Caixin Online: Hertz buys 20% stake in China Auto Rental
Chinese firm sees partnership as pathway to listing in the U.S., industry observers say, according to Caixin Online.
Caixin Online: Flu genes linked to South Korean, Chinese birds
H7N9 virus that has killed eight people has origins in wild migratory birds and domestic ducks and chickens, Caixin Online reports.
Caixin Online: What’s behind Apple’s China issues: three views
Apple apologizes to Chinese consumers about its warranty policies, but debate over its impact on Apple and its operations in China continues. Caixin Online reports that some market observers and analysts offer their views on Apple’s business in the world’s second-largest economy.
Caixin Online: Hedge funds bet on organic farming in China
Private-equity firms are betting that organic produce will grow on Chinese consumers concerned by a litany of food scandals, reports Caixin Online.
Caixin Online: More global stagnation ahead: Andy Xie
Whether you look at the BRICs and other developing nations or at the U.S. and other rich economies, growth will be hard to come by this year, writes Chinese economist Andy Xie in a commentary for Caixin Online.