Latest articles from China

Dire predictions on China are nothing more than scaremongering

February 3, 2004

Projections on growth for China that envisage a doomsday scenario for the rest of the world are both overblown and flawed.

China is hive of updating activity

February 3, 2004

Activity to update the banking systems is continuing in mainland China, one of the latest moves being Bank of China’s implementation of Summit Systems’ treasury and capital markets software across its interest rate derivatives trading desks.

China expands foreign access to local markets

January 5, 2004

China’s top banking regulator played Santa Claus to foreign banks weeks before Christmas last year, announcing measures that gave them greater access to the local market.

Why China is Hong Kong’s best friend

December 2, 2003

The opening up of the mainland will attract foreign investment into the city state and bolster its exports.

Recovery against tough odds

December 2, 2003

Criticism is mounting of the IBRA’s restructuring efforts. But any
assessment must factor in the volatile environment in which the agency
had to operate, says Brian Caplen.

Open door policy comes knocking

December 2, 2003

China may have to swallow the unpalatable and seek foreign assistance if it is to remedy its huge non-performing loan problem. Brian Caplen reports.

CEOs with eyes on expansion

November 3, 2003

The heads of the top three banks in Singapore tell Karina Robinson about their strategies for growth – three different routes to overseas expansion.

All uphill for foreign banks

November 3, 2003

Despite the liberalisation of China’s banking system, in line with WTO guidelines, foreign banks still face major hurdles in operating profitably, says Louise do Rosario.

Property magnate and babe magnet

November 3, 2003

Hong Kong property tycoon Vincent Lo talks to Karina Robinson about his strategy for doing business with mainland China.

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