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China’s MSCI rally fizzles as billionaire rout highlights risks

If international investors needed a reminder of the dangers lurking in China’s stock market, they got a big one on Thursday.<p>Less than 36 hours after MSCI Inc. said China’s domestic shares would join its benchmark indexes, a sell-off in companies owned by two of the country’s richest people sent …

China

Project picks up HK water supply shortage

A media tour organized by the Guangdong Provincial Publicity Department and Cyberspace Affairs Office in Guangdong got underway on June 22 to …

Water

China’s genomics giant to make stock-market debut

Once the world's biggest DNA sequencer for research, BGI is now looking to medical applications to boost profits.<p>China’s genomics giant BGI, once the …

DNA

Vanke's Wang Exits After Tussle Over China's No. 1 Developer - Bloomberg

Wang Shi, who built China Vanke Co. into the country’s biggest developer after founding it 33 years ago, stepped down as chairman after an ownership …

China

China large-cap stocks hit highest level in 18 months after MSCI move

MSCI’s decision to include a batch of Chinese stocks in its global benchmark equity index for the first time proved the cherry on top for a rally …

Markets

Liquor Titans to Coal Miners: the Chinese Stocks in MSCI's Club - Bloomberg

China’s domestic stocks have finally made the grade, gaining admittance to MSCI Inc.’s influential suite of indexes after a run of rejections.<p>The …

China

Shenzhen hospital to begin air rescue services

A hospital in the southern metropolis of Shenzhen is to launch air rescue services after striking a partnership with an aviation company.Shenzhen …

China

China Firms Might Need to Shape Up After MSCI Lays Out Red Carpet

MSCI Inc.’s decision to include mainland Chinese shares in its global benchmarks for the first time could prompt changes to how companies are run, even if the initial amount of capital inflows won’t be enough to effect a sizable shift in the country’s markets, analysts and brokers said.<p>One of the …

China

Corporate honesty certificates

Shenzhen in South China's Guangdong province has introduced China's first standards on anti-bribery applicable to all enterprises.The standards are …

China

OnePlus Aims to Beat Apple's Cameras

Deep in the heart of Shenzhen, China, OnePlus is burrowed inside the teeming tech hub. With the smartphone race being dominated by major …

Photography

China’s Mobike plans move into services and aggressive international expansion

Mobike, the Chinese bike-sharing company that raised $600 million last week, has lifted the lid on its plans to expand beyond rides and move into services.<p>The company announced last week that it plans to expand to reach 200 cities before the end of the year, many of which are expected to be outside …

China

‘All roads do lead back to Shenzhen,’ according to Indiegogo’s Sandy Diao

Shenzhen has been called China’s Silicon Valley (or at least one of its Silicon Valleys). A panel on hardware startups at TechCrunch Shenzhen took a stab at explaining why.<p>“There’s a new startup model coming out of Shenzhen,” said Eli Harris, whose startup Ecoflow is building the River Mobile Power …

Technology

Chinese business delegation sparkles at Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA - A delegation of 70 companies from Shenzhen city, China's innovation hub, is attending a show in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa and …

China

Logan Property: Strong Landbank and Redevelopment to Supercharge Earnings

Shares of <b>Logan Property</b> (3380.HK) have rallied 64% this year but Nomura analyst Elly Chen spies further upside for the Chinese real estate …

Real Estate

China Will Be Part of a Stock Index Provider, Opening the Door to Foreign Money

Chinese stocks will join an important global benchmark in a decision that opens the door for foreign money to flow into the China’s markets.<p>The global stock index provider MSCI announced on Tuesday that the stocks of companies that trade in China’s stock markets would be included in its influential …

World News

Alibaba Must Acquire Starbucks, WeWork, Airbnb, Uber, Tesla & PayPal

During July 2016, I was part of a delegation of US Fintech executives visiting our counterparts in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Shanghai, China. We …

China

Art exhibition to highlight influence of digitalization on design

Shenzhen has over the last few years been transforming itself from a labor-intensive manufacturing city into a hotbed for creativity. One of its …

Art

OnePlus focuses on the next frontier

The OnePlus 5 has one goal: prove that OnePlus can make a good camera<p>In the smartphone world, there are basically two brands that matter and then there are a bunch of also-rans. Apple and Samsung are ahead of the pack for a variety of reasons, but it's their ability to create amazing cameras that's …

Mobile Technology

Despite challenges, startups see a bright future for tech companies in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the world’s premier financial hubs, but can it be a destination for tech startups? That was the question put to a panel of experts at the TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen today. The answer, largely, was yes but it may need a little time.<p>“Hong Kong is becoming a global …

Hong Kong

China's top 10 most attractive cities for real estate development

Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen remain the most attractive destinations for real estate development, according to an annual report released by …

Real Estate

China's home prices continue to stabilize

BEIJING - The property market in major Chinese cities continued to stabilize after authorities implemented a string of measures to contain price …

China

Using Belt and Road as track to metro services

Shenzhen Metro is exporting urban rail management expertise to worldShenzhen Metro Group Co Ltd, a State-owned urban railway operator in Guangdong …

China

MSCI can make A-shares a boon for investors

Since 2013, when MSCI, a United States-based provider of equity, fixed income, hedge fund stock market indexes, announced that it would consider the …

China

Small-cap firms tap staff to boost shares

SHANGHAI-Some small-cap companies in China are trying to boost their low stock prices by requesting their employees to buy shares.Already battered by …

Markets

Chinese delegation in Kenya to look for investment opportunities

NAIROBI — Representatives of Chinese companies from Shenzhen, one of the most innovative cities in China, are in Nairobi to meet local investors to …

China

CEPA triggers export boom for HK companies

Hong Kong companies are enjoying an export boom in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, fueled by growing free trade in major products during the past 13 …

Hong Kong

China's real estate investors on a $200B global spending spree

In 2015, Wendy Wei Mei Wu, a self-described billionairess housewife, bought a $5 million New Zealand island as a "toy." In 2016 a Chinese tycoon …

Real Estate

What it’s like to shop for smartphones in Shenzhen, a tech-lover’s paradise

If you want to buy a smartphone, there are a wealth of choices available both online and offline; but the majority of stores sell the same devices …

Trends

See you in Shenzhen next week for our next TechCrunch China event!

See you in Shenzhen next week for our inaugural TechCrunch China event in the world’s hardware innovation capital.<p>The show runs June 19-20, and we’ll be interviewing and talking to top level executives from a range of tech companies that include:<p>Vice President of the Didi Chuxing Research Institute …

Startups

China A-Shares: Will MSCI Give Them the Nod of Approval?

ll it be fourth-time lucky for inclusion of China’s onshore stocks in MSCI’s indices?<p>The U.S. indexer, whose benchmarks are followed by trillions of …

China