China’s ICBC Now a Settlement Bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange

China’s ICBC Now a Settlement Bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange






China’s ICBC Now a Settlement Bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world’s largest bank by assets, has become a settlement bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX), the exchange said Tuesday, allowing more investors to clear transactions in RMB Yuan. ICBC becomes the […]






China Scraps Asset Allocation Restrictions on Foreign Investors

China Scraps Asset Allocation Restrictions on Foreign Investors






China Scraps Asset Allocation Restrictions on Foreign Investors China’s securities regulator said last Friday it has removed asset allocation restrictions on qualified foreign investors to allow them greater freedom to invest. In principle, neither the allocation mix for investors under the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) nor the RMB-denominated Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) programs […]






China Announces Major Projects to Boost Growth

China Announces  Major Projects to Boost Growth






China Announces Major Projects to Boost Growth Provincial projects worth more than $149.25-B were launched this week as China strives to boost growth, Shanghai Securities News reported Friday. The projects are mostly infrastructure-related, with the southwest province of Sichuan introducing nine highway projects worth RMB Yuan 128.8. The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in the north […]






Bank of China Designated as RMB Yuan Clearing Bank in US

Bank of China Designated as RMB Yuan Clearing Bank in US






Bank of China Designated as RMB Yuan Clearing Bank in US $BACHF The People’s Bank of China announced Tuesday that Bank of China (OTCMKT:BACHF) is designated as the RMB Yuan clearing bank in the United States. This represents another Key milestone in the process of RMB internationalization, and a step forward for Sino-US financial cooperation. […]






WB Issues “Mulan Bonds” in China, Issue Oversubscribed

WB Issues “Mulan Bonds” in China, Issue Oversubscribed






WB Issues “Mulan Bonds” in China, Issue Oversubscribed The World Bank (WB) Wednesday issued landmark bonds denominated in special drawing rights (SDR) in China’s interbank market. The 3-year SDR bonds worth SDR 500-M SDR (US$700-M) were billed as “Mulan bonds.” China’s RMB Yuan, or renminbi, will be used as the settlement currency. It is the […]






China Implements Fx Trading Reforms

China Implements Fx Trading Reforms






China Implements Fx Trading Reforms $USDCNY The RMB Yuan is facing renewed devaluation pressure over expectations of a US Fed rate hike, but a large RMB Yuan devaluation is unlikely as China continues its market-oriented Fx (foreign exchange) reform. The central parity rate, or the fixing rate of the Chinese currency, had been weakening since […]