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China policy round-up: Xi rallies BRICS countries on trade, State Council confirms ‘proactive’ fiscal policy, CSRC wants stock index futures’ relaunch
Xi calls on other countries to fight protectionism, the Chinese government modifies fiscal policy to support the central bank’s easing of monetary policy, and the securities watchdog hints at the return of stock index futures.
The IMF appears to have taken a cue from the Trump administration in its China country report published on July 25. The report made little effort to smooth over the urgent need for China to open up its economy and move forward with a restructuring of its regulatory setup.
The week in renminbi: Watchdogs dovish on WMP, US cries foul over RMB ‘manipulation’, HKEX CNH options hit new high
Regulators water down wealth management product (WMP) rules, Donald Trump calls China a currency manipulator as his treasury secretary ramps up the pressure, and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) pushes USDCNH options trading volumes to a new high.
China policy round-up: PBoC and MoF in public spat, banks told to back weaker borrowers, CSRC gets a new director for international affairs
The research chief at the People’s Bank of China got into a rare war of words with the finance ministry, regulators push banks to lend to small businesses and buy lower-rated corporate bonds, and the securities watchdog appoints a new head for the international department.
China policy round-up: Beijing slams ‘unacceptable’ US threats, Shanghai pushes reforms, CBIRC welcomes foreign banks’ new branches
Ministry of Commerce (MofCom) criticises Trump’s proposal of additional tariffs, Shanghai government vows to open up the city further, and the banking regulator approves international banks setting up branches and subsidiaries in China.
China policy round-up: Trade war kicks off, China’s central bankers out to calm markets, goodies for Bond Connect, Panda issuers
Beijing hits back at Trump’s tariffs, the chiefs of the People’s Bank of China reassure investors that China is ready for market turbulence, and the central bank announces improvements to Bond Connect’s northbound trading and Panda bond issuance.