China reassures on bank liquidity

China’s chief banking regulator has said that liquidity in China’s banking system is sufficient and pledged to control risks from local government debt, real estate and shadow banking. Despite a cash squeeze that sent money-market interest rates soaring over the last two weeks, banks have more than enough reserves to meet settlement needs, Shang Fulin, chairman of the Chinese Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC), said at a financial forum.