Hong Kong trading platform offers shares in valuable works of contemporary art. With Chinas economy cooling off, investors there are looking for possibilities beyond stocks and real estate.
Amid intensifying trade friction between Washington and Beijing, a new round of US tariffs took effect on Monday, raising the stakes for both sides. China seems to have several tools up its sleeve to counter US tariffs.
Neighboring giants Russia and China plan to use their own currencies more often in trade deals as relations with the West decline. The Russian president indulged in pancake diplomacy with his Chinese counterpart.
China's economy has revealed fresh signs of softness as the pace of investment has slowed to a record low. Stable figures for retail spending and production have done little to dispel fears of a cooling in the economy.
The EU plans to invest more in Africa and wants to intensify trade relations. Since the refugee crisis, Europe has been courting African governments and banking on increased cooperation.
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