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Personal Home Loan Growth Seen Declining Further in May

Banking insiders expect new lending in China to fall short of 1 trillion yuan in May, as well as continued tightening of personal home loans...

Central Bank Props Up Mid Year Liquidity with 498 Billion Yuan in MLF

China's central bank provided 498 billion yuan via medium-term lending facilities for a term of one year on 5 June, in order to compensate for MLF set...

China’s Tightening Internet Security Law Will Hit Foreign Companies Hard

The promulgation of a highly controversial new Internet Safety Law in China at the start of June is expected to cause major problems for...

India’s Snub of One Belt One Road Will Do Little to Diminish Chinese Trade: Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley economist Chetan Ahya says that India's trepidations about the One Belt One Road initiative will do little to stem the expansion of...

Caixin’s Services Sector PMI Up for the First Time in 2017

The services sector PMI produced by leading Chinese finance publication Caixin has posted its first gain for the year in May. The reading for service sector PMI...

Tsinghua Professor Calls for Separate and Independent Financial Regulators

A finance professor from China's leading university says that macroeconomic and monetary policy is best served by the the regulation of securities and insurance companies by independent agencies,...

Fudan U. Professor Questions Whether Regulatory Crackdown Can Cure Chinese Finance

An economics professor from one of China's leading universities says the country's ongoing deleveraging push and regulatory crackdown will do little to remedy enduring defects within...

Securities Regulator Intent on Tackling Shadow Banking Channels

Channel business is the next target for Chinese regulators intent upon deleveraging the economy and curbing rampant growth in the shadow banking sector. The China Securities Regulatory...

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...

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Actually Used Foreign Investment in China Rises Nearly 40% in First Quarter, New Foreign Invested Enterprises up 47.8%

China has seen a surge in foreign investment in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020, with...

China’s Q1 GDP Surges 18.3% YoY, Two Year Average Growth Rate at 5.0%

Chinese GDP in the first quarter of 2021 has seen a surge compared to the same period last year, given the low...

MLF Rates Remain Unchanged for 13th Consecutive Month as Chinese Monetary Policy Stresses Stability

The Chinese central bank's open market operations (OMO) have kept the rate for medium-term instruments unchanged for over a year, with analysts...

PBOC Reiterates Commitment to Anti-trust Enforcement in Chinese Payments Sector, Development of Cross-border Payments

The Chinese central bank has stressed its commitment to enforcing anti-trust measures in China's payment sector, as well as efforts to improve...