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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

New investment deal may become 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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Redrawing Asia’s trade maps

October 1, 2020

As Asia grapples with the aftermath of Covid-19, previous challenges have returned to the fore. 

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London bridges gap between UK and China

September 24, 2020

Despite the uncertain political climate, London has emerged as a hub for Chinese finance – but Brexit could yet throw a spanner in the works. 

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China’s smaller banks emerge as star performers

August 7, 2020

While China boasts many of the world’s biggest banks by Tier 1 capital, a deeper dive into performance metrics shows that it is often the country’s smaller banks that perform better.

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China’s banks look to restoring health post-coronavirus

July 6, 2020

Crisis has halted growth for first time in decades. What role can banks play in rebooting economy?

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China’s small banks face the regulators

July 3, 2020

Chinese regulators are seeking to bridge the gulf between its largest banks and small rural lenders.

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China continues its green revolution

July 3, 2020

China is one of the world’s worst polluters, but its green credentials are improving.

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