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China’s stock market may be about to receive another debt-fueled boost

With China’s property market starting to heat up, the nation’s stock market has received little to no attention since the early parts of the year. However, that doesn’t mean that nothing has been happening in the once high-flying market. Far from it. Stocks have been rallying hard, boosted by suspected […]
China’s stock market may be about to receive another debt-fueled boost
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One of China’s top market regulators has lost his job

China’s $5 trillion stock market rout, now in its eighth month, has claimed its highest profile victim yet, with Xiao Gang, the head of the nation’s security regulator, leaving his post. Chinese state-run media reported over the weekend that Xiao, the China Securities Regulatory Commission, has been replaced following a […]
One of China’s top market regulators has lost his job
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Why China’s IPO listings are like winning the lottery

While China’s stock market has been ice cold over the past six months, falling by close to 50% as a government-orchestrated rescue plan unravelled, there’s one part of the market which remains white hot: initial public offerings (IPOs). On the back of a government-imposed ruling capping valuations of new listings […]
Why China’s IPO listings are like winning the lottery
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HERE COMES THE CHINA MARKET OPEN…

After what was a tumultuous, and in the case for stocks the shortest trading session on record, Chinese markets are about to reopen again for Friday trade. Markets will yet again be focusing on two particular events – the USD/CNY fix from the PBOC at 12.15pm AEDT along with the […]
HERE COMES THE CHINA MARKET OPEN…
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China is just delaying the inevitable

In the wake of another 7% plunge in Chinese stocks, ending trade early for the second session in four, China’s stock market regulator, the CSRC, has announced further restrictive measures in an attempt to prevent a further market rout. Following the close of trade on Thursday, something that came less […]
China is just delaying the inevitable
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China shuts markets early as stocks tank

Miserable, horrific, worrying – whatever you choose to call it, Chinese stocks began 2016 with a thud, recording one of the largest losses on record. Further weakness in the Chinese yuan – indicating that capital outflows from the nation may be accelerating – along with another weak manufacturing PMI report […]
China shuts markets early as stocks tank
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China is taking aim at high-frequency traders

Once the realm of individual investors, financial markets are becoming increasingly automated. Computers are replacing humans. Mathematicians and programmers, once limited to fields such as science and information technology, are now the dominant force in finance. High-frequency trading, or HFT as it is known in short, is now everywhere in […]
China is taking aim at high-frequency traders