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Samuel Shen

In China, fears of financial Iron Curtain as U.S. tensions rise

13 Aug 2020

SHANGHAI/BEIJING A sharp escalation in tensions with the United States has stoked fears in China of a deepening financial war that could result in it being shut out of the global dollar system - a devastating prospect once considered far-fetched but now not impossible.

UPDATE 1-China's debt collectors flourish as consumers flounder in a COVID-hit economy

13 Aug 2020

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Aug 13 It's not a good sign for any economy when debt collectors are booming and in China right now, the industry is on a hiring spree.

China's debt collectors flourish as consumers flounder in a COVID-hit economy

13 Aug 2020

SHANGHAI/BEIJING It's not a good sign for any economy when debt collectors are booming and in China right now, the industry is on a hiring spree.

Investors revalue Chinese tech giants after U.S. ban

12 Aug 2020

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Stock investor Zhu Haifeng halved his once-cherished holdings in Chinese tech giants Tencent and Alibaba after the United States announced on Friday sanctions against some Chinese firms in the latest escalation between the world's two top economies.

China state funds to cut stakes in PICC, some tech firms amid stock bull run

10 Jul 2020

SHANGHAI People's Insurance Co (Group) of China (PICC) and three China-listed tech companies said their major state shareholders plan to reduce holdings - a move that comes amid a torrid bull run in China's stock market.

China's market euphoria trumps political risk in Hong Kong

09 Jul 2020

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Investors in China's soaring stock market are increasingly turning to Hong Kong for bargains, egging on an investment boom on the back of large tech listings and shaking off fears of political risks in the bruised financial hub.

RPT-As FOMO drives torrid Chinese stocks rally, 2015 is a faint memory

08 Jul 2020

TOKYO/SHANGHAI, July 7 A state-endorsed rally in Chinese stocks has driven share prices to five-year highs, spurred a retail investor splurge and raised concern among some market participants about a repeat of 2015's bubble-and-burst episode.

As FOMO drives torrid Chinese stocks rally, 2015 is a faint memory

07 Jul 2020

TOKYO/SHANGHAI A state-endorsed rally in Chinese stocks has driven share prices to five-year highs, spurred a retail investor splurge and raised concern among some market participants about a repeat of 2015's bubble-and-burst episode.

Milestones and markers flash bullish signals for Chinese stocks

03 Jul 2020

SHANGHAI, July 3 Surging volumes, massive margin borrowings and a deluge of foreign money this week in China's stock markets are pointing to another sizable run-up in share prices in the second half of 2020.

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