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A-shares strong enough to withstand China-US trade war, bullish market in 2019

Mainland stock markets surged on Thursday following the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC)'s efforts to deepen reforms in the capital market and expand opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 22:28:42

China should learn from India's mature stock market: experts

A sharp contrast in the performances of the stock markets in India and the Chinese mainland in the past decade, during which Indian stocks outperformed that in the Chinese mainland, has shed light shortcomings in the domestic stock market and prompted calls in China to learn from the mature stock market system in India.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 21:43:40

PBC skips open market operations

The People's Bank of China (PBC), the country's central bank, has suspended open market operations for 15 trading days in a row, citing abundant liquidity in the financial system.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2018/8/9 20:23:41

PBC official reignites debate on public finance

A key researcher at the People's Bank of China (PBC), the country's central bank, recently rekindled the debate on the relationship between public and broader finance, media reports said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 20:13:41

Shanghai aluminum futures rise to near 2-month high

Shanghai aluminum rose as much 2.8 percent to a near two-month high on Thursday, tracking a jump in London in the previous session, as a strike affecting Alcoa's alumina refineries in Australia and warnings of shutdowns by Rusal supported prices.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/9 17:28:40

Yuan to regain some ground if trade tensions ease

China's yuan will regain some of its recent sharp losses against the dollar and appreciate over the next year, but only if trade tensions between the world's two largest economies ease, a Reuters poll found on Thursday.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/9 17:28:39

Stocks rally on hopes of govt boost for tech firms

Chinese mainland stocks rebounded on Thursday, with investors snapping up healthcare and property shares battered by a recent sell-off and tech firms rallying on signs the government may offer the sector more support.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/9 17:23:40

Shanghai rebar dips from 6-year high as trade spat escalates

China's Shanghai rebar pulled back on Wednesday after reaching a more than six-year peak in the previous session, as traders worried high prices may not be supported by physical demand, just as the trade row with Washington heats up again.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/8 17:33:40

Stocks swing back into red on fresh US tariffs

Chinese mainland stocks dipped on Wednesday as the US said it would slap tariffs on more Chinese goods before month-end, overshadowing China's pledges to spur growth and cushion the economy from what is shaping up to be a protracted trade war between the two powers.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/8 17:33:40

July crude imports rise after 2 months of declines

China's crude oil imports recovered slightly in July after falling for the previous two months, but were still among the lowest this year due to a drop-off in demand from the country's smaller independent “teapot” refineries.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/8 17:33:40

China-US trade up 5.6% in July despite dispute, but experts caution imbalance

Despite ongoing tensions, trade between China and the US is increasing, but it's now the latter's turn to further reduce a trade imbalance between the two countries, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 14:33:39

China to create a 'clean' financial environment

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that regulations on the country's banking and insurance industry will be reinforced in a bid to weed out "vicious power" and return a "clean" financial environment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 22:08:39

Chinese stocks rebound as A shares becoming less sensitive to China-US trade dispute

After recent volatility in Chinese equities, stabilizing signs have emerged as policymakers mull actions to boost the financial markets, with A shares rebounding on Tuesday and foreign exchange reserves rising in July.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 20:58:39

More northeastern Chinese cities cancel alumina projects amid public backlash

Four more cities in Northeast China's Liaoning Province have abandoned their pursuit of alumina projects amid public environmental concerns, after Chaoyang last week scrapped plans to build the world's biggest alumina refinery.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/7 18:58:40

Mega LNG projects blossom

A new race to build multi-billion dollar liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants is gaining momentum after a long hiatus in investments as energy giants sense a widening supply gap within five years.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/7 18:58:40

Stocks bounce, aided by infrastructure gains

Chinese mainland shares rebounded on Tuesday following a heavy four-day sell-off, as investors picked up battered stocks while infrastructure firms were bolstered by expectations of increased government spending on public works projects.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/7 18:58:39

China to raise retail prices of gasoline, diesel

China will raise the retail prices of gasoline and diesel starting Tuesday, the top economic planner announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:32:48

Volatility in Chinese financial markets doesn't signal a US trade war win: analysts

The impact of the China-US trade row and other external factors on the Chinese financial markets - the A-share market and the currency market - will be limited, experts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/6 22:48:39