Trust products are turning China's world-famous savers into unwitting investors

Grab-bag finance

Beijing plans to rein in repackaged local government debt

Regulators in China plan to ban asset management companies from repackaging local government debt a

China holdings of US Treasuries hit 20-month low

China’s holdings of US Treasuries hit a 20-month low in October as momentum for buying US securitie

Shanghai exchange sees repurchase rate hit three-week high

The seven-day repurchase rate on the Shanghai Stock Exchange soared 213 basis points to 5.23%, the

Shanghai rebounds as Japan stocks languish

The Shanghai Composite Index rose 2.9% on Wednesday as Japanese stocks sustained their heaviest los

CGN Power lights up Hong Kong bourse

CGN Power shares leapt a fifth during the company's Hong Kong debut as investors bet that the count

For China's top banks, a Tier 1 bond bonanza

Preferential shares

Shanghai bourse tumbles on word of new lending limitations

The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 5.4% on Tuesday in the biggest fall for the market since 2009,

Yuan onshore exchange rate down despite PBOC's push upward

Traders have pushed the onshore exchange rate for the yuan to its lowest level since June despite t

China stocks moving into bubble territory

Retail investors have shrugged off indications of a slump in the real economy, pushing the main ind

China brokerages' valuations rise as Shanghai market surges

The valuation of Chinese brokerage firms has surged as record trading has driven the Shanghai Compo

Reverse engineering China's dependably stable Consumer Price Index

Behind the facade

Shanghai rally biggest since 2012, but tech stocks left out

The Shanghai stock market had its best month in two years in November, with its Composite Index ris

Investor IPO reserves put Shanghai exchange in a bind

The Shanghai stock exchange is being held hostage by investors keeping cash in reserve to use for t

Hong Kong exchange to launch RMB-denominated metals futures

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (0388.HKG) confirmed it will offer one-month RMB-denominated futur

Chow Tai Fook sees sharp drop in H1 sales

The world's largest listed jeweler, Chow Tai Fook (1929.HKG), suffered a sharp first-half sales dro

Shanghai stocks' pre-rate-cut rally draws suspicions of insider trading

An unusual rally among Shanghai-listed stocks just before China's central bank cut interest rates l

Chinese companies cancel or delay $1.2 billion in bond sales

Chinese companies have either delayed or canceled US$1.2 billion (RMB7.55 billion) in bond sales si

Investor participation in stock connect continues to fall

Investor participation in the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect continued to wane on the third day o

Yuan strong in Hong Kong as linkup with Shanghai launches

The yuan climbed 0.05% to 6.1275 per dollar as of 9:02 am in Hong Kong, with the currency's bid ref

Shanghai exchange sees rally on hopes of foreign investment

The upcoming launch of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect has prompted a rally for China's larges

Sky Solar delays U.S. IPO again

Chinese renewable-energy developer Sky Solar Holdings (NASDAQ:SKYS) has delayed its U.S. initial pu

Ma: Alipay IPO 'definite', hopes for mainland listing

Alibaba (BABA.NYSE) Executive Chairman said the company's Alipay online payment processing service

Op-ed: China's solar energy can thrive - with the right financing

Sunlight, securitized

China stocks fall for fifth straight day as linkup date still elusive

China stocks posted losses for the fifth consecutive day as investors continued to wonder when the

Three Chinese companies seeking almost $10b from Hong Kong IPOs

CGN Power, Hong Kong Airlines and Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties are seeking a total of nearly

Fraud cases in China worry foreign lenders

Foreign lending in China has grown 47% over the previous year, but a string of suspected fraud case

Investors' request may push HK-Shanghai stock linkup to November

A request from the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) that Hong

Launch date still unclear for Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect

Premier Li Keqiang announced yesterday that “We don’t have a timetable” for the opening of the Shan

Alibaba finance arm seeks overseas expansion

Ant Small & Micro Financial Services Group, Jack Ma’s payment-processing affiliate of Alibaba (


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