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Huishang Bank targets US$1b IPO in Hong Kong

Huishang Bank has joined the queue of companies seeking an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong while the gate for listing in the A-share market remains closed.

Friday, 7 June, 2013, 3:46am

Why it's worth anticipating the next great bull market in China stocks

It might sound counter-intuitive, but international investors are getting increasingly excited about the performance prospects of China's onshore stock markets.

25 Apr 2013 - 5:29am

Talking points

Fans of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing commemorate the 10th anniversary of his death at various events. Among the highlights is a 20th anniversary charity screening of Farewell My Concubine - which brought Cheung international acclaim for his portrayal of a gay opera singer - at the Sunbeam Theatre in North Point. 

1 Apr 2013 - 3:00am

Investors may take risky path, says UBS

Investors might consider adopting a riskier strategy in the second quarter, investment bank UBS said yesterday.

It said it expected the rebound in the A-share market to be sustainable owing to the economic recovery on the mainland.

Gao Ting, the chief China strategist at UBS, said the bank had overweighted the US and emerging markets, including the A-share market.

22 Mar 2013 - 4:19am

Uneven economic recovery dashes hopes for big rally in mainland China stocks

The performance of mainland stocks was expected to improve with the economic recovery, but a strong rally could be ruled out, said Yu Gesheng, a vice-chairman of the National Council for Social Security Fund, which has 890 billion yuan (HK$1.1 trillion) of assets under management.

13 Mar 2013 - 5:45am

CSRC chief assures fair deal for Hong Kong investors

China Securities Regulatory Commission chief Guo Shuqing said residents of Hong Kong, Taiwan or Macau living on the mainland will enjoy equal treatment to mainlanders when they invest in the A-share market.

11 Mar 2013 - 4:29am

Physical ETFs trailing their synthetic peers

Physically backed A-share exchange-traded funds were the biggest innovation in the local funds market last year. The fund improved access to mainland-listed stocks. In particular, providers said they were cheaper and safer than synthetic A-share ETFs, which use derivatives.

11 Mar 2013 - 4:34am

Mainland China allows residents from Hong Kong and Taiwan to trade A shares

The rule, which takes effect on April 1, will allow them to open accounts for yuan-denominated stocks, or A shares, according to a statement on the website of China Securities Depository and Clearing Corp.

10 Mar 2013 - 8:55am

Mainland stocks still look attractive

The mainland's A shares are still among the most attractive in Asia-Pacific even after a strong rebound over the past three months, given their low valuations and big re-rating potential following key political conferences next month, according to Allianz Global Investors.

21 Feb 2013 - 6:07am

Profits dampener for mainland IPOs

Data from information provider Hexin Flush Information Network shows firms that listed last year had unexpectedly lacklustre earnings for the year.

31 Jan 2013 - 5:20am