Avon: ‘Door-to-Door Influence Peddling’
The beauty products maker agrees to pay $135 million to settle allegations that employees bribed Chinese government officials.
Instruments Maker Paid Off China Officials: SEC
Bruker Corp.'s Chinese offices entered into sham ‘collaboration agreements’ to direct money to foreign officials and send them on trips.
Wal-Mart Found China Operation ‘Out of Control’
An internal review of Wal-Mart stores in China found questionable sales and accounting practices designed to make profits look stronger.
No ‘Soft Landing’ for China’s Economy, Report Says
The Conference Board says average economic growth of 3.9% annually between 2020 and 2025 will present foreign firms with a huge opportunity.
RMB Fever Spreads to One-Third of Banks
SWIFT reports that use of the Chinese currency continues to grow, especially in the United States and Europe.
China No Longer An Investment Valhalla
Slow revenue growth and high labor costs are giving some U.S. firms second thoughts about increasing their stakes in the second-largest economy.
Some Employee Costs Set to Rise, Say Finance Chiefs
Benefits expenses may not move much in the next 12 months, but U.S. CFOs project an increase in employer costs for workers' salaries.
A Global Affliction
Finance executives around the world are plagued by uncertainty about the economy, politics and more.
Emerging Markets: Financial Indulgence
Cheap credit is tempting emerging markets towards risky borrowing.
Will China Let More Corporate Bond Issuers Default?
Overcapacity and depressed prices threaten many of the country's corporate borrowers, who have gorged on debt for six years.
Emerging Markets: Emerge, Splurge, Purge
Western firms have piled into emerging markets in the past 20 years. Now comes the reckoning.