Japan's Nomura to hold controlling stake in new Shanghai JV

Duty-free shops offer insights for airport investors Morgan Stanley upbeat on firm's China prospects China's listed firms report higher profits in H1 Steps discussed to cut borrowing costs for small companies Japan's Nomura to hold controlling stake in new Shanghai JV CBOT futures plunge amid trade tensions,favorable weather Fidelity bullish on inclusion of top A shares in MSCI Banks change tack to cut losses Prevention of risks to underpin regulations Opening-up - a bold step pays off HKEX ready for bigger market role SAFE: Capital flows to be better balanced Local governments need support to fend off financial risks Stocks fall as TV, film studios to be probed Morgan Stanley eyes bigger presence in Chinese market Moderate monetary easing 'to continue' Stock declines cloud MSCI debut Health stocks appear hottest, 'risky' China boosts financial support for small firms, green economy with MLF collateral rules MSCI nod gives foreign investors chance to share China's market dividends