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China on Track to See 430 – 490 A-share IPO’s in 2021 Raising up to 480B Yuan: PWC Report

Analysts from Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) expect funds raised via A-share IPO's in China to rise to a decade-long high in 2021.

China Loosens Capital Account Restrictions for Renminbi Revenue Usage

The Chinese central government has announced the loosening of key capital account restrictions, alongside new measures to facilitate cross-border renminbi transactions.

Chinese Central Bank Targets Concentrations of Real Estate Lending

China's central bank and its top banking regulator have jointly launched a new system to regulate the concentration of real estate lending...

Beijing Lifts Equity Investment Ceiling for Chinese Annuity Funds, Expected to Add USD$46 Billion to Capital Markets

China has given its annuity pension funds greater latitude to allocate investment funds towards equities, in a move which is expected to...

PBOC Releases Draft Version of Amended Anti-money Laundering, Anti-terrorist Financing Regulations

The Chinese central bank has just released the draft version of amended rules for the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing...

China to Establish Specialized Financial Court in Beijing

The Chinese central government plans to establish a specialised court to deal with financial cases in Beijing.

China Establishes $30 Billion Fund for State-owned Enterprise Mixed-ownership Reforms

China has just seen the launch of a new fund in Shanghai to support state-owned enterprise (SOE) mixed-ownership reforms.

First Margin Trades Backed by a Foreign Bank in China Completed by Standard Chartered Following Launch of New QFII Rules

China has just seen the completion of the first batch of margin trades supported by foreign invested banks licensed to conduct domestic...

86% of Danke-related Rental Loans Already Settled: WeBank Chair Gu Min

The chair of Tencent-backed online lender WeBank has touted the success of a rental loan rescue plan launched at the start of...

Xiaomi, JD-backed Agency Grabs China’s Second Personal Credit License

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) has just issued China's second ever personal credit ratings license to a joint-venture backed by smartphone...

Local Governments Issue $6.4 Billion in Capital Supplementation Special Bonds to Support Smaller Chinese Banks

China's regional authorities have issued a copious volume of special bonds for the purpose of raising funds to shore up the capital...

CBIRC Warns Chinese Insurers against Arbitrary Expansion of Their Services Scope

Chinese regulators are intent on ensuring that insurance companies stick to their lane amidst a broader push to contain risk in the...

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Chinese Central Bank Hails Eradication of P2P Lending, “Orderly Disposal” of High-risk Financial Institutions

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) has highlighted the removal of all of the country's P2P lending platforms in 2020 as part...

NDRC Flags Active Fiscal Policy, Increased Spending on New Infrastructure in 2021

China's chief planning authority has outlined a raft of its policy intentions for 2021, as the national economy continues to recover from...

China’s GDP Breaches 100 Trillion Yuan Threshold after Posting 2.3% Growth in 2020, Disposable Income up 4.7%

Official data points to growth of over 2% in Chinese GDP in 2020 despite the adverse economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic....

China Bans Banks from Selling Depository Products via Third Party Online Platforms

Beijing has issued a new directive which further steps up pressure on the sale of depository products via online fintech platforms, after...