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Senior Swiss and Chinese officials liaise on financial market issues

ZURICH, December 20 (Reuters)Swiss and Chinese officials and central bankers held a virtual meeting on Monday to discuss issues in financial markets, including cooperation in equity trading, the central bank’s digital currency, and wealth management and investment projects. insurance, said the Swiss Ministry of Finance.

Finance Minister Ueli Maurer and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He led the talks, as part of a regular series aimed at strengthening and expanding cooperation in financial markets.

The heads of central banks and financial market supervisory authorities participated, as well as representatives of the Swiss financial sector, It said without naming them.

“Along with the existing free trade agreement, financial market relations between the two countries should also be intensified. The opportunities created by the liberalization measures in the Chinese financial market should be used for concrete projects,” he said. he declared.

(Reporting by Michael Shields; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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