Increase in liquidity and a rise in NPLs slow China structured credit market
The China Banking Regulatory Commission has eased regulatory capital requirements on the small business lending activities of banks, effectively carving these out from loan-deposit ratios. The move looks set to bolster lending to small enterprises while…
A new 2.5% minimum loan-loss reserve requirement to be implemented in China under Basel III is likely to reduce the ability of banks to distribute profits to shareholders
China Merchants Securities has upgraded its risk management systems ahead of planned international expansion and efforts to offer more derivatives, exchange-traded funds and warrants services
The People's Bank of China (PBOC) has opened up the country's spot FX market to over-the-counter trades, and authorised the China Foreign Exchange Trading System (CFETS) to determine the daily central parity rate for the RMB against foreign currencies.