BEIJING/SHANGHAI As the U.S.-China trade war intensifies, an insurance company run by the Chinese government is stepping in to support Chinese exporters, providing low cost coverage and chasing down U.S. importers unwilling or unable to pay mounting tariffs.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI Overburdened Chinese regulators have left the peer-to-peer lending industry to poorly staffed local governments, according to ex-regulators, threatening the survival of an important credit mechanism once seen as crucial for the country's economy.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING When China launched the expansion of the Shanghai free trade zone (FTZ) recently and announced six new zones in July, officials touted the efforts to attract foreign investment and deepen trade ties with neighbouring countries.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Sept 2 When China launched the
expansion of the Shanghai free trade zone (FTZ) recently and
announced six new FTZs in July, officials touted the efforts to
attract foreign investment and deepen trade ties with
BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's banks face pressure on earnings and asset quality in the coming months as interest rate reforms squeeze margins and a Sino-U.S. trade war adds to economic uncertainty.
* H1 net profit 42.75 bln yuan vs 40.77 bln yuan yr-ago
HONG KONG/BEIJING Morgan Stanley moved closer to taking a controlling stake in its Chinese securities joint venture (JV) after picking up a 2% share for $54 million, exchange filings show.
BEIJING/HONG KONG China is sharpening its scrutiny of small banks' shareholders amid fears that loans from the lenders to big investors could prove a weak point in the country's financial system, jolted by the state's weekend rescue of one lender and recent takeover of another.
* Regulator directs small banks to check shareholding