Guo Shuqing

Lifetime achievement: Zhou Xiaochuan

The former People’s Bank of China governor stands out for his high levels of integrity, intellectual rigour and bold reforms that have served the public interest in China and elsewhere

PBoC gains two-headed leadership

In appointing Guo Shuqing as party secretary at the PBoC, president Xi Jinping appears to be strengthening party control over the central bank

Who is Yi Gang?

Hui Feng says Beijing’s choice for PBoC chief fits into a wider liberal cadre across senior financial positions – but Yi faces plenty of challenges in delivering reform

A regulatory storm hits China

Regulators are making a country-wide push to tighten supervision, in an attempt to pull the Chinese economy away from shadow banking and excessive credit growth

The next ‘Mr RMB’

Five leading candidates have emerged as the likely successor to Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People’s Bank of China. Hui Feng assesses their relative strengths and weaknesses

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