China's financial regulators keep lid on emergent risks

China faces eight major risk areas in the financial sector ... focus more on functional regulation that would address supervision of cross-sector financial business. Regulation capability and cross-sector coordination should be improved to prevent ... ( read original story ...)

The Brands That Matter Most to Chinese Consumers (And Why)

As the second largest consumer market in the world, brand relevance is of increasing importance in China. Brands, both local and foreign, face increasing competition and evolving consumer needs that have intensified brand building. Late last year ... ( read original story ...)

China's coal consumption falls for 3rd year in a row

BEIJING, China - China's consumption of coal fell in 2016 for a third year in a row, official data showed Tuesday, as the world's top polluter increasingly grapples with its massive pollution challenges. The National Bureau of Statistics said coal ... ( read original story ...)

China arrests 800 in crackdown on underground banking

BEIJING, China - More than 800 people have been arrested in a crackdown on unlicensed banking operations as Beijing tries to stem outflows of money from the country, the police ministry says. More than 380 underground banks that handled transactions ... ( read original story ...)

China to stabilise, further open markets

BEIJING • China will focus on the stable development of its capital markets this year, but will press ahead to further open its markets to foreign companies, the top securities regulator said yesterday. "We will not waver from reforms to make China's ... ( read original story ...)

Buy AIA For Its China Growth: Credit Suisse Upgrades

Insurer AIA Group (1299.Hong Kong) has seen spectacular business opportunities in China, growing its new businesses there by 41% annually since 2010. Last year, AIA managed to grow the value of new business, a metric used in the insurance industry to ... ( read original story ...)