Asian Equities Buffeted by Dual Crosswinds

Interest rates are rising in much of the Asia Pacific region, but the two largest Asian economies persist in very low rates and weakening currencies.

Chinese Lockdown Extends to More People Than the Entire U.S. Population

With 40.3% of the economy and US$7.2 trillion in production at risk, China's zero-Covid heavy-handed response is filtering through in the figures.

JD.com Founder Joins Ranks of Chinese Entrepreneurs Who Step Down

Richard Liu will still control the voting power of JD.com, China's second-largest e-commerce site.

Asia's Most Exciting New Stock Offering

What started life as a moped-hailing service has morphed into a superapp operator.

Chinese Regulators Move to Allow Chinese Listings to Remain on U.S. Markets

The stock watchdog in China is circulating new rules that would let Chinese companies listed overseas to share audit data, a sticking point for the SEC.

Dozens of Stocks Suspended in Hong Kong Due to Problems in Accounts

After missing yesterday's deadline day for filing full-year 2021 figures, many Hong Kong-listed, China-focused companies saw their shares stop trade.

Chinese Property Stocks Leap But Red Flags Abound

There's a mounting list of Chinese developers that say they can't file their 2021 annual accounts in time, a likely sign of deeper trouble.

Alibaba Sparks Buyback Fever in Asia Despite SEC Cold Water

The SEC warns that it's 'premature' to say there is an imminent deal to guarantee access to Chinese-company audits and accounts.

Yen's Sudden 5% Slide Drives Tokyo Stocks But Should Make Investors Wary

The Japanese currency since early March has steepened a decline that has seen it weaken by almost one-fifth since the start of 2021.

The $18 Trillion Question for Hong Kong and Chinese Stocks

What will it take for Chinese stocks to be considered safe territory?