New restrictions spark China property scramble
Home prices continued to climb in China last month as buyers rushed to complete sales before new government efforts to cool the country's property market kicked in.
Outside the Box: China is repeating Japan’s economic mistakes
China’s response to the global financial crisis is similar to what Japan faced three decades ago, writes commentator Satyajit Das. If authorities aren’t careful, he adds, China could go down Japan’s deflationary path.
Ford Increases Stake in China Commercial Van Maker
Ford increased its ownership stake in Jiangling Motors to 31.5% from 30% and would "look for opportunities" to add shares, a Ford spokesman said.
China Vows Wider Yuan Movement
China plans to widen the yuan's trading band in the near future, a central-bank official said, suggesting leaders will press ahead with change despite the surprise slowing of the economy.
Chinese Go Nuts After a Bumper Crop
China went shopping for peanuts just as U.S. inventories were overflowing and prices dropping. The result is a flood of Chinese buyers in peanut-growing regions from Georgia to Oklahoma.