FINANCE & ECONOMICS

Shrewd Smiles as Online Bankers Test New Tech
Alibaba is betting on biometrics as the next step for secure online financial transactions and bank account business
By staff reporter Zhang Yuzhe 03.26.2015
Expert Criticizes Capital for Using Education Policies to Rein in Population Growth

Expert Criticizes Capital for Using Education Policies to Rein in Population Growth

Officials tell universities to admit fewer students lacking Beijing household registration papers, move consultant says will hurt institutions' development

05.21.2015
China Unleashes Bonds to Tackle Local Debt

China Unleashes Bonds to Tackle Local Debt

A bond program that takes aim at China's local government debt problem could raise 1 trillion yuan, yet cut creditor yields

05.21.2015
In First, Shandong Has SOEs Hand over Stakes to Its Social Security Fund

In First, Shandong Has SOEs Hand over Stakes to Its Social Security Fund

Government of eastern province follows advice of experts on how to bolster shortfall in pension funds

05.20.2015
Tencent Expands Net Bank Experiment to 50,000 Social Media Users

Tencent Expands Net Bank Experiment to 50,000 Social Media Users

WeBank, the country's first Net lender, now opens to users of popular QQ instant messaging service

05.18.2015
Banking Regulator Tells Branches to Be On Guard for Deposit Scams

Banking Regulator Tells Branches to Be On Guard for Deposit Scams

Officials told to be mindful of fraud amid reports that fraudsters are picking their targets on banks' premises

05.12.2015
Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates for Third Time Since November

Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates for Third Time Since November

PBOC trims benchmark deposit and lending interest rates, and also allows banks more flexibility in setting deposit rates

05.11.2015
Regulator Said to Hear Ways to Rein in Borrowed Money for Stock Buys

Regulator Said to Hear Ways to Rein in Borrowed Money for Stock Buys

Amid stock market retreat and collapse concerns, CSRC hears range of options for tamping down margin trading

05.07.2015
Pool of Migrant Workers Expands Slower than in Past

Pool of Migrant Workers Expands Slower than in Past

Workers are also making more, National Bureau of Statistics says, and they are finding work closer to their rural homes

05.06.2015
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