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Interbank CD Plunge Attests to Effective Deleveraging

Precipitous changes in the volume and pricing of China's interbank certificates of deposit attest to the impact of a rigorous deleveraging campaign launched by financial regulators. The...

Chinese Yuan Hits Three Month High Against the Greenback

The Chinese currency hit a three month high against the US dollar on 17 May. The median quote for Chinese yuan on Wednesday was 6.8635 to the...

PBOC Balance Sheet Expands in April on the Back of Growth in Re-lending

The People's Bank of China bounced back from two successive months of balance sheet contraction in April, as the US Federal Reserve moots a shrinking...

Interbank Borrowing Plunges 1.54tn Yuan Amongst Listed Lenders as Deleveraging Continues

Interbank borrowing has plunged amongst China's commercial banks, as financial regulators continues to push for deleveraging of the market. A recent report by 21st Century Herald points to a...

China’s Central Bank Greenlights Hong Kong Bond Connect Scheme

The People's Bank of China has given the go-ahead to a long-anticipated initiative that will grant foreign investors greater access to the country's $9 billion bond...

Jack Ma Claims Title of China’s Wealthiest Man

Ali Baba founder Jack Ma has pipped Wanda Group head Wang Jianlin to the position of China's wealthiest individual. The latest Forbes list of the world's wealthiest individuals indicates...

Commercial Property Sales Post Sharp Growth Decline

Year-on-year growth in both the area and value of commercial property sales has fallen sharply following the introduction of measures by the Chinese government to rein...

CICC Foresees Near-term Economic Weakness Due to Regulatory Tightening

One of China's leading investment banks expects macroeconomic data to weaken in the medium-term, following the release of official data indicating faltering performance. China International...

CBRC Seeks to Quell Regulatory Crackdown’s Impact on Financial Markets

A crackdown on the banking sector of unprecedented intensity continues to hamper liquidity and undermine the performance of Chinese stocks, compelling CBRC to reassure...

We Have the Ability to Maintain China’s Financial Stability: Li Keqiang

The Chinese premier has reassured the head of the International Monetary Fund about China's ability to maintain the health and stability of its finance system. Premier Li...

SOE Debt Levels Could Imperil China’s Finance System

One of China's leading experts on risk in its financial system has pointed to high debt levels amongst state-owned enterprises as a major potential threats to stability. Speaking...

China’s Jan. to April Fixed Asset Investment Grew 8.9% YoY

The latest raft of official data indicates that year-on-year growth in fixed asset investment eased to 8.9% for the period from January to April...

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China’s Digital Economy Exceeds USD$6 Trillion, Accounts for Nearly 40% of GDP

A new report highlights the increasing importance of digital sectors in the Chinese economy.

Big Data and Digitised Regulation Is Reducing Financial Risk Pressure: China’s Forex Authority

A senior official from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) has highlighted the ability of new data-based regtech methods to reduce...

Chinese Central Bank Actively Exploring Application of Blockchain to Digital Renminbi Systems: Di Gang

A senior official from the digital currency research wing of the Chinese central bank says it is driving efforts to apply blockchain...