Shadow banking and Chinese bonds are dangerous mix

BEIJING (Reuters Breakingviews ... trust companies and asset managers. Such non-bank financial institutions held $3.7 trillion in loans as of November, according to central bank data. The non-bank financial sector is overseen by a host of ... ( read original story ...)

China's banking regulator to bolster private bank supervision

BEIJING Jan 5 China's banking regulator on Thursday issued guidelines aimed at strengthening governance at the country's emerging private banks, the latest move by regulators to beef up risk management among financial services firms. The China Banking ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Sogou targets $5b IPO to Chase rival Baidu

Beijing: China’s third-biggest search engine expects to hold ... Sogou, whose name means “search dog,” plans to sell about 10 per cent of its shares in an IPO that will probably be held this year, Chief Executive Officer Wang Xiaochuan said in ... ( read original story ...)

Sogou targets IPO at $5bn valuation to chase Baidu

Baidu’s headquarters is seen in Beijing. Baidu accounted for 44.5% of mobile search ... Sogou, whose name means “search dog,” plans to sell about 10% of its shares in an IPO that will probably be held this year, Chief Executive Officer Wang Xiaochuan ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Sogou Targets $5 Billion IPO to Chase Rival Baidu

China’s third-biggest search engine expects to hold a U.S. initial public offering at a valuation of as much as $5 billion as it raises cash to close the gap with leader Baidu Inc. in the mobile market. The school, work and life hacks you need to get ahead. ( read original story ...)

3 Reasons China Stocks Can Rise 40% in 2017

Turbulent conditions in China’s domestic bond market, with issuance cancellations and a back up in yields, were in our view the main drivers of this change …” The analysts note that regulators accelerated the IPO review and approval process three ... ( read original story ...)

PwC sees rising IPOs in Shanghai and Shenzhen

PwC said there has been a spurt in the number of IPOs since August, as the China Securities Regulatory Commission moved to accelerate the pace of listings. "Due to global instability and IPO suspension and resumption in 2015, the A-share market was still ... ( read original story ...)

PwC: Hong Kong will have the most IPOs in 2017

Alibaba owns the South China Morning Post. Alibaba chose to list its shares in New York in 2014, in a world record-breaking US$25 billion IPO. The choice of New York followed Hong Kong’s refusal to allow dual-share listings, a structure incorporating ... ( read original story ...)

Trump’s SEC Nominee Was Alibaba IPO Advisor

Alibaba shares are up 1.6% this afternoon, while the iShares China Large-Cap exchange-traded fund (FXI) is up 1.2%.Trump’s suggested SEC appointee, Jay Clayton, is a partner with New York law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, which in turn is an adviser to ... ( read original story ...)