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Why is Europe’s deep pool of funds attractive for Chinese green bond issuers

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Drawn by increasing need to fund green projects spurred by China’s Belt and Road Initiative, several leading Chinese banks have tapped euro funding by getting their climate-aligned bonds certified

Limited upside in China’s 2018 home prices as banks keep mortgages, loans on short leash

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There’s limited upside on China’s property prices going into 2018, as the country’s monetary authorities maintain their tight grip on the financial spigot and limit the amount of credits that can flow into mortgage loans, according to the consensus of a group of financial institutions and developers during a recent meeting. (1-0)

HNA's offshore unit nears liquidity crunch

2017-11-23 reuters
HONG KONG, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The short-term debts of HNA Group’s main offshore fundraising arm are close to outstripping its ability to meet them, according to figures provided in documents for the acquisitive Chinese conglomerate’s most recent bond deal, where the unit paid almost 9 percent for a one-year loan. (5-0)

The Rise Of Asia's Banking Cartels

2017-11-22 seekingalpha
In the past, central banks were tools for Asian governments to control their economies and engineer political agendas. Some has even fixed currencies to the gold standard. (2-0)

Guaranteed repayment – the wild financial game no Chinese bank can afford to lose

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The central bank wants to put a stop to the unspoken promise of 100 per cent bailouts in the wealth management industry but no one wants to be the first to blink

Tencent's stellar share rally ousts Facebook from world's top five

2017-11-21 theage.com.au
Tencent Holdings has racked up some impressive gains this week - becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $US500 billion ($628 billion) and surpassing Facebook to be the world's fifth-most valuable company. (55-0)

Tencent's stellar share rally ousts Facebook from world's top five

2017-11-21 smh.com.au
Tencent Holdings has racked up some impressive gains this week - becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $US500 billion ($628 billion) and surpassing Facebook to be the world's fifth-most valuable company. (55-0)

Too-big-to-fail banks keep getting bigger

2017-11-21 money.cnn
The 2008 meltdown showed how big banks that get into trouble can hold the entire global economy hostage. (60-0)

Tencent's $292 Billion Rally Ousts Facebook From Global Top Five - Bloomberg

2017-11-21 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (241-0)

China’s Shadow Bank Clampdown Hits Stock Market - Bloomberg

2017-11-20 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (1-0)

Chinese regulators move to ensure ‘investment robots’ are not excluded from financial oversight

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Inclusion of robo-advisers in the new regulatory framework reflects how watchdogs are keeping up with technology-driven financial innovations

Petrobras Seals $1B Financing From Banks, Repays $500MM Debt

2017-11-17 rigzone
RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro said on Friday it had secured $1 billion in financing from a banking syndicate headed by Standard Chartered PLC, to which it repaid $500 million of debt ahead of schedule. (12-0)

Petrobras Seals $1B Financing From Banks, Repays $500 Mln Debt

2017-11-17 rigzone
RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro said on Friday it had secured $1 billion in financing from a banking syndicate headed by Standard Chartered PLC, to which it repaid $500 million of debt ahead of schedule. (12-0)

ICBC to offer 500 billion yuan worth of credit to spur home rental market in Guangzhou

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Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the nation’s largest bank by assets, said on Thursday it would offer 500 billion yuan (US$75.4 billion) worth of credit to support the home rental market in Guangzhou. (1-0)

China imposes new rules on policy banks to curb risks - Channel NewsAsia

2017-11-16 channelnewsasia
BEIJING: China has set new rules to curb risks at its policy banks, stepping up oversight of the country's financial system as Beijing looks to avert a feared debt crisis in the world's number two economy.