Archive for September, 2017

China Tells N Korean Firms to Close as Part of UN Sanctions

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China ordered North Korean companies active in the country to shut down as it seeks to carry out United Nations’ sanctions against the hermetic regime. Joint ventures [...]
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China Analysts’ Cut-Throat Fight for $1 Million Paycheck

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

It’s been a hectic month for Tang Yue and his team of fixed-income researchers at Industrial Securities Co. in Shanghai. The analysts have been clocking 15-hour days [...]
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China’s final Q2 current account surplus at $50.9 billionFX regulator

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China posted a final current account surplus of $50.9 billion in the second quarter, compared with a preliminary surplus of $52.9 billion, the foreign exchange regulator said [...]
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China’s Developers Swing Wildly After World-Beating Gains in ’17

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s developers are swinging wildly after world-beating gains this year. Ten-day volatility for a Bloomberg Intelligence index of 22 property companies surged on [...]
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Milled down: China steelmakers slash orders as Beijing war on winter smog nears

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s steel mills are slashing order books, curbing iron ore purchases and bracing for lower revenue as the government forces factories across the north to halve [...]
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China Seeks Domination One Toilet Seat at a Time

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | 24/7 Wall St. | 6:00 AM

Did you know that you can spend more than $100 on a toilet seat? More than 200,000 Americans are spending more than $35 for toilet seats made in China and sold on Amazon.com [...]
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For Clues on Where the Dollar Is Heading Next, Look to Beijing

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s central bank may be playing an increasingly pivotal role in global currency markets. The greenback has done a stunning about turn, with the Bloomberg Dollar [...]
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China support for N Korea clampdown growing: US official

China support for N Korea clampdown growing: US official

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China is making progress in enforcing sanctions imposed on North Korea, a US State Department official said on Thursday, and urged sceptical members of Congress not to rush [...]
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EU ambassador urges China to match anti-protectionism talk with reform

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Europe hopes China’s upcoming Communist Party Congress will help to speed up the country’s market reforms, the European Union’s ambassador to China said, [...]
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China Orders N Korean Businesses Closed Under UN Sanctions

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

China on Thursday ordered North Korean-owned businesses to close, cutting foreign revenue for the isolated North under UN sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile [...]
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Other nations view China more favourably than the US, survey shows

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The US is losing its standing as a force for good on the world stage, so much so that China is even viewed more positively, according to a global survey. An Ipsos Global [...]
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Skeletons in China’s Property Closet

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chinese developers have been the talk of the town this year as their sales and share prices surged, and even the major rating agencies are starting to pay attention. [...]
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White House conducting wide-ranging review of China policy

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

The White House is quietly conducting a comprehensive review of its approach toward China, according to administration officials and outside advisers with knowledge of the [...]
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Top US Spymaster Warns American Firms About Deals With China

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The top US counterintelligence official said American firms need to be cognisant of the national security risks that could arise from selling to Chinese buyers or entering [...]
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China and India’s Bad Debts Spell Opportunities, Oaktree Says

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Asia Pacific region is rapidly becoming more important for Oaktree Capital Group LLC in terms of both fundraising and investment opportunities. The accelerated growth of [...]
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