A grounding in urban realityMonday, 27 May, 2013, 5:00am
Guo Shuqing's departure after 17 months in office at the China Securities Regulatory Commission is not good news for a securities market in need of overhaul. The various schemes he launched were aimed at long-term market reform, and their effects can only be felt after a few years of implementation.28 Mar 2013 - 3:30am
Beijing has picked the chairman of the Bank of China, Xiao Gang, to replace Guo Shuqing as head of the mainland's securities regulator, at a time when massive reforms are being undertaken to revive the stock market.
BOC said in a statement late last night that Xiao had resigned.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Guo is credited with a series of major reforms to revamp the country's arcane stock markets since he took office in late 2011. But the move is also being seen as a step towards grooming him for a more important position in the hierarchy in the future.13 Mar 2013 - 5:24am 2 comments
China Securities Regulatory Commission chief Guo Shuqing said residents of Hong Kong, Taiwan or Macau living on the mainland will enjoy equal treatment to mainlanders when they invest in the A-share market.11 Mar 2013 - 4:29am
In a departure from the usual game of musical chairs among China's political circle, People's Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, and Guo Shuqing, head of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, are likely to stay on.25 Feb 2013 - 5:43am
Hopes are riding high that China's new leaders will live up to their promises and press ahead with much-needed economic reforms.
But a look at the mainland's stock market and how it is regulated provides an object lesson in just how difficult implementing real reform can be.31 Jan 2013 - 5:20am
Beijing will give priority to the first share listing application from a home-grown futures brokerage when it reopens the initial public offering market, in a further sign of the regulators' determination to bolster the market.14 Jan 2013 - 7:20am
The next governor of the People's Bank of China is likely to have got there by first becoming the head of one of the country's big state-owned lenders. His initial task? To curb the power of those very banks.30 Nov 2012 - 3:35am
The mainland securities regulator yesterday called for up to half the shares of state-owned enterprises going public to be allocated to the nation's pension fund.
Central and local governments are now required to transfer 10 per cent of the initial public offering of such enterprises they control to the pension fund, which is a major institutional investor in China's stock market.29 Nov 2012 - 3:46am