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Shanghai Stock Exchange

Chinese brokerage drops plans for Shanghai IPO in favour of Hong Kong

After two years, Central China Securities has scrapped its plans for an initial public offering in Shanghai as the mainland brokerage believes it will be easier and quicker to raise up to US$400 million in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, 11 March, 2014, 12:35am

The Shanghai rubber bubble of 1910 holds a lesson for today

When you are reputed to be London's most highly paid hedge fund manager, you can afford to indulge in a few whims. David Harding's whims are a tad unusual, however.

12 Apr 2013 - 5:43am

China Life sees profit slump on investment losses

China Life Insurance, the mainland's biggest insurer, said profit slumped for a second consecutive year, with net income falling 40 per cent to 11.06 billion yuan (HK$13.68 billion), or 0.39 yuan a share.

28 Mar 2013 - 6:31am

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

Shanghai stocks swing as Xiao Gang takes over top CSRC job

Mainland equity investors initially appeared unimpressed with the appointment of Xiao Gang as the chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission. When he took office on Monday, the Shanghai market fell 1.68 per cent. But the market rebounded 0.78 per cent and 2.66 per cent in the next two days.

21 Mar 2013 - 5:34am

Index launch of exchanges' joint venture clears way for derivatives

A joint venture of Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges will launch two new indices today and will this month allow the first batch of financial companies to use the indices for launching derivative products.

18 Mar 2013 - 2:17am

Business Digest, February 7, 2013

Hong Kong and Shanghai-listed China Cosco Holdings could face a revolt by minority shareholders in China as it risks being delisted from the Shanghai stock exchange when it posts its third net loss in a row. 

7 Feb 2013 - 5:16am

Talk of reform fails to convince B-share investors

Davis Zhang, a long-term victim of the collapse of the mainland's hard-currency B-share market, dismisses reports that the market regulator plans to bail out investors as more empty promises.

14 Jan 2013 - 7:21am

Shanghai stock exchange orders firms to boost dividends

The Shanghai Stock Exchange, following in the footsteps of the country's securities regulator, is pushing companies to pay bigger dividends to their shareholders, in the latest effort by the authorities to boost the flagging stock market.

9 Jan 2013 - 4:08am

Beijing mulls plan to boost debt market

Beijing is weighing the introduction of a depository receipt system in the country's bond market to direct a part of the debt currently traded on the interbank market to the domestic stock exchanges.

27 Dec 2012 - 1:59am

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