FINANCE & ECONOMICS

Some Shanghai FTZ Reform Ideas Introduced to Rest of Country
Twenty-two measures such as free-trade account allowing greater flexibility in cross-border yuan flows have worked in zone and are being tried elsewhere
By staff reporter Wang Xiaoqing 11.18.2014

Trio of Officials Leaves CSRC to Work for Firm They Once Oversaw

Exodus said to prompt regulator to mull rules on its former employees working for financial institutions

11.26.2014

Cuts to Benchmark Interest Rates Will Squeeze Banks' Profits, Analysts Say

Rates on new loans might actually increase as banks seek to compensate for a shortfall in interest payments, one analyst says

11.24.2014
Central Bank Cuts Benchmark Lending Rate

Central Bank Cuts Benchmark Lending Rate

Regulator lowers lending and deposit interest rates and raises the ceiling for deposit rates

11.21.2014
Closer Look: Gov't Wants Proactive Tax Policies, but Ends Up with a Problem

Closer Look: Gov't Wants Proactive Tax Policies, but Ends Up with a Problem

The government has taxed companies hard this year, depriving them of cash they could use. Worse yet, the money sits idle in banks

11.21.2014
Closer Look: Why Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Was One-Way Road

Closer Look: Why Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Was One-Way Road

The start of Hu-Gang Tong saw Hongkongers much more interested in mainland stocks than the other way around. Here is why

11.18.2014
Some Shanghai FTZ Reform Ideas Introduced to Rest of Country

Some Shanghai FTZ Reform Ideas Introduced to Rest of Country

Twenty-two measures such as free-trade account allowing greater flexibility in cross-border yuan flows have worked in zone and are being tried elsewhere

11.18.2014
Visa, MasterCard Confront China's Stacked Deck

Visa, MasterCard Confront China's Stacked Deck

New standards are giving UnionPay an even bigger advantage over foreign bank card companies

11.13.2014
Alipay Will Do What Alibaba Couldn't, Jack Ma Says: List in China

Alipay Will Do What Alibaba Couldn't, Jack Ma Says: List in China

The e-commerce giant could not list domestically, Ma says, but he expresses hope his payment company will be an A share

11.12.2014
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