Debt Research

Pandemic Progress Check: China Homebuilding

Contracted sales of Chinese property developers have largely recovered since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Nationwide monthly sales declined by up to 35% at the pandemic’s peak in February 2020 when the government ordered most sales offices to shut, but have since rebounded. Monthly sales growth turned positive in year-on-year terms since May 2020, and cumulative nationwide contracted sales up to September 2020 were 6% higher than in the same period in 2019.

2019 Equity Poll Results: Boom or Bust?

After a volatile 2018, FinanceAsia polled investors in the region, asking questions ranging from their biggest fears for 2019 to the role of ESG in investor portfolios.
January 04, 2019