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China makes ?US$102 billion? move to aid slowing economy, but will it be effective?

China makes ?US$102 billion? move to aid slowing economy, but will it be effective?

The effectiveness of a move by China?s central bank to inject up to an expected 700 billion yuan into the world?s second largest but worryingly slowing economy is difficult to calculate given the lack of transparency in the monetary policy, warned a chief economist. The People?s Bank of China (PBOC) […]

China prepares for testing 2019 by freeing up US$210 billion in latest move to boost ailing economy

China prepares for testing 2019 by freeing up US$210 billion in latest move to boost ailing economy

China made its first major monetary policy easing announcement of 2019 on Friday as Beijing prepared to roll up its up sleeves to battle a year that is expected to be filled with economic hardship as well as numerous other challenges at home and abroad. The People?s Bank of China […]

America?s EB-5 investor visa programme backlog is putting Chinese capital at risk

America?s EB-5 investor visa programme backlog is putting Chinese capital at risk

A controversial investor visa programme that brought scandal to US President Donald Trump?s in-laws faces an uncertain future as US$17 billion in Chinese investments sits in limbo for longer periods due to a processing backlog in the popular programme. With a sharp uptick in Chinese applications for the visa programme […]

US investor visa programme backlog puts Chinese capital at risk

US investor visa programme backlog puts Chinese capital at risk

A controversial investor visa programme that brought scandal to US President Donald Trump‘s in-laws faces an uncertain future as US$17 billion in Chinese investments sits in limbo for longer periods due to a processing backlog in the popular programme. With a sharp uptick in Chinese applications for the visa programme […]

Here are five things to look forward to next year in China?s residential property industry

Here are five things to look forward to next year in China?s residential property industry

Will Beijing ease its curbs on the property market, as the all-important economic engine is widely expected to slow down? That was the biggest question for China property watchers awaiting signals from this week?s Central Economic Work Conference, which sets economic policy direction for the world?s second-largest economy for the […]

US investor appetite grows for Chinese stocks despite market bloodbath and trade worries

US investor appetite grows for Chinese stocks despite market bloodbath and trade worries

A stock market bloodbath in China this year may have spooked investors in the country, but Wall Street fund managers see bargains in the carnage. First Wilshire, a Pasadena, California-based firm managing about US$400 million of US capital, is among US investment managers that have been adding Chinese stocks in […]

A rebel holdout of Chinese lore fires the first salvo against the state?s year-long crackdown on real estate speculation

A rebel holdout of Chinese lore fires the first salvo against the state?s year-long crackdown on real estate speculation

A small city in eastern China has begun to relax curbs on residential property, becoming the first local authority out of 50 Chinese cities to reverse the central government?s year-long campaign to cap soaring prices and crack down on speculation. The government of Heze ? a fourth-tier city with a […]

Will US firms? Macau casino licences get politicised by US-China trade war? Don?t bet on it

Will US firms? Macau casino licences get politicised by US-China trade war? Don?t bet on it

As the US-China trade war escalates, with all economic ties between the two countries at risk of being politicised, investment banks and fund managers are keeping a close eye on casino licences for American companies in Macau. ?The US-owned Macau casinos are sitting on what could be called a geopolitical […]

China?s holdings of US Treasuries tumble to the lowest level since May 2017

China?s holdings of US Treasuries tumble to the lowest level since May 2017

China?s holdings of US Treasuries fell to the lowest in a year-and-a-half, as its foreign currency reserves declined and the yuan weakened near a key symbolic level. China?s holdings of notes, bills and bonds dropped for a fifth straight month to US$1.14 trillion in October, from US$1.15 trillion in September, […]

Spider-Man quoted as China warns United States ?with great power comes great responsibility? in trade war

Spider-Man quoted as China warns United States ?with great power comes great responsibility? in trade war

China and the United States clashed again over their respective trade policies on Monday at a time the two countries are trying to iron out their differences so further American tariffs are not imposed on Chinese goods. Dennis Shea, the US ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), said criticism […]