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  1. China Banks Brace for June Cash Squeeze as Fund Costs Jump

    China Banks Brace for June Cash Squeeze as Fund Costs Jump
    China’s deleveraging dilemma -- how to squeeze excess liquidity out of the financial system without spurring a full-blown cash crunch -- is facing its toughest test. June is traditionally a tight time for banks because of regulatory checks, and this year, lenders are grappling with an official campaign to reduce the level of borrowing as well. Wholesale funding costs and money-market...
  2. China's $246 Billion Foreign Buying Spree Is Unraveling

    China's $246 Billion Foreign Buying Spree Is Unraveling
    China’s biggest-ever foreign acquisition frenzy is ending almost as dramatically as it began. After stunning the world with a record $246 billion of announced outbound takeovers in 2016, Chinese dealmakers are now struggling to cope with tighter capital controls and increasingly wary counterparties. Cross-border purchases plunged 67 percent during the first four months of this year, the biggest drop for a...

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