Even at the best of times, financial markets can be awfully fickle.Friday, 14 February, 2014, 4:28am 4 comments
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) is also contemplating a trial to allow Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwanese financial institutions to hold a stake of as much as 51 per cent in mainland securities firms in Shanghai, Shenzhen and other designated cities.14 Mar 2013 - 7:47am
Taiwan's financial regulator should relax the 5 per cent limit on mainland bank shareholdings in financial institutions on the island, China Construction Bank president Zhang Jianguo said yesterday.7 Mar 2013 - 6:12am
Institutional Investor poll again, we have received more comment from the marketplace since our last piece. This confirms that there is a frenzy of activity within the industry over these polls. So much so that it is reaching absurd levels. The word comes down from on high within the company, we are told.19 Jan 2013 - 5:12am 1 comment
Shares in China Machinery Engineering, a state-controlled engineering contractor in the power sector, rose sharply on its debut in Hong Kong yesterday, offering a surprise bonus for investors on a bleak day.22 Dec 2012 - 2:36am
Institutional investors were most welcome, he [CSRC chairman Guo Shuqing] said, as they were more mature and had more expertise than individuals, who make up 84 per cent of the mainland's stock market participants and whose irrational transactions exacerbated price fluctuations.
SCMP, November 1215 Nov 2012 - 5:02am 1 comment
Hong Kong brokers who depend for their basic business on the city's small investors are gearing up to serve big institutional clients as retail transactions dry up on the stock market.29 Oct 2012 - 5:08am
Weak global market sentiment may be discouraging investors from putting their money to work but it hasn't prevented new fund houses setting up shop in the city.12 Aug 2012 - 9:41pm
Asia's growth story has whetted the appetites of institutional investors around the world, but they are struggling to buy into the opportunities on offer because of a lack of suitable local fund managers, says HedgeFund Intelligence.14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
While many banks may have plans to axe staff, the outlook is not gloomy for all parts of the financial industry.
The investment fund sector is still in expansion mode as new fund houses and products emerge.8 May 2012 - 12:00am