Saturday, August 2, 2014   

Alibaba, Tencent okayed to start private banks
(03-11 15:05)

The mainland banking regulator says companies including Alibaba and Tencent have been picked to set up China’s first five private banks.
Shang Fulin said the private banks will be expected to operate independently and according to market principles.
Shang said preparatory work still was underway.—AP
   
Other Business breaking news:
Hang Seng ends lower (08-01 16:45)
Societe General logs strong quarterly profit (08-01 16:20)
European markets open lower (08-01 15:44)
Sharp logs US$17.4m first-quarter net loss (08-01 14:38)
Nikkei tracks Street losses (08-01 14:09)
Hang Seng eases at lunch (08-01 12:35)
Nikkei down at mid-day (08-01 11:13)
China home prices fall faster in July (08-01 11:12)
Wall Street plunges on sell-off (08-01 10:48)
China manufacturing activity surges in July (08-01 10:34)

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