Jun 21, 2021 03:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Rose 0.12% on Monday

China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index (000001.SH) gained 0.12% on Monday, while the Shenzhen Component Index (399001.SZ) rose 0.4%.

Shanghai’s tech-heavy STAR 50 Index (000688.SH) gained 2.24% for the day, while Shenzhen’s similar ChiNext Index (399006.SZ) rose 0.97%.

Below is a rundown of the top China business and finance stories, plus other news for the day:

· Cover Story: The Lagging Overhaul of China’s $3.9 Trillion Bank WMP Sector

Midway through a final year of transition to new rules, banks’ wealth management units are struggling to get it all done, including hiring enough talent

· Australia to Refer China to WTO Over Wine Tariffs

Trade minister says Australia is seeking dispute resolution to vigorously defend the interests of its winemakers

· New Chinese Brands Sparkle in ‘6.18’ E-Commerce Marketing Event

Almost 460 brands that have been on the market for less than three years won sales in their segments on, the platform said

· Cross-Border Leisure-Wear Firm Doublefs Raises $100 Million

Sequoia-backed Chinese e-commerce platform which sells to overseas markets was valued at around $150 million last year

· Weekend Long Read: 985 Issues With Finding a Spouse in China

The number, shorthand for elite universities and their graduates, has become an object of disdain for how it’s used by exclusive dating sites to perpetuate class divisions

· Sichuan to Shutter Crypto Mining in Sweeping Crackdown

Home to China’s second-largest concentration of such operations joins national campaign against energy-hungry industry that poses financial risks

· EV Enthusiasm May Have Overpriced Auto Stocks

Consultant AlixPartners says surge in automakers’ valuations seems out of line with actual vehicle sales

· Energy Insider: New Rules to Regulate Commodity Price Indexes; Power Consumption Jumps in Southern China

Nuclear plant builder records surge in orders; Sinopec to increase cleaner fuel supply in Fujian; the auto and display screen industries vow greater cooperation

· Eight Detained Over Gas Explosion, Post-Vaccine Deaths in Taiwan, Unemployed Man Asks Mayor for Job

China launches crewed spacecraft Shenzhou-12, country’s Covid-19 vaccination reaches more than 900 million doses

· Japanese Firm Poised to Open First Fully Foreign-Owned Money Broking Business in China

Subsidiary of Ueda Yagi Tanshi gets regulator’s approval to start operations in further liberalization of country’s financial markets

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