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  • China Trade Surplus Narrows Despite Brisk Exports February 14, 2011

    China's trade surplus of $6.5 billion in January reached the lowest level since April 2010, but overall January trade numbers indicate continued strength in the country's imports…

  • State Council Further Tightens Property Market January 27, 2011

    China's State Council has raised minimum down payments on mortgages for second-home purchases to 60% of transaction value from 50%, according to a posting on its official website…

  • PBoC Issues RMB 350 in Reverse Repos January 27, 2011

    People's Bank of China has issued RMB 350 billion in 16-day and 21-day reverse repurchase agreements, with rates of 7.3% and 7.6%, respectively, over the last two weeks, yicai.com…

  • CBRC Director: No Set Lending Target for 2011 January 27, 2011

    China has not set a full year target for new loans in 2011, China Banking Regulatory Commission Director Liu Mingkang confirmed at the World Economic Forum in Davos. A surge in…

  • Real Estate Loans Up 25.4% YoY to RMB 2.02t in ‘10 January 27, 2011

    Chinese lenders issued RMB 2.02 trillion in new real estate loans in 2010, which accounted for 25.4% of the RMB 7.95 trillion total new loans issued this year, the People's Bank…

  • China Pledges More Medical Contributions, Higher Min Wages in 2011 January 26, 2011

    China plans to increase payments to the national medical insurance system by an average of RMB 200 per person in 2011, as part of efforts to increase overall social security and…

  • H-Shares Recover on Energy, Developer Gains January 26, 2011

    The Hang Seng Index edged up 0.23% to close at 23,843.24 on Wednesday, January 26, in main board trading turnover of HK$ 68.21 billion. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index gained…

  • A-Shares Recover, as Hydropower, Machinery Take the Lead January 26, 2011

    The Shanghai Composite Index climbed 1.17% to close at 2,708.81, while the Shenzhen Composite Index gained 1.57% to end at 1,154.42 on Wednesday, January 26. Trading volumes for…

  • PBoC to Return RMB 470b to Markets Ahead of New Year January 25, 2011

    The People's Bank of China will not issue securities as part of its regular open market operations for the second week in a row, according to a notice posted on its website on…

  • H-Shares Decline on Weak Banks January 25, 2011

    The Hang Seng Index declined 0.05% to close at 23,788.83 on Tuesday, January 25, in main board trading turnover of HK$ 62.73 billion. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index lowered…