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Time for China's economy to change

July 12, 2021

China faces some difficult questions if it is to continue enjoying high levels of economic growth post-pandemic. 

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China’s capital markets enter next phase

June 29, 2021

The continued opening up of China’s capital markets comes with both risks and rewards for international investors. 

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Economic rethink needed to boost China’s growth

June 29, 2021

China needs to change more than its two-child policy if it is to revive its former stellar performance.

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China’s banks build for a new future

June 29, 2021

China’s banks have proved irrepressible during the pandemic because of their robust structure and the country's rapid response to the economic impact of Covid-19.

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China’s CBDC rollout gathers momentum

June 16, 2021

The People’s Bank of China has set up a joint venture with Swift, and has conducted experiments with other central banks.

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Chinese banks lag peers in efforts to tackle deforestation

May 13, 2021

As leading banks sign up to global standards, China’s financial sector is conspicuously out of step.

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China’s shadow banking sector pushed into the light

March 29, 2021

Beijing is looking to reduce the scope of risky shadow banking operations, yet the sector is vital to country's economy. 

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EU-China trade agreement on shaky ground

March 26, 2021

A new investment deal may become a casualty of tit-for-tat sanctions after the EU sanctioned China over its human rights abuses. 

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Ant’s IPO halt marks shift for China’s fintech scene

January 4, 2021

Alibaba affiliate’s suspended $35bn listing points to increase in scrutiny from Chinese regulators over fintech companies.

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China’s regulators get tough on fintechs

January 4, 2021

Growth surge for China’s fintech microlenders at risk as they're put under strict regulation.

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