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China tightens offshore yuan market to slow outflows, rates rise

18 Nov 2015

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China has moved to restrict trade at offshore yuan clearing banks, sources told Reuters on Wednesday, stepping up capital controls even as Beijing positions its currency for inclusion in the International Monetary Fund's reserve basket.

Exclusive - China to boost municipal bond market with collateral rules

13 May 2015

HONG KONG/BEIJING China is set to let banks and local governments use municipal bonds as collateral for borrowing, according to sources and an official document seen by Reuters, which could pump prime a fledgling market Beijing hopes will help local authorities manage their unwieldy debts.

China to boost muni bond market with collateral rules

13 May 2015

HONG KONG/BEIJING China is set to let banks and local governments use municipal bonds as collateral for borrowing, according to sources and an official document seen by Reuters, which could pump prime a fledgling market Beijing hopes will help local authorities manage their unwieldy debts.

Exclusive: China to boost muni bond market with collateral rules - sources

12 May 2015

HONG KONG/BEIJING China is set to let banks and local governments use municipal bonds as collateral for borrowing, sources told Reuters on Tuesday, which could pump prime a fledgling market Beijing hopes will help local authorities manage their unwieldy debts.

Exclusive - China to boost muni bond market with collateral rules - sources

12 May 2015

HONG KONG/BEIJING China is set to let banks and local governments use municipal bonds as collateral for borrowing, sources told Reuters on Tuesday, which could pump prime a fledgling market Beijing hopes will help local authorities manage their unwieldy debts.

China targets trust firms in shadow-bank crackdown - sources

14 Apr 2014

HONG KONG China has issued stricter guidelines governing trust companies, two sources with direct knowledge of the rules told Reuters on Monday, in a bid to counter systemic risks posed by the biggest players in the country's shadow-banking sector.

China targets trust firms in shadow-bank crackdown: sources

14 Apr 2014

HONG KONG China has issued stricter guidelines governing trust companies, two sources with direct knowledge of the rules told Reuters on Monday, in a bid to counter systemic risks posed by the biggest players in the country's shadow-banking sector.

China's central bank halts Tencent, Alibaba mobile payment process

14 Mar 2014

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's central bank demanded on Friday that payments made by scanning a bar code with mobile devices be halted, hitting the payment arms of Internet companies Tencent Holdings Ltd and Alibaba Group Holding .

China's central bank halts Tencent, Alibaba mobile payment process

14 Mar 2014

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's central bank demanded on Friday that payments made by scanning a bar code with mobile devices be halted, hitting the payment arms of Internet companies Tencent Holdings Ltd and Alibaba Group Holding.

China's central bank halts Tencent, Alibaba mobile payment process

14 Mar 2014

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's central bank demanded on Friday that payments made by scanning a bar code with mobile devices be halted, hitting the payment arms of Internet companies Tencent Holdings Ltd and Alibaba Group Holding.

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