• Wed
  • Sep 17, 2014
  • Updated: 1:40pm

China Investment

China market 'casino' scares off foreigners

For 10 years, a yawning chasm has existed between the performance of the mainland's stock market and that of its economy, says a veteran China expert, who likens the market to a casino - with all the risk that that entails for foreign investors.

Tuesday, 21 May, 2013, 5:09am

City's small-cap firms to set to see flood of capital from China

Beijing's long-standing plans to allow mainlanders to invest overseas is expected to release large capital inflows into small-cap companies in Hong Kong as retail investors on the mainland seek to take advantage of lower valuations in Hong Kong markets, a veteran Chinese banker said.

21 May 2013 - 5:04am

Dull China data prompts talk of relief measures

Investment in China unexpectedly cooled last month while industrial output and consumption barely picked up, indicating the economy still lacks a strong momentum to rebound.

14 May 2013 - 4:22am

China overseas direct investment to exceed FDI by 2017 says study

The study predicts that the mainland's outbound direct investment (ODI) will jump from US$115 billion last year to US$172 billion in 2017, exceeding the amount of foreign funds coming into the country, and driven by mainland firms' ambition to tap overseas markets and their growing awareness of enhancing research capabilities.

29 Apr 2013 - 4:11am

Digital Realty gears up for China investments

Digital Realty Trust, the world's largest builder and wholesale provider of data centres, will start its foray into the mainland next year, with projects planned in Shanghai and Beijing. Digital Realty chief executive Michael Foust said the company was in discussions with various major information technology services providers on initial projects in those two cities.

19 Apr 2013 - 5:26am

Wharf's China spree set to pay off

Wharf (Holdings) is looking forward to reaping the benefits of an aggressive acquisition binge on the mainland that has expanded its land bank to 18 million square metres since 2007. Last year, the conglomerate accelerated its investment in the mainland by acting as a white knight to rescue financially troubled Greentown China.

2 Apr 2013 - 6:59am