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China's short-term rates sink as rumours swirl of government support

1:11am EST

SHANGHAI, Nov 26 Chinese government-backed entities may be stepping in to relieve investor anxiety following a string of high-profile bond defaults, traders and investors say, sending short-term borrowing costs plunging and exchange trading volume surging.

RPT-ANALYSIS-China's bond defaults show Beijing's war on debt is back

Nov 24 2020

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE, Nov 24 A spurt of missed debt repayments by three Chinese state-owned firms - a coal miner, a chipmaker and an automobile company - has shaken local markets and heightened speculation that a campaign to wean the economy off heavy credit is back.

Analysis: China's bond defaults show Beijing's war on debt is back

Nov 24 2020

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE A spurt of missed debt repayments by three Chinese state-owned firms - a coal miner, a chipmaker and an automobile company - has shaken local markets and heightened speculation that a campaign to wean the economy off heavy credit is back.

Vaccine progress lifts global stocks, dollar still sickly

Nov 23 2020

LONDON/SHANGHAI Investors scooped up stocks, commodities and emerging-market currencies and gave the dollar a wide berth as AstraZeneca and Oxford University provided markets with their now-regular Monday shot of encouraging COVID-19 vaccine news. | Video

GLOBAL MARKETS-Vaccine progress lifts stocks, dollar still sickly

Nov 23 2020

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Vaccine progress lift stocks, dollar still sickly

Nov 23 2020

LONDON/SHANGHAI, Nov 23 Shares and oil prices rose on Monday while the dollar fell as investors pinned hopes for economic revival on coronavirus vaccines, even as the world contended with surging case numbers and delays to fresh U.S. stimulus.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rise as vaccine hopes inject relief

Nov 23 2020

SHANGHAI, Nov 23 Asian shares rose on Monday, pushing a broad regional index to a record high as investors pinned their hopes for economic revival on coronavirus vaccines, even as the world contends with surging case numbers and delays to fresh U.S. stimulus.

Asian shares rise as investors count on vaccine relief

Nov 22 2020

SHANGHAI Asian shares climbed on Monday, with a broad regional index touching a record high on hopes for imminent coronavirus vaccines, but worries over the impact of economic lockdowns and uncertainty over U.S. stimulus capped gains.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rise on hopes for rapid vaccine rollout

Nov 22 2020

SHANGHAI, Nov 23 A broad gauge of Asian shares edged up to record highs on Monday morning as hopes for imminent coronavirus vaccines buoyed investor sentiment, but worries over the impact of economic lockdowns and uncertainty over U.S. stimulus capped gains.

China alleges manipulation by Haitong Securities in widening default inquiry

Nov 18 2020

SHANGHAI Chinese investigations into last week's shock bond default by a state-owned coal miner widened on Wednesday with a regulator threatening to sanction Haitong Securities, one of the country's biggest brokerages, for alleged manipulation.

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