Land of the rising funds

Japan finds itself at an inflection point, with equities finally back up to 1990 levels, and inflation on the rise after decades of deflation. But impending policy decisions by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will test the market’s resilience.
August 22, 2023

The identity crisis facing Chinese equities

Chinese indices have delivered mixed results this year, with mainland bourses outperforming their offshore counterparts. As Beijing’s regulatory oversight tightens, there is little reason to believe that this trend will change.
October 05, 2021

Expect more Hong Kong privatisations in 2020

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.
January 15, 2020

Will Chinese tech companies rush to list onshore?

Last year saw the largest number of offshore listings by Chinese firms since 2010, but a new board in Shanghai may see Chinese tech firms opt to float domestically rather than in Hong Kong or New York.
March 07, 2019

CMB seeks to raise $5.68 billion in rights issue

China Merchants Bank, the country's sixth-biggest bank by assets, outlines plan for an A-share and H-share rights issue to boost its capital buffers after a period of unsustainable loan growth.
August 23, 2013

Gateway sets terms for $200 million Hong Kong offering

EIG-linked Gateway is seeking to double its NAV by raising fresh capital primarily from private banking clients and high-net-worth individuals and is set to become the first managed fund to list in Hong Kong.
March 18, 2012