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China tightens rules on insurers to fight local government debt fears

This comes as policymakers become increasingly wary of lurking financial risks in the world's second-largest economy

Beijing 

CHINESE authorities have tightened rules on how insurers can provide financing to local governments, as Beijing intensifies its crackdown on illicit local government borrowing and risky lending practices.

The new rules are the latest in a series of tough measures taken by...

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