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  1. CDB lists dim sum bonds worth 6b yuan on HKEx

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com China Development Bank listed six billion (HK$7.36 billion) worth of yuan-denominated bonds on the Hong Kong stock exchange yesterday, giving investors an opportunity to trade securities with a maturity of up to 20 years. The so-called dim sum bonds are listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange and also carry maturities of three years, five years and 15 ...

  2. Less appetite for dim sum bonds this year

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that the yuan's appreciation is likely to slow. Beijing issued 23 billion yuan (HK$28.23 billion) of sovereign bonds in Hong Kong on Thursday, with 5.5 billion yuan earmarked for retail investors, ... that the bond had to compete with other yuan investment products. Standard Chartered economists said this month that the yuan was likely to depreciate against the US dollar this year due to weakening ...

  3. Ping An bond sale to 'boost solvency'

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... convertible bond issue is expected to boost its working capital sufficiently. Alex Ren Huichuan, its president, said Ping An was still awaiting regulatory approval to sell 26 billion yuan (HK$32 billion) of convertible bonds. The process normally takes six to nine months. Ping An unveiled the bond sale plan in December, just nine months after raising HK$19.5 billion through a share ...

  4. Dim sum bond sales could triple in HK

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Neil Gough and Lulu Chen New issues of dim sum bonds in Hong Kong are expected to double or triple this year to as much as 200 billion to 300 billion yuan (HK$246 billion to HK$369 ... yuan-denominated listing in Hong Kong. Dim sum issues, or yuan-denominated bonds sold in Hong Kong's offshore market for the mainland currency, rose to 87 new offerings last year that raised 106 ...

  5. Corporate bonds good bet for 2012, says HSBC

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam Anita.lam@scmp.com Investors unsure of their strategies for the next year amid volatile markets could consider corporate bonds and equities - especially those from China ... and April. In an outlook on asset performance released yesterday, the bank was also bullish on emerging-market currencies and commodities. Government bonds, however, were out in the medium term ...

  6. Dim Sum bond flies off menu

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is the fledgling 'Dim Sum' bond market. This is the general term for RMB-denominated bonds issued in Hong Kong, the first offshore market for Chinese currency investments. The bond programme was launched in 2009 and expanded in 2010 to allow for more corporate issuers- and the market has soared ever since. Now the Dim Sum bonds phenomenon is going international. Beijing has hinted at two ...

  7. Sinopec bonds to raise 50b yuan to fund projects

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang Sinopec Corp, whose profits rose 11.9 per cent to 41.17 billion yuan (HK$50 billion) in the first half, said it planned to sell 50 billion yuan in domestic corporate and convertible bonds. Issued on the mainland, they will fund construction of its liquefied natural gas project in Shandong and upgrade several oil refinery projects. ...

  8. Towngas set to issue more dim sum bonds

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Utility Hong Kong and China Gas, with its 'Towngas' trademark, is keen on issuing more yuan bonds as it taps cost-effective funding for its planned HK$10 billion investment across the border in the next three years, a top official says. Managing director Alfred Chan Wing-kin said low-interest-rate yuan-denominated bonds, dubbed ...

  9. Latest bond fund confirms trend for razor-thin yields on yuan debt

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen Ping An of China Asset Management (Hong Kong) will launch a yuan bond fund today targeting retail customers in Hong Kong. The company, a subsidiary of Ping An Insurance (Group), the mainland's second-largest life insurer, said the yuan fund would be open-ended and would have an expected average yield of 1.5 to 2 per cent. The fund, named Ping An of China SIF-Bond Fund, would ...

  10. Political factors far outweigh financial gains in yuan bonds

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... with Shirley Yam Thanks to McDonald's yuan-denominated bond issue last month, the product, which was little known internationally, has finally shown up on the radar screen of many ... their interest in yuan. So you must have a stable source of yuan income. You don't need dollar income to issue dollar bonds, not just because the dollar is easily convertible but also because ...




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