China’s banking watchdog is clamping down on lending for land deals in Shanghai, amid a central government campaign to deleverage the property sector. A circular recently issued by the Shanghai branch of the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) has warned… Read More>>
Sunac is Latest Govt Target After $9.3B Wanda Deal
Sunac China has become the latest deal-hungry conglomerate to draw scrutiny from China’s regulators, with domestic banks reviewing the Tianjin-based developer’s credit risk following its decision to buy $9.3 billion worth of property assets from Dalian Wanda Group.
The China… Read More>>
Wanda, HNA and Fosun Targetted in Mainland Finance Crackdown
Stock prices for companies controlled by Dalian Wanda Group, HNA and Fosun were punished by investors on Thursday after China’s banking regulator instructed some of the country’s biggest banks to scrutinise lending to the mainland’s most prominent overseas investors.
The… Read More>>
China’s CBRC Cracks Down on Trust Financing for Developers and More Asia Real Estate Headlines
Leading the news today, China has taken another step to reduce lending risks to the real estate sector, as the top banking regulator takes a tough stance against trust financing for property developers. Also, Anbang shows it’s not yet done… Read More>>
China Puts Mortgage Discounts in the Past as Banks Raise Rates
With China’s banks facing competition for deposits from trusts on one side and online wealth management products on another, nearly 90 percent have ended mortgage discounts for first time home buyers.
The end of preferential rates was revealed in a… Read More>>