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Chinese real estate companies are stepping into the online financing business, including questionable shadow banking practices

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roperty firms in China are starting to diversify their businesses by offering loans and other financial products through the internet. However, these operations tend to be opaque with few details of their investments made publicly available, according to a report from CreditSights.
8 months ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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