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Chinese companies head for US listings

Chinese firms are flocking to the initial public offering market in the United States in their biggest numbers since 2010, drawn by soaring valuations for technology start-ups and undeterred by a flare-up in an accounting row between Washington and Beijing.

Wednesday, 12 February, 2014, 12:17am

MTR must escape illogical fare policy

What the chart tells you is that fare levels on the Mass Transit Railway are almost exactly where they were 10 years ago, while the overall consumer price index is up 25 per cent over that period.

31 Mar 2013 - 2:08am 12 comments

Delisting looms for Sinotrans subsidiaries

Zhao Huxiang said Nanjing Tanker would be suspended from the Shanghai stock exchange this year if it reported a net loss for 2012, which would be its third consecutive negative result.

21 Mar 2013 - 5:20am

Firms shore up profits to avoid ejection from China's stock exchanges

According to the state-owned Securities Daily, 70 per cent of the 100 "special treatment" firms that have published their forecast performances for last year said they would turn to profits.

6 Feb 2013 - 4:43am

Proview staves off Hong Kong delisting

Proview International has avoided delisting from the Hong Kong stock exchange, following a review of the company's proposed initiative to jump-start its operations.

24 Jan 2013 - 4:58am

Accounting showdown

Without much public fanfare or even awareness except in the gloomy world of bean-counting accountants, China and the United States have embarked on yet another business collision course. Patrick Chovanec, the respected Tsinghua University-based American academic asks whether they can avert an "accounting Armageddon".

12 Dec 2012 - 4:04am

'Time ripe' for China firms to go private

The depressed valuations at which some Chinese companies are trading on stock markets in the United States may prompt their controlling shareholders to take the companies private, a top China banker says.

29 Oct 2012 - 5:08am

7 Days seeks to delist from US market

Mainland-based budget hotel operator 7 Days Group Holdings has received an offer to be taken private by a consortium of investors, including its co-chairmen, making it the latest Chinese company to try to delist from the US stock market.

The offer values the Guangdong-based hotel chain, which operates 1,132 hotels on the mainland, at about US$635 million.

28 Sep 2012 - 2:54am

Habitual losers to be delisted

The mainland's top securities regulator plans to expel perennial loss makers from the stock market.

Guo Shuqing, appointed chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) in October, intends to set up a delisting mechanism in the first half of this year.

6 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Ocean Grand gets delisting deadline

Collapsed aluminium products maker Ocean Grand Holdings may be delisted from September 12, the stock exchange said yesterday.

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing said that since Ocean Grand had been suspended from July 2006 and had not submitted a resumption proposal, it had entered the third stage of the delisting process.

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am