China Orders Banks, Insurers to Sharply Step up Lending to Private Firms

China Orders Banks, Insurers to Sharply Step up Lending to Private Firms

China’s banking and insurance regulator said on Monday it had told all of the country’s banks to sharply increase lending to private companies, as policymakers step up support for the slowing economy. Big state-owned commercial banks...

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China Considering Measures to Adjust Lending Rates for Companies: Central Bank Official

China Considering Measures to Adjust Lending Rates for Companies: Central Bank Official

China is considering measures to drive adjustments in financial institutions’ lending rates for companies to improve credit flow into the economy, the official English-language China Daily reported on Thursday, citing a central bank...

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China Will Spur Banks to Raise Capital: State TV

China Will Spur Banks to Raise Capital: State TV

China’s state council, or cabinet, said on Monday it would adopt measures to encourage commercial banks to replenish capital through various channels and push funds to participate in capital-raising activity, state television said. The...

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China’s 2018 Private Consumption Is Set to Top USD5.5 Trillion

China’s 2018 Private Consumption Is Set to Top USD5.5 Trillion

China’s private consumption rose 9.1 percent yearly to CNY34.5 trillion (USD5 trillion) over the first 11 months, with the full year figure projected to top CNY38 trillion, a set of official data shows. The structure of the consumer market...

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Number of Chinese IPOs in US hits eight-year high

Number of Chinese IPOs in US hits eight-year high

The US welcomed the most initial public offerings for Chinese companies since 2010 in spite of a high-profile trade war between the two countries that threatened the cross-border flow of goods and roiled financial markets in 2018. Some 33 Chinese...

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Noble Group says $3.5bn restructuring completed

Noble Group says $3.5bn restructuring completed

Noble Group said it has completed its emergency $3.5bn debt-for-equity restructuring by keeping the company private, a move seen as a potential blow to investors. The company, formerly listed in Singapore, said on Thursday it would operate under...

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China News Weekly 90 – Tencent Adds Fiat Chrysler to Growing List of IoV Partners

China News Weekly 90 – Tencent Adds Fiat Chrysler to Growing List of IoV Partners

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BNP Paribas to underwrite panda bonds

BNP Paribas to underwrite panda bonds

BNP Paribas China said on Monday the bank has received approval to underwrite yuan-dominated bonds, becoming the third foreign bank to receive the license in China. Following HSBC and Standard Chartered, BNP Paribas will be allowed to act as a...

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China News Weekly 89 – Tencent Music presses play on $1.2 billion U.S. IPO

China News Weekly 89 – Tencent Music presses play on $1.2 billion U.S. IPO

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Thinking about Panic Selling? A Quick Update about Today’s Markets.

Thinking about Panic Selling? A Quick Update about Today’s Markets.

The markets have been very volatile over the recent weeks and as usual, I had a number of my clients ask if they should “liquidate and put everything into cash”. My first reaction to this is that it is always a bad idea to liquidate when...

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Chinese AI Financial Start-Up Shannon.ai Raises $16M From Sequoia In Series A Round

Chinese AI Financial Start-Up Shannon.ai Raises $16M From Sequoia In Series A Round

Shannon.ai, an artificial intelligence financial start-up, has raised RMB110 million (US$15.8 million) in series A round of financing from Sequoia Capital China, according to Chinese media reports. Founded in 2017, Beijing-based Shannon.ai is an...

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China News Weekly 83 – Fosun Acquires China Rights to HCC Diagnostic with $10 Million Glycotest Investment

China News Weekly 83 – Fosun Acquires China Rights to HCC Diagnostic with $10 Million Glycotest Investment

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