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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    Near-default must spur action on China's shadow banking sector

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:29pm by Hu Shuli

    ... action on China's shadow banking sector On the eve of the Lunar New Year, news that a default on a 3 billion yuan (HK$3.8 billion) trust product had been averted brought relief to some ... in the country's shadow banking sector. In 2011, China Credit Trust, one of China's largest "shadow banks", issued an investment product seeking 3.03 billion yuan. Credit Equals Gold ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Shadow banking the biggest threat to China's economy

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 02:47am by YAO YANG

    ... of a hard economic landing in China. But the country's strong economic fundamentals mean policymakers have the space to avoid such an outcome- as long as they bring the shadow banking system ... restricting commercial banks' role as financial intermediaries and encouraging the growth of unregulated shadow banking has generated even more risks for China's economy. Clearly, a new ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    In the shadows, the quickness of the loan deceives the eye

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... of the loan deceives the eye Want a crash course on shadow banking on the mainland? There is no better place to start than China Chengtong Development. It is a Hong Kong-listed company. Everything you are going to read here comes from its annual reports and announcements. For so-called shadow banking does not happen in the shadows. It has done almost everything: wealth management products, ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Nothing new in Beijing's latest 'clampdown' on shadow loans

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 03:33am by Tom Holland

    ... in Beijing's latest 'clampdown' on shadow loans Another year, another clampdown on China's shadow banking system. Last month, the State Council issued a policy directive aimed ... lending via just three types of shadow loans- loans by trust companies, business to business loans brokered by banks, and loans made through the issuance of leveraged bank acceptance bills- ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How interest rate controls created a shadow banking system in China

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by GREGORY CHOW

    ... Gregory C. Chow Gregory C. Chow says by easing its control on bank deposit rates, China would not only boost market efficiency but also rid the economy of the created problem of a shadow ... rate. At the same time, some borrowers and banks are willing to pay higher rates, because they can still make a profit on the higher rates. Thus the policy has created a shadow banking system ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Illuminating confessions from a shadow banker

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... from a shadow banker Everyone knows China's shadow banking market is big. According to the ratings agency Moody's, the shadow market was worth 20.5 trillion yuan (HK$25.9 trillion) ... the rapid growth of shadow financing threatens the stability of China's formal banking system, nor whether a crisis in the shadow market could endanger the future development of the Chinese ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The real problem behind China's shadow banking

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by JOE ZHANG

    ... Joe Zhang Joe Zhang says China's massive shadow banking sector is only a reflection of the real issue- the persistent, unbridled growth of credit as a result of negative interest rates and financial repression A monster problem In China today, the term "shadow banking" has a negative meaning. Over the past year, the China Banking Regulatory Commission has ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Why Chinese state-owned banks are now in the eye of the storm

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:42pm by Jonathan Woetzel and Jeffrey Towson

    ... to the profit engine that has fueled state-owned banks for the past decade. Meanwhile, shadow banking continues to grow, offering higher investment returns and creating increasing competition ... Jonathan Woetzel and Jeffrey Towson This week, China’s big four state-owned banks are set to announce their 2013 financial results. And the numbers, if predictions are accurate, should ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In tackling shadow banking, China needs to pick a small target first

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 08:57am by Edward Anhua Ding

    ... Edward Anhua Ding China’s “shadow banks” have been one of the hottest topics in the financial press lately. Bank of China chairman Xiao Gang, who according to recent rumours would likely take over as China’s top banking regulator soon, has called for tighter regulation. Central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan has also expressed his concern. Hand-wringing over shadow banking ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Look beyond shadow banking for the real threat to financial stability

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Sheng

    ... Andrew Sheng Andrew Sheng explains why using quantitative easing to shore up banking risks is misguided Look beyond shadow banking for the real threat to our financial instability Bond market guru Bill Gross coined the term "shadow banking" to identify the role of non-banking institutions in creating money-like credit that could implode and affect the traditional ...




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