Shanghai consumers lose nerve in Q4

Shanghai consumers lost confidence in the fourth quarter ... Global political changes, delayed impact of an economic recovery, continued yuan depreciation and a weak stock market combined to hurt consumer confidence, said Xu Guoxiang, director of the ... ( read original story ...)

Asian stock markets mixed; Nikkei 225 marginally down

Hong Kong’s Hang seng was trading 0.31% higher at 22,969 points. Shanghai composite index up 0.10% at 3,139 points, while SGX Nifty increased by 0.17%. Jakarta Composite and SET Composite was trading higher by 0.54%, Straits Times is up 0.42%. ( read original story ...)

Shanghai Stocks at 2-Week High

The blue-chip CSI300 index was unchanged at 3,364.45 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.2 percent to 3,142.55 points. Sentiment was also affected by renewed debt worries after Beijing reported a significantly larger fiscal deficit in 2016. ( read original story ...)

Shanghai Disneyland beset by everyday life

SHANGHAI -- Disneyland theme parks have become favorite holiday destinations around the world. But the one in Shanghai isn't much of a vacation so far. Raucous vendors and line cutters -- everyday annoyances in China -- have infiltrated the place. One day ... ( read original story ...)

Shanghai Dwellings Vanish, and With Them, a Way of Life

My first introduction to shikumen came 10 years ago, when Peter Hibbard, the former president of the Shanghai chapter of the Royal Asiatic Society China, took me on a tour of an alleyway complex near the riverfront Bund. “Up until the ’90s, 80 percent ... ( read original story ...)