Chinese IPOs in US test American law firms

2007-04-30 09:16:50

With more Chinese companies carrying out initial public offerings (IPOs) in the US stock markets, law firms there face challenges and intense competition.

Securities investment become major profit source for insurers

2007-04-30 15:09:42

China's insurers made a profit of 73.756 billion yuan (US$9.566 billion) on their investments in securities in 2006, accounting for 77.2 percent of their total profit.

Chinese spurn bank deposits in stock market

2007-04-30 09:02:32

Chinese bank staff can scarcely catch a breath these days as customers come crowding into agencies all over the country to withdraw their savings.

Excessive liquidity not from monetary policy

2007-04-23 09:08:00

As of April 16, domestic commercial banks had to comply with the new deposit reserve rate of 10.5 percent, the third hike in 2007.

Bull run 'likely' to continue

2007-04-21 09:00:42

China's stock market is likely to remain bullish for the rest of the year, according to participants at a forum of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Investors warned of risks in bullish market

2007-04-20 10:58:45

Experts are warning that investors should not immune themselves from risks even in a bullish market.

Market matures with securities regulations

2007-04-20 10:02:22

China's stock markets are on their way to maturity with a new regulation controlling stock sales by senior company executives and majority shareholders.

Interest rates set to rise

2007-04-20 10:18:00

The release yesterday of China's key economic figures has prompted market speculation that authorities might once again raise interest rates to maintain stable economic growth.

Overseas listings help swell reserves

2007-04-17 10:16:36

The explosive growth of foreign exchange reserves came from not only the trade surplus, but also the overseas stock market successes of Chinese companies and currency swaps.

Pressure on central bank to up rates

2007-04-17 10:39:09

Increasing inflation risks have fuelled market expectation of a new interest rate hike to prevent the national economy from overheating.

Index futures may shake up brokers

2007-04-16 14:03:31

China's proposed pilot launch of stock-index futures as early as this quarter on the mainland will bring about a much-needed new revenue channel for stock brokers.

Irrational enthusiasm prevails in stock market

2007-04-16 10:33:39

The Chinese stock market has shrugged off all tightening measures the macroeconomic policymakers have taken so far this year.