Chinese display-advertising provider Focus Media Holding plans to go private, making it the biggest Chinese company to delist itself on a US stock market.Tuesday, 14 August, 2012, 9:40am
Meilan International Holdings, a mainland chemical producer, may become the first company to raise both yuan and Hong Kong dollars with a planned dual-currency initial public offering in the city in the fourth quarter.
But brokers have already cautioned that investors may not favour these dual offerings given the current weak market conditions.14 Aug 2012 - 9:07am
Mainland-listed companies are reporting lacklustre earnings for the first half of this year, a development likely to further depress a confidence-stricken domestic stock market.14 Aug 2012 - 11:44am
The nation's securities regulator is taking an initial step towards ironing out the festering issue of the B-share market, offering beleaguered investors a ray of hope after a decade of waiting.5 Oct 2012 - 7:02pm
Today 1st Quarter: China Communication Telecom Services, Fairson Holdings, Finet Group, Global Link Communications Holdings, Great World, Mobile Telecom Network (Holdings), Sino Harbour Property Group, Tai Shing International (Holdings)13 Aug 2012 - 11:31am
Silver played a vital role in the transfer of wealth from migrant to impoverished ancestral village, writes Jason Wordie.
31 Aug 2012 - 11:44pm
China's exports were up by just 1 per cent last month, the lowest growth since November 2009, as demand from Europe faltered.
With imports also rising at a slower pace, pressure mounted on Beijing to take further measures to support the economy.15 Aug 2012 - 11:27pm
Undaunted by the current poor appetite among investors for Chinese information technology companies, mainland web game developer 7Road.com flagged a plan this week to list American depository receipts (ADRs) in the United States.15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm
HSBC is set to give up its exclusive right to increase its stake in the Shanghai-based Bank of Communications, signalling a shift by the European giant to focus more on growing its own business on the mainland.15 Aug 2012 - 11:14pm
Sarah Lee Wai-sze might have only won a bronze medal but will be be rewarded more than American gold medallists, who will only receive US$25,000 (just under HK$200,000), less than a third of what the Hong Kong track cyclist will get.15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm
Rapidly escalating scandals involving several major international banks in recent months have shocked not only shareholders but also Chinese banks that consider the likes of HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank among the best models of internal control and risk management.15 Aug 2012 - 11:10pm
The Kay report is concerned about short-termism because, in Britain, hedge funds, high frequency traders and proprietary traders account for 72 per cent of market turnover, but roughly one third of shareholding ownership. It is their short-term behaviour that drives prices and there is concern that it creates bubbles far beyond fundamental value.15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm
Dynam Japan, the first Japanese company to go public in Hong Kong, had a poor run on its debut yesterday even as the overall market jumped over 330 points.15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm
Speculation that Beijing will drastically overhaul the nation's slumbering hard-currency B-share market has reached fever pitch as the plummeting price of one of the companies on the board sends the firm to the brink of delisting.15 Aug 2012 - 11:05pm
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx), the operator of the city's stock and futures markets, is expected to report a 10 to 20 per cent drop in net profit when it releases its results for the first half tomorrow.
Lower market turnover and fewer new listings are likely to have been the key contributors to the result.15 Aug 2012 - 11:04pm