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China - Articles and news items

Stabilisation doesn’t mean end to rout

Daily Forex Brief: FxPro / 2 September 2015 / Angus Campbell, FXPro

For the second time this year some time out of the office has coincided with tumultuous movements in the financial markets…

European equities are set to slump

Morning commentary: Capital Spreads / 2 September 2015 / Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads

European equities are set to slump on the open tracking steep overnight declines in Asia….

Unsettled equities disturb foreign exchange markets

Trading commentary: Currencies Direct / 2 September 2015 / Philip McHugh, Currencies Direct

Continued equity market volatility is causing unrest on the currency markets, though not all currencies are complaining…

Once again the euro played the safe-haven role

Daily brief: Moneycorp / 2 September 2015 / Moneycorp

FIFA regulates transfers of football players between teams. They must take place within a defined “window” of time…

EuroFinance’s 13th annual: Cash, Treasury & Risk Management in China

Industry events / 1 September 2015 / EuroFinance

18 – 19 November 2015, Shanghai, China

US Federal Reserve will increase interest rates

Daily brief: Moneycorp / 1 September 2015 / Moneycorp

In the west there is considerable speculation about when the US Federal Reserve will increase interest rates…

Wobbly risk appetite on China developments hits FX again

Trading commentary: Saxo Bank / 1 September 2015 / John J Hardy, Saxo Bank

Overnight, an ugly risk off session in Asia dominated proceedings, though the fall-out in FX has been relatively muted as EURUSD merely pulled higher and USDJPY pushed lower by around 60 pips each as of this writing, hardly what one would expect when equities are off 2% off hours, though let’s see how this morning’s action shapes up…

Siemens selects Deutsche Bank for Receivables On Behalf Of in China

Banking news / 27 August 2015 / Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has announced that it has implemented a Receivables on Behalf Of (‘ROBO’) solution for Siemens Financial Services (‘SFS’) in China, for both intra-group and third party cross-border receivables…

Fed acknowledges new reality

Daily Forex Brief: FxPro / 27 August 2015 / Simon Smith, FXPro

A day of relative stability for Chinese shares, which have been the driving force of sentiment this week, the Shanghai composite trading in positive territory along with most other indices in Asia…

Chinese stocks recover and dollar rallies

UKForex: Daily commentary / 27 August 2015 / Alex Edwards, UKForex

The dollar strengthened yesterday as US equity markets recovered and expectations for a September Fed rate hike were pushed back…

Chinese central bank makes its fifth rate cut since November

Morning commentary: Capital Spreads / 26 August 2015 / Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads

European markets are set to open lower this morning amidst another poor session of trading in Asia…

Broken China responds by cutting rates

Trading commentary: Currencies Direct / 26 August 2015 / Philip McHugh, Currencies Direct

The People’s Bank of China cut the main interest rate by 25 basis points yesterday, and also cut the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) by 50 basis points…

Central Bank of China to cut interest rates

Daily brief: Moneycorp / 26 August 2015 / Moneycorp

For most of yesterday, the market in equities tried to rally following an announcement from the Central Bank of China to cut interest rates for the fifth time in a year, and reduce reserve requirements for the banking system…

Chinese rate cuts and possible delay to Fed lift-off fuels volatility

UKForex: Daily commentary / 26 August 2015 / Alex Edwards, UKForex

Unsurprisingly, it was another volatile day yesterday. The People’s Bank of China cut interest rates by 0.25% and relaxed the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) by 50 basis points for most of the big banks, this following a day of further losses in Chinese shares…

Falling stocks provide Euro boost

Market update: Western Union / 25 August 2015 / Western Union

The U.S. dollar recovered from seven-month lows as a tentative calm washed over recently battered global financial markets…