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    1. March 25, 2015

      AgBank profits fall as weak Chinese economy spurs defaults

      China’s third-largest bank has reported its first annual fall in quarterly profits in three years as bad loans rose by a...

    2. March 13, 2015

      China puts brakes on banks’ rate freedom

      Only days after formally granting China’s lenders greater freedom to set their own deposit rates, the country’s central bank...

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    1. beyondbrics

      March 13, 2015

      EM monetary policy and the fear of the Fed

      If there’s one thing that central banks like, it is being independent. But EM central bankers’ decisions are currently being...

    2. beyondbrics

      March 12, 2015

      Renminbi internationalisation: the long march continues

      The International Monetary Fund will hold discussions in May and make a decision in November on whether to add the Chinese...

    3. February 28, 2015

      China markets jump after rate cut

      Chinese markets jumped on opening Monday morning after the weekend cut in interest rates — the second in three months — in a...

    4. February 27, 2015

      China’s renminbi falls to 28-month low

      China’s renminbi has touched a 28-month low against the US dollar, the latest slide reflecting central bank activity and...

    5. beyondbrics

      February 23, 2015

      Guest post: time to ditch the renminbi-US dollar peg

      By Guonan Ma, Bruegel The Chinese economy is simply too big to remain tied to the once useful monetary anchor of the...

    6. February 20, 2015

      World Bank staff cleared over $1bn China loan

      An independent review has cleared World Bank staff of any wrongdoing in the handling of a $1bn loan from China despite...

    7. FT Alphaville

      February 11, 2015

      Michael Pettis and perverse monetary policy

      A guest post by Simon Cox, Asia-Pacific Investment Strategist, BNY Mellon Investment Management China’s weak inflation...

    8. February 10, 2015

      Rosneft chief Igor Sechin says $7bn debt repayment will be met

      Rosneft’s chief executive has sought to allay investor fears that the Russian state-owned oil producer might default on its...

    9. February 2, 2015

      US banks balk at new capital proposals

      US banks have balked at new capital proposals from a group of international regulators, saying they go well beyond the...

    10. February 2, 2015

      China P2P lending: stealthy revolution

      China’s authorities tend to have little enthusiasm for revolution. They are quietly encouraging one, all the same. If the...

    11. beyondbrics

      January 9, 2015

      China's "big four" banks lose out as savers gain sophistication

      China’s “big four” state banks are losing share in the country’s fast-growing retail banking market as customers embrace a...

    12. November 25, 2014

      Doubts remain after China stocks jump on rate cut

      China’s stock market galloped to a three-year high in the aftermath of the first interest rate cut in more than two years,...

    13. November 24, 2014

      China rate cut unlikely to halt slowdown, say analysts

      China’s surprise interest rate cut late on Friday will not reverse the trend of slower growth and tighter credit, analysts...

    14. November 24, 2014

      S&P 500 edges to yet another record close

      Monday 21:00 GMT. US stocks enjoyed yet another record-breaking session as a flurry of merger and acquisition activity and...

    15. November 24, 2014

      Asian central banks seen eyeing rate cuts

      Easing measures in China and Japan have raised expectations that other Asian central banks will follow suit with...

    16. beyondbrics

      November 21, 2014

      Will China's interest rate cut herald concerted easing?

      Clearly, China’s interest rate cut on Friday was motivated by a desire to manage a flagging growth story. But the...

    17. FT Alphaville

      November 21, 2014

      No-one ever expects the PBOC

      The People’s Bank of China likes to act unexpectedly. And Friday’s surprise announcement of a Chinese rate cut only confirms...

    18. beyondbrics

      November 14, 2014

      Mexico-China: confidence pays off

      Never mind that Mexico last week stripped a Chinese-led consortium of a $3.6bn bullet train tender, prompting the China...

    19. November 14, 2014

      China credit growth slows as regulatory curbs bite

      Chinese credit growth slowed sharply last month, the latest sign that authorities are taking a hard line against excess debt...

    20. November 6, 2014

      Hong Kong banks compete for offshore renminbi

      Offshore renminbi interest rates in Hong Kong have climbed to near record highs this week as banks compete for funds in...

    21. November 5, 2014

      Bank of China targets US investors with Basel III bond

      Bank of China is set to become the first mainland Chinese lender to sell US dollar bonds directly to US investors, as it...

    22. November 4, 2014

      China’s financial reforms boost integration with global markets

      Despite the slow progress in implementing many of the large-scale economic and financial reforms endorsed in a landmark...

    23. beyondbrics

      October 31, 2014

      China property sales jump in October - survey

      There may be some light at the end of the tunnel for China’s beleaguered housing market, according to a survey of real...

    24. October 30, 2014

      Bad loans surge at China’s biggest banks

      Bad loans at China’s biggest banks rose at the fastest pace in at least seven years during the third quarter as a slowing...

    25. October 21, 2014

      China bank funds buy stake in Mediobanca

      Funds affiliated with China’s central bank have bought a minority stake in Mediobanca, Italy’s pre-eminent investment bank,...

    26. October 16, 2014

      China banks: inequality rules

      In a communist society, all citizens are created equal. Until this week, so were all shareholders. But on Thursday, Bank of...

    27. October 16, 2014

      Bank of China in record $6.5bn Coco sale

      Bank of China has sold $6.5bn in hybrid securities, the largest deal by a Chinese lender to raise regulatory capital in US...

    28. October 12, 2014

      China’s state sector leaders embrace pay cuts of up to 60%

      The corporate reporting season for China’s largest state-owned enterprises, which concluded last month, featured an unusual...

    29. beyondbrics

      September 30, 2014

      China tries to avert property doom with new policies

      China stepped up its efforts on Tuesday to transform doomsday scenarios for its domestic property market into merely another...

    30. beyondbrics

      September 30, 2014

      Guest post: Is China serious about liberalising the renminbi?

      By Eswar Prasad, Karim Foda, and Abhinav Rangarajan China is making steady progress on its path to making the renminbi an...

    31. September 30, 2014

      Financial centres vie for slice of renminbi’s growing offshore business

      The international rise of the renminbi may be a long game – but many players are jostling for position. The currency...

    32. beyondbrics

      September 25, 2014

      PBoC chief exit - a recurring rumour

      Rumours that China’s long-serving central bank governor will soon be replaced have been swirling around Beijing for the past...

    33. FT Alphaville

      September 24, 2014

      Skids under Zhou Xiaochuan?

      Sometime tennis partner of Larry Summers and People’s Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan looks to be on the way out,...

    34. beyondbrics

      September 19, 2014

      China economic gloom deepens - official survey

      There is more gloomy news for the world’s second largest economy. A comprehensive official survey of Chinese households,...

    35. September 18, 2014

      Alibaba prices shares in IPO at $68

      Alibaba, the ecommerce company that helped transform both retailing and finance in China, has priced its initial public...

    36. September 15, 2014

      Alibaba lifts IPO range to $66-$68

      Alibaba is drawing closer to setting records for the world’s largest initial public offering, after strong investor demand...

    37. August 25, 2014

      Bank of China subsidiary buys 82 Boeing jets for $8.8bn

      BOC Aviation, the aircraft leasing subsidiary of Bank of China, has made its biggest single order for aircraft yet with the...

    38. August 22, 2014

      Chinese banks: hard truths

      Deng Xiaoping, born 110 years ago on Friday, said that development is the only hard truth. Any minority shareholder in Bank...

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