October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

India's Adani Ports to no longer handle cargo from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran

India's largest port operator Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone said on Monday that its terminals would no longer handle export and import of container cargoes from Iran, Pakistan and...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

China property bonds dive

Chinese property firms’ bonds were hit with another wrecking ball on Monday as Evergrande looked set to miss its third round of bond payments in as many weeks and rivals Modern Land and Sinic...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Mercedes-Benz doubles down on China

Mercedes-Benz, the German company founded by the inventors of the motor car, is pouring more resources into its cutting-edge research and design capabilities in China as the centre of gravity of...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Asian markets mostly up as traders keep eye on inflation

Most Asian markets rose on Monday to extend last week’s rally after US lawmakers averted a painful debt default, but another jump in oil prices added to inflation concerns as the Federal Reserve...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

China vows to include biodiversity in economic plans

China will incorporate biodiversity protection in development plans in all regions and sectors, Vice Premier Han Zheng said on Monday at the opening of UN talks aimed at making progress on a global...

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

Asian shares rise on stronger global risk appetite

Asian shares rallied on Thursday, taking heart from a late recovery on Wall Street after US politicans appeared near to a temporary deal to avert a federal debt default and as Russia reassured...

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

Fall in China’s $1.3t land sales to test local finances, economy

Sagging demand at China’s urban land auctions amid a crackdown on borrowing by private developers’ risks squeezing regional finances, pressuring local governments to scramble for other income...

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

China property sector woes deepen

As investors were abuzz on Tuesday with cash-strapped China Evergrande Group’s possible sale of a stake in a unit to raise as much as $5 billion, more Chinese property developers grappled with...

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Chinese developer Fantasia fails to make debt payments

Another Chinese homebuilder has hit financial trouble after it missed payments on debt obligations, adding to worries over the country’s property sector as embattled giant China Evergrande teeters...

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

China risks slower growth without more market competition

China risks slower growth if it does not do enough to spur market competition by allowing the private sector to play a bigger role in the economy and greater two-way flow in cross-border...