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China opens southbound leg of Bond Connect, allowing mainland investors to trade offshore bonds via Hong Kong

Mainland China’s investors will be allowed to trade offshore bonds through an expansion of the Bond Connect scheme…

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Power companies in Beijing petition to raise electricity prices as they suffer loss due to surging coal prices

The Beijing Electric Power Industry Association has joined 11 coal-fired power companies in petitioning authorities to raise electricity…

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Wealth Management Connect and southbound Bond Connect schemes to start in few days, PBOC vows more support for Hengqin and Qianhai cooperation zones

Two cross-border investment schemes – Wealth Management Connect and the southbound leg of the Bond Connect – will…

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PBOC officials said no large liquidity gap and vowed to maintain prudent monetary policy, dashing hopes for near-term easing

Expectations for near-term easing cooled after Chinese central bank officials said that the country will maintain prudent monetary…

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China to expand Qianhai economic zone by eight times after announcing a new cooperation zone for Macau

China said it plans to expand Shenzhen’s Qianhai economic zone by eight times, which many believe could benefit…

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Chinese’s support for private sector unchanged, said Vice Premier Liu He

China has stepped up efforts to reassure the market that the private sector has the unswerving support of…

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China to set up mainland’s third stock exchange in Beijing to serve innovative SMEs and expand capital market

Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced plans to set up a new stock exchange in the capital city…

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China adds 300 billion yuan relending to small companies, calls for local government bonds play more role in driving investment

China will step up relief measures for market players, especially small companies and individual businesses, and ensure cross-cyclical…

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China to cap home rent growth in cities, eyes “notable improvement” in real estate market order in three years

China’s government plans to cap the growth of home rents in cities to rein in runaway housing costs…

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Guangzhou, Shenzhen tighten grips on land auction, cap land price premium and limit home prices

The city of Guangzhou, capital of southern China’s Guangdong province, and the technology hub of Shenzhen tightened rules…

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China limits gaming time for minors to only three hours a week to tackle gaming addiction

Chinese regulators on Monday further tightened rules on the gaming sector, limiting the gaming time for players aged…

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Chinese cities tighten rules for land auctions to curb speculation, rein in rising land prices

Several Chinese cities including Guangzhou and Hangzhou have tightened rules for land auctions in a move to curb…

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China pledges targeted measures to help exporters amid tight shipping capacity, soaring costs

Chinese authorities pledge to study targeted measures to help exporters cope with tight shipping capacity and rising logistics…

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Chinese local governments aim to increase advanced manufacturing’s share in economy in next five years

Several Chinese local governments have outlined their plans to develop high-end manufacturing sector and increase the manufacturing sector’s…