China Quietly Rolled Out a Very Big Bang

While China has embraced Western-style consumerism, its financial sector remains a bog, unable to satisfy the banking, insurance, and retirement needs of its growing middle classes. Technically, the mild-mannered Yi was just setting a more explicit ... ( read original story ...)

World Bank aims for 100% access to financial services

Jim Yong Kim, World Bank president. Photo provided to China Daily World Bank Chief Jim Yong Kim said on Thursday that he expected the progress and innovation in improving financial access in China will also happen in other countries, so that financial ... ( read original story ...)

Finance Chiefs Told Trade Tensions Are Hitting Confidence

That’s the message being conveyed to finance ministers and central bankers from around ... The U.S. argues China needs to lower its barriers to imports and foreign investments, while Beijing is criticizing President Donald Trump’s threats to levy ... ( read original story ...)

U.S., U.K.join forces on financial regulation

So our own producers are concerned.” U.S.-China Trade Spat a Glitch, Sri Lankan Says (11:39am) Sri Lanka’s junior finance minister, Eran Wickramaratne, is among those who expect a resolution to the U.S.-China trade tensions. Instead of snowballing into ... ( read original story ...)