Korean Stocks Make Run at Doubling on Margin Trading Fever

Household debt in South Korea stands at 100% of GDP as Koreans borrow like mad to buy stocks in a red-hot market where short selling is banned.

Political Pressure Dents Chinese Stocks in December

It has been a bad start to the month for stocks in China, with the roaring Seoul stock market now outperforming Chinese shares.

U.S. Prepares Fresh Salvo of Sanctions on Hong Kong

The State Department and White House are set to sanction more than a dozen Chinese and Hong Kong officials for violating citizen rights.

Pending Law Covering Foreign Company U.S. Listings Isn't Discriminatory

An act to improve the accounting compliance of foreign U.S.-listed companies doesn't mention China, and doesn't need to.

Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Sets Hong Kong Top-Up Record

Xiaomi last quarter replaced Apple as the world's No. 3 smartphone seller, but mostly it wants to eat Huawei Technologies' lunch.

Aussie Wine Producers Pay Price of China Trade War

China has rendered Australian wine impossible to sell with punishing import duties, leaving wine stranded in Chinese ports.

Chinese E-Commerce Giant JD.com to List Health Unit in Hong Kong

China's second-largest e-commerce operator is spinning off its online pharmacy and health clinic JD Health in a $3.4 billion IPO.

Hong Kong-Singapore Travel Bubble Bursts Before It Begins

Expensive mutual travel was set to start Sunday, and will be a deal watched by the travel industry worldwide if it does indeed begin.

Asia's Worst-Performing Stock Market Suddenly Becomes Its Best

The stock market in the Philippines has surged by one-fifth in just over a month amid reasons for optimism.

Defaults for State-Owned Enterprises Set to Boom in China

A coal miner owned by a Chinese province defaulted on a billion-yuan bond a month after it won government backing. That spells trouble.