Hong Kong Stocks Swing on Finance, China Resources Power - Bloomberg

Economic TimesHong Kong Stocks Swing on Finance, China Resources PowerBloombergHong Kong stocks fluctuated as financial shares rose and China Resources Power Holdings Co. led declines amid a corruption probe of its parent's chairman. The Hang Seng Index (HSI) rose 0.1 percent to 22,777.59 as of 9:48 a.m. in Hong Kong after ...Hong Kong shares fall on telecoms, China down on weak manufacturingReutersChina Resources appoints trusted hand as new chairmanSouth China Morning PostHK financiers exert pressure on voteGlobal TimesGlobalPostall 194 news articles »

China cuts RRR for rural financial institutions - Xinhua

China cuts RRR for rural financial institutionsXinhuaBEIJING, April 22 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank announced Tuesday it will cut the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for county-level rural commercial banks by 2 percentage points and that of rural credit cooperative unions by 0.5 percentage points ...

China heightens alert over illegal funds as Internet finance booms - TODAYonline

China heightens alert over illegal funds as Internet finance boomsTODAYonlineBEIJING - The rapid development of Internet finance in China is driving an increase in cases of illegal fund raising, a situation that could worsen if regulation does not catch up, a senior official at the country's banking sector watchdog said on Monday.China Warns of Illegal P2P Lending and Crowd Funding LoopholesInternational Business Times UKall 24 news articles »

Tech groups transform how finance is done in China - Financial Times

Tech groups transform how finance is done in ChinaFinancial TimesThat is the view of Tang Ning, one such financial entrepreneur and the founder of Creditease, a peer-to-peer lending platform. It is a sign of how far the sector has come in just a few short years. The internet is transforming the Chinese mainland. And ...

China Finance Monthly: Insurance Premium Nears 700 Billion Yuan Through ... - The China Perspective

WantChinaTimesChina Finance Monthly: Insurance Premium Nears 700 Billion Yuan Through ...The China PerspectiveApril 23 ? China's insurance premium incomes totaled 699.98 billion yuan in the January-March period, including 460.74 billion yuan from life insurance policies and 175.7 billion yuan from property insurance policies, the China Insurance Regulatory ...Senior banking regulator who helped restructure China's trust sector diesSouth China Morning PostChina Q1 trust asset growth eases on slowing economyReutersall 28 news articles »

China Focus: Financial package to boost China's rural growth - Xinhua

Business RecorderChina Focus: Financial package to boost China's rural growthXinhuaBEIJING, April 23 (Xinhua) -- As China looks to ways to unleash growth potential, it is targeting rural areas with more financial aid. A set of policies, including trimming reserve requirement ratio for rural banks, nurturing the capital market in the ...China yuan touches 16-month low against dollarYahoo!7 NewsChina strengthens rural financingecnsChina yuan hits 16-month lowSBSLondon South East -Business Recorderall 137 news articles »



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Features - Editor, 2 April 2014

China Promotes New-Energy Vehicles

In an effort to boost sales of electric-powered cars, China is reportedly considering cutting or waiving the 10 percent purchase tax applicable to new car purchases. The promotion of what China refers to as 'new-energy vehicles' is part of the drive to reduce the country's dependence on fossil fuels, while at the same time addressing the ongoing, and worsening, problem of air pollution. Shares of China's biggest electric car manufacturer, BYD Co. Ltd. (1211:HK) have risen in Hong Kong trading in response to indications that the government is determined to increase efforts at promoting new-energy vehicles.

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Trade - Editor, 19 March 2014

Developer's Default Indicative of Economic Slowdown

In addition to experiencing a slowdown in its property sector, China's property market received a blow this week with the collapse of real estate developer Zhejiang Xingrun Real Estate Co. Two weeks ago Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy Science & Technology Co warned in a stock market filing that the company is unlikely to meet its interest payment of 89.9 million yuan (US$14.6 million) on the due date of March 7 – and indeed they were not able to, resulting in the country's first domestic bond default. Some analysts note that these are signs that China's economic growth is on a path of slowing down, while others warn that this may be likened to the Bears Stearns scenario in 2008, setting off the risk management meltdown of the investment bank industry on Wall Street.

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News - Editor, 5 March 2014

China Becomes India's Top Trading Partner

A recent report by the New Delhi-based industry trade group, the PHD Chamber of Commerce, reveals that China has replaced the United Arab Emirates as India's top trading partner, with Indian-Sino trade hitting $49.5 billion in the current fiscal year's first nine months. Referred to as "South-South" trade, this inter-regional trend among Asian countries reached $4.7 trillion in 2013, as noted in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics 2013. South-South trade accounts for more than 25 percent of total world exports.

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