• The Shanghai Futures Exchange plans to make studies on gold futures and options, vice general manager of the exchange said
  • Twelve Chinese commercial banks have signed an alliance allowing customers to transfer funds online and via mobile phones without being charged, state news agency Xinhua reported
  • Outstanding amount of margin financing in two exchanges as of July 28 decreased 3.834 billion yuan to 868.766 billion yuan, hitting the lowest level since July 12
  • PBOC will inject 70 billion yuan into the financial system via its seven-day reverse repurchase operation today. Meanwhile, maturing reverse repos will drain 70 billion yuan from the system
  • PBOC fixed the yuan’s mid price at 6.6511, 86 basis points firmer than the last fixing
  • Revenue of China’s cultural enterprises in the first half of the year rose 7.9% from a year earlier to 3.63 trillion yuan: NBS
  • The Shanghai index closed 0.07% lower by the midday break, while the Shenzhen index lost 0.17% and the ChiNext index shed 0.19%