China Now Has the Most Valuable AI Startup in the World
April 22, 2018
  • It becomes the world’s richest-valued private AI startup
  • The company drives China’s ambition to dominate global AI

SenseTime Group Ltd. has raised $600 million from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and other investors at a valuation of more than $3 billion, Continue reading

U.S. Leaves Door Open to Talks With China Amid Trade-War Fears
April 10, 2018
  • Trump says on Twitter the U.S. isn’t in a trade war with China
  • Stocks reverse losses as Mnuchin signals openness to talks

The Trump administration indicated it’s willing to negotiate with China on escalating frictions between the world’s two biggest Continue reading

For Chinas Wealthy, Singapore Is the New Hong Kong
February 11, 2018

When more than 80 of China’s wealth managers gathered recently at the Shangri-La hotel on Singapore’s resort island of Sentosa, the chatter during tea breaks kept returning to one theme: Hong Kong is starting to be eclipsed by Singapore as Continue reading

2018 Feels Ripe for Big Unexpected Crisis, Eurasia Group Says
January 7, 2018

This year could see a geopolitical crisis on the scale of the financial crash a decade ago, Eurasia Group warned in its annual outlook.

Describing global political challenges as “daunting,” the New York-based political risk consultancy said that “if we had Continue reading

Trump’s $250 Billion China Haul Features Little of Substance
November 13, 2017

The headline number is impressive: A quarter-trillion dollars worth of deals from China that President Donald Trump can use to show he’s creating opportunities for U.S. businesses and jobs for his base.

The reality, however, is that the roughly 15 Continue reading