Nov 16, 2022 03:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Fell 0.45% on Wednesday

China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index (000001.SH) lost 0.45% on Wednesday, while the Shenzhen Component Index (399001.SZ) fell 1.02%.

Shanghai’s tech-heavy STAR 50 Index (000688.SH) lost 1.48% for the day, while Shenzhen’s similar ChiNext Index (399006.SZ) fell 1.19%.

Below is a rundown of the top China business and finance stories, plus other news for the day:

· Embattled Online Grocery Missfresh Faces Debt Claims in 1,400 Lawsuits

Former employers and suppliers demand $115 million, and the company has only 55 employees left, according to belated 2021 annual report

· Country Garden Plans $494 Million Share Placement

Chinese property giant takes advantage of stock rally to sell Hong Kong shares for repayment of offshore debts

· China’s SOEs Grew Almost Twice as Fast as Economy in 2021

Government turns to state-owned enterprises as economic engine of last resort in the face of pandemic pressures

· China’s October Home Sales Drop Again

Amid Covid outbreaks, slowing economy and property developer liquidity crisis, homebuyers stay on the sidelines, driving sales down 28.2% this year

· State Clearing House Sets Standards for China’s $200 Billion Green Bond Market

The new system offers instructions on disclosing information about projects and their environmental benefits

· In Depth: The Secrets Behind a Chinese Banking Superstar’s Fall

The unmaking of former China Merchants Bank chief Tian Huiyu may be rooted in his equity investments in electric-vehicle battery giant CATL

· Teaching Staff Who Harm Children Face Lifetime Ban

The guideline, which takes effect Tuesday, comes as the country steps up efforts to protect minors in education

· Xi Raises Anti-Secession Law in Talks With Biden About Taiwan, Foreign Minister Says

The 2005 law allows China to take ‘non-peaceful means and other necessary measures’ to safeguard its territorial integrity if events including secession occur

· Food and Drink Fair Fizzles as Covid-19 Keeps Crowds Away

Many merchants were delayed or restricted from traveling to Chengdu for the largest exhibition on the food and beverage industry’s calendar

· Tech Insider: ‘Double 11’ Sales Kept Secret, Xiaomi Smartphones Stay on Top in India

TuSimple ousts CEO and independent directors, Alibaba logistics unit pushes deeper into Brazil

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