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China's securitisation push brings mixed blessings

It is as if the mainland never heard of the global financial crisis. Regulators in that market are embracing securitisation – the type of structured debt that took global banking to the brink of collapse in 2008-09 – with the zeal of the newly initiated.

19 Aug 2014 - 5:10PM

It is as if the mainland never heard of the global financial crisis. Regulators in that market are embracing securitisation – the type of structured debt that took global banking to the brink of collapse in 2008-09 – with the zeal of the newly initiated.

China's securitisation push brings mixed blessings
HK$785m goodwill writedown sees Wanjia record second-quarter loss
Interim profit plunges 48pc at Yue Yuen
Li Ka-shing to sell Shanghai property assets worth HK$6 billion

Li Ka-shing is set to sell Shanghai property assets worth almost HK$6 billion, bringing the value of disposals made by him on the mainland and in Hong Kong since August last year to about HK$25 billion.

20 Jun 2018 - 3:11PM

Li Ka-shing is set to sell Shanghai property assets worth almost HK$6 billion, bringing the value of disposals made by him on the mainland and in Hong Kong since August last year to about HK$25 billion.

Li Ka-shing to sell Shanghai property assets worth HK$6 billion
OOIL turns around to a US$181m profit

Orient Overseas (International) Ltd (OOIL) returned to the black in the first half of the year on the back of a pickup in the container shipping industry and stringent cost controls.

12 Aug 2014 - 6:21PM

Orient Overseas (International) Ltd (OOIL) returned to the black in the first half of the year on the back of a pickup in the container shipping industry and stringent cost controls.

OOIL turns around to a US$181m profit
Uni-President stock rallies despite earnings dive and cash call

What happens when a company announces a fundraising on the back of a big drop in profit?

12 Aug 2014 - 12:56AM

What happens when a company announces a fundraising on the back of a big drop in profit?

Uni-President stock rallies despite earnings dive and cash call
Small-cap IPO kings of Hong Kong face tough growth path

Sunwah Kingsway is the busiest IPO bank you have never heard of. The firm is one of the most active houses for leading small-cap initial public offerings on the Hong Kong exchange.

11 Aug 2014 - 10:42AM

Sunwah Kingsway is the busiest IPO bank you have never heard of. The firm is one of the most active houses for leading small-cap initial public offerings on the Hong Kong exchange.

Small-cap IPO kings of Hong Kong face tough growth path
Share buy-backs decline in Hong Kong after five years of boom

Following a big spike in the past five years, share buy-backs by Hong Kong firms are in decline. At the rate seen in the year to date, Hong Kong will see just a quarter of the buy-back approvals granted last year.

11 Aug 2014 - 3:56AM

Following a big spike in the past five years, share buy-backs by Hong Kong firms are in decline. At the rate seen in the year to date, Hong Kong will see just a quarter of the buy-back approvals granted last year.

Share buy-backs decline in Hong Kong after five years of boom
Analysts pick top five Hong Kong-listed stocks to buy and sell

Analysts' recommendations are certainly not the only reason to trade a stock, but they can help investors in their decision making.

4 Aug 2014 - 4:44AM

Analysts' recommendations are certainly not the only reason to trade a stock, but they can help investors in their decision making.

Analysts pick top five Hong Kong-listed stocks to buy and sell
Risk appetite puts China back on radar as bonds and equities gain

China is hot again. Following years of concerns about decelerating economic growth, a bloated and opaque banking system, and anxiety at the start of the year about a domestic credit crisis, foreign funds are flowing back into Chinese debt and equities.

20 Jun 2018 - 3:11PM

China is hot again. Following years of concerns about decelerating economic growth, a bloated and opaque banking system, and anxiety at the start of the year about a domestic credit crisis, foreign funds are flowing back into Chinese debt and equities.

Risk appetite puts China back on radar as bonds and equities gain
Mainland China banks embrace preferred shares but investors are left guessing

These are transformational times for the mainland banks as they line up about 310 billion yuan (HK$387 billion) of preferred share issuance, including a 20 billion yuan offer from Ping An Bank announced on July 15.

28 Jul 2014 - 6:38AM

These are transformational times for the mainland banks as they line up about 310 billion yuan (HK$387 billion) of preferred share issuance, including a 20 billion yuan offer from Ping An Bank announced on July 15.

