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CBRC Chief Guo Shuqing Set to Head Merged Banking, Insurance Authority: Caixin

Guo Shuqing, chief of the China Banking Regulatory Commission, is set to head the newly formed joint banking and insurance authority according to a...

Shadow Bankers Search for Provincial Authorities to Dodge Regulatory Crackdown

Chinese shadow banking groups are taking their pursuit of regulatory arbitrage to remote parts of the country, searching for provincial regulators who are less...

Official Document Reveals China’s Plans to Merge Banking and Insurance Authorities

An official government document indicates that China will merge the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) and the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) according to...

Beijing Considers Amalgamation of Banking and Insurance Regulators

The Chinese central government is reviewing a proposal to amalgamate the banking and insurance regulators according to anonymous sources speaking to the South China...

Ex-head of China’s Insurance Regulator Investigated for “Trading Power for Money and Sex”

Xiang Junbo, the former head of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission, has been officially expelled from both his government position and the Communist Party...

Chinese Regulators Step up Focus on Fintech with 1828 Fines in 2017

The People's Bank of China, China Banking Regulatory Commission, China Insurance Regulatory Commission and China Securities Regulatory Commission have jointly issued a total of 1,828...

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China Unlikely to See Real Estate Loan Rates Decline in 2021 as LPR Holds Steady for Ninth Month Straight

Domestic analysts say that Chinese banks are unlikely to significantly reduce rates for real estate loans in 2021, as regulators continue to...

Chinese Central Bank Unveils Anti-Trust Measures Permitting Break up of Third-Party Payments Platforms

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) will have the power to recommend the dismantling of third party payments platforms under new measures...

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