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Inclusion of Interbank CD’s in Macro-prudential Assessments Will Have Limited Impact on Banks: PBOC

The Chinese central bank's recent decision to include interbank certificates of deposit in its macro-prudential assessments (MPA's) of lenders will not have a sizeable...

M2 Money Supply Extends Record Low Growth Run in July, PBOC Cautions Against Excessive Concern

Growth in China's M2 money supply has sunk to another record-breaking low in July after succumbing to unprecedented weakness the previous month, with PBOC...

Citibank China Slapped with Shanghai’s Biggest Ever Banking Fine Over Property Loans

Citibank China is one of several major banks subject to administrative penalties by the Shanghai branch of the China Banking Regulatory Commission for regulatory...

China’s Central Bank Takes Net Liquidity Injections Via MLF to 4 Month High

The People's Bank of China has just taken its net liquidity injections via medium-term lending facilities a four month high following the release of...

Big Five Banks Sign on for Debt-Equity Swaps Worth Over One Trillion Yuan

China's big five banks have signed on for debt-equity swap agreements worth over one trillion yuan (USD$149.87 billion), as regulators push for accelerated use...

Declining Excess Reserve Ratio Does Not Signal Loose Monetary Policy: PBOC

China's central bank has indicated that ongoing declines in the excess reserve ratio do not signal a shift in monetary policy or plans to...

Schedule Set for Inclusion of Interbank CD’s in Macro-prudential Assessments

China's central bank has released further details on the inclusion of interbank certificates of deposit in its macro-prudential assessments (MPA) of Chinese lenders. On 11...

Chinese Central Bank Says Lower Growth in M2 Could Become New Normal

The People's Bank of China has flagged the potential for a far lower rate of growth in the country's M2 money supply in future...

Public Private Partnership Asset-backed Notes Debut on China’s Interbank Market

China has just seen the release of its first public-private partnership asset-backed financial product on the country's interbank market. According to the Beijing Daily China Fortune Land...

NDRC Flags Expanded Use of Debt-Equity Swaps for Deleveraging of State-owned Enterprises

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has indicated that the central government will focus on the deleveraging of state-owned enterprises in the second...

Average Rate for First Home Buyer Loans in China Rises to 4.99%

The latest data from Rong 360 points to ongoing gains in interest rates for first home buyer loans across China, as regulators endeavour to...

Police Arrest Instigators of Bank Run in Shandong Province

Authorities in Shandong province have arrested staff at an agricultural firm for triggering a bank run on a local lender by spreading rumours of...

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