China's household debt a growing risk to economy

SHANGHAI Single-mother Li Ying helps explain why household ... the 38-year-old nurse from Heilongjiang in northern China is struggling to repay her mortgage and relies on financial support from her wider family to pay for her healthcare. ( read original story ...)

Asian Emerging Market Shares Drop, While Financial Stocks Rally

The Shanghai Composite Index entered a bull market and financial firms in Tokyo and Sydney rallied. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index lost 0.8 percent to 135.54 as of 4:01 p.m. in Hong Kong, erasing earlier gains of as much as 0.4 percent. The gauge is down 0.9 ... ( read original story ...)