Beijing puts Hong Kong business on alert

Beijing puts Hong Kong business on alert

China's government rejects calls for free elections in the city, rousing protestors to set in motion plans to block streets in Hong Kong's financial district.
Most banks in the region, having emerged from the global financial crisis relatively unscathed, are well on track to meet the stricter capital requirements.
Such issuance has doubled this year but risks remain, according to Moody’s.
Goldman Sachs and HSBC continue to lead the 2014 YTD equity capital markets and debt capital markets bookrunner rankings, respectively.
Property developer run by China's richest woman Yang Huiyan opts for rights issue rather than block to avoid diluting her stake.
China Huarong Asset Management has brought in eight strategic investors, including Goldman Sachs, Warburg Pincus and Khazanah, ahead of a planned IPO next year.


What has been the most notable impact of Xi Jinping’s clampdown on corruption?

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It is positive for business because of more transparent decision-making
It is bad for business because it has frightened corporate leaders, with many decision-makers caught up in the crackdown
It has created a fairer and more equal society
It has solidified Xi's power base



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