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Samuel Shen

Fresh China bond default flags worries over weak state-backed borrowers

09 Dec 2019

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG A state-owned enterprise (SOE) in China's northern province of Inner Mongolia defaulted on part of a 1 billion yuan ($142.1 million) privately-issued bond over the weekend, the latest in a string of corporate delinquencies that has raised concerns about contagion risk as the economy slows.

Competition intensifies in China's $100 billion, red-hot ETF market

21 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI China's rapidly growing $100 billion market for exchange-traded funds is luring plenty of new entrants, intensifying competition in a market some predict will dethrone Japan to become Asia's largest in five years.

Global investors flock to China, undeterred by trade war

08 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Trade wars and softer growth are unlikely to dissuade global investors from diving into the world's second-largest economy as they seek better returns, participants in the Reuters Global Investment Outlook 2020 Summit said this week.

China local shares to rise above 4% weight in MSCI EM benchmark

08 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI/NEW YORK Global index provider MSCI said on Thursday mainland Chinese stocks, or A shares, will rise to a weight of 4.1% in the MSCI Emerging Market Index, up from 2.55% currently, as it implements the final step of the weight increase of Chinese shares in its widely-followed emerging markets benchmark .

U.S.-China decoupling threat won't deter foreign investors from China: fund manager

06 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI Global investors will embrace China's vibrant capital markets even more closely, shrugging off threats of a U.S.-China decoupling in the wake of their trade war, veteran Chinese fund manager Richard Pan said.

RPT-China markets feel the pain of stalled derivatives rollout

05 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, Nov 4 A long list of stock and currency derivatives has been lying in wait for regulatory approval at the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX), some for nearly a decade.

China markets feel the pain of stalled derivatives rollout

04 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG A long list of stock and currency derivatives has been lying in wait for regulatory approval at the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX), some for nearly a decade.

RPT-China's proposed digital currency more about policing than progress

04 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI, Nov 1 As China prepares to become the first country to launch a digitized domestic currency, market participants and experts say it is a testament to both financial innovation and Beijing’s desire to have fail-safe control over its cash economy.

China's proposed digital currency more about policing than progress

01 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI As China prepares to become the first country to launch a digitized domestic currency, market participants and experts say it is a testament to both financial innovation and Beijing’s desire to have fail-safe control over its cash economy.

China's Hikvision sees only limited impact from U.S. blacklisting

09 Oct 2019

SHANGHAI Chinese video surveillance company Hikvision will only suffer a limited, short-term hit after being blacklisted by the U.S. government and will strive to get the ban lifted, its general manager said on Wednesday.

World News

UK destined for Brexit as Johnson wins big

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was on course for a resounding victory in Britain's election after voters backed his bid to deliver Brexit on Jan. 31, the country's most significant geopolitical move in 70 years.