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Bank Loans and Bonds Becoming Too Dear for Chinese Enterprise

As financial regulators push through with strenuous deleveraging measures, Chinese enterprises are struggling to obtain affordable capital via either bank loans or the bond market. The...

M2 Year-on-year Growth Seen Easing to 10.3% in May

Market observers expect growth in China's M2 money supply to dial back slightly as financial regulators crackdown on credit extension by banks. According to China Securities...

3rd/4th Tier Cities Set to Drive Chinese Consumption Growth: Morgan Stanley

China's lower-tier urban centres will be the key drivers of consumption growth during the 2020's according to Morgan Stanley's chief China economist. Robin Xing sees China's annual...

Natixis Says Internationalization of RMB Regressing

Research from French investment bank Natixis claims that the internationalisation of the Chinese currency is moving backwards as a result of depreciatory pressure that commenced...

Onshore RMB Breaches 6.8 Against the Greenback

The onshore value of the Chinese yuan has risen to a six month high against the US dollar at the outset of June. On the morning of...

Chinese A Shares Expected to Join MSCI Global Emerging Markets Index

China's domestic A shares are expected to join MSCI's global emerging markets index for the first time this year, with adjustments to the annual...

Chinese Pension Data Shows Expenditures Rising Faster Than Revenues

China's Ministry of Housing Resources and Social Services has just released its latest set of data on pensions and other forms of social welfare. According...

Central Bank Says China’s AA- Bonds Are BBB- Internationally.

The People's Bank of China has called for the opening up of the corporate credit ratings market in order provide a sounder basis for assessing...

On the Necessity and Challenge of Chinese Economic Deleveraging

One of China's leading economists has weighted in on both the necessity of the country's current deleveraging efforts as well as the onerous challenges...

IT Sector Beats Out Finance for China’s Highest Average Income

China's IT workers enjoy the country's highest average levels of remuneration as of 2016, beating out finance sector professionals. Data released by China's National Bureau of Statistics on 27...

Industrial Profits Return to Robust Growth

Chinese industrial profits saw robust growth for the first four months of 2017, with enterprise productivity indices also posting improvements. The latest data released by China's...

Just How Overleveraged is China’s Economy?

Moody's recent decision to downgrade China's sovereign credit rating due to concerns over burgeoning debt has prompted some domestic observers to turn the spotlight...

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China’s Biggest Bank Opens up to Applications for Digital Renminbi Wallets in Shenzhen

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is making digital renminbi wallets available to consumers in the southern tech hub of...

Chinese Central Bank Outlines Efforts to Improve Execution of Monetary Policy

A senior official from the People's Bank of China (PBOC) has published a paper on its official website outlining current plans to...

Foreign Investors Raise Holdings on China’s Interbank Bond Market by over 1 Trillion Yuan in 2020

The latest data from the Chinese central bank points to a sharp rise in investment by foreign institutional investors on China's interbank...

Shenzhen Finance Sector Sees Total Deposits Exceed 10 Trillion Yuan

Financial institutions based in Shenzhen have just seen their deposit levels rise to record-breaking levels.