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Shu Zhang

Heart over head, Chinese retail investors rush into municipal bonds

Apr 04 2019

SINGAPORE/SHANGHAI When the major port and industrial hub of Ningbo sold China's first municipal bonds to retail investors, an amount of $43 million was snapped up in just five hours.

China's top banks warn of 'fragile' bad loans scenario as economy slows

Mar 29 2019

BEIJING/HONG KONG China's top four state-controlled banks warned bad loans could rise and interest margins would shrink industry-wide, as three of them posted their weakest quarterly profit growth in more than two years.

WRAPUP 1-China's top banks warn of 'fragile' bad loans scenario as economy slows

Mar 28 2019

BEIJING/HONG KONG, March 29 China's two largest state-controlled banks warned bad loans could rise and interest margins would shrink, as they posted their weakest quarterly profit growth in more than two years.

UPDATE 1-China's top bank ICBC posts flat quarterly profit as economy slows

Mar 28 2019

* Net interest margin at 2.30 pct end-Dec, unchanged from end-Sept

RPT-Shadow margin loans make a sly return as China stocks sizzle

Mar 24 2019

SINGAPORE/SHANGHAI, March 22 On a cloudy March morning in Shanghai's glitzy financial district of Lujiazui, Ye Lixia was knocking on the doors of potential clients, offering loans to bet on a surging stock market.

Shadow margin loans make a sly return as China stocks sizzle

Mar 22 2019

SINGAPORE/SHANGHAI On a cloudy March morning in Shanghai's glitzy financial district of Lujiazui, Ye Lixia was knocking on the doors of potential clients, offering loans to bet on a surging stock market.

China's CITIC Securities posts 18 percent drop in 2018 profit

Mar 21 2019

SINGAPORE/Hong Kong CITIC Securities Co Ltd, China's biggest brokerage by market value, reported an 18 percent fall in 2018 net profit on Thursday amid a weak domestic stock market.

China online lender Dianrong blames government for its woes: memo

Mar 18 2019

SINGAPORE Dianrong, one of China's biggest peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders which is laying off staff and shutting stores, blamed the government for its troubles saying the absence of clear-cut policies was proving to be a heavy burden.

China online lender Dianrong blames government for its woes - memo

Mar 18 2019

SINGAPORE Dianrong, one of China's biggest peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders which is laying off staff and shutting stores, blamed the government for its troubles saying the absence of clear-cut policies was proving to be a heavy burden.

China online lender Dianrong blames govt for its woes - memo

Mar 18 2019

SINGAPORE, March 18 Dianrong, one of China's biggest peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders which is laying off staff and shutting stores, blamed the government for its troubles saying the absence of clear-cut policies was proving to be a heavy burden.

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