Risky trade beyond 5,300 points

2007-09-17 09:45:21

When China's major stock index breached the 5,300-point barrier, investors were left wondering what would happen next.

Who's afraid of private equity?

2007-09-06 10:53:57

Once called "raiders" in the United States, private equity investors are now coming in packs to China.

Experts rule out further inflation

2007-08-14 15:59:36

Despite consumer prices hitting a 10-year high, economists have ruled out the possibility of further rapid price rises and forecast a slowdown in two or three months.

Stock market value close to GDP, still has room to improve

2007-08-07 16:53:22

With prices of stocks leaping in recent weeks, the market value of the mainland's stocks has approached the nation's GDP, but the market can contribute more to China's economy.

Riding the bull is certainly not easy sport

2007-08-07 08:41:50

It's a record: 13 million yuan in 103 days. That won Wang Xiujie a sobriquet: "Big Brother Leader 777". But the nouveau riche's story didn't end like a fairy tale.

Asset prices may keep rising in 2nd half

2007-08-07 08:52:09

China's asset prices are likely to continue rising in the second half, said Fan Jianping, director of the economic prediction department under the State Information Center.

Economist: CPI to rise less than 4% in 2007

2007-08-06 15:59:15

Soaring food prices will be effectively curbed and the consumer price index for 2007 will rise less than 4 percent, said chief economist of the National Bureau of Statistics.

CPI may grow 5% in July

2007-08-03 16:38:48

Price pressures are being passed on from producers to the consumers. The nation's CPI growth could reach the highest of five percent in July, the Shanghai Securities Journal reported.

Economy on verge of overheating

2007-08-01 16:31:12

China's economy remains on the brink of overheating following another 12 months of soaring industrial output and money supply, a central government report said on Wednesday.

IMF says China to lead world economic growth

2007-08-01 16:28:24

China and India are the new engines of world economic growth, replacing the United States and other developed countries, IMF managing director Rodrigo Rato said yesterday.

Financial stability in regions improved

2007-08-01 08:27:37

China's regional financial stability has generally improved in 2006 thanks to robust economic growth, a central bank report said yesterday.

Expert: Market forces to squeeze China's securities sector

2007-07-31 08:53:53

Market competition should drive the number of Chinese securities firms from 104 down to 30 to 50, says leading economist Wu Xiaoqiu.