Toh Han Shih

Toh Han Shih was senior Asia correspondent of MLex, a media organisation focusing on regulatory risk, from November 2015 to March 2018. Prior to that, he was a reporter at the South China Morning Post in two stints for roughly 10 years.
Toh Han Shih
Toh Han Shih was senior Asia correspondent of MLex, a media organisation focusing on regulatory risk, from November 2015 to March 2018. Prior to that, he was a reporter at the South China Morning Post in two stints for roughly 10 years.

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Joshua Wong and the double standards of the Thai junta
Whether in public or in private, Britain was right to bring up human rights during Xi Jinping's state visit
Gag on alternative voices shows up Singapore's insecurity
China’s Shanghai and Shenzhen markets down midsession on profit-taking; Hong Kong off
Companies ride the bull market to lower debt with share placements

Companies are taking advantage of the bull market in Hong Kong and the mainland to undertake share placements to lower their debt, a trend supported by Beijing after mainland corporate debt has soared to risky levels.

4 Jun 2015 - 7:33PM

Companies are taking advantage of the bull market in Hong Kong and the mainland to undertake share placements to lower their debt, a trend supported by Beijing after mainland corporate debt has soared to risky levels.

Companies ride the bull market to lower debt with share placements
China battery maker BYD aims to raise 15 billion yuan in A-share placement
China’s Ali Pictures raises HK$12.11 billion from share placement
China’s Smithfield Foods sells stake in Campofrio Food Group
Bright Dairy and Dongfang Electric shares tipped to benefit from SOE consolidation
Hong Kong shares shine by midsession on fund flows, Chinese stocks ease
HSBC shares at lowest in 6 weeks by midday after report bank planning thousands of global job cuts
Reorient share price jumps in Hong Kong after investment by Alibaba’s Jack Ma, others
Small cap stocks in China’s Shenzhen market in bubble territory, risking crash
People's Bank of China calls for more reform to foster capital markets development
Market correction led to short selling of financial stocks

The short selling of Hong Kong stocks over the past two days was largely related to Thursday's sharp market correction, with financial institutions and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) among the most heavily sold.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:51PM

The short selling of Hong Kong stocks over the past two days was largely related to Thursday's sharp market correction, with financial institutions and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) among the most heavily sold.

Market correction led to short selling of financial stocks
Shanghai and Shenzhen shares both tumble more than 6pc
Trading holds near record levels in mainland Chinese stock markets, while Hong Kong volumes ease
China manufacturing plan to bolster shares of capital goods, but risks lurk
HK stocks take cue from mainland Chinese markets
Hong Kong, China stocks continue to rally
Shenzhen stocks hit record high and Shanghai shares post big gains
Shenzhen-Hong Kong stock tie-up could drive global fund surge

The anticipated launch of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect will spur the inclusion of A shares in the widely tracked MSCI index series, experts told the South China Morning Post's Redefining Hong Kong seminar yesterday.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

The anticipated launch of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect will spur the inclusion of A shares in the widely tracked MSCI index series, experts told the South China Morning Post's Redefining Hong Kong seminar yesterday.

Shenzhen-Hong Kong stock tie-up could drive global fund surge
HK healthcare stocks tipped for more gains on mainland China fund inflows
Goldin Properties and Goldin Financials hit by sell-off in Hong Kong
Institutional and retail investors still bullish on Hong Kong stocks
Hanergy biggest loser in Hong Kong market; Paladin preferred shares jump
China Jiuhao Health shares jump in Hong Kong on sale of unit
Risk rising for big sell-off in HK and mainland Chinese stocks
Chinese government broadband plan lifts Tencent and Lenovo shares
Hong Kong and Shanghai markets close down but Shenzhen bucks trend