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Markets live: FTSE bounces back as China injects fresh stimulus after stocks crash in country's 'Black Tuesday'

Beijing slashes its main interest rate by 50 basis points - its fifth cut in nine months - in response to stock market rout<p>For latest markets update, see our wrap here:<p>Global relief rally fizzles out as investors fret China's rate cut won't be enough to revive fortunes<p>22.00<p>US markets suffer …

Capital outflows reignite debate between China bulls and bears | Financial Times

China’s foreign exchange reserves have dropped for four straight quarters, leading to a fresh round of warnings about capital outflows.<p>Interpreting …

China's 'Too Big to Fail' Stock Market Could Trigger a Depression

In July the Chinese stock market suffered its worst-performing month in nearly six years, as Beijing’s heavy-handed intervention to stem market …

With Growth Target at Risk, China Prepares for New Spending

China’s leadership is preparing fresh fiscal spending to ensure that signs of economic weakening don’t put their 2015 growth target out of reach, a …

Confucius says, Xi does

TWO emerging cults are on display in Qufu, a city in eastern China where Confucius was born. One surrounds the ancient sage himself. At a temple in …

Chinese markets fall as worries over manufacturing cloud investor confidence

A report finds manufacturing activity shrank more than expected in July<p>Stock markets in China fell again on Monday, undermined by fresh concerns over the health of the world's second-largest economy.<p>The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closed down 1.1pc after another volatile day of trading, …

The Repercussions Of China's Heavy-Handed Market Intervention

The key question being asked by investors in Chinese stocks – especially those offshore – right now seems to be whether the administrative intervention will impact critically needed market reforms. Most of the investors with whom we spoke tend to think that the recent policy changes have added …

Gathering at Colombia 'mass grave'

@_alexia_b caught the DJ making an entrance by riding a wave of people during a "Holi Party" in France! Submit your best photos by clicking the link in our profile. #GoPro #GoProMusic #MusicMonday

What’s behind Beijing’s drive to control the South China Sea? | Howard W French

China’s startling attempt to assert control over vast waters has alarmed nearby countries and escalated tensions with the US. Howard W French reports from Hainan, the island at the heart of Xi Jinping’s expansionist ambitions<p>On 26 May, CNN broadcast an unusual clip of a US navy intelligence flight …

China manufacturing slowdown ripples through region

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Growth in China’s vast factory sector slackened in August as foreign and domestic demand slowed, stoking speculation that further policy easing would be needed to prevent the economy from stumbling once more.<p>The surveys of purchasing managers (PMI) from across Asia told a tale of …

Three children stabbed to death in Chinese school

BEIJING (Reuters) - A man with a knife killed three children and injured several in a primary school in China on Monday, the first day of a new school term after the summer holiday, state media said.<p>The suspect was a parent of a student, and he attacked the children because the school did not let …

Anger In Hong Kong As China Rejects Public Nomination For Picking The City's Top Leader

Waves of protests began sweeping through Hong Kong last night as residents show their disappointment with Beijing’s undemocratic electoral proposal. And the biggest and most disruptive planned demonstration known as Occupy Central is ready to go at anytime.<p>Protesters and police scuffled this …

China Warns European Union Against Fresh Sanctions on Russia

China has said it opposed any new EU sanctions against Russia over accusations it is fuelling the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine.<p>The …

China Data Falls As Expected, Reforms Moving Forward

China’s PMI data for August came in lower than the previous month but the market reacted with a yawn in Hong Kong and Shanghai on Monday. Both the Hang Seng Index and all of the major indices of the Shanghai Stock Exchange rose today. Markets are closed in the U.S. in observance of the Labor Day …