• Outstanding amounts of the stock pledge repurchase business in the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses as of August 31 increased to 1.01 trillion yuan, broking above the one-trillion-dollar mark for the first time since its inception: the Shanghai Securities Journal
  • China’s outward foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2016 is likely to exceed $170 billion and set another record high: Ernst & Young
  • The Ministry of Transport said that it expects road and waterway passenger traffic volume during the upcoming National Day holidays will exceed 660 million trips
  • Hkex disclosed more details about the Shenzhen-Hong stock connect on its website, in a bid to prepare for the official launch of the program in mid to late November
  • The founding conference of China’s virtual reality industry association was held in Beijing on September 29
  • Zhang Ji, an assistant minister of the  Commerce Ministry, said China’s trade faces greater downward pressure because of different kinds of destabilizing factors; it’s impossible China’s external trade environment will improve this year
  • Zhang Jian, vice president of the Chinese Football Association, said China hopes to host the 2030 World Cup: Guangzhou Daily
  • The Shanghai index closed 0.56% higher by the midday break, while the Shenzhen index rose 0.67% and the ChiNext index climbed 0.59%