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Banks move to help companies "rescue leverage with leverage"

Lenders in China have shifted away from a drive to deleverage and toward "rescuing leverage with le

Alibaba-affiliated financing platform halts new accounts and fund deposits

Financial information and software firm Hundsun Technologies (600570.SHA) has announced it will not

Q2 GDP of 7% does little to boost bourses on the mainland

The Shanghai Composite Index slid 3% to 3805.70 on Wednesday despite better-than-expected economic

Regulator investigating Alibaba-affiliated gray market financing outfit

China's gray market financing sector is under pressure as the China Securities Regulatory Commissio

China Minsheng Bank shares plummet after major shareholder selloff

Shares in China Minsheng Bank (600016.SHA) closed down 3.09% on Tuesday ending with a share price o

Shanghai stocks fall after four days of prices rising

The Shanghai Composite Index fell for the first time since last Wednesday, dipping in the final hou

300 mainland-listed firms' stocks resume trading with little explanation

Precious few of the 300 listed Chinese firms that resumed trading on Tuesday were able to explain t

Dalian Wanda plans financial holding group

Chinese property group Dalian Wanda (3699.HKG) has announced plans to reorganize its business inclu

Realtors abroad brace for Chinese investment inflow after stock market storm

Real estate agents abroad are preparing for an influx of Chinese cash as mainland investors seek re

Industry group lowers China's 2015 auto sales growth estimate to 3%

The government-backed China Association of Automobile Manufacturers has announced it expects annual

Market rescue may undermine opening of China's capital account

The erasure of US$3 trillion in market capitalization on China's stock market may undermine efforts

Regulators ratchet up scrutiny of investors after tumultuous trading week

The China Securities Regulatory Commission on Sunday ordered local brokerages to review trades and

Taiwan stock exchange closed Friday ahead of incoming typhoon

The Taiwan Stock Exchange has delayed all settlement of stock-market funds and securities until Mon

Shanghai stocks rise 5.8% as week of government boosting finally felt

The Shanghai Composite Index closed up 5.8% on Thursday in its biggest daily gain since 2009 as abo

Hong Kong stocks tumble on word of mainland shares' freezing

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chairman Chow Chung-kwong said the territory's bourse would ensure

Chinese commodities prices fall alongside stock prices

Prices for a wide swathe of commodities in China have begun falling in tandem with the country's st

Listed mainland developers turn to cheap onshore bonds for relief

At least 30 developers whose share prices are plunging on mainland exchanges are preparing to issue

Regulator bans major stakeholders from selling A-shares for six months

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has announced that it will "deal severely" with any stoc

Alibaba, JD.com shares in New York dinged by mainland stock rout

Even stocks for mainland firms not listed in China are feeling the hurt from the ongoing rout, with

745 stocks suspended for trading in China, locking up $1.4 trillion

The total number of suspended stocks on China's exchanges has reached 745, accounting for 26% of li

Survey shows households leaving stock market for real estate investment

Preliminary results show 31.5% of respondents to the China Household Finance Survey planning to red

Stock prices' fall adds to China's leverage load

The outstanding balance of margin loans on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges climbed to 4.4% of o

Securities firms pledge $19.4bn to shore up market as IPOs cancelled

China's Securities Association of China said that 21 large brokerage firms had agreed to set up a f

How the collapse of China's volatile stock market looked from the inside

Bourse biopsy

Securities regulator loosens leverage rules for Chinese brokerages

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has announced it will let brokerages securitize margin l

Top shareholders look to buy back stock in their China-listed firms

Major shareholders in as many as twelve mainland-listed firms companies have increased their holdin

Regulators to cut stock trading transaction fees by 30% starting August 1

Transaction fees at the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges will be lowered by 30% to 0.0487 per

Shadow margin debt may nearly double leverage of China's stock market

Margin debt at mainland brokerages totaling RMB2.2 trillion (US$354 billion) - racked up by traders

Shanghai, Shenzhen-listed stocks rebound for reasons unknown

Shanghai and Shenzhen-listed shares rebounded to close in positive territory Tuesday after continui

Short sellers still underserved by mainland's A-share market

Astronomic share valuations have gone largely un-sniped by short sellers looking to bet against Chi

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