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
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
Analysts Wonder If Trust Industry Has Reached a Tipping Point

Analysts Wonder If Trust Industry Has Reached a Tipping Point

Companies' assets have shrunk and the regulator has taken a second look at risk problems, but insiders say a crisis is not imminent

08.15.2014

Cabinet Announces Goals, Measures for Developing Insurance Industry

Central government wants pilot programs to allow individuals to defer tax on income used to buy commercial pension coverage

08.14.2014
Inquiry into Ex-NDRC Official 'Tied to Graft in Enterprise Bond Market'

Inquiry into Ex-NDRC Official 'Tied to Graft in Enterprise Bond Market'

Case involving Zhang Dongsheng said to involve his time at economic planner's finance department, which had the power to approve issuance

08.13.2014
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