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  1. Speculative cash powers surge in mainland stocks

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Warnings temper hope of Beijing policy boosting demand Money did all the talking on the mainland stock markets yesterday, with speculative capital driving the key ... on Beijing's policy of cranking up domestic demand, believing a frothy stock market could generate extra cash for spending. 'A market rally makes some investors money and makes other people ...

  2. New investor accounts decline on mainland

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai The number of new accounts registered with mainland stock exchanges fell by more than a fifth last week as retail investors baulked at the volatile market amid ... was valued at 147.9 billion yuan, only half the amount at the beginning of this month. Individual investors on the mainland tend to flock to the stock market to chase short-term gains whenever ...

  3. New scheme more stopping service than through train

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... buys a block of the underlying stock and places it with a custodian bank, which then issues a receipt that can be traded on a foreign market- or in this case in Shenzhen. Mainland investors ... that would allow mainlanders to invest in the Hong Kong-listed H shares of mainland companies through depositary receipts traded on the Shenzhen stock exchange. In return, Hong Kong and international ...

  4. Chinalco to pay 7.5b yuan for 49pc stake in Yunnan Copper

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Mainland aluminium firm Chinalco has agreed to pay 7.5 billion yuan for a 49 per cent stake in Yunnan Copper Group, the mainland's third-largest copper producer, as part of its strategy to diversify into other metals. Chinalco, the parent ...

  5. Beijing bets SME board will draw mainland bulls

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to sell shares on the stock market following a year-long hiatus. CAMC Engineering was first out of the gate last week with a stellar, if short, run. The firm's shares rose fourfold ... at Standard Chartered and author of two books on mainland stock markets. 'The ambition was to set up the second SME board because the idea of having a hi-tech board kind of fell apart,' he ...

  6. Shenzhen boost for smaller start-ups

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren The Shenzhen Stock Exchange is to be transformed into a Nasdaq-style market as early as the end of this year, in a long-heralded move that will give cash-hungry start-ups access ... on the mainland stock market only if they post a profit for three consecutive years. 'The second-board market will be a godsend to the country's start-ups and venture capitalists, though it took ...

  7. Merger hopes spark sharp rise in B shares

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... week, the A-share market, which is largely driven by a few key stocks especially financial firms, suffered the biggest drop in five years as investors fretted over further government measures ... The Shanghai-Shenzhen 300 Index, which tracks A shares, recovered from an early loss to close 1.95 per cent higher at 2,316.04 points. 'The B-share market, with a much smaller size, can be easily pushed up ...

  8. Stocks face choppy start in wake of Wen's message

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland Investors in Hong Kong equities can be forgiven if they are feeling a little nervous this morning. It looks like being a rough start to the week in the stock market ... will weigh on the stocks of companies in those sectors listed in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, sentiment on mainland markets could also suffer this week following press reports that China's National ...

  9. China stock sales to resume in April

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... Jamil Anderlini in Beijing Changing stance points to political and market pressures and satisfaction with state share reforms China's securities regulator will lift a ban on new ... and Shenzhen markets will be allowed to resume for the first time since they were suspended in April last year, reflecting growing political and market pressures and official satisfaction over ...

  10. Huge market for new jobs

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... for the 'through train' that will allow mainland investors to directly invest in Hong Kong stocks remains unclear, a different proposal to combine the equity markets of the mainland and Hong Kong ... China stock market would mean there would no longer be a need to maintain separate classes of shares, such as A, B and H shares. Fund-raising activity by Chinese enterprises may also concentrate ...




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