Banks have started to dial back their exposure to the ailing sector with total real estate loans rising just 3.3% this year while overall lending rose 7.9%
With bond defaults totaling over $50 billion, fund managers are choosing to cut their losses amid the mortgage payments boycott and plunge in home sales and prices
The world's second-biggest economy is set to slow again in the third quarter as Covid lockdowns across the country hit production
China’s homebuyers are refusing to pay mortgage loans and their “stop mortgage repayment” movement has spread to several Chinese provinces
The People's Bank of China will initially issue about 200 billion yuan of low-interest loans, charging about 1.75% a year, to state commercial banks
The real estate group, struggling under about $300 billion of debt, bought the Wan Chai tower for HK$12.5 billion ($1.6 billion) seven years ago
Rising concern about consumer and business confidence in China - as strict curbs aimed at stamping out Covid-19 undercut a return to prosperity - have hampered growth
The beleaguered developer's two most senior executives submit their resignations after audit reveals involvement in improperly diverting funds
JPMorgan has raised its emerging markets corporate high-yield default forecast to 10.7% for 2022, and said on Thursday Chinese developers' default rate could be near 40%.
Efforts to revive the sector, which could account for up to 30% of GDP, with lower mortgage rates, easier credit, subsidies and relaxed regulations have not worked yet, a report says
Wheat and garlic are being accepted as property down-payments as desperate China developers scramble to boost sales after a plunge in sales from January to May.
The calls come as global fixed-income traders sold about $35 billion worth of yuan-denominated bonds in the first four months of this year