Mainland China banks embrace preferred shares but investors are left guessing
Yue Xiu Enterprises finalises US$200m equity-linked bond issue

Yue Xiu Enterprises, wholly owned by the Guangzhou municipal government, yesterday finalised a US$200 million, five-year bond exchangeable into shares of Hong Kong-listed Yuexiu Transport Infrastructure.

23 Jul 2014 - 1:33AM

Yue Xiu Enterprises, wholly owned by the Guangzhou municipal government, yesterday finalised a US$200 million, five-year bond exchangeable into shares of Hong Kong-listed Yuexiu Transport Infrastructure.

Yue Xiu Enterprises finalises US$200m equity-linked bond issue
Chinese markets unfazed by prospects of Huatong bond default

What a difference four months makes. In early March, Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy Science & Technology said it was unable to cover 89.8 million yuan in interest payments, triggering the mainland's first domestic bond default and creating a minor panic.

20 Jun 2018 - 3:11PM

What a difference four months makes. In early March, Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy Science & Technology said it was unable to cover 89.8 million yuan in interest payments, triggering the mainland's first domestic bond default and creating a minor panic.

Chinese markets unfazed by prospects of Huatong bond default
Deutsche co-chief for Asia an unabashed bull

Bhupinder Singh, Deutsche Bank's Asia-Pacific co-head of investment banking, is - as you might expect - positive on the outlook for Asia-Pacific investment banking.

20 Jun 2018 - 3:11PM

Bhupinder Singh, Deutsche Bank's Asia-Pacific co-head of investment banking, is - as you might expect - positive on the outlook for Asia-Pacific investment banking.

Deutsche co-chief for Asia an unabashed bull
Taiwan's ASE hits sweet spot with Asia's first green bond

Taiwan's Advanced Semiconductor Engineering yesterday was in the market with a three-year senior bond to raise up to US$300 million.

18 Jul 2014 - 3:37AM

Taiwan's Advanced Semiconductor Engineering yesterday was in the market with a three-year senior bond to raise up to US$300 million.

Taiwan's ASE hits sweet spot with Asia's first green bond
Chinese banks rely on local branches for offshore debt

When it comes to their offshore debt programmes, mainland banks embrace the mantra of thinking globally and acting locally.

14 Jul 2014 - 3:09AM

When it comes to their offshore debt programmes, mainland banks embrace the mantra of thinking globally and acting locally.

Chinese banks rely on local branches for offshore debt
Insurers consider likelihood of catastrophic storm in the Pearl River Delta

Here is a scenario for the not too distant future. Global warming has raised sea levels and the extra heat is powering strong winds and driving an ocean of moisture into the atmosphere.

7 Jul 2014 - 1:21PM

Here is a scenario for the not too distant future. Global warming has raised sea levels and the extra heat is powering strong winds and driving an ocean of moisture into the atmosphere.

Insurers consider likelihood of catastrophic storm in the Pearl River Delta
Investors rush into 'new economy' as old industries snubbed

Just looking at the stream of tombstone ads placed in local newspapers, such as the South China Morning Post, one could be forgiven for thinking Hong Kong's IPO market is taking off.

7 Jul 2014 - 6:56AM

Just looking at the stream of tombstone ads placed in local newspapers, such as the South China Morning Post, one could be forgiven for thinking Hong Kong's IPO market is taking off.

Investors rush into 'new economy' as old industries snubbed
Business managers taking exposure to floods more seriously

Business managers in the Pearl River Delta are thinking more about their exposure to natural catastrophes such as floods.

7 Jul 2014 - 5:26AM

Business managers in the Pearl River Delta are thinking more about their exposure to natural catastrophes such as floods.

Business managers taking exposure to floods more seriously
Hong Kong loses shine in MPF report card

Funds in the Mandatory Provident Fund scheme returned an average of 2 per cent in the first half. However, while most fund types in the scheme registered positive returns, the most common funds, such as mainland Chinese, Hong Kong and Japan equities, were in the red.

7 Jul 2014 - 10:28PM

Funds in the Mandatory Provident Fund scheme returned an average of 2 per cent in the first half. However, while most fund types in the scheme registered positive returns, the most common funds, such as mainland Chinese, Hong Kong and Japan equities, were in the red.

