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  1. Huaxia courting 'up to eight' foreign lenders

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... foreign investors, according to its chairman, Liu Haiyan. But the odds on a Hong Kong-based bank being among the eight were rated as slim by analysts and bankers yesterday. Mr Liu's comments ... said Mr Marshall. 'You wouldn't want Shougang making use of its relationship with the bank to raise additional risky loans.' Huaxia has featured as a missed target of foreign ...

  2. Change of direction

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... is undergoing a transformation that will change the way wealthy foreign investors are able to buy into pre-initial public offerings. And, if trends in investment returns and exits by foreign private ... in Asia-Pacific Stephen Gore says: 'With regulatory approvals for foreign investment in Chinese holding companies established in offshore jurisdictions now slowing, opportunities for foreign private ...

  3. Good things come to those who wait

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... to be largely restricted to recommending investments in local equities, bonds, property, or bank deposits- hardly the sort of service the rich are likely to pay foreign newcomers for, and not one ... presents just one of the many gaps currently on offer between domestic and foreign investment assets into which local savings would flow if they were free to do so. But were the super-cautious ...

  4. Foreign investor deals down from last year

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling Data compiled by the Centre for Asia Private Equity Research shows there have been 127 private equity deals done by foreign investors on the mainland in the first half ... for the whole of last year. Last year's most favoured target of foreign equity investors, the services sector, fell out of the top-three rankings in the first half, with technology and telecoms ...

  5. Pension fund winners may find theirs is a pyrrhic victory

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... year. It will also use only foreign-currency proceeds from the mandatory sale of state-owned shares in Hong Kong initial public offerings of Chinese firms for its international investments ... Hong Kong stocks, global bonds and foreign exchange/cash management. Parallel moves to free mainland institutions to make offshore investments under the qualified domestic institutional ...

  6. Lenders reap benefits of healthy exports

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... revenues was due 'largely from foreign exchange and derivatives on the back of strong trade flows', which prompted continued investment in front-office functions to serve traders. Missing ...

  7. Signs point to more US rate rises as inflation fears refuse to go away

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... foreign reserves remain heavily invested in shorter-duration US treasuries, 30-year paper was generally out of bounds for government money managers, they said. But a week is clearly a long time ...

  8. Mellon slices up bond market with 97pc return in 10 years

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... their long and dependable march down. Stewart Cowley, director of investment management and head of fixed income for Newton Investment Management, said in the circumstances bond investment had ... compressed into a matter of days. 'This is true of bond markets but also of currencies. So, as a fund manager, I have had to use all of the modern techniques available under the investment ...

  9. Minsheng yesterday's darling

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... as investors' wallets back in that spring, when foreign institutions began testing their newly granted access to A shares previously restricted to domestic investors, and speculation was rife ... for the mainland's banking sector were reports that United States investment firm Newbridge Capital was close to a deal to buy nearly 20 per cent of another of China's five listed lenders, Shenzhen ...

  10. Carry trade is risky but interesting

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling The global financial crisis this month brought down the curtain on one of the longest-running investment plays of the decade- the interest rate carry trade between ... an unwinding of these carry trades in recent weeks, and they should now be viewed with caution, warned Chiang Siew Kay, head of foreign exchange, Asia-Pacific, at Citi Global Wealth Management. ...




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