FINANCE & ECONOMICS

China Boots Up an Internet Banking Industry
Cyberspace borrowing is coming of age thanks to financial reforms and the arrival of online-only WeBank and ZBIC
By staff reporters Wu Hongyuran and Zhang Yuzhe 01.21.2015

Two-Thirds of Provinces Say They Missed GDP Growth Targets in 2014

Lower figures for economic expansion prompt governments around country to lower the bar this year

01.27.2015
Gov't Had Reservations about Selling Stake in Citic Ltd. to Foreigners

Gov't Had Reservations about Selling Stake in Citic Ltd. to Foreigners

Finance ministry had concerns about letting Japanese-Thai joint venture take 20 percent of state-owned enterprise

01.26.2015
Embattled Founder Securities 'Cannot Reach Its Chairman'

Embattled Founder Securities 'Cannot Reach Its Chairman'

Brokerage at center of shareholder dispute says it has been unable to contact Lei Jie since January 19

01.23.2015

Closer Look: Gov't Did Well to Free up Net Banking. It Should Do More

Two online-only banks have been allowed to open, but regulators should ease some rules, especially one limiting shareholders to a 30 percent stake

01.22.2015

Graphics: Capital Claim

China became a net exporter of capital last year, at least by one measure, the Ministry of Commerce says

01.22.2015
Banks Trying Direct Route to Online Future

Banks Trying Direct Route to Online Future

Fifteen banks including ICBC are taking a cue from Internet companies with the new "direct banking" business model

01.22.2015
Banking Regulator Plans First Major Revamp in its History

Banking Regulator Plans First Major Revamp in its History

CBRC's to open new office to supervise the investment trust industry, which has grown huge in recent years

01.21.2015
China Boots Up an Internet Banking Industry

China Boots Up an Internet Banking Industry

Cyberspace borrowing is coming of age thanks to financial reforms and the arrival of online-only WeBank and ZBIC

01.21.2015
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