The Asia Primary Market Forum was held by International Capital Market Association (ICMA) in Hong Kong on March 2. Representatives from financial institutions like major international commercial banks and investment banks were all rosy about the bond market in Asia-Pacific region in 2017 and particularly, reform and innovation in this region made development of the bond market more and more appealing to international investors.
The full effects of Brexit on Britain's trading relations may not be resolved for a further 20 years, a leading economics commentator has claimed.
Shanghai and Tianjin unexpectedly raised down payment requirements for home buyers on Nov. 28 evening, believed as a continuation of previous round of regulations. These new policies signal great significance. Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen’s moves in raising credit threshold might mean that credit policies will be widely tightened up.
China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and Securities & Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong stated in a joint announcement at 19:00 of Nov. 25 that eligible stock trading via Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect will start on Dec. 5.
The Chinese currency extended its decline against the U.S. dollar on Monday, while analysts expect the central bank to place short-term priority on the yuan's stability against a basket of currencies rather than the dollar alone.
By allowing local pension funds more latitude on investment, China has made a cautious but significant step to tackle the increasing challenges of an aging population.
Chinese local governments embraced a new approach to support state-owned enterprises (SOEs) facing financial difficulties, with market-oriented moves more likely than direct fiscal support, Moody's Investors Service said on Wednesday.
While the spin-off listing of A-share market listed companies have largely suspended, red chip stocks listed in Hong Kong meet similar difficulties when they are seeking to spin off and return to China’s A-share market. Perceived from the most recent cases of But'one Information Corporation, Xi'an (600455.SH) and Suzhou Yangtze New Materials Co., Ltd. (002652.SZ), which have terminated the reorganization and received a series of inquiries from the regulatory departments, the door for the return of spin-off listing has not yet completely open. In other relevant cases, no progress has been made either.
The latest data on China's property market reveals symptoms that will need more than deleveraging measures, analysts said.
Government defaults and unconventional security problems are major risks of Chinese enterprises in overseas investments, said China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation (Sinosure) in an annual report on world investment risk for 2016 released on Monday.
French former Prime Minister, Mr. Dominique de Villepin, attended “Belt and Road Summit-Financing Through Silk Road Bonds”, co-organized by International Capital Market Association(ICMA) and Dagong Global Credit Rating, in Hong Kong on September 8. He points out that the “Belt and Road” Initiative provides more room for international cooperation to stabilize the global economy.
Along with supply side reform of coal and steel industries since this year, a production reducing system of 276 working days has been strictly implemented for coal industry. Each coal type’s price greatly rebounds. What influence of reduced production and rebounded prices will have on coal enterprises?
In order to advance preparatory work about Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, Fang Xinghai, vice-chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and head of special working group of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, recently held a work conference, at which Shenzhen and Hong Kong exchanges, China Securities Depository and Clearing Company Limited (CSDC) and some securities companies report progress of preparatory work and suggestions and will make deployment on relevant work so as to introduce the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect within the year.
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China is willing to work with Grenada to open up new prospects for bilateral cooperation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday.Wang, also a member of the
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