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Previously, people who bought into opaque wealth management products, a lot of which were peddled by banks but truly backed by belief belongings, found themselves heavily exposed to real property loans… A Reuters evaluation of China Trust Association data exhibits that while loans outstanding grew simply 8% last year - far below the 62% growth in 2013 - development in obscure asset categories together with ‘tradable financial assets’ and ‘saleable mounted-term investments’ was 77% and 47%, respectively… Alibaba Group Holding’s Yu’EBao, China’s largest money-market fund, extended its weighted-common maturity to 93 days at the top of last year, doubling from 44 days in September 2013… 2013 Cypriot bailout shows quickly shutting banks and limiting the flow of capital could stabilize Greece’s monetary system and allow it to stay part of the forex union. March 17 - Bloomberg (Ben Sills, Corina Ruhe and Marcus Bensasson): "Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem raised the potential of utilizing capital controls to prevent Greece from leaving the euro, essentially the most specific point out of that possibility to date by a prime European policy maker.
March 19 - Bloomberg (Marcus Bensasson and Nikos Chrysoloras): "With Greece’s coffers emptying and funds looming, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s authorities is coming ever nearer to a monetary day of reckoning. But three sources with knowledge of the decision mentioned that, as an alternative of an update, a Greek official had stated these issues could be mentioned by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the EU leaders assembly in Brussels… March 20 - Financial Times (Peter Spiegel): "Greece’s prime minister and fellow eurozone leaders emerged from a gathering early on Friday morning touting a breakthrough agreement to unlock a lot-needed bailout funds for Athens - solely to fall into disagreement hours later about what it all meant. Two days of intensive and sometimes heated negotiations at an EU summit in Brussels amounted to little more than a repeat of talks a month ago between eurozone finance ministers that officials then also hailed because the definitive settlement to get the ultimate bailout evaluate beneath means. While Tsipras could have purchased a while after yesterday’s European Union summit in Brussels, he nonetheless isn’t saying what’s left in the financial institution and acknowledges Greece is dealing with ‘liquidity stress.’ The country’s money shortfall is projected to hit 3.5 billion euros ($3.7bn) in March…
March 17 - Reuters: "Greece frustrated its foremost creditors on Tuesday by refusing to replace euro zone friends on its reform progress at a scheduled teleconference, insisting as an alternative that the discussions ought to be escalated to Thursday's European Union summit. Dijsselbloem, who heads the group of euro area finance ministers, advised BNR Nieuwsradio… Describing the annoyance that has been building up among euro zone countries with the brand new Greek authorities's method, one euro zone official stated: ‘For many people the teleconference this afternoon might be something of a last straw.’ Euro zone deputy finance ministers held a teleconference at 1530 GMT to get an ‘update on the state of play’ on Greece, which is working out of cash and time to negotiate and implement reforms that may unblock loans to prevent it from defaulting. March 18 - Washington Post (Simon Denyer): "China’s state media indulged in a little bit of gloating Wednesday, as Europe’s most powerful nations introduced they deliberate to join a Chinese-led Asian regional bank, ignoring objections from the United States. ’ state information company Xinhua described the United States as ‘petulant and cynical’ for declining to affix the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
March 17 - Reuters (Matthias Sobolewski and Jason Lange): "The United States has urged countries to think twice before signing up to a new China-led Asian growth financial institution that Washington sees as a rival to the World Bank, after Germany, France and Italy followed Britain in saying they would join. It said the financial institution was open to all nations however said Washington’s ‘sour grapes’ left it looking ‘isolated and hypocritical.’ On Tuesday, Germany, France and Italy stated they planned to affix the financial institution, following Britain’s decision to take action final week… March 17 - Reuters: "European Central Bank bond-buying will trigger issues in securitised lending markets over time if no motion is taken to free up collateral, a senior official from commerce body ICMA mentioned… By redirecting money into capital markets and OTC merchandise like asset-backed securities (ABS) and bankers' acceptances, trusts are performing less like lenders and extra like hedge funds or evenly regulated mutual funds. He got here to energy vowing to finish austerity, however talks with creditors on Greek financial reforms are in hassle. ‘It’s been explored what should occur if a country will get into deep hassle -- that doesn’t immediately have to be an exit situation,’ he mentioned.