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Australia’s Central Bank Cautions China on Tightened Capital Controls

The head of Australia's central bank has called upon the Chinese government to moderate its capital control regime. Speaking on the topic of RMB internationalisation in Sydney...

Are Capital Controls Exacerbating Risk on Domestic Dollar Bond Market?

The Chinese government’s efforts to rein in capital outflows are spurring the expansion of a potentially risk-fraught market for dollar denominated bonds. Figures from UBS...

China’s Central Bank Keep Reverse Repo Operations Steady

The Chinese central bank has conducted further reverse repo operations to maintain liquidity on the market as a swathe of contracts mature. Sources close to China Securities Journal said...

Foreign Fiscal, Monetary Policy Puts China’s Financial Security at Risk: Xi Jinping

The Chinese president has pointed to the fiscal and monetary policies of other nations as potential sources of risk for China's finance sector. State media reports...

Fintech to Push Consumer Finance Market to Over $1.74tn by 2020

Rising domestic consumption and a fintech boom are expected to drive an expansion in China's consumer finance market to over 12 trillion yuan (approx. $1.74 trillion) by the end...

China’s Central Bank Balance Contracts as Interbank Rates Surge

The balance sheet of China's central bank has contracted, spurring a surge in interbank deposit rates has put many commercial lenders in a tight spot. The latest "Monetary Authority...

NPL’s Stabilise as Capital Outflow Pressure Diminishes: PBOC

The vice-governor of China's central bank has said that non-performing loans have stabilised while capital outflows are on the wane as the country's economic growth retains momentum. "Following...

Ma Yun Calls for Beijing to Let Private Enterprise Take the Lead

One of China's most storied entrepreneurs has called for the Chinese government to give greater play to the role of private enterprise in the national...

Supply Side Reforms Will Push Chinese Deficit to Record High in 2017

The latest data from the Ministry of Finance indicates that China has just posted its first Q1 fiscal deficit since the turn of the decade as the government accelerates spending...

Leading Professor Calls for China’s State-owned Enterprises to Pull Back

A leading professor from one of China's top business schools has called for the government to dial down the economic role of state-owned enterprises in order...

IMF Does Not Foresee Financial Crisis in China Anytime Soon

The IMF does not foresee a financial crisis in China or the Asia-Pacific region anytime soon, despite strong concern over soaring debt levels. Markus Rodlauer, IMF deputy director...

China’s Central Bank Backs Use of SDR’s for Domestic Debt

One of PBOC's senior-most officials has voiced strong support for the expand use of IMF's Special Drawing Rights in several areas, including for the issuance of...

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Chinese Central Bank Calls for Renminbi Internationalisation to Become National Strategy, Says Time Is Right for Capital Account Liberalisation

A senior official from the Chinese central bank has called for greater prioritisation of efforts to internationalise the usage of the renminbi,...

Chinese Central Bank Will Help Strengthen Green Financing Initiatives Abroad: Yi Gang

The head of the Chinese central bank has flagged plans to strengthen green financing for projects and partnerships in relation to the...

Zhou Xiaochuan Says Development of Central Bank Digital Currency Will Not Lead to Creation of Unified Global Money

The former head of the Chinese central bank has highlighted the challenges faced by efforts to achieve cross-border usage of central bank...

Citigroup Plans Expansion into China’s Securities and Futures Sectors

US banking giant Citigroup hopes to expand its footprint in the Chinese financial sector via the acquisition of licenses for a range...