China’s central bank winning its numbers game over currency

China is expected to announce another monthly rise in its foreign exchange reserves on Thursday in the latest sign that the country’s central bank has won the battle to curb the country’s capital exodus and defend the exchange rate of the yuan. ( read original story ...)

China Banks, Oil Giants at Risk From Trump’s Sanction Threat

One Republican congressman called out Bank of China Ltd. as a potential sanction target, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said punishing specific entities is an option. China is the U.S.’s largest trading partner, with $578.6 billion in two-way ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Most Dangerous Bank

Forget China’s debt binge, piles of bad loans and billions in dodgy investment products, investors have fallen in love with Chinese banks again. Their favorite object of affection is China Merchants Bank, whose Hong Kong-listed shares are up nearly 60% ... ( read original story ...)

China Bans ICOs, Citing Scams And Investor Risks

In what might be a major regulatory shot across the initial coin offering (ICO) bow, China has put in place an immediate ban on funding of those offerings. TechCrunch reported that the nation’s central bank on Monday said ICOs have “disrupted the ... ( read original story ...)

Debt’s so bad even China bankers call it a ‘bubble’

But it is news that the situation is so bad that even Chinese bank executives are willing to say they're in a bubble. It's a "bubble," according to Lai Xiaomin, chairman of China Huarong Asset Management, China's largest state-controlled "bad bank." ( read original story ...)

China’s Big Banks Still Have a Credibility Gap

For China’s big banks, business is looking better than it has in years. Investors shouldn’t be fooled by the act. Midyear results for the likes of ICBC and Bank of China show China’s regulatory crackdown over the last year has had some success in ... ( read original story ...)