China's Rubber-Stamp Congress Set to Kick Off

Cracking down on Hong Kong and outlining plans for future growth are two key items on the agenda in Beijing.

Hong Kong Charges 47 Politicians for Taking Part in Politics

In a Kafkaesque move, the Hong Kong authorities charged would-be members of Congress with subversion, for attempting to get elected to Congress.

Asian Shares Suffer Heaviest Selling in 9 Months

Stocks were down sharply and across the board in Asia, but absent any region-specific factors.

China 'Advises' Biden to Roll Back Trade Tariffs

China's foreign minister says the U.S. should get back to business under Biden, and forget about thorny issues like Taiwan.

Chinese Shares Look as Pricey as U.S. Markets as Both Reach Peaks

The equity markets in Shanghai and Shenzhen have broken above their record highs set in 2007, leaving U.S. and Chinese shares in uncharted territory.

Looking for an Energy Boost? Try Royal Dutch Shell's 3.5% Dividend Yield

Shell suffered along with the rest of the oil and gas sector last year. But it could be a good dividend play once again.

Nikkei's New Highs Echo 1980s Excess

Will the buying soon end for the Nikkei, where quant purchases are making reluctant buyers out of international equity investors?

The UK's Bubble Isn't Bigger Than Ours, but It's Still a Bubble

In the current scenario I can understand why someone would want to buy bitcoin. But here's what I do.

A Second Depressed Lunar New Year Spells Disaster

Retailers and restaurants normally rely on bumper sales over the Lunar New Year holiday. But the cashier tills are silent.

Australia's Largest Casino Company Loses Big With License Findings

Crown Resorts has opened Sydney's tallest building, but cannot open the casino it contains after a scathing report on its business ethics