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Unclaimed Foreign Inheritance

I do not know where to start. My grandmother died in July 2011 in Guangzhou, China (she is a Chinese citizen). She owned an apartment, and money in her bank account(s). The biggest problem in this ...
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Opening a bank account in China

I'm trying to open a account with any of the major banks in China, but I live in the US. Is this possible and how would I go about doing this? I would also like to be able to transfer money between my ...
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I don't live in America. How can I buy IPO stock of newly listed companies in the United States?

I'm Chinese, and I only know Firstrade, Scottrade and SogoTrade provide trading services in the Asia-Pacific region. However, they don't offer a way to buy IPO stock. Is there any way for me to buy ...
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Should mainland Chinese invest in the US market?

Forgive my poor financial vocabulary to put this properly. I'm a Chinese in China and for now most of my money (USD earned from US, transferred to China and then exchanged into CNY) are being managed ...
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Explain the HSI - why do markets sometimes appear in sync and other times not?

Can someone please explain this to me: in 2006, HSI moved almost identical like indexes on the New York Stock Exchange. However, the crisis period (2007-2011) shows the deviation from the others. My ...
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Do any banks in China offer Visa/Mastercard cards which are not credit cards?

I want to have a Chinese bank account and a card that I can use for online shopping (both on Chinese sites and abroad) and I can also use outside China for ATM withdrawal and POS shopping. Most ...
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how does rise of china interest rate affect the inflation?

I heard not long ago that because of inflation rising up in China, the China Bank will rise its interest rate of 0.25%. I am quite new to the financial world and do not really understand how this is ...
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What are the opportunities/implications of having a designated clearing bank in my home country?

NOTE: I don't come from a finance background i.e. I'm an idiot in this topic. Recently China announced that the Bank of China and ICBC will become designated RMB "clearing banks" in my home country, ...
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Are there good ways for an Indian company to wire money to an individual in Mainland China?

Are there good ways for an Indian company to wire money to an individual in Mainland China?
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What is the interest rate for Chinese yuan at the moment?

I can't seem to find any info about it on the net.
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What are the laws involved with residency requirements when it comes to purchasing real estate in Shanghai?

Please quote some examples from the laws imposed by the Chinese government, whether it's in English or Chinese (assuming there are a fair number of chinese readers here). Thanks in advance!