How far will capital markets evolve to mitigate the threat of a possible next wave of the pandemic or will they, given a short hiatus, simply return to the old status quo? We welcome your comments and criticisms.
As more choose to communicate online rather than conduct face-to-face meetings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, InnoCare Pharma’s successful virtual IPO shows that investors can get the message and many of them are very willing to pay.
The region’s top portfolio managers and analysts give us their considered views on the most admired corporations. China Unicom and China Telecom rank highly in China, Sun Hung Kai Properties and Champion REIT top the charts in Hong Kong, and TSMC shines in Taiwan.
Even as some companies have announced plans to postpone roadshows or meet investors on account of the novel coronavirus outbreak, banks still expect a robust IPO pipeline for Asia in the immediate future.
While the market grapples with the full impact of the Wuhan coronavirus, long-term investors typically follow Beijing’s policy playbook when deploying their capital. And if they don't, they probably should.