financial regulation

Chinese Firms Have Defaulted on USD3 Billion in Bonds So Far This Year

Chinese Firms Have Defaulted on USD3 Billion in Bonds So Far This Year

Eleven companies have defaulted on 21 bonds in China so far this year, totting up CNY19 billion (USD3 billion) in…

May 23, 2018
Xu Yanyan
China’s Financial Supervision Should Remain Separate From Institutions, PBOC Official Says

China’s Financial Supervision Should Remain Separate From Institutions, PBOC Official Says

Financial supervision cannot give way to the moral hazards of financial institutions, and the basic framework of financial supervision based…

May 21, 2018
Xu Wei
China to Open Up Iron Ore Futures Trading to Foreign Investors in May

China to Open Up Iron Ore Futures Trading to Foreign Investors in May

China will allow foreign investors to take part in domestic iron ore futures trading from next month following the completion…

Apr 16, 2018
Huang Siyu
China Amps Up Crackdown Over Online Asset Management

China Amps Up Crackdown Over Online Asset Management

Online asset management firms without the required license have until the end of June to clear out their existing businesses,…

Apr 4, 2018
Yang Jiao & Song Yikang & Du Chuan
China Ditches Profit Threshold for Certain IPOs to Lure Back Overseas-Listed Tech Giants

China Ditches Profit Threshold for Certain IPOs to Lure Back Overseas-Listed Tech Giants

China’s stock market regulator will allow certain companies to go public without meeting the three-year profitability requirement as it looks to entice overseas-listed firms back to the mainland.

Apr 2, 2018
Du Qingqing & Yuan Ziyi
China’s Financial Sector to Balance Opening-Up With Regulation, New Central Bank Governor Says

China’s Financial Sector to Balance Opening-Up With Regulation, New Central Bank Governor Says

China’s Financial Sector to Balance Opening-Up With Regulation, New Central Bank Governor Says. Yi Gang. China’s central bank will…

Mar 26, 2018
Liao Shumin & Song Yikang
China to Merge Top Banking, Insurance Regulators Under Financial Sector Reform

China to Merge Top Banking, Insurance Regulators Under Financial Sector Reform

China plans to combine its top banking and insurance watchdogs as part of a major regulatory reform in the financial sector.

Mar 14, 2018
Tang Shihua
Shanghai Will Relax Access Restrictions for Foreign Financial Institutions, Official Says

Shanghai Will Relax Access Restrictions for Foreign Financial Institutions, Official Says

Shanghai will relax access restrictions for foreign financial institutions to encourage more of them to set up joint ventures and…

Jan 12, 2018
She Qingqi
More Banks, Brokers Will Likely List This Year to Ease Capital Pressure, Insiders Say

More Banks, Brokers Will Likely List This Year to Ease Capital Pressure, Insiders Say

Many Chinese banks and security traders will likely list to alleviate capital pressure after the government strengthened regulations.

Jan 12, 2018
Yin Jingfei
Chinese Fintech Body to Mitigate Risks With New Personal Credit System

Chinese Fintech Body to Mitigate Risks With New Personal Credit System

Rampant illegal activity and widespread noncompliance in the cash loan market have galvanized the National Internet Finance Association of China…

Dec 21, 2017
Song Yikang & Xu Yanyan & Du Chuan
P2P Lending Disputes Are on the Rise in Beijing

P2P Lending Disputes Are on the Rise in Beijing

Beijing No. 3 Intermediate People’s Court handled almost 15,000 peer-to-peer lending cases this year, as the online finance industry comes under rising scrutiny.

Dec 20, 2017
Du Chuan
Micro-Lenders May Feel Squeeze After CBRC Bars Consumer Financiers From Funding Unqualified Groups

Micro-Lenders May Feel Squeeze After CBRC Bars Consumer Financiers From Funding Unqualified Groups

Micro-loan groups may feel a squeeze as the China Banking Regulatory Commission barred consumer finance companies from funding institutions that do not have lending qualifications last week.

Dec 15, 2017
Song Yikang & Du Chuan