Foreign investor interest to spur local bond market2017-03-20
Citigroup Inc said last week it will include onshore Chinese debt in some of its gauges, while the central bank pledged to create a "more convenient and friendly environment" for foreign investors. This follows a recent measure to allow currency hedging for bonds, a move seen as one of many efforts needed to lower barriers.
China cuts U.S. treasury holding in January2017-03-16
China reduced its holding of U.S. Treasury securities in January after adding 9.1 billion U.S. dollars in the previous month, the latest data from the U.S. Treasury Department showed on Wednesday.
Central gov't planning mainland-Hong Kong bond market connect: Premier Li2017-03-15
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday the central government is planning to establish a bond market connect between the mainland and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on a trial basis this year, allowing for the first time overseas capital to access mainland bond markets from overseas.
China green bonds set to take off2017-03-13
Green bonds, a financing tool to help the development of sustainable sectors are likely to see fast expansion in China after regulators launched guidance on issuance, said analysts.
JPMorgan says panda bond sales to grow, diversify2017-02-21
JPMorgan Chase & Co and BNP Paribas SA have said foreign companies will sell more yuan bonds in China this year, after the government started allowing the two banks to underwrite corporate notes last month.
Citi gets bond settlement license2017-02-08
Citi (China) Co Ltd announced on Tuesday it has received approval from China's central bank to act as a bond settlement agent in the country's interbank bond market, thus becoming the first US-based bank to be granted a Type A Bond Settlement Agent license.