Banking And Credit

Central banker: China's debt 'too high,' must be controlled

Mar 10, 2017

China's central bank governor says the country has to control soaring corporate debt but its economy and currency are stable

China trims 2017 growth target, warns against trade controls

Mar 5, 2017

China's top economic official has trimmed its official growth target and warned of the dangers of global pressure for trade controls

Global stocks mostly lower as investors await Fed speech

Mar 3, 2017

Global stocks are mostly lower as investors await a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen later in the day

Asian shares lower as investors await Fed chair's speech

Mar 3, 2017

Asian shares are lower as investors await a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen later Friday

China arrests 800 in crackdown on underground banking

Feb 27, 2017

China's police ministry says more than 800 people have been arrested in a crackdown on informal banks as authorities try to curb outflows of money from the country

Global markets cautious as investors await Fed minutes

Feb 22, 2017

Global stock markets are mostly higher in subdued trading as investors await publication of the minutes to the Federal Reserve's January meeting

Asian stocks mixed as investors await Fed meeting minutes

Feb 22, 2017

Asian stock markets are mixed with subdued movements, getting little push from the Wall Street's record high overnight, as investors the Fed's January meeting minutes due later in the day for clues about the U.S. central bank's views on interest rates

IMF says it has agreed terms for $5 bn loan to Mongolia

Feb 19, 2017

The International Monetary Fund and other partners have agreed on terms for a $5 billion loan to the Mongolian government to help get the north Asian country's economy back on track

Asian stocks mixed on upbeat US data, rate hike expectations

Feb 16, 2017

Asian stocks are mixed as investors take profit amid expectations that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates more aggressively than expected following upbeat U.S. economic data

Global stocks gain as Fed shows confidence in rate hikes

Feb 15, 2017

Global stock markets are mostly higher after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. central bank could raise interest rates as soon as next month

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