Hong Kong loses shine in MPF report card
Luye Pharma IPO well received on enthusiasm for health care

Drugmaker Luye Pharma Group yesterday closed a well-received US$798 million initial public offering. The offer, which was 14.8 times subscribed, was priced at the top of the indicated range and the deal was heavily subscribed on the first day of marketing.

4 Jul 2014 - 1:41AM

Drugmaker Luye Pharma Group yesterday closed a well-received US$798 million initial public offering. The offer, which was 14.8 times subscribed, was priced at the top of the indicated range and the deal was heavily subscribed on the first day of marketing.

Luye Pharma IPO well received on enthusiasm for health care
Asia's convertible bond revival driven by China's hi-tech listings in US

China is leading an Asian revival in convertible bonds - a much beleaguered asset class.

1 Jul 2014 - 6:46AM

China is leading an Asian revival in convertible bonds - a much beleaguered asset class.

Asia's convertible bond revival driven by China's hi-tech listings in US
Bonds are king in Hong Kong market as investors lose appetite for IPOs

The amount of equity raised in Hong Kong in the first half of this year has been just a third of the volume of offshore bonds from mainland companies in the same period, according to fresh industry data out today.

30 Jun 2014 - 2:22PM

The amount of equity raised in Hong Kong in the first half of this year has been just a third of the volume of offshore bonds from mainland companies in the same period, according to fresh industry data out today.

Bonds are king in Hong Kong market as investors lose appetite for IPOs
Bankers find it tough in Hong Kong's listings market

It is notable that of the two initial public offerings that were supposed to have defined the year, one (WH Group) imploded in spectacular fashion and the second (HK Electric) is trading down 4 per cent from the listing pric

30 Jun 2014 - 1:40AM

It is notable that of the two initial public offerings that were supposed to have defined the year, one (WH Group) imploded in spectacular fashion and the second (HK Electric) is trading down 4 per cent from the listing pric

Bankers find it tough in Hong Kong's listings market
Islamic finance still a pipe dream for Hong Kong

Hong Kong has been talking about Islamic finance for seven years with little to show for it.

18 Jun 2014 - 1:19AM

Hong Kong has been talking about Islamic finance for seven years with little to show for it.

Islamic finance still a pipe dream for Hong Kong
MSCI heeds investor calls against inclusion of A shares in indices

MSCI yesterday announced that it will not include A shares in its China and emerging markets indices, after howls of protest from investors against the proposal.

12 Jun 2014 - 1:10AM

MSCI yesterday announced that it will not include A shares in its China and emerging markets indices, after howls of protest from investors against the proposal.

MSCI heeds investor calls against inclusion of A shares in indices
Fitch sees mainland economy paying high price if property bubble bursts
Chinese issuers find route to cheaper debt

Cheaper debt capital is available to mainland issuers who are willing to take a slightly different approach to marketing. That is the message from bankers looking to bring Chinese issuers to the United States.

5 Jun 2014 - 5:34AM

Cheaper debt capital is available to mainland issuers who are willing to take a slightly different approach to marketing. That is the message from bankers looking to bring Chinese issuers to the United States.

Chinese issuers find route to cheaper debt
Dim sum bond issuance hits record in first quarter

Dim sum bond issuance hit a fresh record in the first quarter, with US$10.8 billion issued in offshore yuan bonds in the first three months. This was more than any other quarter, according to a report from Fitch Ratings.

31 May 2014 - 12:59AM

Dim sum bond issuance hit a fresh record in the first quarter, with US$10.8 billion issued in offshore yuan bonds in the first three months. This was more than any other quarter, according to a report from Fitch Ratings.

Dim sum bond issuance hits record in first quarter
Banks offer LDK Solar 2 billion yuan loan

China Development Bank has led an 11-bank consortium offering a 2 billion yuan (HK$2.48 billion) loan to LDK Solar, said LDK spokesman Peng Shaomin.

14 Jun 2018 - 4:54PM

China Development Bank has led an 11-bank consortium offering a 2 billion yuan (HK$2.48 billion) loan to LDK Solar, said LDK spokesman Peng Shaomin.

Banks offer LDK Solar 2 billion yuan loan