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  • UBS sponsors Haohai IPO, first for Star board

    UBS sponsors Haohai IPO, first for Star board

    UBS Securities has become the first foreign-owned joint venture to sponsor a listing on Shanghai’s Star Market, where underwriters have to invest in the listings they bring to market.

  • Chinese regulator pushes better Star Market research

    Chinese regulator pushes better Star Market research

    The Securities Association of China (SAC) has told onshore securities houses to improve the quality of their research reports on Star Market companies. The move may help securities houses better price IPOs on the bourse, said bankers.

  • SSE sheds more light on Star board progress

    SSE sheds more light on Star board progress

    The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) has published statistics of the companies that have applied for and listed on the Star board since its launch, giving market participants a closer look at the firms that the bourse has attracted.

  • China Pacific Insurance plans London GDR listing

    China Pacific Insurance plans London GDR listing

    Shanghai-based China Pacific Insurance Co (CPIC) has received the green light from its board to list in the UK using the London-Shanghai Stock Connect, becoming only the second Mainland company to do so.

  • China makes headway on boosting secondary loans market

    China makes headway on boosting secondary loans market

    The Chinese regulators are looking to give the country’s secondary loan market a boost by encouraging banks to use one of their platforms to trade deals. While secondary loan trading has become easier, there are still many hurdles to overcome, say experts.

  • China reforms rates but leaves tough problems untouched

    China reforms rates but leaves tough problems untouched

    China’s central bank has shaken up the way banks quote lending rates, reforming an interest rate benchmark to more closely track the market. But onshore bankers expressed doubts about the move. Rebecca Feng reports.

  • China rate reform: a market but with a very visible hand

    China rate reform: a market but with a very visible hand

    China unveiled a new benchmark rate, the loan prime rate (LPR), for loans this week. While hailed as a groundbreaking step towards making its benchmark lending rate more market-driven, the mechanism for determining the LPR in fact grants the central bank more control over the country’s interest rates.

  • China launches long-awaited interest rate reform

    China launches long-awaited interest rate reform

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) unveiled a new benchmark rate for bank loans on Saturday. The loan prime rate (LPR) will replace the current one-year lending rate, which has stood still for four years at 4.35%, as the new benchmark. The move is aimed at making the lending rates more market-based and lowering the funding cost for the real economy, analysts say.

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