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  • Aug 21, 2014
  • Updated: 2:09pm

21 Aug 2014 - 1:27am

Individual investors have been cutting back on cash in portfolios, the exact reverse of what Warren Buffett has been doing at Berkshire Hathaway.

21 Aug 2014 - 10:17am

Fund managers may face tougher scrutiny by global regulators after their intense lobbying against an initial proposal backfired, industry sources and G20 officials said.

21 Aug 2014 - 10:06am

Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank shares fell yesterday after the mainland bank reported a substantial jump in non-performing loans.

19 Aug 2014 - 1:27am

Fujian Nuoqi has seen several lenders freeze its deposits and demand repayment of 454.5 million yuan (HK$571.95 million) in loans.

21 Aug 2014 - 12:39am

The mainland's securities regulator has given 11 companies the go-ahead to launch their initial public offerings on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges, a move expected to drag down the...

21 Aug 2014 - 12:28am


Today's Poll

  • Yes: 67%
  • No: 33%
20 Aug 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 217

A wager by the teachers of Ontario, Canada, on Beijing-based online retailer JD.com is paying off in a big way.

19 Aug 2014 - 5:22am

The good news is that active investment managers are almost certainly better than ever. The bad news is that it matters less and less.

18 Aug 2014 - 4:01am

Mainland firms are increasingly turning to back-door listings as Beijing keeps a tight rein on the ranks of candidates seeking to go public - with the prospects of riches for the owners of...

18 Aug 2014 - 9:11am

Smaller Hong Kong stockbrokers are taking a more cautious view on the stock through train scheme - largely reflecting cost hurdles - as the larger players gear up for the programme that will link...

18 Aug 2014 - 4:01am

Taiwan’s commercial banks have been earning sizeable profits through yuan deposits from the public, but there are challenges ahead.

18 Aug 2014 - 6:33am

It is as if the mainland never heard of the global financial crisis. Regulators in that market are embracing securitisation – the type of structured debt that took global banking to the brink of...

19 Aug 2014 - 5:10pm

The Hang Seng Index broke through the 25,000-point level for the first time since 2008 yesterday, but it failed to stay above the psychologically important level as it ended at 24,954.94 points....

16 Aug 2014 - 1:06am

16 Aug 2014 - 12:00am

Telstra, Australia's largest telephone company, said it would buy back A$1 billion (HK$7.2 billion) in shares and also raised its dividend as full-year profits came in above forecasts.

15 Aug 2014 - 1:09am

Zhang Xiuli says she knows nothing about the nine mainland companies that held initial public offerings last month.

15 Aug 2014 - 4:02am

Insider trading rules are stymieing shareholder activism in Australia, fostering a culture of bad management in listed companies and curbing growth, investor Mark Carnegie said.

14 Aug 2014 - 5:13am

The benchmark Hang Seng Index will continue to rise past the 25,000 barrier soon, analysts predict, citing an influx of foreign funds that are bullish on the mainland economy, cheap mainland...

20 Aug 2014 - 4:44pm

14 Aug 2014 - 1:25am

The guessing game over when the United States Federal Reserve will raise interest rates is underpinning bets for more volatility across shares of banks, brokerages and insurers.

13 Aug 2014 - 1:11am

Two hours of meetings between officials from the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Hong Kong brokers ended without any significant breakthrough yesterday, according to people who took part in the closed...

13 Aug 2014 - 1:11am


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