An acute shortage of face masks caused by fear of contagion has found its way west with online retailers, manufacturers and pharmacies in the US and Britain selling out. Photograph: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

The coronavirus is wreaking havoc within the global technology supply chain, as many Chinese provinces extend the new year holiday in an effort to con(...)

Analysts expect a regulatory clampdown to continue in China, and the central bank to continue to tighten policy

China’s main stock indexes extended losses on Wednesday morning as investors were restrained by lingering worries over tougher regulation and a shift (...)

Chinese shares, less exposed to global market volatility due to strict capital controls, dropped less sharply than Hong Kong ones.  Photograph: iStock

Hong Kong stocks joined a wide slump in Asia on Thursday morning, after the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates and signalled a faster-than-expec(...)

An investor gestures as he speaks to another investor  in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China, November 27th, 2015.

Chinese shares sank more than five per cent on Friday in their biggest drop since this summer’s rout after Reuters reported the stock regulator(...)