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  • BEIJING, Feb 28- China plans to target broad money supply growth of around 12 percent in 2017, slightly lower than last year's goal, policy sources said, signalling a bid to contain debt risks while keeping growth on track. Under its new "prudent and neutral" policy, the People's Bank of China has adopted a modest tightening bias in a bid to cool torrid credit...

  • Visitors play smartphones inside Disneyland on April 19, 2016 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

    The Hong Kong government has been urged to renegotiate what critics call an "unfair treaty" with Walt Disney, the SCMP reports.

  • Could Hong Kong IPO for Aramco be a match made in heaven?

    Charles Li, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chief executive, talks about capital control regulations in China and the Saudi Aramco IPO.

  • Hong Kong is both international and access market: HKEx CEO

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li, weighs in on the positioning of the Hong Kong Exchange and the southbound connect.

  • China and India are major growth markets: CLP CEO

    Richard Lancaster, CEO of CLP Group, talks about the company's renewable energy portfolio in the Indian and Chinese markets.

  • Oppo's new camera tech is shaking things up

    Michael Tran, executive director of OPPO, talks about the company's latest periscope-inspired dual zoom camera.

  • SHANGHAI _ Noah Holdings Ltd. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $15.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Shanghai- based company said it had net income of 27 cents. For the year, the company reported profit of $92.7 million, or $1.59 per share.

  • Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi.

    China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi met U.S. President Donald Trump and held talks with his senior advisers at the White House on Monday.

  • Thousands of “zombie” enterprises in China are kept alive by local governments and state-owned banks, Financial Times reports.

  • BEIJING, Feb 27- China's foreign exchange regulator said on Monday that it will strengthen supervision of the forex market in 2017, while improving policy transparency and promoting the further opening of financial markets. Pan Gongsheng, head of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, said that China's foreign exchange market was relatively stable...

  • Investors appear to have shrugged off Brexit concerns to adjudge the U.K. as the third most important country in terms of company growth prospects; report.

  • LONDON, Feb 27- Emerging market stocks fell on Monday although currencies mostly strengthened against a lackluster dollar as investors awaited policy direction from the White House on a range of issues. MSCI's emerging market index fell 0.3 percent after tumbling nearly 1 percent on Friday, with bourses across much of Asia, South Africa, Russia and Greece...

  • BEIJING, Feb 27- China's foreign exchange regulator said on Monday it would allow foreign investors in the interbank bond market to trade forwards, forex swaps and options. The State Administration of Foreign Exchange said the derivatives trading could only be conducted over the counter with banks as a way to hedge foreign exchange exposure in the bond market.

  • BEIJING, Feb 27- China's FX regulator said on Monday that it will strengthen supervision of the foreign exchange market in 2017, while improving policy transparency and promoting the further opening of financial markets. Pan Gongsheng, head of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, said that China's foreign exchange market is relatively stable and...

  • BEIJING, Feb 27- China's FX regulator said on Monday that it will strengthen supervision of the foreign exchange market in 2017, while improving policy transparency and promoting the further opening of financial markets. Pan Gongsheng, head of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange said that China's foreign exchange market is relatively stable and...

  • *Some developers delay new home sales. HONG KONG, Feb 27- Some Chinese developers are playing a game of cat-and-mouse with local governments by delaying the launch of new home sales in the hope of riding out tightening measures in the property market that have dampened prices in some major cities. Prices in Beijing, Hangzhou and Chengdu were flat and Guangzhou was...

  • BEIJING— More than 800 people have been arrested in a crackdown on unlicensed banking operations as Beijing tries to stem outflows of money from the country, the police ministry says. Beijing responded by stepping up scrutiny of outbound investment and banning some activities by individual investors. China's foreign exchange reserves have declined...

  • BEIJING, Feb 27- China could manage the resulting financial risks if a property tax is introduced and causes the housing market to correct, a state newspaper said on Monday in a front-page commentary that sought to dispel fears that such a tax would burst a price bubble and spark a calamitous rise in bad loans for banks. "The risks are overall manageable, despite the...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 27- China's top diplomat will visit the United States this week, the most senior Chinese official to do so since President Donald Trump took office on January 20, state news agency Xinhua said. Trump angered Beijing in December by talking to the president of Taiwan and saying the United States did not have to stick to the "one China" policy, under which...

  • Shadow banking in China

    Andrew Collier, MD at Orient Capital Research, discusses Chinese banking practices, adding that he expects the country's property bubble to crash.