People's Bank of China


  • Is Alibaba's move to disrupt banking failing? Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    The logo of Yuebao, an investment product of Alibaba's online payments platform Alipay

    Alibaba's foray into online financial services was expected to disrupt China's bank sector, but now some believe it's no longer particularly radical.

  • Why many are still not buying China shares Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:01 PM ET
    A statue of a bear stands outside the Deutsche Boerse in Frankfurt, Germany.

    China shares may be seeing a flood of bullish calls after years of underperformance, but some analysts remain solidly pessimistic on the market.

  • Why China property isn’t facing Armageddon Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 7:06 PM ET

    China's slowing property market may draw comparisons with the U.S. housing bust, but some are calling a recovery and see bargains in developer stocks.

  • China’s risky borrowers really getting a better deal? Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:04 PM ET

    China shadow banks have lower lending rates than traditional banks, China Beige Book data show, but it may not signal a hiccup in efforts to curb the sector.

  • China’s RRR cut whets the appetite for easing Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 4:39 AM ET

    Rather than China's latest reserve requirement cut for certain banks satisfying market calls for easing, it has instead spurred calls for more.

  • Moody’s turns negative on China property Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 4:05 AM ET

    Moody's joined the drumbeat of pessimism on China property, cutting its view to negative, but it expects many developers' finances to remain stable.

  • Who’s afraid of China’s ghost towns? Sunday, 18 May 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    Unsold properties have spurred fears that China's real-estate market may be a ready-to-burst bubble, but its "ghost towns" may not be all that empty.

  • Dollar loses strength, ECB threats hold back euro Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 3:51 PM ET

    The European Central Bank's Mario Draghi made clear the euro's strength is a possible trigger to ease monetary policy.

  • Has China's Growth Hit Bottom?  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    As China's first quarter growth hits 18 month low, Helen Qiao of Morgan Stanley and Hu Yifan of Haitong International discuss what to expect from the following quarters along with the nation's reforms agenda and its mounting corporate credit default woes.

  • Stimulus not an option for China: Beamish  Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 7:39 PM ET

    Freya Beamish, Economist at Lombard Street Research explains why stimulus is not an option for China despite concerns over PPI deflation.

  • Key investment strategies for 2014  Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Arjuna Mahendran, CIO of Emirates National Bank of Dubai lays out crucial investment strategies and key regions to keep an eye out for in 2014.

  • China's new lending rate is part of reforms: Pro  Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Uwe Parpat, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says that China's move to launch a benchmark bank lending rate is part of the country's reform push.

  • How Chinese overcapacity affects markets  Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:04 PM ET

    The verdict's still out on whether steps to address China's industrial overcapacity has worked. Guillaume Derville, Head of Equity Derivatives Strategy Asia Pacific at BNP Paribas, shares his view.

  • Australia's economic outlook looks shaky: Pro  Sunday, 4 Aug 2013 | 8:13 PM ET

    Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director, Asia Economics at Credit Suisse warns that China's slowdown will hurt growth in Australia while the QE money flowing from Japan will not help the situation either.

  • Beijing loosens grip on rates—will it matter? Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:44 AM ET

    While the scrapping the floor on lending rates reflects the government's determination to push ahead with reforms, economists say the practical impact would be minimal.

  • Could PBOC rate move mean the end of bank profits?  Sunday, 21 Jul 2013 | 10:35 PM ET

    Liberalization of China's financial sector is expected to put significant pressure on Chinese banks profit growth, Stephen Schwartz, Chief Economist for Asia, BBVA, describes the impact on investors.

  • Headwinds Ahead for Hong Kong  Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 7:21 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, lists the most prominent headwinds investors in Hong Kong and China should be keeping an eye out for.

  • Fed Tapering May Begin Before December: Pro  Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC says that despite a 7.6% unemployment rate, the Fed may still taper if data continues to show green shoots.

  • Chinese Banks are Deceptively Cheap: Pro  Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 10:08 PM ET

    As policy makers keep liquidity tight in China, Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered explains where investors can still find rewards.

  • ECB May Ease as Fed Plans Exit: Pro  Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 8:24 PM ET

    David Gaud, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Fund Manager of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management recommends investing in European equities by making a case for possible ECB easing as the Fed carves out its QE tapering strategy.