• 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 include off-balance sheet wealth management business into “general credit” calculation form the third quarter, according to new rules released by the center bank concerning Macro Prudential Assessment (MPA): Sina Finance
  • China’s pension fund is expected to invest in stock market within the year: Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the PRC
  • China targets to extend its people’s life expectancy by three years to 79 by 2030: FINTS
  • The closing of Syngenta’s takeover by ChemChina could be delayed until early 2017: FINTS
  • China’s Zijin Mining Group and Shandong Gold Mining hold separate talks with Barrick Gold Corp to buy 50% stake in its Veladero gold mine in Argentina: Reuters
  • Chinese smartphone maker Xiao mi launches two new large screen handsets; according to a report by market research firm Counterpoint, Oppo, another smartphone marker, has overtaken Huawei to become the leading smartphone brand in mainland China in the third quarter: FINTS
  • Apple posts declining iPhone sales for three quarters in a row as revenue from Greater China slumps almost 30%: FINTS