China

What China’s Downgrade Really Means for Your Money

When the public hears news that a major nation takes a major credit rating downgrade, it should bring at least some cause for concern. After all, it can imply that ...
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Moody’s China Downgrade Is Not Crushing Chinese Shares and Markets

The biggest economic and financial market story for Wednesday should be that Moody’s has formally downgraded China’s credit rating. Although this downgrade may sound harsh, the new "stable" outlook seems to mean ...
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Moody’s Slashes China Debt Rating

Moody's cut China's debt rating to A1 from Aa3 because of rising national financial obligations and worries that GDP growth rate will slow. It is a blow to the central ...
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China Challenges Boeing, Airbus Wide-Body Market

China's Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China, better known as Comac, and Russia's United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) announced a formal agreement Monday in Shanghai to develop, build and sell a wide-body ...
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ZTO Express Announces $300 Million Buyback Plan

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO) saw its shares make a handy gain to kick off the week after the company announced a new share repurchase program. ZTO plans to ...
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What to Watch For in the Bright Scholar IPO

Bright Scholar Education Holdings has filed an amended F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company expects to go public ...
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Why Alibaba Earnings Seem Weak

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal-year 2017 results before markets opened Thursday. The China-based Internet giant reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per American depositary share (ADS) ...
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US, China Trade Agreement Includes More Beef, LNG

The U.S. Department of Commerce on Thursday announced the first fruits of the Florida meeting last month between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Included among the 10 ...
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What Volkswagen Plans for China

Volkswagen currently dominates the passenger car volume market, and now the company is turning its sights on China as part of its plan to grow sales in electric vehicles (EVs). ...
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Is New Chinese Plane Really a Threat to Boeing?

Last Friday, Chinese aircraft maker Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd., or Comac, completed the first test flight of its single-aisle C919 passenger jet. The new aircraft, which seats up ...
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China Q1 Smartphone Shipments Up Slightly, but Apple Down 15%

Smartphone shipments in China fell 20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, while rising by a modest 4% year over year. Shipments of Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone dropped ...
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Is This the Turning Point for GM in China?

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is making a name for its Cadillac brand in China as one of the more iconic and up-and-coming cars in the People’s Republic. Typically the ...
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Can Netflix Jumpstart the Streaming Revolution in China?

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) saw its shares rise handily in Tuesday’s session after it was announced that the online streaming company is in talks with Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) subsidiary ...
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China to Dwarf US Car Sales in 7 Years

The government of China said Tuesday morning that it expects its annual automobile production output to reach 30 million by 2020 and 35 million by 2025. The Ministry of Industry ...
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Should Boeing Worry as China Preps Jetliner for First Flight?

Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, better known as Comac, on Sunday completed the final ground test of the country's first big commercial passenger jet, the C919. Its first flight test ...
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