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One third Chinese property developers could see liquidity strained – S&P Global Ratings

One third of China’s property developers could see their liquidity “acutely strained” in the worst case scenario as weaker sentiment…

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PBOC injects 700 billion yuan via reverse repo in five days, analysts say RRR cut basically unlikely this year

Chinese central bank injected 700 billion yuan liquidity to the banking system via open market operations in five…

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China no need to worry about inflation, PBOC should cut RRR in Q4 – government economist

China doesn’t need to worry about inflation and the central bank has room to cut banks’ reserve requirement…

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China’s top five pig farmers likely lost up to nearly 20 billion yuan in Q3 due to slumping pork prices

China’s top five hog breeders likely recorded a combined net loss of nearly 20 billion yuan in the…

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China’s GDP growth likely slowed further in Q3 due to energy curbs, slowing housing market, analysts say

China’s economic growth likely slowed further in the third quarter of the year amid Covid-19 resurgence, energy control…

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China’s credit growth hit slowest since 2017 in September, analysts expect pickup in Q4

China’s credit growth hit the slowest pace since 2017 mainly dragged by the slowing housing market and sluggish…

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China’s PPI growth likely jumped above 10% and hit new record high in September, analysts say

China’s of factory-gate prices likely accelerated further in September, with Producer Price Index (PPI) likely jumping above 10…

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China’s land sales revenue set to grow slower, adding fiscal pressure on local governments

China’s land sales revenue is expected to slow down and that will add fiscal pressure on local governments…

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Fundraising by property trust products in China slid 44% amid growing concerns over real estate sector

Fundraising by property trust products in China tumbled more than 40 per cent in September from the previous…

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PBOC injects liquidity via reverse repo for 10 straight days, analysts see lower chance for RRR, rate cut in coming months

Chinese central bank injected liquidity to the banking system via reverse repurchase agreements for ten consecutive days to…

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How severe is coal shortage behind China’s ongoing power crunch?

Several regions in China are in the grip of a power crunch partly caused by short coal supplies and…

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PBOC mentioned real estate market in quarterly monetary policy meeting for first time since 2009

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) pledged to maintain healthy development of the real estate market at a…

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Analysts downgrade China’s 2021 growth outlook amid energy use restrictions, power crunch

China’s ongoing energy use restrictions and power crunch are hurting industrial production across several regions and dragging on…

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China’s coal prices remain high as power plants start restocking for winter heating season, supply remains tight

China’s coal prices have remained high despite government measures to stabilize the market. Industry insiders expect the prices…

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Chinese securities regulator flags risks of quantitative trading amid heated market debates, some funds suspend fundraising

China’s top securities regulator said the fast growing number of “quants” was a challenge to stock exchanges as…