China Opens Door to Foreign Private-Equity Funds

Shen Hong
Wall Street Journal
Regulator says funds must raise money from domestic investors, invest in Chinese capital markets.

China Selloff Sparks Gloomy 2016 Start for Stocks

Herbert Lash
Reuters
A 7 percent slide in Chinese shares, sparked by weak economic data, rekindled worries over global growth on day one of 2016 trading.

China Stocks Hit Hard, Rest of World Shrugs

David Gaffen
Reuters
Chinese shares slumped 5 percent on Friday, hit by regulatory and industrial sector worries, but the declines did not carry through to other major equity markets.

G-20 Seeks Reassurances that China Plans to Calm Markets

Dow Jones Newswires
Wall Street Journal
The Group of 20 biggest economies are concerned a stalled Chinese economy could spur further global sell-offs.

China Shares Brush New Low Since Depth of Selloff

Mark Magnier and Chao Deng
Wall Street Journal
Shanghai Composite closes down 4.3%, a fraction above July 8 low.

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07.02.15

How Much Does the Chinese Market Matter to the World?

Yukon Huang, Ira Kalish & more
China’s main market, reflected in the Shanghai Composite Index, has fallen 24 percent since June 12, losing $2.4 trillion in value. While many analysts are focused on the financial crisis in Greece, some are beginning to wonder if China's woes...

The Princeling of Private Equity

Steven Aldred and Irene Jay Liu
Reuters
A firm co-founded by the grandson of China's former leader landed a sweet deal in a state-controlled sector of the economy.  Now, many in the industry are flocking to invest with Alvin Jiang...

Environmental Stocks Surge on China’s Smog Pollution Fears

William Kazer and Li Yue
Wall Street Journal
While Beijing struggled with pollution, prices of environmental protection stocks surged as investors bought stocks that could rise if policymakers say “enough.” 

Private Equity in China: Which Way Out?

Neil Gough
Deal Book
Three-quarters of private equity deals struck between 2001-12-worth $230 billion-have yet to pay off, a new report shows.