China's growth fixation may cost it innovation

Mergers in China's e-commerce space, including Ctrip's tie-up with Qunar, are the default response to competition. A few giants now control vast swaths of the sector unopposed.
October 28, 2015

Ctrip & Qunar: China’s travel merger

The merger between China's two leading online travel firms Ctrip and Qunar could herald more consolidation in the country's fiercely competitive online and e-commerce markets.
October 26, 2015

Qunar eyes $800m via ADR, CB sales

Courted unsuccessfully by C-trip.com, the Chinese online travel site has launched a two-pronged fundraising programme with a follow-on share offering and convertible bond.
June 02, 2015

Qunar jumps 89% on US debut

Listing success of Chinese travel site is further evidence of investors’ increasing confidence in such listings from mainland groups.
November 03, 2013

Chinese internet firms test US waters

Two Chinese groups are marketing their separate US listings, with market watchers keen to see whether they will revitalise demand for mainland companies listing in the US.
October 18, 2013