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China policy and markets round-up: Beijing hones in on green finance, southbound Bond Connect to launch before year-end, BOC, ICBC name new presidents
In this round-up, the State Council calls for more efforts in the development of green finance in China, regulators plan to kick off southbound trading under Bond Connect by the end of 2021, and large state-owned Chinese banks unveil the latest reshuffle in top leadership.
The week in review: Beijing calls for better Sino-US relationship, regulator restricts banks’ online lending
In this round-up, China urges the US to help improve their bilateral relationship, the banking and insurance regulator sets restrictions on lenders participating in the online loan market, and FTSE Russell decides to include 11 Star market stocks in its global equity benchmarks.
China policy and markets round-up: January consumer inflation dips, new bank loans hit record amount, Beijing sets sights on banks' green performance, reputational risk management
In this round-up, consumer inflation in China disappoints in January, lenders extend a record amount of new renminbi loans last month, and the banking and insurance regulator asks financial institutions to step up their reputational risk management.
The week in review: Shenzhen merges mainboard with SME board, CSRC strengthens ESG disclosures, MOU sealed for Wealth Management Connect
In this round-up, China’s securities regulator approves the consolidation of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange’s main board and the SME board, listed companies are required to update investors with information related to their environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) efforts, and Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau further lay the foundation for a cross-border wealth management connect pilot scheme.
China policy and markets round-up: Ant reaches restructuring agreement, MSCI launches China tech indices
In this round-up, Ant Group and the Chinese regulators have reportedly agreed on a restructuring plan that will see the online payments firm transform into a financial holding company, and MSCI rolls out two new indices tracking new economy companies in China.
The week in review: China’s January PMIs dip, HNA to start bankruptcy reorganisation, Xiaomi seeks removal from US blacklist
In this round-up, China’s official and the Caixin manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Indexes fall amid a resurgence of local Covid-19 infections, creditors demand a bankruptcy reorganisation of beleaguered conglomerate HNA Group, and Xiaomi Corp files a lawsuit against the US’s decision to add it to a list of Chinese companies with alleged military ties.