In the summer of 2017, MSCI finally agreed to include China mainland stocks in its global benchmark equities indices. The decision means Chinese stocks will become a must-have part of many investor’s portfolios. Indeed, it’s a big opportunity for foreign investors, but the risk management is tricky in many regards. For one thing, speculative mom-pop retail investors have been dominating the Chinese stock market and for another, the state-owned firms have intervened in the trading market to a worrying degree. How will the market change and what can investors expect from this volatile yet promising market?
Why the government’s efforts to stabilize China’s flailing stock markets have not worked so far.
Four stories behind the dramatic rise and the equally dramatic fall of the Shanghai Stock Exchange’s stock index.
Is the Shanghai Stock Exchange finally becoming a hub for global finance?
The week that was: China’s growth slows further; financial regulators wrangle over debt problems; and meat processing company Shuanghai International (now known as WH Group) prepares to list in Hong Kong. China prepares for slower growth More signs of a slowing Chinese economy this week—imports and exports fell by 11.3% and 6.6% year-on-year in March, surprising […]
The week that was: the Shanghai Stock Exchange will finally end the IPO freeze; British Prime Minister David Cameron brings a slew of business deals to China; and bitcoins come under the scanner. China to end IPO freeze There have been no initial public offerings on the Shanghai Stock Exchange since late 2012, but […]
In December 1978, China began a series of economic reforms collectively termed as the “Reform and Opening Up” policy led by Deng Xiaoping, through which the country embraced “socialism with Chinese characteristics”. Since then, China’s policy makers have walked a winding path towards prosperity, herding the nation’s behemoth state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and an increasingly vibrant private sector in […]
12-16On December 19, 1990, the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) opened for business in Astor House Hotel. The first listed company was Yu Garden Restaurant, whose stock market price was around CNY300. Not long after that, the fourth Chinese Premier, Li Peng, and his wife paid a visit to the SSE to take a look themselves. […]
While clear signs show the cooling down of real estate transactions and the widely swinging Chinese domestic stock market, passion for investing in Chinese art shows no sign of fading. Both Chinese artworks and Chinese buyers are creating an upsurge in the domestic and international art auction market. ARTRON, China’s largest online art publishing house, […]