From AP: Trading on China’s new stock market catering to smaller companies will begin Oct. 23, the chairman of the country’s securities regulator said Saturday. The Growth Enterprises Market is meant to nurture...
by Liu Yong | Aug 17, 2009
From Bloomberg: China’s benchmark stock index fell the most in nine months as foreign direct investment plunged, Ping An Insurance (Group) Co.’s profit missed estimates and Yunnan Copper Industry Co. said there are “no clear...
by Liu Yong | Oct 16, 2008
From Bloomberg: Citic Securities Co. and three other brokerages may be allowed to offer loans for stock purchases as China’s government seeks to bolster the market after the benchmark index slumped 66 percent this year....
by Morgan Figuers | Jun 20, 2007
From SmartMoney.com: China’s securities regulator Wednesday issued detailed rules on overseas investments of securities companies and funds, expanding its overseas investment program for domestic investors. The continued expansion of the program comes a week after the State Council, China’s Cabinet, said it will widen channels for capital outflows, as Beijing seeks to curb flush liquidity […]
by Zhao Ying | Jun 30, 2006
From Bloomberg News: China’s government doubled the maximum length of imprisonment for securities manipulators to 10 years, a move that may help boost investors’ confidence in the nation’s stock markets as state companies including Air China Ltd. prepare to sell local-currency A shares for the first time. In addition, a law enabling jail terms of […]
by Michael Zhao | Mar 26, 2006
From Financial Times (link) Hong Kong’s central banker on Thursday challenged his Chinese counterparts to increase the pace and scope of financial liberalisation, urging them to allow mainland investors to purchase Hong Kong securities and permit renminbi bond issuance in the territory. Wading into a previously internal Chinese debate about whether financial reforms have advanced […]
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