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Talking Points: China A Shares

A recent study showed that 77 per cent of mainland retail investors have yet to make a profit on their shares. Photo: AP

Is now the time to buy China A shares?

Monday, 17 December, 2012, 5:31am

China shares hit 3-year high ahead of economic summit

China’s onshore market had its best day in three years on Friday on speculation policies next year for Chinese economy would be more pro-growth, as the new leaders is due to set the tone for 2013 at the central economic conference to be held this weekend. 

14 Dec 2012 - 5:28pm 1 comment

Mainland share markets dash ahead of the pack

State initiatives turn Shanghai and Shenzhen into best-performing exchanges

The mainland's stock markets were the world's best performers among major exchanges in the first half of this year, a dramatic reversal after four consecutive years of finishing last.

11 Jul 2006 - 12:00am


Anhui Expressway said it would list 250 million A shares on the Shanghai Stock Exchange next month. The H-share company will publish a listing notice in China today.

31 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Market rallies as launch looms

China's first open-ended fund is set for launch next week as Beijing moves to widen its range of investment tools.

Huaan Innovation Fund will launch the retail tranche next Tuesday, with institutional subscription set to begin on September 19.

5 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Mainland on track to dominate region

The mainland's stock markets could be the biggest by market capitalisation in non-Japan Asia once Beijing opens domestic exchanges to foreign buyers.

13 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Frenetic trading continues on Shanghai and Shenzhen stock markets

Frenetic trading continued on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock markets, with the combined turnover surpassing Tuesday's record 50 billion yuan to reach 52.16 billion yuan (about HK$48.65 billion).

18 Jun 1999 - 12:00am