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Yuan Devaluation is More Likely a Sign of Market Reforms

PBOC’s move to devaluing the RMB didn’t just follow weak exports data, but also IMF requirements for more.

by Li Haitao | Aug. 17 2015

Making Sense of the Yuan Devaluation

Is the yuan devaluation the start of a currency war, or a reflection of Beijing’s plan to give the.

by Major | Aug. 14 2015

The Redback Rodeo: The RMB Exchange Rate

The RMB exchange rate is caught between two powerful forces: the surging Dollar and China’s rising power.

by Douglas Bulloch | Jun. 2 2015

China Roundup: What’s Behind China’s Required Reserve Ratio Cut?

This week, China’s central bank finally bit the bullet and cut the required reserve ratio by 50 basis points.

by Major | Feb. 5 2015

The Lure—and Risks—of Emerging Market Bonds

As the global economy looks to emerging markets for growth, investors rush in for the high yields of emerging market.

by Major | Nov. 12 2014

China Roundup: China’s Manufacturing Activity Gathers Steam and the Alibaba Results

This week, the HSBC PMI showed an uptick in China’s manufacturing activity; news of the possibility of an RMB.

by Major | Nov. 7 2014

The Variable Interest Entity seems like a “Deliberate Nod and Wink”

Michael Brennan, a renowned academic in finance, on the variable interest entity structure, China’s capital markets and the internationalization.

by Mark Dreyer | Oct. 29 2014

China Roundup: The race to become the largest economy in the world and the UK Treasury’s RMB Bonds

This week, there was fresh debate over whether China will overtake the US to become the largest economy in the.

by Major Tian | Oct. 10 2014

What will Happen when China Becomes the Largest Economy in the World?

According to the World Bank, China is set to become the largest economy in the world by the end of.

by Zhou Chunsheng | Aug. 27 2014

Online money transfers and the “Skype” of money

Companies like TransferWise and CurrencyFair are gaining popularity in the online money transfer market. Will such services disrupt traditional banking.

by Bennett Voyles | Aug. 11 2014

China Roundup: The Tesla China trademark row; raid on Mercedes-Benz; and rules for WeChat

This week, Mercedes-Benz faced an anti-monopoly probe; the Tesla China trademark episode finally came to an end; WeChat.

by Major Tian | Aug. 8 2014

The X-Change Factor: China’s Capital Account Liberalization

China’s capital account liberalization and the new normal. Strolling through Hong Kong Central district at the junction of Garden.

by Douglas Bulloch | Jul. 14 2014

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