Yi Gang Picked to Take Helm of People’s Bank of China

BEIJING—President Xi Jinping has picked an American-trained economist known for pushing pro-market overhauls to run the central bank, according to people with knowledge of the matter, adding to an economic team strong on proponents of liberalization. ( read original story ...)

China’s New Central Banker Is Just as Important as the Fed’s

The announcement on Monday of Yi Gang as the new governor of the People’s Bank of China, China’s central bank, received somewhat less notice. The world should pay more attention. This choice is as important as any Fed nomination. It isn’t simply that ... ( read original story ...)

Yi Gang named head of People’s Bank of China

His appointment is being seen as an attempt to ensure continuity at the bank as Beijing continues to try and rein in growing debt and limit risky financial practices. He will take over a central bank tasked with ongoing reform of the financial landscape ... ( read original story ...)

Yi Gang to head up China’s central bank

Getty Images Yi Gang at the 12th NPC March 2017 Beijing-born Yi Gang has been deputy governor of China's central bank since 2008 1 US-educated economist Yi Gang has been named the next governor of China's central bank, replacing Zhou Xiaochuan. Mr Yi ... ( read original story ...)