China's shadow banking crusade risks bond market crash

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's campaign to cut high debt levels in its economy is aiming this year to shrink the $3 trillion shadow banking sector, which could drain a critical source of income for the country's banks and of funding for its fragile bond market. ( read original story ...)

Asian stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties mount

Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.3 per cent to 22,969.38, while the Shanghai Composite ticked up 0.1 per cent ... trade and regulations raised concerns over future access to the U.S. market. Trump signed a memorandum saying the U.S. will withdraw from ... ( read original story ...)