America, China and the risk of a trade war

DONALD TRUMP’S quest to protect American workers from cheating foreigners has begun. But in his first flurry of policy tweets and executive orders, China, his favourite bogeyman, was conspicuously absent. On the campaign trail he deplored China’s ... ( read original story ...)

Bank of China to set up deposit bank in Turkey

The Bank of China (BOC) has received permission to operate a deposit bank in Turkey by investing $300 million, Turkey's banking watchdog said on Friday. In a statement, the country's Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BDDK) said BOC had brought the ... ( read original story ...)

Bank of China in post-Brexit talks to swap UK for Dublin

http://www.independent.ie/business/brexit/bank-of-china-in-postbrexit-talks-to-swap-uk-for-dublin-35404921.html http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/article35404920.ece/de90c/AUTOCROP/h342/2017-01-29_bus_28192547_I1.JPG Two major Asian banks are in ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese Central Bank to Use Blockchain, Competition with Alibaba?

Earlier this week, CCN reported that the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announced its plans of utilizing blockchain technology to develop a blockchain-based national currency called “RMBCoin,” By using a technology which underpins bitcoin, the PBoC is ... ( read original story ...)

China Exim Bank lends more to help China firms go global

BEIJING, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) improved financial support for domestic firms to help them increase their presence in the global market last year. The bank issued a total of 208 loans to overseas projects of ... ( read original story ...)

China orders stricter policies on new loans

To cut excess leverage in the financial system, China’s central bank has ordered for a stringent control on new loans within the country’s banking sector in the first quarter of this year. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) particularly gave emphasis ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Fake Bonds Flash Enron Warning

China’s latest bull market in bonds isn’t about rising prices or improving credit conditions. It’s about fakes. Global uncertainties are pushing government debt yields toward their highest level since September 2015. Amid the chaos, China’s $3 ... ( read original story ...)

Brian Gaynor: Finance company sale raises fears

There is widespread apprehension regarding the sale of UDC Finance, the country's largest finance company, to China's HNA Group. This is because UDC is an important lender to domestic industrial companies, because it may have to raise its lending rates and ... ( read original story ...)

Bank of China : Letters To The Editor

I just got back from the FDR Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, New York. It was well worth the trip. The following was from his inaugural address: "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is ... ( read original story ...