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Investors observe the stock market at an exchange hall in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China.

Most non-Chinese don’t trade stocks in China, but the continuing crash in the Shanghai market still threatens to change their lives. The challenge is that China is the world’s largest exporter ($2.2 trillion worth in 2013) and second-largest importer ($2 trillion), so its struggles are potentially the world’s problems. Compounding the importance of China’s sheer …

China freezes U.S. fund

China’s push to stabilize its stock market puts a major U.S. hedge fund in the crosshairs.

China stock market backlash

Eunice Yoon introduces us to a Chinese farmer who lost more than just his money in the Chinese stock market, he also lost hope.

Luxury companies’ China concerns

As the Chinese stock market pulls back and the economy slows, Chinese consumers are spending a lot less.

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A clerk stacks bundles of Indonesian 100,000 rupiah banknotes at a currency exchange office in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The ripple effects from China’s market drama is being felt far and wide. Among the hardest hit: emerging markets currencies. Read More 3 charts explaining the Chinese stock market Currencies in Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia were already under pressure this year, and China’s meltdown is just the latest trigger for the selling. “The trend …

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China’s stock market rebounded slightly on Thursday, slowing a massive selloff that has erased trillions of yuan of value in recent weeks. The crash and subsequent measures to slow the losses have emphasized how different the Chinese stock market—which was established in the early 1990s—is from its American counterpart. 1. Everyday Chinese citizens dominate the …

China auto sales struggle

A new report shows auto sales have dropped for the first time in two years in China and that could be a big blow to U.S. automakers.

China’s volatile market

Chinese stocks took another dramatic plunge, despite regulators taking fresh steps to support the markets.

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An investor observes an electronic board at a stock exchange hall on July 7, 2015 in Shenyang, China.

The 30 percent plunge in the Shanghai composite has China’s government stepping in to orchestrate a $19 billion stock purchase program to prevent a full-blown crash. More than half of China’s listed companies were halted to mitigate the selloff, as more than just local traders worry that the momentum that boosted Chinese stocks to seven-year …

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Share holders stay at a security trading floor in Shenyang, Liaoning province of China.

The precipitous plunge in Chinese stocks, and Beijing’s struggle to halt the fall, has sent waves of panic through the country’s 90 million-plus retail investors, who say their life-savings are “falling into an abyss.” At a Citic Securities brokerage in Beijing on Wednesday, the trading hall was packed was packed with retail investors, many of …

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A floor trader checks share prices at the Hong Kong Exchange in Hong Kong, China July 8, 2015.

A funny thing is happening on the way to the Great Selloff of China—some fund investors are beginning to buy China again. Data from Boston research firm EPFR Global shows investors having put a net of $4.3 billion into China-focused mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, even as mutual fund managers put $4.7 billion of net …

China stock market turmoil

Investors around the globe are focused on the emergency measures China is taking to stabilize its stock market.

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The wild ride for Chinese stocks continues, with the Shanghai Composite now down some 25 percent in the last month, though the index has still risen more than 80 percent over the past year. The Chinese government, which cheered the rally on the way up, is now attempting to stem the decline. New initial public …

The Las Vegas of the East

In Macau, gambling revenue continues to slide and many attribute the slump to China’s crackdown on corruption.

Wild ride for stocks in China

The stock market in China is up about 25 percent this year, but it’s been anything but a smooth ride.