Ralph Jennings lived in Beijing for seven years as a writer, editor, student, teacher and consumer. Originally from Portland, Oregon, Jennings has covered financial markets in Asia since 2008. His news reports often examine markets from a macro-policy angle on behalf of individual traders as well as institutional investors. He currently lives in Taipei, where he covers general and financial news in East Asia and studies for a master's degree. He can be reached on Twitter at @Laowiseass, on LinkedIn at Ralph Jennings or on Google+ at Ralph Jennings.
Despite reports that officials had given up trying to support the stock market, Beijing is actually preparing new measures to shore up not only stocks but the slowing economy.
Foreign funds worry that today’s majority shareholders might not sell much and that company accounting standards lack timely information.
Chinese stocks are plummeting again this week as investors show signs of giving up confidence in the market, economic growth and Beijing's ability to control share prices.
Chinese-brand smartphones sell for less than half the price but without the perception of quality and social status associated with Apple.
China's benchmark stock exchange appears to have stabilized after a free fall that shook financial markets around the world.
Firms such as Apple, LVMH, Starbucks and General Mills that export goods to China will lose money as they convert yuan proceeds into foreign currencies. China's exporters will gain.
A renewed struggle for China’s smaller companies could jeopardize the income of the same firms listed in the United States.
Japanese companies are taking advantage of their government's growing economic aid to Vietnam and snaring lucrative contracts in the Southeast Asian nation.
China's stock market meltdown is starting to slow Chinese consumption of U.S. luxury goods, and major brands like Apple are taking notice.
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