The Communist Party congress in Beijing is expected to secure president Xi Jinping’s grip on power.

China’s economy grew a solid 6.8 per cent in the third quarter as fears of a property bubble eased after government cooling measures, but anxiety abou(...)

 Ethnic Uyghur members of the Communist Party of China carry a flag past a billboard of President Xi Jinping in the old town of Kashgar, in the Xinjiang province. Photograph:  Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

The Korean nuclear crisis and dealings with the mercurial US president Donald Trump come at an awkward time for Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who is keen(...)

News of the regulator’s investigations hit shares in some of the companies, which are among China’s biggest blue-chips. Photograph: Reuters

Regulators in China have stepped up their scrutiny of bank lending to local firms engaged in large-scale overseas acquisitions, including HNA, which b(...)

 Chinese people walk down Financial Street in Beijing yesterday. Market players are  holding their breath to see if yesterday’s market rebound was a “dead cat bounce” or a signal  the bull run can continue, albeit at a less frantic pace. Photograph: EPA

Following weeks of steep losses, Chinese stocks rallied yesterday as a host of measures from the Beijing government to prop up the market appeared to (...)

Customers look at a model of a new residential compound, at a showroom in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Photograph: Reuters

It’s not just in Hong Kong, of course, that the property market is part of broader concerns about the economy. That can also be found north of the bor(...)

The Chinese company behind the potential acquisition of an Irish aircraft leasing firm has moved to deny reports the deal has been valued at €12 bill(...)

A subsidiary of China’s AVIC Capital, the country’s largest aerospace company, is in talks to buy Dublin-based aircraft-leasing firm Avolon. The finan(...)

Many commuters make the daily trip between the People’s Republic of China into Hong Kong

Crossing the border from Shenzhen into Hong Kong is no longer an exercise in gauging contrasts between the highly developed economy and the fast em(...)

The National People’s Congress budget report said principal repayment of local government bonds last year totalled €24.8 billion. Some experts estimated a rise last year of €120-€240 trillion. Photograph: ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images

Wobbly GDP figures have already caused alarm about the prospects for the Chinese economy, but a number of senior organisations are looking at l(...)