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China’s blockchain seen as a push for greater control

The PBOC's plans to issue a cryptocurrency to replace fiat currency is seen as a move to regulate cash flow and to clamp down further on shadow banking. A policy adviser also couldn't resist a swipe at Facebook's Libra.
October 29, 2019

Chinese perps challenge international market

Chinese banks are expected to issue almost $21 billion in perpetual bonds this year. This will have a marked knock-on effect in the international capital markets.
March 22, 2019

NPC policies to boost bond issuance in China

Policies announced at the National People's Congress in Beijing will boost bond issuance in China. They promise to open up the world's third largest bond market even further.
March 15, 2019

German auto manufacturers drive Panda issuance

Panda bond issuance has picked up. It is being driven by German car manufacturers BMW and Daimler but UOB has just printed Singapore's first issue and sovereign interest remains high.
March 14, 2019