CSRC tightens curbs on placements, rights issues

The mainland securities regulator has tightened approvals of listed companies' refinancing applications, requiring them to raise funds for real expansion rather than replenishing capital.

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 12:00am

Stock sale ban likely to backfire

In an attempt to prop up sagging mainland stock prices, the China Securities Regulatory Commission is ordering fund managers not to sell shares. Its tactic could backfire royally.

2 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

CSRC acts to ensure transparency in policies to quash rumours

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has pledged to ensure transparency in state policies as it attempts to stop rumours destabilising the stock and futures markets.

The regulator published provisional rules governing regulation disclosure last night, promising to issue timely official statements to clarify widespread speculation. The rules take effect tomorrow.

30 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

CSRC to revamp IPO allocation rules

Beijing is preparing to bar small companies from allocating part of their initial public offerings to institutional investors, as it looks at revamping the public offering system.

29 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

CSRC official talks up planned second board

In yet another sign that Beijing is trying to restore investor confidence, a senior securities regulator has said a proposed second board on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange would not drain liquidity from the main board.

26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

CSRC to gauge market pulse for share sales

The mainland securities regulator has warned that it will consider the market's ability to digest new share offerings before approving refinancing plans by listed companies.

The statement is the latest move by Beijing to allay investor fears that a flood of new shares will spark a further slump in the market.

22 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Major revamp looms at CSRC, stock exchanges

Regulator to get new vice-chairman

The China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses will undergo a management reshuffle soon that would see CSRC assistant chairman Yao Gang promoted as vice-chairman, sources said.

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

CSRC reshuffled in run-up to National People's Congress

Fan Fuchun is to step down as vice-chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission and assume the top job at the Shanghai Futures Exchange, having reached mandatory retirement age for vice-ministerial positions, according to sources.

7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

CSRC moves to prop up sluggish market

The mainland securities regulator, in a dramatic about-turn, is encouraging institutional buying to underpin the slumping market and restore investor confidence after the benchmark index lost 12 per cent since its mid-October peak.

16 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

CSRC caps new funds to cool demand

Latest move to increase risk management

The mainland securities watchdog has imposed new restrictions limiting the scale of new funds launched by fund management companies, in an attempt to cool demand for overseas investments through qualified domestic institutional investor (QDII) scheme products.

6 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

CSRC will open doors to admit foreign bourses

The China Securities Regulatory Commission will allow overseas stock exchanges to set up office in the mainland while saying it will close any offices or halt promotional work undertaken without official authorisation.

22 May 2007 - 12:00am

CSRC eases rules to help firms return for home listings

The mainland's securities regulator said it would make it faster for overseas-listed local firms to return to the home market by streamlining procedures as well as encouraging a domestic venture capital market.

10 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Watchdog looks into IPO price setting

CSRC launches probe to check whether there has been manipulation by fund managers in share sales

China's securities regulator has launched an investigation into fund management companies to see whether there has been any manipulation of the price-setting process for domestic initial public share offerings, sources said.

20 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

CSRC to take over bond market oversight role

Regulatory switch from 'old guard' planners expected to hasten growth

13 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

CSRC delays approvals for public offerings

Regulator weighs public comment before issuing new guidelines to give market more pricing power

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) is delaying approval for initial public offerings as it weighs public comment on a new set of rules that would give the market a bigger voice in pricing new shares.

8 Nov 2004 - 12:00am