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    1. July 29, 2015

      China stocks stage late-trade comeback

      Chinese stocks surged in late trade on Wednesday, with the Shanghai index recording a 3.4 per cent rise just two days...

    2. July 28, 2015

      LME accepts renminbi as collateral

      The London Metal Exchange, which sets the price of industrial metals from copper to aluminium, will now accept renminbi...

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    1. The Future of the Renminbi

      Having been almost invisible in much of the world for years, the Chinese currency is n...
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    1. FT Alphaville

      July 7, 2015

      ‘Confidence is more precious than gold' (but blue chips and suspensions also useful)

      From Deutcshe’s Jim Reid this morning: The measures implemented over the weekend now feel like a distant afterthought....

    2. June 25, 2015

      China Banks: shadows and sunshine

      Loosening credit standards is an odd way to deflate a credit bubble. But China’s credit market is particularly scary...

    3. June 8, 2015

      Chinese dealmaking hints at broader European ambitions

      All the kerfuffle over Anshu Jain’s departure from Deutsche Bank has distracted attention from a more subtle power...

    4. May 20, 2015

      China’s Bocom acquires Brazil’s Banco BBM

      Bank of Communications, China’s fifth-largest commercial bank by assets, has agreed to buy a controlling stake in...

    5. May 19, 2015

      China tests new model for state-owned enterprise reform

      A major Chinese province has transferred equity stakes in three state-owned enterprises to its social security fund in...

    6. May 7, 2015

      Moscow seeks to unlock Chinese financing for Russian companies

      Moscow is trying to attract more Chinese loans for Russian companies by shouldering some of the credit risk through a...

    7. April 21, 2015

      China takes steps to address debt problem

      Sometime in the coming months, China Huarong Asset Management, which was set up in 1999 to deal with the bad debts of...

    8. April 13, 2015

      China equity advance creates new corporate giants

      China Construction Bank has overtaken JPMorgan, Facebook and Chevron in terms of size,underlining how a dramatic stock...

    9. April 3, 2015

      Week in Review, April 4

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Pharma booster in busiest M&A...

    10. April 1, 2015

      China banks: a national service

      Earlier this year, Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase chief executive, warned that breaking up the bank would leave room for a...

    11. March 31, 2015

      China Construction Bank lauds pay cut as ‘extremely correct’

      The chairman of China’s second-largest bank has lauded a 50 per cent pay cut for him and his colleagues as “extremely...

    12. March 22, 2015

      Top Chinese bank plans Europe fund expansion

      China’s second-largest bank is to launch a UK-domiciled fund targeting international investors, marking the latest in a...

    13. February 16, 2015

      China’s big banks sidestep ‘too big to fail’ capital buffers

      China is still probably the world’s best bet for generating global growth. Even as the economy cools, it is expanding...

    14. February 2, 2015

      Chinese banks to join new gold fix from March

      The replacement for the near-century-old London gold fix will start in March, with the hope of attracting at least 11...

    15. 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...

    16. January 8, 2015

      UK licenses second Chinese bank

      China Construction Bank has been granted a licence by British regulators to expand into the UK’s business banking...

    17. December 9, 2014

      Chinese banks raise rates on deposits

      Three of China’s four biggest banks have raised interest rates on deposits in recent days, potentially blunting the...

    18. FT Alphaville

      December 5, 2014

      Buy STAN*

      * Suggest Citi, kinda. Still, it’s AN argument (with our emphasis): After the debating – A favourite year-end...

    19. 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...

    20. October 27, 2014

      China set to invest £105bn in UK infrastructure by 2025

      China is set to invest £105bn in British infrastructure by 2025, with energy, property and transport the biggest...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. September 5, 2014

      UK set to license Chinese bank branch

      Britain is preparing to grant the first new licence allowing a Chinese bank to operate a branch in the UK, in a bid to...

    24. August 15, 2014

      China banks fortify balance sheets against loan risks

      China’s second and third-largest banks sold a combined Rmb50bn ($8bn) in subordinated bonds on Friday, the latest in a...

    25. FT Alphaville

      July 21, 2014

      Flight to a semblance of quality, China property edition

      Today in Chinese efforts to shore up the property market, from Bloomberg: China will revive mortgage-backed debt sales...

    26. July 10, 2014

      Chinese bank debt finds favour with money market funds

      Some of the world’s biggest, most conservative money market funds have been increasing their exposure to Chinese bank...

    27. July 4, 2014

      China’s Huarong plans maiden US dollar bond

      Huarong, one of China’s former bad banks, will kick off a roadshow on Monday as it looks to sell its first US dollar...

    28. June 30, 2014

      UK banks generate less profit than Brazil

      UK banks are still generating less profit than those in France, Australia and Brazil, according to an annual analysis...

    29. June 24, 2014

      London’s renminbi trade will dance to Beijing’s tune

      George Osborne was in ebullient mood last week as he greeted the news that China Construction Bank had been designated...

    30. June 19, 2014

      Chinese bank seeks approval for UK branch

      China’s second-biggest lender is pressing UK regulators for approval to set up a branch in London as part of a drive to...

    31. beyondbrics

      June 12, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Iraq prepares fightback against Isis | Pressure for counter-offensive against Islamist insurgents...

    32. June 11, 2014

      Renminbi boost for London’s forex trade

      Britain’s bid to become the leading centre for offshore trading in the renminbi is set to receive a boost with the...

    33. May 20, 2014

      China’s banks line up extra capital cushion

      China’s banks are poised to raise tens of billions of dollars via preferred share issues in the coming months, as they...

    34. May 11, 2014

      Premier: China looks ‘particularly cheap’

      Premier Asset Management’s Jake Robbins has bought into a Chinese bank in spite of negative sentiment towards the...

    35. April 29, 2014

      Wealthy Chinese investors stage protest over trust default

      For millennia China’s poor and downtrodden have taken their grievances to the capital to seek redress from their...

    36. March 24, 2014

      Chinese banks: bear hug

      Investors in China’s state-backed banks have a lot to worry about: the dangers of default in a slowing economy, the...

    37. March 19, 2014

      S Korea regulators launch probe into China banks’ operations

      South Korean financial authorities have launched an inspection of three Chinese banks' operations in the country, amid...

    38. March 18, 2014

      China’s central bank holds bailout talks with property developer

      China’s central bank and one of its largest state lenders are holding emergency talks over whether to bail out a...

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