China’s central bank raises interest rates after Fed rise

The People's Bank of China lifted its 7-day and 28-day reverse repurchase agreements by 5 basis points. This essentially represents a modest rise to borrowing costs and is the first rate hike since March. Beijing is attempting to limit the flow of capital ... ( read original story ...)

China suffers natural gas shortage as coal ban backfires

The disruption highlights the government's difficulties in its campaign to clean up China's smog-choked cities and reduce reliance on coal. The latest shortages stem from Beijing's effort since 2013 to shift 3 million households in China's north to gas. ( read original story ...)

China lenders lobby to soften shadow bank rules

China will move closer to the western style,” said Qiang Liao, banking analyst for rating agency Standard & Poor’s in Beijing. “It’s a kind of convergence.” Instead of selling products that promise to combine the high returns of a mutual fund ... ( read original story ...)

China November property investment growth slows, sales pick up

BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China’s property investment cooled in November as an official crackdown on riskier lending and stiffer regulation of the real estate market took effect. Property investment growth eased for a second straight month to 4.6 ... ( read original story ...)