Singapore Exchange in talks to trade options on China equity index

The Singapore Exchange plans to introduce trading of options on the FTSE China A50 Index and expect

Proposed rules may ease ban on foreign investment in China's Internet giants

China's Ministry of Commerce has released draft rules for regulation of the complex corporate struc

Renminbi used for almost a quarter of cross-border transactions in 2014

The Chinese yuan was used for almost 25% of the country's cross-border transactions in 2014, totali

China's 2014 GDP growth the slowest in decades

Official figures released Tuesday showed China's economic growth decelerated to 7.4% in 2014 as the

Wealth management products may open backdoor to Shanghai bourse

Wealth management products have been used to funnel RMB300 billion (US$48.27 billion) into shares,

Shanghai stocks down 7.7% after worst one-day tumble in six years

The Shanghai Composite Index fell 7.7% Monday marking the worst trading day in six years after regu

Chinese hedge funds trigger forced copper sell-off, sources say

Chinese hedge funds were likely redeploying a short-selling strategy previously used on coal and ir

CSRC issues draft rules on funds use for entrusted loans

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has issued draft rules on which funds cannot be used for

China capital flows gauge falls as state television reports net outflow

Yuan positions on the balance sheet of the People's Bank of China fell RMB129.9 billion (US$20.7 bi

Shanghai exchange chief stresses risk control ahead of Feb 9 options launch

Chief Executive of the Shanghai Stock Exchange Huang Hongyuan told attendees of a financial forum i

China's derivatives markets inch toward maturity

Hedged bets

Securities regulator punishes Chinese brokers for margin trading

The China Securities Regulatory Commission found that Citic Securities (600030.SHA, 6030.HKG), Hait

China's pension fund misses out on millions from SOE stock placements

The private placement in Hong Kong of US$9.4 billion in stock from state-owned Citic Securities (60

Regulations loosened for asset-backed securities from second-tier banks

Authorities have approved 27 second-tier mainland banks to sell asset-backed securities through a r

Pharma firm's stock gets boost from planned sales to Alibaba's Ma

Stock in mainland drugmaker Guangzhou Baiyunshan Pharmaceutical (0874.HKG, 600332.SHA, 000522.SHE) 

China bans imports of eggs and poultry from US

China has banned the import of US eggs and poultry after a strain of H5N8 influenza was discovered

Low-price Shanghai stocks' rally may point to retail investment growth

Shares in the CSI 300 index quoted below RMB5 at the end of September have jumped 63% since, potent

Argentina set to boost reserves by $400mn in China currency swap

Argentina's central bank will soon receive US$400 million as part of an ongoing US$11 billion curre

China's asset management companies eschew investment in banks' mounting bad debt

Over 20 Chinese banks sold more than RMB120 billion in bad debt to state-run asset management compa

Alibaba to invest in Indian e-commerce outfit One97, source says

Alibaba Group Holding (BABA.NYSE) and affiliate Zhejiang Ant Small & Micro Financial Services G

Li Ka-shing to split real estate assets off as separate company

Two major companies controlled by Hong Kong magnate Li Ka-shing will be reconfigured into two new e

Property developer Kaisa appears to default on offshore bonds

Real-estate developer Kaisa Group Holdings (1638.HKG) appears to have missed interest payments due

Moody's appeals Hong Kong regulator's penalty for report on mainland firms

Moody's Investors Service began an appeal Thursday against a decision by the Hong Kong Securities a

Shenzhen's surprise auto sales cap hits dealers where it hurts

Bluff & blitzkrieg

20 IPOs approved for small firms listing in Shanghai & Shenzhen

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved initial public offerings for 20 firm

China services PMI sees faster growth in December

The HSBC/Markit Services Purchasing Managers' Index estimating the growth of China's services secto

CSRC issues draft rules for foreign trading of some commodities futures

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has issued draft rules for allowing foreign investors to

Export-Import Bank of China grants Ecuador $5.3bn credit line as crude falls

China's Export-Import bank has granted Ecuador a credit line of US$5.3 billion, US$1.5 billion of w

BMW to offer US$820mn in subsidies to China dealers

BMW AG (BMW.ETR) will offer roughly RMB5.1 billion (US$820 million) in subsidies to China dealers i

Deadline passes for local governments to classify liabilities for review

The deadline passed Monday for local government bond issuers in China to classify liabilities for i


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