Tong Ren Tang Chinese Medicine

Tong Ren Tang shines light on small-caps

Photo: David Wong

The prospect of making quick money may lure investors back to Hong Kong's small-cap listings on the Growth Enterprise Market, after shares of Beijing Tong Ren Tang Chinese Medicine more than doubled in intraday trade on their debut last week.

Saturday, 18 May, 2013, 3:40am

Centuries-old Chinese medicine tastes sweet and bitter after Hong Kong IPO

A Beijing Tong Ren Tong Chinese Medicine shop at Admiralty. The small-cap stock has brought much joy to investors. Photo: David Wong

The more than 300-year-old Chinese medicine brand Tong Ren Tang is facing a hit to its reputation, just a day after its flagship drug manufacturing and distribution unit made a stellar debut on the Hong Kong stock market.

9 May 2013 - 7:43am

Stellar debut puts small-caps in focus

Ding Yong-ling is all smiles yesterday after Tong Ren Tang Chinese Medicine's stunning start as a listed company. Photo: Dickson Lee

The price of Beijing Tong Ren Tang Chinese Medicine shares more than doubled on debut yesterday, evoking memories of the small-cap bull run during the internet bubble days.

8 May 2013 - 5:31am