Markets

China's home prices are on the decline, especially in smaller cities.

Surge in bad loans squeezing profit at China's biggest banks

HONG KONG -- For China's banks, bad debt is a small but quickly growing problem. The outstanding balance of bad loans at the nation's four largest banks stood at 384.7 billion yuan ($62.6 billion) as of the end of June, up 13.2% from six months befor...

Economeister

Stephen Grenville: How to reboot world trade talks

Expanding trade has been the lynchpin of globalization. Total world trade rose from 42% of...

Deals

ANA, Lufthansa to combine Japan-Europe freight operations

TOKYO -- ANA and Lufthansa will start jointly operating freight service between Japan and ...