A man walks past an electronic board showing the benchmark Shanghai and Shenzhen stock indices

China stocks erased early losses and ended Monday higher, after the country’s securities regulator reaffirmed its support for the market, denying a m(...)

An investor adjusts his glasses as he looks at a computer screen in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Fuyang, Anhui province, China. Photograph:  China Daily/Reuters

For a few days last week, the world held its breath as the Chinese stock market plunged. The data made for heady reading: China’s market lost 15-times(...)

 A pedestrian passes a display showing Chinese stock at a securities office in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

China – buy when there’s blood on the streets, or avoid trying to catch a falling knife? The second adage seems more appropriate. JP Morgan las(...)

An investor looks at a computer screen showing stock information at a brokerage house in Kunming, Yunnan province, China. Photogrpah: Wong Campion/Reuters

China’s tumbling stock market showed signs of seizing up on Wednesday, as companies scrambled to escape the rout by having their shares suspended and (...)

Monitors show market movements at the Taiwan Stock Exchange in Taipei. Taiwan’s weighted index fell 274.05 points or 2.96 per cent to 8,976.11 as a rout in China spread into regional markets. Photograph: AFP

Chinese stocks dived on Wednesday, as the country’s securities regulator warned investors were in the grip of “panic sentiment” and the market showed (...)

A man walks past an electronic board showing the benchmark Shanghai and Shenzhen stock indices.

Chinese stocks rose on Monday, as an unprecedented series of support measures unleashed by Beijing brought some relief to a market whose headlong slid(...)

The umbrella group for the Irish funds industry has signed a pact with its Chinese counterpart to forge closer ties between the sectors in both count(...)

Some analysts predict that the mainland Chinese IPO market could hit 250 billion yuan (€28.9bn) in 2014.  Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

In the past few weeks China’s regulator has posted a series of draft initial public offering (IPO) prospectuses, and there are now 46 issuers (...)

China’s securities regulator and its Hong Kong counterpart said on Thursday they would allow mainland investors to trade shares in designated companies listed in Hong Kong, while letting Hong Kong investors buy selected Shanghai-listed shares. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

New rules allowing direct share trading between the bourses of the two financial hubs of Hong Kong and Shanghai could be in place within(...)

For the financial mavens out there, here is a question to test your mettle: what was China’s biggest initial public offering of the past year? If you (...)

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