CPI to rise record 4.5% in 3Q, rate hike likely

2007-07-30 12:45:27

Thirteen institutions predicated that China's CPI in the third quarter would rise a record high of 4.5 percent and the central bank would increase the interest rate again, a newspaper reported.

China may become 2nd largest economy in a decade

2007-07-30 11:44:28

Experts predict China will likely surpass Japan in the coming decade to become the world's second largest economy.

Chinese economy remains in "good shape"

2007-07-30 08:46:43

The Chinese economy remains in good shape despite some problems that appeared as the economy soared in the first half of this year, top Chinese officials said.

Resolving China's excess liquidity

2007-07-27 11:50:51

China's huge trade surplus and foreign exchange reserves have aroused wide concerns of economists.

Jim Rogers cautiously bullish on China stocks

2007-07-27 14:23:23

China's stock market is dangerously high but environmental protection, water, railways and renewable energy stocks are still worth holding, fund manager and investment author Jim Rogers said on Thursday.

Yuan value in spotlight during Paulson's visit

2007-07-26 11:01:26

US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson will arrive in China for a fourth time next week, meeting with Chinese leaders for talks on economic and trade issues, his office announced on Tuesday.

CPI growth to slow in 2nd half

2007-07-26 08:34:40

Consumer prices in China are projected to grow at a slower pace in the second half of this year after rapid increases from January to June, an official from the NDRC said yesterday.

Economists warn of risks of continued yuan appreciation

2007-07-25 12:53:00

Chinese economists warned the continued yuan revaluation in a single direction may adversely affect the country's economic security.

Why indices ignored rise in interest rates

2007-07-25 08:39:15

Don't read too much into the latest increase in bank interest rates. The stock market doesn't, as indicated by the stable performance of the leading indices.

Regulator calls for stronger HK-Shanghai financial links

2007-07-20 08:57:14

Shanghai and Hong Kong should seek more cooperation in capital markets to build up the two cities' international financial-hub status, a Hong Kong financial regulator said.

Stamp tax should cover only stock selling: economist

2007-07-17 14:56:40

An economist suggested yesterday that China impose a stamp tax only on stock selling, in order to restore investors' confidence, people.com.cn reported today.

Growth in asset values unsustainable: Cheng Siwei

2007-07-16 16:49:40

China's investors should limit risk created by excessive growth of financial assets, according to Cheng Siwei, vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the NPC.