Shanghai, HK vie for IPO lead

As New York remains on track to knock Hong Kong off its pedestal to become the world's biggest listing venue this year, the Asian financial hub is wrestling with Shanghai for the second place in the league tables. Over the first nine months of the year ... ( read original story ...)

10 cities tell the tale of China’s spreading real-estate risk

Beijing and Shanghai are now well known for their ballooning house prices - double-digit gains last year prompted more regulatory tightening. But the risk factors that could decide the fate of China's property boom can be found well beyond the capital and ... ( read original story ...)