China to permit stock trading between Kong Kong and Shanghai

China to permit stock trading between Kong Kong and Shanghai

SHANGHAI, April 10 (UPI) -- China's Central Bank Gov. Zhou Xiaochuan said Thursday that investors will be allowed to trade stocks between the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges.
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China central bank governor says growth momentum robust

BEIJING, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- China's economic growth momentum remains robust and consecutive drops in the GDP growth rates are unlikely, the governor of the country's central bank said.

Lew meets with new Chinese president

BEIJING, March 20 (UPI) -- China's new President Xi Jinping, in his first major foreign interaction, met with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to stress the importance of China-U.S. ties.

Lagarde: Recovery hampered by uncertainty

TOKYO, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The head of the International Monetary Fund Thursday called for action to dispel the uncertainty over policy implementation that is hampering global recovery.

Uncertainties for Chinese economy cited

BEIJING, March 12 (UPI) -- Slow global recovery and the unstable situation in Europe would be major uncertainties for China's economy this year, its central bank governor said Monday.
China backs Lagarde's IMF bid

China backs Lagarde's IMF bid

LONDON, June 27 (UPI) -- China's central bank Gov. Zhou Xiaochuan said he would support French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde's bid to run the International Monetary Fund.
China turns down Geithner proposal

China turns down Geithner proposal

BEIJING, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- China's vice foreign minister said balancing U.S. and Chinese trade accounts was not an appropriate topic for the upcoming Group of 20 nations summit.

China calls for new reserve currency

BEIJING, March 23 (UPI) -- China Monday called for the U.S. dollar to be replaced as the international reserve currency.

China trade surplus continues to rise

BEIJING, March 12 (UPI) -- China's February exports grew 52 percent from a year earlier to $82.1 billion, while imports grew 13 percent to $58.34 billion, customs figures showed Monday.

China bank gov.: Healthcare change needed

SYDNEY, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- China's central bank governor called for social security and healthcare- system reform Tuesday.

China wants folks to save less, spend more

BEIJING, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- China's top central banker says Beijing must find ways to encourage domestic consumption as a way to cut the nation's trade surplus.

China defends its currency policy

BEIJING, June 8 (UPI) -- China's central bank leader says foreign calls for its currency to float as a way to cut its trade surplus are politically motivated.

Bank governor denies China currency moves

BEIJING, May 13 (UPI) -- The governor of China's central bank Friday denied reports that the country's currency would be revalued on May 18.

China's economy still risks overheating

BEIJING, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan says that Beijing risks another wave of economic overheating if it relaxes its administrative controls too soon.

China official cancels visit to Singapore

SINGAPORE, July 13 (UPI) -- A diplomatic row over Taiwan appears to have escalated with China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan canceling a planned trip to Singapore.
Zhou Xiaochuan
Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, arrives for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) financial committee meeting during the IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington on April 25, 2009. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)

Zhou Xiaochuan (Chinese: 周小川; pinyin: Zhōu Xiǎochuān) (born January 29, 1948) is a Chinese economist, banker, reformist and bureaucrat. As governor of the People's Bank of China since December 2002, he has been in charge of the monetary policy of the People's Republic of China.

He has previous held leading posts in trade and finance organizations such as Vice-Governor of the People's Bank of China, Director of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, Governor of China Construction Bank, and Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission. Zhou is associated with Zhu Rongji and the Shanghai clique of politicians.

Zhou is one of the most influential economic figures in the world and was ranked 4th by Foreign Policy in the Top 100 Global Thinkers report of December 2010.

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