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China's foreign exchange regulator said on Wednesday it busted illegal transactions totalling $2.7 billion in Shanghai in cooperation with the police in 2016, and suspended three unnamed banks...
30 December 2016
China's securities regulator said on Friday, 16 December, it had approved the launch of options contracts for white sugar and soymeal, which will be the first agricultural derivatives products in the...
20 December 2016
China's central bank will tighten supervision of shadow banking businesses by including off-balance sheet wealth management products ("WMPs") into its risk-assessment framework next year, sources...
20 December 2016
Australia and China agreed on Tuesday, 1 November, to share intelligence about potential financial crime as part of a crackdown on cross-border money laundering and terrorism financing, as...
4 November 2016
The first cross-border transaction between banks using multiple blockchain applications has taken place, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Wells Fargo & Co said on Monday, 24 October, resulting...
27 October 2016
Insurance mergers and acquisitions rarely raise red flags with US national security watchdogs. China's Fosun International Ltd took that history to heart last year when it paid US$1.84...
12 October 2016
International Monetary Fund officials sought to play down the risk of an imminent crisis over Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, 5 October, and expressed confidence that German and European authorities were...
7 October 2016
The United States is investigating a number of Chinese companies for suspected breaches of sanctions on North Korea, and Chinese banks and firms should understand that dealing with North Korea is "...
30 September 2016
Debt bankers are warning of a rise in pulled deals as a result of the EU's new Market Abuse Regulation ("MAR"), which could have a much wider scope than originally thought and is already making...
17 August 2016
Hong Kong-based digital currency exchange Bitfinex said late on Tuesday, 2 August, it has suspended trading on its exchange after it discovered a security breach, according to a company...
3 August 2016
China is considering rules to restrict investments by small banks in the country's $3.5 trillion wealth management product industry, draft rules seen by Reuters show, as concerns rise they are taking...
28 July 2016
China's securities regulator has asked firms to curb the use of borrowed money when participating in secondary private equity placements, the China Securities Journal reported on Wednesday, 27 July,...
28 July 2016
Risks from non-performing loans at China's banks will continue to rise in the near term, an official of China's banking regulator said on Thursday, 7 July. Banks should be vigilant of...
14 July 2016
The Chinese government appears to be abiding by its September pledge to stop supporting the hacking of American trade secrets to help companies there compete, private US security executives and...
22 June 2016
China will continue to push forward with the two-way opening of domestic capital markets, the central bank said in its 2015 annual report. China will allow qualified foreign firms to issue stocks...
22 June 2016
Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday, 4 April, after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that...
5 April 2016
The London Metal Exchange ("LME") has just announced proposals for a new layer of regulatory oversight in the form of "accountability levels". At first glance they look like position limits. But they...
23 March 2016
China's banking regulator has urged lenders not to pay out extraordinary dividends and to limit their local government debt exposure, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on...
22 March 2016
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