of a “grim” outlook for trade as the world’s second-largest economy surprised financial markets by reporting a fall in exports and im(...)