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Foreign partners consider next steps for Chinese securities JVs

Foreign partners consider next steps for Chinese securities JVs

When it finally came, it took the market – and bankers who had been hoping for the news for many years – by surprise, but China’s decision to allow foreign partners in domestic securities joint ventures to take majority stakes raises as many questions as answers.

Debt swap problems pile up in China

Debt swap problems pile up in China

Debt-for-equity swaps are all the rage among China’s state-owned enterprises, but it may be that households, rather than banks or insurance companies, are going to be the ones footing the bill.

Risk enters Brazilian wealth management

Risk enters Brazilian wealth management

A change in the interest rate environment will require a fundamental shift in mind-set from the clients of Brazil’s private banks – are they ready for it and where should they look for returns?

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GDPR threatening to catch third parties off guard

GDPR threatening to catch third parties off guard

It has been two years since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was announced, but there are still companies unaware of how wide-ranging the changes they need to make are and how little time they have left to make them.

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Cash Management Survey 2017: Results index

Cash Management Survey 2017: Results index

View the results of almost 30,000 survey responses from treasury professionals, and find out which cash managers get our stamp of approval for the quality of their service to clients.

New Silk Road Finance Awards 2017: Results index

New Silk Road Finance Awards 2017: Results index

Through the internationalization of the renminbi, capital markets activity, mergers and acquisitions and the funding of some remarkable projects, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has taken root in financial markets.

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China: Runners and riders for the PBoC top slot

China: Runners and riders for the PBoC top slot

It’s all change in the world’s most powerful central banks: the Federal Reserve has a new chair coming; the Bank of Japan will need a new one from April; and, no less significant, China could announce the next head of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) any day.