Special focus: China

 

From rebalancing of the economy and financial reform to the internationalization of the renminbi, Euromoney sheds light on China’s economic challenges amid the global spotlight.

China’s state banks close branches as coronavirus spreads

China’s state banks close branches as coronavirus spreads

February 14, 2020

As the death toll rises, China’s big state lenders are being forced to shutter branches and Beijing has reacted by disbursing loans to afflicted companies – but the sector is also hit by slowing credit growth and a sharp rise in NPLs.

The future of the RMB: special focus

The future of the RMB: special focus

February 12, 2020

Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s growth.

Capital markets: How to enter China

Capital markets: How to enter China

January 15, 2020

Foreign banks hoping to break into China’s capital markets will have their chance at the end of 2020, but muscling in on primary capital markets could prove expensive and risky.

Class of 2019: ICBC

Class of 2019: ICBC

January 09, 2020

Investors are buying into ICBC’s business growth in diverse areas such as asset management and investment banking.

Class of 2019: CCB

Class of 2019: CCB

January 09, 2020

The Chinese bank is making a big push in areas such as financial inclusion as it targets sustainable ways to build its business and support the Chinese economy.

China ABS Awards 2019

China ABS Awards 2019

December 27, 2019

The Chinese asset-backed securities market saw a boom in 2019, marked by relentless innovation and cutthroat competition.

WeBank: China’s financial unicorn

WeBank: China’s financial unicorn

September 26, 2019

This Chinese financial institution should be on everyone's digital radar, not just for being one of the world's largest unicorms, but for also trying 'to make the world flatter' – via tech.

ICBC: Big could be beautiful

ICBC: Big could be beautiful

September 26, 2019

Just 35 years in the making, ICBC is the world's largest bank – and is continuing to shape the global financial system to also become the best.

CICC: Where China meets the world

CICC: Where China meets the world

September 26, 2019

CICC's international background gives it a major role in shaping Asia's financial system, connecting China with the world.

Haitong Securities: The catch-all

Haitong Securities: The catch-all

September 26, 2019

Haitong's ambition and aggression has helped shape Asia's financial system, and made it a mainstay of Hong Kong's capital markets.

Ant Financial: How a bug took on the world

Ant Financial: How a bug took on the world

September 26, 2019

With one billion customers and beyond, Alibaba’s payments engine is disrupting the financial system in Asia – and it's one to keep an eye on globally too.

Ping An Bank: Change everything

Ping An Bank: Change everything

September 26, 2019

One to watch in China is this transformed financial institution, which claims not only that it knows what its customers want – but how to give it to them, too, in a digital world.

Bank of China: Outward bound

Bank of China: Outward bound

September 26, 2019

This financial institution is clearly one to watch on a global scale, thanks to its presence in 57 countries and domination of the renminbi clearing market.