The Chinese economy is slowing and that has significant ramifications for things like capital and the Renminbi. Is there a silver lining in all this?
Is there a quick fix for the Chinese economy? China’s industrial sector is still struggling against strong headwinds, but sentiment among firms is improving as the severity of overcapacity eases, a recent survey on more than 2,000 industrial firms shows. According to the survey, done by the Center on Finance and Economic Growth at Cheung […]
This week, China’s central bank finally bit the bullet and cut the required reserve ratio by 50 basis points; and the manufacturing purchasing managers’ index hit a new low
A year on from its debut, we examine the hits and the misses of the much-touted Shanghai Free Trade Zone.
CKGSB professor Brian Viard on why Chinese banks are resorting to paying bank interest through Mercedes Benz cars, iPhones and even vegetables.
Why the cost of discrimination in terms of race, gender or sexual orientation is so high, and why prejudice makes us all poorer.
This week, all eyes were on the Chinese economy growth figures, the lowest since 2009; and and Tesla stunned company watchers by opening a store on Tmall.
By using the principle of opportunity cost, Chinese companies can make better investment decisions.
This week, new worries about China’s economy came to the fore even as Beijing reemphasized its intent to continue with reforms; the Alibaba IPO roadshow raised huge interest in the US; and Apple’s iPhone 6 won’t be coming to China any time soon. The Slowdown Last week, a dip in China’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index […]
This week, Heinz recalled infant cereal after authorities found lead contamination; Xiaomi tied up with Ouya; Japanese auto part companies were fined for price fixing; and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge came to China with Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun taking an ice water shower. In food and auto KFC and McDonalds would tell you how […]