Stocks in China slide; U.S. equity futures advance

Business / Financial Markets Feb 3, 2020

Stocks in China slide; U.S. equity futures advance

Chinese shares tumbled and the yuan weakened as traders returned from an extended holiday amid the worsening coronavirus outbreak. Support measures from China's government helped stem losses somewhat in Asia, while U.S. futures rose and Treasuries slipped. Stocks in Shanghai opened almost 9 percent lower, ...

Japanese fans flock to Shanghai for FIBA World Cup

Basketball Sep 1, 2019

Japanese fans flock to Shanghai for FIBA World Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The rapidly growing popularity of Japanese basketball and its men's national team has brought fans from the country to China for the FIBA World Cup. Longtime basketball fan Atsushi Kawai was one of many eager Akatsuki Five fanatics wearing vivid red Japan T-shirts at Shanghai ...

National Mar 17, 2017

Muji Shanghai shops cleared of unsafe food claims lodged by show

Shanghai government inspectors said they found no evidence to support a Chinese television show's claim that Muji retail stores in the city stocked food imported from areas of Japan allegedly contaminated by radiation. The CCTV show allegations dragged the chain's stock down Thursday in ...