China confronting its financial risks, premier says

DALIAN, China -- Beijing possesses the tools to avert damage that could result from the financial risks facing the world's second-largest economy, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday at the World Economic Forum here. Li, China's second-ranked leader ... ( read original story ...)

China’s shadow finance time-bomb could trigger crisis

In the past decade, shadow banking has taught China great lessons about capitalism. That is, except for the most important one: failure. Since the 2007 financial crisis, China has poured more than $600bn into the economy to avoid getting caught in the ... ( read original story ...)

China regulator issues rules to shore up investor protection

SHANGHAI, June 28 China's securities regulator has stepped up efforts to protect investors' interests, publishing a set of know your customer rules on Wednesday that restrict financial institutions from selling risky products to inexperienced investors. ( read original story ...)

Banking regulator vows to curb property bubbles

The China Banking Regulatory Commission on Friday reiterated its determination to contain property bubbles in "some" regions, Securities Daily reported. Guo Shuqing, chairman of the banking regulator, urged banks to carry on differentiated mortgage loan ... ( read original story ...)

Contenders vie to take up mantle of Chinese central bank reforms

Every public appearance by Zhou Xiaochuan could potentially be his last as China’s central bank governor. After a remarkable 15 years at the helm of the People’s Bank of China — the longest of any PBoC governor — Mr Zhou is expected to step down ... ( read original story ...)