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Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Bank of China

China to tweak bank capital rules

IFR Asia 1073 - January 12, 2019

Chinese banks could soon have a new route to raise capital, expanding the range of investors who can buy their securities, following an announcement by the central bank.

Citigroup

Citigroup cashes out of China JV

IFR Asia 1073 - January 12, 2019

Citigroup has agreed to sell its stake in its China securities joint venture as the US bank plots to set up its own brokerage in which it will hold a majority stake.

SAFE keeps Shanghai-London Connect waiting

IFR Asia 1073 - January 12, 2019

A long-awaited trading link between bourses in London and Shanghai is being held up as China’s foreign exchange regulator has yet to issue quotas for brokers to trade shares.

Stock Connect northbound trading volumes double in 2018

IFR Asia 1073 - January 12, 2019

International investors ploughed into Chinese equities last year despite the slump in share prices, as the landmark inclusion of A-shares in MSCI’s main emerging markets index lifted volumes.