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China’s regulators tighten grip on shadow banking

China plans renewed clamp-down on shadow banking practices as concerns grow over its systemic implications.

Jacqueline Mills

Regulators taking deeper interest in fast-evolving shadow banks

The shadow banking debate is intensifying as the global financial system's watchdogs grapple with how best to measure the ballooning non-bank sector and properly nurture it 

People's Bank of China

China’s shadow banks still manageable – for now

The expansion of China’s shadow banking system has been spectacular – but attempts by the authorities to rein it in have so far only slowed the pace of that growth. Justin Pugsley reports.

European Central Bank

ECB paper proposes tax to regulate shadow bank sector

The shadow banking sector poses a dilemma for policy-makers concerned about its increasing size and potential systemic implementations. Staff at the European Central Bank feel they have an answer to that challenge.

Shadow banking drives up leverage in China

Rating agencies flag up concerns over the growth in China’s shadow banking system and non-performing loans

European Council signs off money market fund rules

The Permanent Representatives Committee aims to limit shadow banks’ influence on the financial system.

Norm Champ

US investment funds resist derivatives cap

Fund managers are set to welcome the Securities and Exchange Commission plan to consolidate the rulebook, but not a cap on derivatives notional exposure.

Alexander Schindler

Basel causes confusion with step-in risk concept

The Basel Committee seems to be targeting banks’ asset-backed vehicles, but asset managers fear they will bear the brunt of any new rules.

Martin Moloney

Regulators play down bond market liquidity risks

Better buy-side liquidity management and ongoing technological changes are seen as the answer, not a roll-back of post-crisis regulation.

Soraya Belghazi

ESMA provides partial relief for EU repo markets

A redrafted technical standard on settlement discipline has addressed most concerns, but will still pose a major challenge to securities financing markets in Europe.

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