China’s small banks vulnerable to bond sell-off, analysts say

Nonetheless, the fact that the People’s Bank of China still seems able and willing to step in, means that any major crisis remains some way off still. On Friday, yields of Chinese 10-year government bonds stood at 3.01 per cent, down from a high of 3.46 ... ( read original story ...)

China central bank adviser calls for flexible 2017 growth target

China's economy grew 6.7 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier and looks set to achieve the government's full-year forecast of 6.5-7 percent, buoyed by higher government spending, a housing boom and record bank lending. However, growing debt and ... ( read original story ...)

China facing financial highwire act in 2017

China is embarking on a financial highwire act. At the top of regulators’ agenda in China for 2017 is a campaign to wean the nation’s sprawling financial system off cheap borrowing and rising credit levels. Years of easy money have helped fuel growth ... ( read original story ...)

China’s First FinTech Angel Fund

China today witnesses the founding of FinPlus, the country’s first angel fund and accelerator that focuses on investing in startups that feature financial technology (FinTech). Fugel Holding, the company that is backing FinPlus, decided to make the ... ( read original story ...)

IGM Financial makes bold bet on China with latest deal

IGM Financial Inc. is taking a stake in one of China’s largest investment managers in a bid to tap into the Asian country’s burgeoning base of savers and investors. Mackenzie Financial Corp., IGM’s subsidiary, will buy a 10-per-cent stake in China ... ( read original story ...)