Fints Evening Highlights (28 October 2016)

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Residential land prices in China’s four first-tier cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou – climbed 19% to an average of 21,037 yuan per square metre, the fastest growth of this year: Ministry of Land…


China Stock Market Roundup (28 October 2016)

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China’s stock market closed lower on Friday, with major indexes diving in late-afternoon trading, althought they opened higher and advanced in the morning trading. At the close, the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.26%, at 3,104.27 points,…


Fints Lunch Tray (28 October 2016)

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China is in a forward position in digital innovation, supported by its huge millennial population and consumer trends such as the sharing economy, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR): UBS Japan’s Fujitsu said on…


Fints Spicy Stats (28 October 2016)

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 0.16% lower, to 18,169.68 on Thursday; the S&P 500 index went 0.3% down at 2,133.04; the Nasdaq Composite Index lost 0.65%, at 5,215.97 Outstanding amounts of margin financing in…


FINTS Morning Brief (28 Oct 2016)

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The average land price in 105 major Chinese cities increased to 3,676 yuan per square meter in the third quarter, up 1.4% YoY: Ministry of Land and Resources 63 out of 70 large and medium-sized…


Fints Evening Highlights (27 October 2016)

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China is still testing a scheme to include off-balance sheet financing in assessing the health of commercial banks before rolling it out more widely, China Business Network quoted the PBOC’s top economist Ma Jun as…


China Stock Market Roundup (27 October 2016)

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China’s stock market closed lower on Thursday, as rises in defense and light manufacturing stocks were offset by declines in coal, and food and beverage shares. At the close, the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.13%,…


Fints Lunch Tray (27 October 2016)

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The yuan’s share of the global payment in September rose to 2.03%, compared with 1.86% in August: Swift The Financial News, a paper affiliated with the PBOC, said in a commentary article that there is…


Fints Spicy Stats (27 October 2016)

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 0.17% higher, to 18,199.33 on Wednesday; the S&P 500 index went 0.17% down at 2,139.43; the Nasdaq Composite Index lost 0.63%, at 5,250.27 Outstanding amounts of margin financing in…


FINTS Morning Brief (27 Oct 2016)

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Online sales of packaged foods, alcoholic drinks and personal care products in China are expected to continue growing, thanks to a key demographic that is relying more on e-commerce for their daily necessities, according to…


Fints Evening Highlights (26 October 2016)

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China’s central bank will take into account off-balance sheet financing at commercial banks to assess their overall financial health, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said late on Tuesday: Reuters China is studying…


China Stock Market Roundup (26 October 2016)

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China’s stock market closed lower on Wednesday, as rises in food and agricultural stocks were offset by declines in coal shares as investors took profits on the sector, which had rallied recently on the back…


Fints Lunch Tray (26 October 2016)

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China’s central bank said in its third-quarter regional social financing statistic report that total social financing in Guangdong in the first three quarters increased to 1.63 trillion yuan, ranking No. 1 among all the provinces…


Fints Spicy Stats (26 October 2016)

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 0.3% lower, to 18,169.27 on Tuesday; the S&P 500 index went 0.38% down at 2,143.16; the Nasdaq Composite Index lost 0.5%, at 5,283.40 Outstanding amounts of margin financing in…


FINTS Morning Brief (26 Oct 2016)

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China led the global Q3 green bonds issuance, accounting for 44% of global issuance: Moody Outstanding loans extended by China’s micro-credit firms amounted to 929.3 billion yuan by the end of September: PBoC China will…