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Market talk that China's current Securities Regulatory Commission chairman, Guo ShuQing, will be the next governor of the People's Bank of China - Unconfirmed

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Analysis details (23:25)

- It was Guo who announced that Beijing will expand the quota for the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) scheme by RMB 200bn from the current RMB 70bn at the weekend.
- According to the FT, Li and is one of the candidates for the position of head of the central bank if Zhou Xiaochuan steps down. With strong support from a powerful premier, he could promote some liberalization in China’s financial sector, albeit within the constraints of Li’s cautious attitude to reforms.

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14 Nov 2012 - 23:22 - Fixed Income Bank Speaker - Source: RANsquawk

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