State investment firm faces huge challenges

2007-03-23 09:31:09

The State investment company to be launched faces multiple challenges including establishing transparent management under laws as yet to be written.

Central banker sees no exacerbated inflation in near future

2007-03-21 16:04:17

Inflation in China is not to increase significantly over the medium term, said Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China.

Senior official plays down fear of bubble in stock market

2007-03-21 11:15:04

A senior official has played down fears that bubbles are forming in China's stock market, insisting the market's development is "healthy".

Rate rise a bad news for real estate sector

2007-03-20 11:32:18

The central bank's 27-basis-point interest rate increase rubbed salt into the wounds of an already sluggish real estate industry.

HK serious about growing RMB business

2007-03-20 11:16:08

Hong Kong is getting serious about enticing mainland enterprises to open offices there as a base for their overseas expansion.

New regulations clear way for financial futures

2007-03-20 10:04:37

According to a new set of regulations governing futures trading, financial futures, which include interest rates, foreign exchange rates and stock indices, can now be traded.

Investors divided over stock market

2007-03-16 09:52:27

Chinese investors are divided over whether it's safe to keep buying shares in the volatile stock market, according to a recent survey.

Interest rate hike likely

2007-03-15 15:21:27

An interest rate hike is on the cards in China to curb excessive liquidity as bank lending rebounded in February.

Mainland firms still drawing in punters

2007-03-15 10:19:50

Despite a volatile market, the initial public offerings of mainland companies have drawn strong orders from investors in Hong Kong.

Index set to climb on firm yuan, quality chips

2007-03-12 15:50:35

Shanghai stocks may re-visit the 3,000-point level this week on a stronger yuan and expected strong performances in quality companies.

China's fluctuating stock prices 'not macroeconomic problem'

2007-03-12 13:53:45

The fluctuating prices on China's fledgling stock market recently are not a macroeconomic problem, said the central bank governor.

Volatility in stock market shouldn't hurt China, US economy

2007-03-09 15:03:27

China's stock market correction was long overdue, but won't hurt growth. The 9 percent drop last week was relatively small.