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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    New rule to boost A shares, cross-border flows

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Mainland-based residents of Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan will soon be able to invest in mainland-listed stocks, increasing cross-border flows New rule ... while taking a long view, it's a necessary step towards free cross-border capital flows The Shanghai stock market was among the world's worst-performers in the past three years. ...

  2. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    China uncovers US$10b in fake trades

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 05:09am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... cross-border capital flows," he said. The mainland's regulatory bodies, including the SAFE, found that some companies had secured trade financing with invoices that were not backed by real ... expectations for favourable exchange rates, Guo said. The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect scheme, to be launched next month, was not likely to cause a substantial increase in cross-border capital ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Banks learn about the difference in US and HK money-laundering rules

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:34am by ENOCH YIU AND DON WEINLAND

    ... cartels. In contrast, worries about illegal cross-border transactions are closer to home for Hong Kong. The city has adopted a risk-based supervisory approach that requires more bank vigilance over large transfer volumes. "Hong Kong, as a major commercial and trading hub in Asia, naturally has a very large volume of cross-border transactions," the spokeswoman said. "Using ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Rule change lets Chinese firms guarantee offshore debt

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 02:55pm by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... enterprises borrowing offshore to finance cross-border acquisitions. "The purpose is to facilitate firms with offshore funding needs, especially SOEs, as part of the government agenda ... the usual channels, such as intragroup equity investments or loans. However, it is less restrictive on how the money is used. Mainland property developers are the heaviest issuers of cross-border ...

  5. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    SFC to question ministry officials on 'state secret' rule for auditors

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:02am by Enoch Yiu

    ... This is why he would like to clarify how cross-border collaborations and partnerships in the future would be affected if the new rules kick in. Tong said SFC executives would also like to discuss ... to improve cross-border regulation on insider dealing, market manipulation and other malpractices to prepare for the stock through train scheme that would allow Hong Kong and mainland investors ...

  6. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    Qianhai currency reform gives hope to China financial liberalisation

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:40am by Jeanny Yu

    ... accumulation of foreign exchange has largely been determined by a capital account surplus, which is driven by cross-border rate arbitrage and expectations of yuan appreciation. Qianhai has also ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Firms allowed to give yuan loans to overseas units

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... of the yuan in international trade and financing as it moves to reduce control over the currency and open up its financial markets. The mainland has expanded channels for cross-border capital flows ... (HK$4.1 billion) to its overseas affiliates. Citigroup said in January that it had completed a cross-border yuan transaction for a European food company. The central bank also said yesterday ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Chief of Galaxy Securities unit questioned in illegal bond probe

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:20am by Daniel Ren

    ... Wang Qishan, the head of the Communist Party's anti-graft body, reportedly directed the investigations. According to bond traders, illegal transactions involving government and corporate debt have been widespread in the interbank market, with unethical fund managers taking advantage of regulatory loopholes. "Those guys are smart and fearless," said a bond trader who ...

  9. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Securities firms to benefit as Beijing extends capital market reforms

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:05am by Reuters

    ... new financing instruments. Mainland securities firms should also participate more in a pilot plan for cross-border stock investment between Hong Kong and Shanghai and offer a bigger range ...

  10. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Mainland regulators cap end-month bank deposits to limit window-dressing

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:53am by Reuters

    ... a practice that traders have said threatens the stability of China’s financial system and markets. Deposits at banks at the end of any given month must not exceed 3 per cent of the average daily ... loans in July after a surprisingly high 1.08 trillion yuan in June, causing fresh jitters about a further slowdown of the world’s second-largest economy. Traders have said that the data has been ...




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