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David Barboza 10:00 AM For years, she laboured in a factory, the best job she could get having grown up in an impoverished village in central China. Now she owns a multibillion-dollar operation.
Vanessa Desloires Investors in China's wildly volatile sharemarket are keenly watching a trend line which is proving a line in the sand for Chinese authorities who are determined to do whatever it takes to support.
William Pesek The bizarre tale of billionaire convict Huang Guangyu speaks volumes about why investors are fast losing confidence in China's stock market.
Mark Mulligan Chinese investors have "laughed off" the latest gyrations in the country's sharemarkets, according to the authors of a consumer sentiment survey, and now see stocks as undervalued.
Ye Xie Chinese stocks are in the same trading pattern as Wall Street in 1929, according to Tom DeMark, who predicted the bottom of the Shanghai Composite Index in 2013.
Chinese shares whip-sawed between gains and losses on Tuesday as Beijing attempts to calm fears about the financial stability of their country.
Reuters Chinese shares sank more than 3 per cent on Tuesday, as Beijing scrambled once again to stabilise the stock market.
Rose Powell The brutal selloff in Chinese shares late on Monday surprised even seasoned observers. But there were signs that markets were poised for a correction.
It's days like Monday that reassure Tony Hann he was right to avoid stocks in mainland China.
Kyoungwha Kim China's stocks tumbled on Monday, with the benchmark index seeing its biggest loss since February 2007, retreating 8.5 per cent.
Bloomberg News A private gauge of Chinese manufacturing unexpectedly fell to the lowest in 15 months, reinforcing the need for further policy support in an economy that had seen signs of stabilisation recently. Regional stocks fell.
Kyoungwha Kim China's government has managed to tame the nation's equity market. But having won the battle, has it lost the war?
Chinese stocks rose the most in a week amid speculation the government is boosting funds to support the world's second-largest equity market.
Jane Wardell A Chinese billionaire has bought two large Australian cattle stations for $47 million in at least the third deal this year involving a Chinese investor buying into the country's farmlands.
Zhao Weiguo knew the only way to avoid a future raising pigs and herding sheep in rural China was education. Thirty years after enrolling in prestigious Tsinghua University, the billionaire is ready to cut the deal of a lifetime for his technology empire.
Enda Curran Even as China's economy shows signs of recovering from a sharp slowdown, it remains vulnerable to the type of crash that dragged Japan into decades of falling consumer prices and stagnant growth.
China's economy grew an annual 7.0 per cent in the second quarter, steady with the previous quarter and slightly better than analyst forecasts, though further stimulus is still expected after the quarter ended with a stock market crash.
Ye Xie and Gavin Serkin Forget about all the shoes, toys and other exports. China may soon have another thing to offer the world: a recession.
Bloomberg News Lu Tao can't sleep. He gets bouts of panic at night. And he's too afraid to tell his parents why.
Malcolm Scott As the dust settles (for now at least) on China's frenzied boom-and-bust stock market, it's worth looking at the role equity markets play in the world's second-biggest economy.
Jared Lynch Saputo boss Lino Saputo jnr says the Canadian dairy giant is still pursuing its aggressive acquisition strategy despite a collapse in global milk prices.
Jane Wardell and Kate Holton Realtors in Australia, Britain and Canada are bracing for a surge of new interest in their already hot property markets
Tom Metcalf and Jack Witzig and Sterling Wong Billionaires from China and Hong Kong lost almost $US100 billion this month amid the stock market turmoil, though some of those losses were pared by the rally on Thursday and Friday.
China stocks bounced sharply for the second day on Friday, reversing an early-week slump in frenetic trading as markets regained a measure of composure following a barrage of government support steps to stem the rout.