Trump picks China hawk to lead new White House trade council

WASHINGTON — In another sign that he intends to shake up relations with China, President-elect Donald Trump named economist Peter Navarro to lead a newly created White House council on trade. The University of California-Irvine professor, who advised ... ( read original story ...)

Critics Point To Flaws In China’s SME Loan Rules

Reports by South China Morning Post on Tuesday (Dec. 20) said the China Banking Regulatory Commission’s efforts, which began two years ago, may be too strict as some industry stakeholders debate whether the regulations are necessary to jumpstart SME lending. ( read original story ...)

China tightens financial oversight on military after scandals

BEIJING China's military will tighten financial oversight with revised auditing rules coming into effect from Jan. 1, meaning all the armed force's financial dealings will have to be audited, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday after several scandals. ( read original story ...)

China stocks fall on liquidity stress, Hong Kong also down

China's central bank said on late Monday it would tighten supervision of shadow banking businesses by including off-balance sheet wealth management products (WMPs), widely viewed as a source of financial risk, into its risk-assessment framework next year. ( read original story ...)

A Primer On Chinese Financial Data Quality

There are empirical measures for assessing the quality of financial data. A specific set of institutional arrangements disincentivizes China's market participants from producing, disclosing, and demanding high-quality financial information. Understanding ... ( read original story ...)

China May Seek Financial Revenge Against Trump's Twitter Rants

The Trump twitter feed has made it to the front pages of the Chinese newspapers, at least implicitly. Weekend tweets about China have not been taken in a terribly good spirit in the People’s Republic of China and there has been muttering about ... ( read original story ...)

China Ceramics Announces Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

In addition to China Ceramics' condensed consolidation financial results under International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS"), the Company also provides Non-IFRS financial measures (referred to as Non-GAAP financial measure) for the third quarter of ... ( read original story ...)