China’s non-financial investment abroad falls

29.4% year-on-year drop comes amid govt crackdown on speculative overseas deals BEIJING •China last year posted its first decline in non-financial outbound direct investment since it began publishing the data in 2003, as firms backed off from speculative ... ( read original story ...)

China’s local government debt growth almost doubles in 2017

Local government debt expanded again in China last year despite Beijing's pledge to rein in a growing national debt load that has sparked fears of a financial crisis in the world's number two economy. The 7.5 percent increase is almost double the rate in ... ( read original story ...)

China says cross-border cash flows hit turning point in ’17

HONG KONG (AP) — Financial regulators in China say cross-border capital flows hit a turning point in 2017 as foreign currency reserve levels stabilized after two years of declines. Wang Chungying, a spokeswoman for China's State Administration of Foreign ... ( read original story ...)

War on financial risk to continue

The war on financial risks will continue this year in China, with renewed efforts to crack down on shadow banking activities and further rectification of financial irregularities, said the head of the nation's banking regulator. "We need to focus on ... ( read original story ...)