China Construction Bank Corp


  • BEIJING, Aug 18- China's new home prices fell in July from June for a third straight month and price softness spread to more major cities, underlining a worsening property downturn despite efforts by many local governments to shore up the sector.

  • MOSCOW, July 31- Western sanctions will force foreign shareholders to dig deeper in their pockets to fund Russia's Yamal LNG project, key for Moscow's plans to carve out a greater share of the frozen sea-borne gas market, Novatek said on Thursday.

  • China deepens Brazil ties, plans to build railways Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 7:45 PM ET
    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    In a raft of energy, finance and industry accords signed, China and Brazil will team up to build railways.

  • BRASILIA, July 17- China expanded its trade partnership with Brazil on Thursday with $7.5 billion in financing for Brazilian miner Vale, the purchase of 60 passenger jets from planemaker Embraer and renewed commitment to invest in infrastructure.

  • China, Brazil close plane, finance, infrastructure deals Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:59 PM ET

    BRASILIA, July 17- China and Brazil sealed their expanding commercial partnership on Thursday with a $5 billion credit line for Brazilian miner Vale and the purchase of 60 passenger jets from Brazilian planemaker Embraer.

  • Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's two-day testimony later in the day.

  • *Tencent has biggest fall in over a month after U.S. tech shares fall. HONG KONG, July 9- Hong Kong shares fell on Wednesday after U.S. stocks skidded, with Internet giant Tencent the biggest drag, while Chinese markets were knocked off three-week highs as banks fell. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 1.1 percent.

  • FACTBOX-Development of China's yuan payment systems Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    Below are key facts and a timeline concerning development of China's yuan payments system. NOVEMBER 2005- China's central bank announces the expansion of the yuan banking business in Hong Kong.

  • SINGAPORE, July 8- Singapore sovereign investor Temasek Holdings wants to increase its holdings in China's financial services and technology sectors, banking on the long-term growth prospects of the world's second largest economy.

  • Singapore’s Temasek takes it on the chin Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:02 AM ET
    Singapore city skyline

    Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek eked out a shareholder return of just 1.5 percent for the fiscal year, hit by its Singapore and China focus.

  • LONDON, July 6- A flurry of initiatives by China to open up its currency, stock and bond markets inside and outside the country has failed so far to allay international investor concerns about performance, accessibility and liquidity.

  • Chinese assets warm, not hot for Western investors Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    LONDON, July 6- A flurry of initiatives by China to open up its currency, stock and bond markets inside and outside the country has failed so far to allay international investor concerns about performance, accessibility and liquidity.

  • Asia stocks mixed before US jobs report, ECB meeting Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 3:09 AM ET

    Asian equity markets turned mixed on Thursday in cautious trade before key U.S. economic data and a European Central Bank meeting.

  • China Credit Trust Co Ltd's "Credit Equals Gold #2" wealth management product, which raised 1.3 billion yuan from investors in 2011, may face difficulties repaying them when the product matures on July 25, the China Securities Journal reported, citing a statement by the company to investors.

  • China Construction Bank, Agriculture Bank of China and Bank of China filled the top four positions. Banks in Japan made $64 billion of profit last year, or 7 percent of the global total, followed by banks in Canada, France and Australia, Brazil and Britain, The Banker said.

  • HONG KONG, June 26- The overseas expansion of China's yuan currency is taking giant strides toward Western Europe, with two clearing banks assigned for the region in the past week- the first time yuan clearing banks have been operated outside of Asia.

  • LONDON, June 17- Britain and China signed deals on Tuesday worth more than 14 billion pounds during a visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, with energy and finance dominating the trade agenda.

  • *China keen to put rights row behind it. LONDON, June 17- A $20 billion liquefied natural gas deal and a move to strengthen London's position in offshore yuan trading will crown a visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to Britain on Tuesday.

  • HONG KONG, June 16- Hong Kong shares finished a tick lower on Monday, with investors remaining cautious and awaiting direction from a U.S. The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.1 percent at 23,300.7 points. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong inched up 0.1 percent.

  • Hong Kong H-shares post 5th straight weekly gain Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 4:10 AM ET

    HONG KONG, June 13- The index of Chinese companies listed in Hong Kong posted its 5th consecutive weekly gain on Friday, its longest winning streak since early 2012, lifted by bank shares.