China says appoints Guo Qingping as central bank deputy governor

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China said central bank deputy governor Li Dongrong has stepped down, and Guo Qingping has been appointed as the new deputy governor, according to a statement on the official central government website published Thursday.

Guo Qingping previously served as assistant to the central bank governor.

The move had been previously reported by the official Xinhua news service but was officially confirmed on Thursday.

(This story is developing)