China's finance ministry dim sum bond offers low risk appeal - South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription)China's finance ministry dim sum bond offers low risk appealSouth China Morning Post (subscription)The Ministry of Finance's latest dim sum bond is seen as likely to appeal to retail investors in Hong Kong despite its yield being less than that of time deposits offered by banks. The ministry started selling 3 billion yuan (HK$3.78 billion) of two ...China Shares End Week on Positive Note, Recession Weighs on JapanWall Street JournalShanghai-HK Stock Connect expands arbitrage room for hedge fundsWantChinaTimesall 428 news articles »

China's shadow finance risks start to ebb - FT.com (registration) (blog)

China's shadow finance risks start to ebbFT.com (registration) (blog)China's shadow finance sector has become a global concern. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank have both warned about the risks associated with the rapid build-up of assets within such an opaque sector, while central bankers now ...

Dow futures soar 150 points after China's surprise rate cut - Yahoo!7 News

Yahoo Finance UKDow futures soar 150 points after China's surprise rate cutYahoo!7 NewsThe People's Bank of China cut its benchmark interest rates Friday for the first time in more than two years on Friday to lower borrowing costs and lift a cooling economy back on track. The one-year benchmark lending rate has been trimmed by 40 basis ...China rate cut, ECB stimulus hopes boost world marketsYahoo Finance UKChina's shock boosts US stocks? but for how long?Yahoo Finance (blog)Wall Street rises on China, DraghiHerald Sunall 1,077 news articles »

China finance official says shadow banking major issue - Daily Mail

BBC NewsChina finance official says shadow banking major issueDaily MailBRISBANE, Australia, Nov 15 (Reuters) - China's rapidly growing shadow banking sector and the overcapacity of its economy are among its major problems, vice finance minister Zhu Guangyao said on Saturday. "We do have problems that have been ...China's economy experiencing 'period of pain': vice ministerYahoo NewsChina determined to solve major problems in economy: vice finance ministerXinhuaall 165 news articles »

How China is reshaping global development finance - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleHow China is reshaping global development financeDeutsche WelleOver the past couple of months, China has played a major role in launching initiatives to increase infrastructure financing for developing countries. In July 2014, China, together with the other BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa ...China wants to build the world a railwayCNBCChina's New Global LeadershipMareeg MediaPhl joins China-backed bankPhilippine Starall 25 news articles »

China Finance Online (JRJC) Upgraded From Sell to Hold - TheStreet.com

China Finance Online (JRJC) Upgraded From Sell to HoldTheStreet.comThe gross profit margin for CHINA FINANCE ONLINE CO -ADR is currently very high, coming in at 76.75%. It has increased significantly from the same period last year. Regardless of the strong results of the gross profit margin, the net profit margin of ...



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Features - Editor, 22 October 2014

Trade Drops for Phase 1 of Canton Fair 2014

Held twice a year in the city of Guangzhou, capital of the Guangdong province, the Canton Fair has been running since 1957 and is considered to be the largest trade fair in China. The Canton Fair (full name being China Import and Export Fair) is organized by China Foreign Trade Center and supported by the Ministry of Commerce of China and People’s Government of the Guangdong Province. To accommodate the more than 150,000 different products showcased by more than 55,800 exhibitors, the Canton Fair is split into three sessions. Phase 1 of the current Canton Fair took place on October 15-19 and included Electronics & Household Electrical Appliances; Lighting Equipment; Machinery, Vehicles & Spare Parts; Hardware & Tools; Chemical Products; Energy Resources; and Building Materials. Phase 2 is set to take place on October 23-27 featuring Consumer Goods; Gifts; and Home Decorations. Phase 3 on October 31 to November 4 includes Office Supplies; Recreation Products; Cases & Bags; Food; Textiles & Garments; Shoes; and Medicines, Medical Devices & Health Products.

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Trade - Editor, 24 September 2014

China's Economic Growth Slows, Shadow Lending Grows

A recent report published by New York-based research company China Beige Book (CBB) revealed that China's economic growth is faltering, despite the government's 'mini-stimulus' strategies launched in May, which included a more relaxed approach to lending and a wave of infrastructure investment projects. The CBB report, which is compiled from surveys of more than 2,100 firms around China, noted that less than 20 percent of the firms surveyed borrowed in the third quarter, whether it be from the bond market, banks or shadow finance firms, which is a drop of 29 percent when compared to the third quarter of 2013. The report also shows that capital expenditures have dipped to the lowest level since the CBB survey began in 2012.

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News - Editor, 10 September 2014

China's e-Commerce Market Booming

As Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba prepares for its IPO through the New York Stock Exchange, the Dalian Wanda group in China announced on Friday that it would be entering into an e-commerce joint venture with Baidu and Tencent Holdings to be registered in Hong Kong. Wanda will own 70 percent of the new venture with Baidu and Tencent each holding 15 percent. The aim is to tap into China's e-commerce market, which is reportedly the largest in the world and currently dominated by Alibaba. The collaboration between the three companies will create the world's biggest online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce platform, where people use their mobile devises to locate and buy goods and services, often while they are in or nearby the physical store.

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