FinanceAsia’s weekly editorial highlights our unique capital markets news from the past week and places them in context of the bigger picture for the months ahead. We welcome your comments and criticisms. Enjoy the Easter break.
Each Friday afternoon starting today, FinanceAsia will pen an editorial highlighting our unique capital markets news from the past week and place them in context of the bigger picture for the months ahead. We welcome your comments and criticisms. It is the best way to start the weekend.
The government has committed millions to helping save both Qantas and Virgin Australia, although the CEO of the former has publicly stated the later doesn’t deserve it. How much Virgin ends up receiving could have a significant impact on its corporate bond holders.
Amid an unprecedented level of flight reductions, a plummet in demand, and desperate capital raising exercises, expect airline IPO’s to remain grounded as the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes the industry. We review how many are finding ways just to stay alive.
Sitting on a half a trillion dollars of non-performing assets, India’s desire to lift growth should be enough to allow foreign investors to fully tap the country’s distressed debt market. However, there are two major impediments to change.
Amid the implementation of new trading rules and access to cheaper financing, increasing numbers of public companies in Hong Kong are choosing to delist or privatise even as bourse rules allow unprofitable companies to go public.