Guests tour the new Kengo Kuma-designed Beijing Shang Xia (Image: Ding Yu for Jing Daily)

China Now World’s Largest Luxury Market: Bain Report

A new report by Bain & Company estimates that China has surpassed the US to become the world's large...
Chu Teh-Chun's "La forêt blanche II" sold for a record US$7.8 million this past weekend

Regional Buyers, International Sellers Converge On HK’s Red-Hot Auction Market

With Christie’s, Bonhams, Beijing Poly, Ravenel, Seoul Auction, Tiancheng and United Asian Auction...
Art, watches, wine: Chinese collectors flock to auction hotspots like Hong Kong and Beijing in their search for stable portable investments

Amid Market Turbulence, More Chinese Investors May Turn To Art

Having relatively few investment options at their disposal, recent economic turmoil means we can exp...
Rosé producers are betting that shifting wine consumption dynamics in China will increase demand

Is China’s Wine Market Poised For A Rosé Boom?

China's wine market, long the domain of dry reds, is getting sweeter, more effervescent and--increas...
Sotheby's advice to Burgundy lovers in 2011? "Start hoarding."

Will China’s “Bordeaux Bubble” Buoy Burgundy?

China may still be in the grips of Bordeaux fever, but the stratospheric prices for the oft-mentione...
Hong Kong could surpass New York to become the world's #1 wine auction market this year

Christie’s To Court Hong Kong Collectors With $8 Million “Finest And Rarest Wines” Auction (Nov 26-27)

Featuring more than 600 lots valued over US$7.7 million, highlights of the auction series include te...