Date
28 May 2017

BUSINESS

  • There has been an interesting dichotomy in the mainland market. While the CSI 300 index tumbled at one point to the year low, ETFs tracking the China A50 index have hit the highest level since last...
  • Defying government efforts to cool the market, property prices in Hong Kong have been hitting new highs in recent months, with the trend also impacting valuations of subsidized housing units. This is evident from transactions in...
  • AirAsiaBhd., the low-cost carrier that flies only Airbus SE planes, would consider using newly developed aircraft such as the Chinese-made C919 as the airline expands its fleet and destinations, Bloomberg reports. “I think as an airline...
  • Hong Kong market risk premium is approaching historic lows, hinting at euphoric sentiment.  Historically, when the risk premium was at the current level or lower, the market subsequently sank into crises, such as the ’94 LatAM...
  • Mainland property plays have in general done very well this year, in particular highly leveraged developers. Sunac China Holdings (01918.HK), Country Garden Holdings (02007.HK) and Agile Group Holdings (03383.HK) soared 86 percent, 90 percent and 79...
  • The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) renewed an agreement with 10 other crude-oil producers to withhold output through March 2018, a move aimed at putting a floor under the price of oil. The pact,...
  • A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by the recent WannaCry malware, cyber-security researchers warned on Thursday. Rebekah Brown...
  • ChemChina has raised US$20 billion mainly in perpetual bonds to finance its purchase of Swiss seeds firm Syngenta, with Bank of China becoming the single largest investor providing half of that funding, Reuters reports, citing a...
  • The Hong Kong property market will remain robust despite recent efforts by the Monetary Authority to rein in lending in the sector, real estate consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle said. “The market will still remain supported by...
  • In previous articles, we had created portfolios using yardsticks inspired by various legendary investors. This time, we decide to combine the stock-picking criteria of all these masters, covering areas like value, financial strength and momentum. Among...

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