China hopes fourth time is the charm for MSCI inclusion

China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has struggled this year amid a government campaign to cut risk in the financial sector and waning interest by the nation’s army of individual investors. The gauge has fallen more than 4 per cent since its mid ... ( read original story ...)

S. Korea Finance Chief Hopeful of Easing Tensions With China

South Korea’s new finance chief said he hopes China and his country can put aside their political rift to forge closer economic ties, and bring about an early end to China’s action against Korean companies as part of retaliation for Seoul’s ... ( read original story ...)

South Korea Finance Chief Hopeful of Easing Tensions With China

Kim says Korea-U.S. free trade is mutually beneficial South Korea’s new finance chief said he hopes China and his country can put aside their political rift to forge closer economic ties, and bring about an early end to China’s action against Korean ... ( read original story ...)

Pilot zones will boost green finance

Incentives will be established to boost the development of green finance, especially interest discounts and tax incentives, from the central and local governments, Chen Yulu, vice-governor of the People's Bank of China, said during a policy briefing. ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong pushing for regional AIIB office, says finance chief

Hong Kong, which last week joined the Beijing-led Asian ­Infrastructure Investment Bank by agreeing to pay US$155 million over five years, is now lobbying the AIIB to set up a regional office in the city, Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po told the ... ( read original story ...)

Meet the Chinese Finance Giant That’s Secretly an AI Company

If you get into a car accident in China, you can simply pull out your smartphone, take a photo, and file an insurance claim with an AI system. That system, from Ant Financial, will automatically decide how serious the ding was and process the claim ... ( read original story ...)