Category: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

China’s banking regulator issues guidelines on outbound investment

China’s banking regulator issued guidelines on Wednesday calling for the country’s financial institutions to strengthen their control and management of funding for outbound investment. The guidelines are the latest new rules on overseas investment as Beijing moves to clamp down on cross-border capital outflows and halt questionable investments. The China...

Pak-China avoidance of double taxation treaty inked

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and China signed third protocol to the avoidance of double taxation agreement that would allow a Chinese bank and a state-owned investment fund to avail income tax exemption on interest income from loans for energy projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman...

China stocks jump amid global rally on Fed minutes

Fed decision due after December 15-16 meeting Hong Kong and mainland Chinese stocks both closed significantly higher on Thursday, adding to a global stock rally after minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s October meeting sent a stronger signal about a possible December rate increase. The Hang Seng Index advanced 1.4...

China central bank hires banks for its debut dim sum bond in London-term sheet

[HONG KONG] China’s central bank has hired banks to arrange its debut offshore yuan bond issuance in London, according to a term sheet seen by Reuters on Monday. The so-called dim sum bond sale comes as Chinese President Xi Jinping prepares for a state visit to Britain this week. Sources...

Clearstream opens three new offshore RMB Cash Correspondent Bank accounts in Luxembourg, Singapore and Frankfurt

Clearstream now offers five offshore RMB accounts in four leading financial centres and will give customers more options and flexibility in managing offshore RMB liquidity Clearstream, the international central securities depository of Deutsche Börse Group, is making further progress in its Asia strategy: the company will open three new offshore...

Mega, ICBC sign overseas expansion cooperation pact

Mega International Commercial Bank (兆豐國際商銀) has inked a new cooperation pact with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC, 中國工商銀行), as part of the state-run lender’s move to expand its operations overseas, the Taiwanese bank said yesterday. Mega Bank chairman McKinney Tsai (蔡友才) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of...