'No escape' for China's corrupt cadres, as the country's authorities widen scope of global manhunt to target accomplices and financing.
Margin purchases are now accounting for almost 20% of equities daily turnover which itself has soared to wholly unprecedented levels in another sign of self-feeding speculative frenzy. What happens next is clearly an 'unknown-unknown'."
China's $2 trillion shadow banking complex needed somewhere to put cash to work and that somewhere turns out to be the giant bubble that is the SHCOMP. Here's more:
Chairman of the Ludwig von Mises Institute Lew Rockwell talks with RT about the U.S. and the China's new infrastructure bank.
Australian prime minister says he will back Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as long as it is transparent and not run by a single country
Don't look now, but Washington just blinked. As we've documented exhaustively over the past week, pressure has been building steadily for the US to strike some manner of conciliatory tone towards China with regard to the Asian Infrastructure Inve
Recently, SHTF has pointed out the rise of China and their aim to become a major part of the new global reserve currency, and hence a major weight in the new global order.
Constant China Accommodation
France, Germany and Italy have all agreed to follow Britain's lead and join a China-led international development bank, according to European officials, delivering a blow to US efforts to keep leading western countries out of the new institution.
China is reporting new progress in shaking out procedures required for rocketing back to Earth samples from the moon.
The word has finally come down from inside the ever-so-restrained People's Bank of China: One member of the bank's monetary policy team told Reuters that no major intervention would be taken to pump more cash into the slowing Chinese economy unless i
Cai Guoqiang, a nationalist Chinese artist, is famous in China for blowing up symbols of the West in front of paying Westerners. But what must have been one of his best performances took place on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in late 2012, w
China is engaged in an international influence campaign to block South Korea from joining U.S.-led regional missile defenses, according to current and former U.S. officials.
American blockbusters have found enormous success in China, yet the big winner at the Chinese box office right now is not a "Hunger Games" sequel or the fifth "Tranformers," but instead a homegrown cinematic effort starring Adrien Brody, John Cusack,
New Choice for World Currency: "Chinese Yuan Will Supersede Dollar as Top Reserve Currency"
When I arrived to Bangkok the other day, coming down the motorway from the airport I saw a huge billboard - and it floored me. It means that China is literally advertising its currency, and it's making sure that everyone landing...
China's Ambassador to Belgium said the "nature and root cause" of the Ukrainian conflict is "the West," and that "The West should abandon the zero-sum mentality, and take the real security concerns of Russia into consideration."
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China's Real Property Problem ... As China slows down, leaders in Beijing are understandably turning to one of their favored growth stabilizers: housing.
When it comes to the Ukraine proxy war, which started in earnest just about one year ago with the violent coup that overthrew then president Yanukovich and replaced him with a local pro-US oligarch,...
There's a recent film produced stateside by an American director that has angered a communist nation to the nth degree across the seas. It underscores all the reasons to have freedom of speech, freedom of press, and is at the core of all the discu