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.
Creative strategies to avoid the appearance of non-payment are becoming more common in China’s domestic bond market.
As the US turns its back on China, US-listed mainland firms are rushing to complete secondary share sales.
Chinese issuers responded to Covid-19 by selling bonds that were designed to help fight the pandemic – in reality, only a fraction of the money raised was used to tackle problems created by the virus.
Family offices in China have grown from practically nothing 15 years ago to a hyper-competitive industry now.
Hong Kong’s status as Asia’s leading financial centre is being undermined by politics.
Mainland Chinese firms invested $72.2 billion in Africa between 2014 and 2018, much of it through the Belt and Road Initiative.
African governments and SOEs owe China more than $150 billion and Covid-19 is limiting their ability to repay.
Will forcing all foreign firms to comply with US audit standards be the straw that breaks the camel’s back in Beijing?
China has moved closer to approving its first onshore real estate investment trusts.
Foreign capital is flooding into Chinese bonds, but investors would be wise to scrutinize the myriad ways by which issuers can wriggle out of meeting their obligations.
China is pushing back against claims it could have done more to combat Covid-19; it could help itself by being more open about who owes it money – and clamping down on corporate shenanigans at home.
Global banks are finally getting full access to China’s capital markets.
The coronavirus lockdown turned WiMi’s IPO roadshow into an all-digital affair – although that may have done the augmented reality firm a favour; the Beijing-based AR specialist is now eyeing expansion into southeast Asia.
Shanghai’s new Nasdaq-style bourse has done more IPOs and raised more capital than any Chinese exchange – including Hong Kong – during the Covid-19 crisis.
In 2008, China unveiled a huge stimulus package that staved off recession.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank president tells Euromoney that Asia’s global development bank is stepping up to help member countries in the face of coronavirus.
While the West is consumed by its own mounting panic, it is easy to forget that China, where coronavirus began, is still in all sorts of trouble: growth rates are tumbling and stimulus is a certainty.
In giving aid to the US, the Jack Ma Foundation has an important message for Trump: close borders to contain a virus, not to contain China.
China is opening its market for distressed bank debt to specialist foreign investors, with LA-based Oaktree the first to set down roots.
When a ‘major deal’ is more misnomer than mind-blowing.
A snack food firm from Wuhan has completed its $70 million IPO in Shanghai, the first out of the gate since Chinese New Year.
Euromoney asked its panel of Asia analysts to assess the effects on investor risk of the novel coronavirus (Covid-2019) disease outbreak.
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.