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Shanghai shares edge lower, yuan firm as state media urges calm

Jul 28 2021

* State-owned papers urge calm after rout (Updates Hong Kong stock market and yuan closes)

Shanghai shares edge lower, yuan firm as state media urges calm

Jul 28 2021

* State-owned papers urge calm after rout (Updates to China close)

RPT-UPDATE 1-China shares search for footing as state media urges calm

Jul 28 2021

SHANGHAI, July 28 Chinese shares fell on Wednesday but trimmed earlier losses amid volatile trade as state-run financial media called for calm following a wild rout triggered by investor concerns about tightening government regulation.

UPDATE 1-China shares search for footing as state media urges calm

Jul 28 2021

* State-owned papers urge calm after rout (Updates to midday, adds quotes, detail)

China's regulators struggle to sway companies on currency risk

Jun 22 2021

SHANGHAI China's financial regulators are cajoling companies to protect themselves against currency risks as the central bank gradually loosens its reins on the yuan, but are struggling to convince local businesses to hedge.

China's banks are bursting with dollars, and that's a worry

Jun 01 2021

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE A mountain of dollars on deposit in China has grown so large that banks are struggling to loan the currency and traders say it poses a risk to official efforts to control a fast-rising yuan.

ANALYSIS-China's banks are bursting with dollars, and that's a worry

Jun 01 2021

* Cash pile supports yuan just as authorities seek to temper rally

More Asian countries thick-skinned about FX manipulator tag

Apr 13 2021

HANOI/SHANGHAI, April 13 A larger number of Asian countries and economies could join the ranks of those branded currency manipulators by the U.S. Treasury in the coming days, and yet that prospect is barely causing any concern in the region.

A year after Wuhan lockdown, China sees small rise in COVID-19 cases

Jan 23 2021

SHANGHAI China on Saturday reported more new cases of COVID-19 and the financial hub of Shanghai imposed new restrictions, as the country marked the anniversary of the world's first coronavirus lockdown in Wuhan city, where the disease emerged in late 2019.

Markets search for China's 'red line' as yuan starts year with jump

Jan 12 2021

SHANGHAI The yuan's hot start to 2021 has been met with unease from Chinese authorities, raising investor expectations that officials will closely manage the currency to prevent it moving too far or fast from current levels.

World News

UK, Germany and Italy detect Omicron coronavirus variant cases

LONDON/BERLIN/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -Britain, Germany and Italy detected cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant on Saturday and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new steps to contain the virus, while more nations imposed restrictions on travel from southern Africa.