Today

WSJ News Exclusive | China Moves to Reassure Global Banks and Investors After Market Rout

China moved to contain the fallout from a regulatory assault on tech firms that has rattled investors, with a top securities regulator privately telling global financial institutions that Beijing will consider the impact on markets when it introduces new policies. Read more on wsj.com


Western investors are ‘road kill’ in China’s war against its own tech giants

Xi Jingping’s sole aim is to bring all centres of rival power under tight control and reassert the political monopoly of the Communist Party Read more on telegraph.co.uk



Yesterday

Chinese investor exits Czech media company

The Chinese conglomerate CITIC Limited has sold its 55.8% stake in the Czech ad agency Médea for an undisclosed fee. Read more on broadbandtvnews.com


Analysis: No gain without pain: Why China’s reform push must hurt investors

Carnage in China’s financial markets signals the beginning of a new era, investors say, as the government puts socialism before shareholders and regulatory changes rip apart the old playbook. Read more on reuters.com


China shares dive on fears of regulation

Chinese shares fell to an eighth-month low yesterday on growing fears about the impact of tighter government regulations.Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng index fell 4.22 per cent to its lowest close Read more on thetimes.co.uk


Ministers urged to review China’s nuclear role in UK

The government is facing fresh calls to review the involvement of China’s state nuclear group in the construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant.Sir Iain Duncan Smith, the former Conservative Read more on thetimes.co.uk


China doesn’t care whether the Taliban wins or loses – either way, it stands to gain

The Chinese Communist Party wants to fill the vacuum left by the US troop withdrawal using its Belt and Road initiative, reports Mayank Aggarwal Read more on independent.co.uk



This week

China’s net gold imports via Hong Kong rebound in June

China’s net gold imports via Hong Kong jumped nearly 42% in June after a slump in May, Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department data showed on Monday. Read more on reuters.com


Xi Jinping’s stock market populism

China’s Communist Party can’t rule a country in which half the population orders food from restaurants and the other half delivers it. And it can’t keep its credibility unless Chinese families see … Read more on asiatimes.com


China’s Sudden Crackdown on Tutoring Startups Hits US Investors Hard

Wall Street estimates China’s $100 billion tutoring market could shrink 76 percent. Read more on observer.com


From tuition to takeaways, why China’s regulatory crackdown is proving unappetising for investors

Food delivery firms are the latest to feel the heat as the Communist Party reasserts its influence over life in the country – with sectors from the property market to music licensing also coming under pressure from Beijing. Read more on news.sky.com


China stocks see biggest slump in US since 2008 financial crisis

The value of New York-listed Chinese companies has plummeted after a series of crackdowns by Beijing. Read more on bbc.co.uk


US Investors Hit by Beijing as Newly Listed DiDi Could Face ‘Unprecedented’ Sanctions

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has taken investors on a roller coaster ride since it became a target of an “unprecedented” clampdown by Beijing just days after its debut on the New York Stock Exchange. Read more on theepochtimes.com


Asia stocks hit seven-month low as China skids, funds favour Wall Street

Asian shares skidded to seven-month lows on Monday as regulation concerns upended Chinese equities and strong U.S. corporate earnings sucked funds out of emerging markets into Wall Street. Read more on reuters.com


LGIM denies ‘greenwashing’ over ESG China bond ETF

The Legal & General fund invests in issuers that are 100% owned by the Chinese state Read more on ft.com