FINANCE & ECONOMICS

Backed by Investors, Health Apps Flex Muscle
The developers of health care apps for mobile devices are attracting investors to their nascent sector
By staff reporter Liu Ran and Hong Kong correspondent Wang Duan08.06.2014
Insurance Firms Stop Online Sales, as Regulator Takes Long Look

Insurance Firms Stop Online Sales, as Regulator Takes Long Look

CIRC gave order to halt after finding Guohua, Zhujiang and Hongkang were misleading buyers, source close to watchdog says

08.29.2014
Regulator Reviews Shareholders in Bank Zhejiang Alibaba Proposed

Regulator Reviews Shareholders in Bank Zhejiang Alibaba Proposed

Alipay owner and its partner are one of two pairs in government pilot that have yet to submit materials for opening private bank

08.28.2014

Beijing City Gov't Bonds Have Yields Higher than Those from Finance Ministry

Move by the local government is sign city is following the desires of central government, which wants risk to be priced accurately

08.25.2014
Ex-Minsheng Chairman Takes Helm of Private Capital 'Aircraft Carrier'

Ex-Minsheng Chairman Takes Helm of Private Capital 'Aircraft Carrier'

Dong Wenbiao becomes head of China Minsheng Investment, which state media outlets seem certain will become a giant in investing private capital

08.22.2014
Detention of Haitong Securities Executive 'Is Linked to Bond Scandal'

Detention of Haitong Securities Executive 'Is Linked to Bond Scandal'

Case apparently involves woman known as "Queen of Bonds" who sources say has given investigators more than 100 names of people she had sketchy dealings with

08.20.2014

NAO to Finish Audit of Local Gov't Land Sales by End of October

The check will cover sales and how well arable land is being protected, sources close to the matter say

08.19.2014
Merger of Two Securities Firms Will Create New Giant

Merger of Two Securities Firms Will Create New Giant

Deal involving Hongyuan Securities and Shenyin & Wanguo Securities would create a top 5 company, but it's unclear how different philosophies will be reconciled

08.18.2014
Sichuan Plan to Spur Banks to Extend More Mortgage Loans Falls Flat

Sichuan Plan to Spur Banks to Extend More Mortgage Loans Falls Flat

Banks say they don't meet requirements for the subsidies offered by the plan, which ran into opposition over how taxpayer money was being used

08.15.2014
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