Although China, the world's largest creditor, has bought European bonds in the past, experts doubts that it will invest in a new investment vehicle meant to alleviate the Europe debt crisis.
Emerging markets should join forces and push for more clout within the International Monetary Fund, says Mexico's central banker, who wants to head the IMF and is counting on support from emerging markets.
The value of China's currency, the yuan, is one of the most hotly contested issues in US-China relations. The US says a high yuan is costing American jobs. But it also keeps consumer items, like TVs and computers, inexpensive. Will China soon adjust the value of its currency?
This month China bought stakes in French, Canadian, and Australian firms.
China's government is bargain-hunting internationally as the financial crisis pushes down prices of energy resources and assets.
Beijing restores tax breaks and other perks for Chinese exporters. It's worried that declining exports mean more social unrest.
The global credit meltdown and Shanghai's slowing economy are chasing away big-time renters from the world's second-tallest building.
Job No. 1 for central bankers: restore confidence in markets.
With monthly inflation at 6.5 percent, Beijing applies its first price controls in 15 years.