PRESS DIGEST - China - March 20
SHANGHAI, March 20 (Reuters) - Chinese newspapers available in Beijing and Shanghai carried the following stories on Friday. Reuters has not checked the stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
CHINA SECURITIES JOURNAL
- Technical matters for the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme have been solved, Hong Kong's Financial Secretary, John Tsang Chun-wah, said, adding that he hoped it could start around the middle of this year.
- China Development Bank said it would provide 90 billion yuan ($14.53 billion) in loans to support major water power construction projects.
SHANGHAI SECURITIES NEWS
- The China Insurance Regulatory Commission is exploring setting up a platform to regulate the country's agriculture insurance sector, the newspaper reported, citing the government body.
- China Minsheng Investment Co Ltd is exploring entering the insurance sector by investing in Dubon Insurance, a firm based in the country's north-east Jilin province, unnamed sources told the newspaper. Продолжение...