Key developments in regulation of financial markets with a focus on those in Hong Kong and mainland China.

Foreign investors in China believe it is increasingly difficult to do business on the mainland. File photo: AFP

China says criticism of its foreign investment environment is biased

Criticism of Beijing’s foreign investment environment is biased, China’s Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday.

Some companies abroad have claimed that it is now more difficult for overseas firms to invest in China than it is for Chinese firms to invest overseas.