November 3, 2021
November 3, 2021

Most markets rise in Asia

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday as traders bided their time ahead of key central bank meetings this week that are expected to see officials begin withdrawing their vast pandemic-era financial...

November 2, 2021
November 2, 2021

Asian factories shake off lockdown blues

Asia’s factory activity stepped up a gear in October as emerging economies saw Covid-19 infections subside, but rising input costs, material shortages and slowing Chinese growth cloud the outlook,...

November 2, 2021
November 2, 2021

China says coal supply improving

China’s coal supply situation has seen significant improvement with joint efforts from coal producers, logistics and downstream users, while coal prices have also stabilized, said the state planner.

October 26, 2021
October 26, 2021

Asian markets swing

Asian markets were mixed Monday following last week’s gains, with investors keeping a worried eye on a fresh Covid outbreak in China that could drag on the already stuttering economy.

October 26, 2021
October 26, 2021

China aims to cut fossil energy use to below 20pc by 2060

China is targeting an ambitious clean energy goal of reducing fossil fuel use to under 20 per cent by 2060, according to an official plan published by state media on Sunday.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

China’s GDP growth hits 1-year low

China’s economy grew at the slowest pace in a year in the third quarter, hurt by power shortages, supply bottlenecks and sporadic Covid-19 outbreaks and raising heat on policymakers amid rising...

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

China property shares pummelled by impact of Evergrande crisis

Shares of Chinese real estate firms slid on Thursday as investors fretted about a debt crisis rippling through developers including China Evergrande Group , a day after the sector was hit with...

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

China’s factory inflation hits 25-year high

China’s factory inflation hit its highest level in a quarter of a century on surging commodity costs last month, with Thursday’s figures fanning concerns that higher prices could filter through...

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

Asian traders move cautiously

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday as investors awaited key US inflation data that could play a major role in the Federal Reserve’s plans to tighten monetary policy, while concerns over a global...

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

China’s Sept exports surprisingly robust

China’s export growth unexpectedly accelerated in September, as still solid global demand offset some of the pressures on factories from power shortages, supply bottlenecks and a resurgence of...