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China bonds still flying high as government debt sees rout throughout Asia

Yields on Chinese government debt have remained high despite a rout in bond markets around the worl

Latest batch of China IPOs could lock up RMB3tn next week

A total of 20 firms scheduled to make initial public offerings next week could reduce liquidity by

Listed mainland firms change names in shift to tech

Almost 100 listed firms in China changed their names, often to reflect a shift toward the technolog

Global investors shift stock investments from India to China

International investors appear to be taking funds out of Indian stocks and plowing them into China,

Brokerage HTSC approved for $3.5bn IPO in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has approved the listing of China's fifth-largest brokerage HTSC for u

China's trust firms see total stock investment hit $125.3bn

First-quarter investment in stocks by China's trust companies was more than double that of a year b

High-frequency trader Virtu eyes China entry

High-frequency trading firm Virtu Financial (VIRT.NASDAQ) is seeking a partner in China and looking

Shanghai shares close down 4% following word of tightened margin trading

After closing Monday at its second-highest level for the year the Shanghai Composite Index fell 4%

Beijing approves more foreign investment in domestic bond market

Beijing has approved 32 foreign firms to invest in China's domestic bond market in a move that push

Off-balance-sheet lending tying banks to China's volatile stock markets

Growing interconnectedness with China's stock markets has greatly shifted the risk profile of shado

Slight rebound for Q1 gold demand in China after 25% tumble in 2014

China's demand for gold rose 1.1% in the first quarter year-on-year to 326.68 metric tons in a slig

Beijing to pare down number of SOEs from 112 to 40

Beijing appears set to force conglomeration among state-owned enterprises, paring the total from 12

Mainland margin lending tripled in last year, now equal to 8.2% of floating stock

Margin lending in China has more than tripled to more than RMB1.7 trillion (US$274.6 billion) in th

Survey finds depressed growth forecasts for China-listed firms in 2015

A survey of analyst estimates of 2015 net profit for 704 mainland-listed firms found expected growt

Mastercard, Visa shares up on news UnionPay monopoly could end

Shares in global payment networks Visa (V.NYSE) and MasterCard (MA.NYSE) jumped Wednesday following

Sinopec raises $6.4bn in bond sale

State-owned China Petrochemical Corp., aka Sinopec Group, has raised US$6.4 billion through a bond

Six bidders buy 10% share in Postal Savings Bank of China

Preliminary bidders including UBS (UBSN.VTX), Temasek Holdings and BNP Paribas (BNP.EPA) have purch

Requirement for official approval to list in China could end in October

The National People's Congress (NPC) has begun reviewing amendments to China's securities law that

Survey finds wealthy Chinese confident in solo equity investment

A survey of 4,200 wealthy investors across 20 markets by US asset manager Legg Mason and Citibank f

Shanghai, Hong Kong markets fall following regulatory announcements

The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 1.6% to close at 4,217.08 Monday while Hong Kong's Hang Seng I

Regulator cautions against margin trading, then cautions against caution

The China Securities Regulatory Commission warned small investors late Friday not to finance stock

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing's role as regulator, listed firm questioned

Questions have arisen over whether Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (0388.HKG) should retain its ro

Hang Seng Index busts through 28,000-point ceiling for first time in 7 years

The Hang Seng Index rose for the eighth consecutive day on Monday to break the 28,000-mark, closing

Mainland money flooding Hong Kong wary of large-cap stocks

A share-buying surge from the mainland that flooded Hong Kong's market last week through that bours

Hong Kong shares bolt skyward as mainland rally streams through stock connect

The Hang Seng Index shot up 6.4% in the opening minutes of trading Thursday and ended the day up 2.

Stock Connect quota for mainland investors hit for first time

The US$1.7 billion (RMB10.5 billion) quota for mainland Chinese investment via the Hong Kong-Shangh

Mainland investors undaunted by latest brokerage crackdown

Investors appeared unfazed by news that the China Securities Regulatory Commission had punished six

Internet firm's missed payment to mark China's second onshore default

Cloud Live Technology Group (002306.SHE), a big data provider that entered the industry after corru

China's brokerages faced with new competition, consolidation

Brokerages in China are preparing for rules expected to allow commercial banks and other finance fi

Top mainland over-the-counter exchange investigating "ultra high" quotes

The operator of Beijing's New Third Board, the mainland's leading off-market equity exchange, has a

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