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Chinese Stock Exchanges

Shanghai's international board still years away

Still waiting...Investors look at a stock prices on computer screens at a securities exchange in Shanghai. Photo: AFP

Anyone hoping for a launch of the board anytime soon will be deeply disappointed to learn the latest signals pointing to a debut in 2015 at the earliest and most likely much later.

Thursday, 14 March, 2013, 2:55pm

The importance of being the chairman's wife

A Birkin for China

It may not be so well known that one of the curiosities of a mainland IPO is that the chairman's wife will frequently become the vice-president of a sub-branch of the local bank. The chairman of a Hubei company that went public cheerfully told stcn.com that listing on the stock exchange was the means to a huge change in lifestyle for the chairman.

23 Oct 2012 - 4:19am

Lai See

Much ado about nothingat the stock exchange

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Bourses, take your partners

Like fashion, global stock market operators have to move with the times.

Thirty years ago, the focus was on replacing the trading floor with electronic trading systems. In Hong Kong the move went from blackboard and telephones to computers and later a system matching orders electronically.

25 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Machinery maker first to test waters after end to IPO ban

Market response to CAMC Engineering's Shenzhen share sale will set tone for others in listing pipeline

China CAMC Engineering, an exporter of machinery and technology, will be the first company to make an initial public offering on a Chinese stock exchange following a year-long ban on new listings.

26 May 2006 - 12:00am

Dual stock exchange could become the biggest in Asia

THE creation of a regional stock exchange linking the Hong Kong and Shenzhen markets has been mooted since the Shenzhen exchange opened in 1992 but few believe it will become a reality.

If such an exchange were created, it would combine Hong Kong's international prestige and technical know-how with Shenzhen's links in southern China and support from Beijing.

29 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Shenzhen in search of post-97 role

DESPITE uncertainty over its post-1997 role, the Shenzhen Stock Exchange seems determined to tough its way to a better future.

Caught between Shanghai and Hong Kong, it has much soul-searching to do, not just to prove sceptics wrong, but to ensure its survival in the long term.

17 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Mainland and UK stock exchanges to swap officials

OFFICIALS controlling the London and China stock exchanges will trade places under a scheme to improve understanding of each other's markets, says the chairman of the London Stock Exchange.

Sir Andrew Hugh Smith said officials from Beijing would be sent to London for experience of regulating financial markets and fund management companies.

22 Mar 1994 - 12:00am