London investors may get access to Chinese bonds

Investors in London may get an opportunity to buy Chinese bonds on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, if a feasibility study proves positive. Sherry Madera, the City of London’s special representative for Asia, told journalists in the British capital on Tuesday that the feasibility study into the Shanghai-London connect will start soon. It could be the first… Please follow and like us:

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China and France ink 71 deals

China and France signed more than 70 agreements covering economic and financial cooperation on Friday aimed at strengthening bilateral trade and investment relations and for the joint development of the advanced manufacturing industry. The fifth China-France High-Level Economic and Financial Dialogue, which was held in Beijing from Thursday, co-chaired by Chinese Vice-Premier Ma Kai and French… Please follow and like us:

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Investors Remain Wary in Wake of Saudi Crackdown

A week after an unprecedented crackdown on some of Saudi Arabia’s wealthiest princes and businessmen, foreign governments and investors are still trying to answer basic questions about a round-up Saudi authorities describe as an anti-corruption drive spearheaded by the Gulf kingdom’s crown prince. Is 32-year-old Mohammad bin Salman set on a power grab to ensure his… Please follow and like us:

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Foreigners sell off W3 tril. bonds in 2 days

Foreigners have sold off bonds worth over 3 trillion won in two days this week as the nuclear test of North Korea earlier this month has increased tension on the peninsula. The government and financial sources said the selloff is unlikely to lead to an exodus of foreign investors. But the financial market here is expected… Please follow and like us:

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China should reduce restrictions on foreign capital, senior economists say

China should further reduce restrictions on foreign investors and advance efforts to continue opening up the financial sector, a former senior official with the International Monetary Fund said on Saturday. “Granting more access to foreign financial institutions can be our next incremental step of further opening up,” said Zhu Min, economist and former deputy managing director… Please follow and like us:

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China investments reap 19% returns for UK-registered funds

UK-registered funds investing in China delivered the best returns to British investors in the first half of 2017, according to data released on Thursday by investment research company Morningstar. The data showed that funds invested in China returned nearly 19 percent to investors on average over the six months to June 30. The China returns were… Please follow and like us:

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Private Equity Style Returns From Japanese Value Stocks?

Private Equity Style Returns in Japanese Value Stocks? Nick Schmitz and Dan Rasmussen’s Verdad Capital Management is not your typical value fund. The firm uses a leveraged investment strategy based on the research conducted by Dan Rasmussen and his research partner Brian Chingono, which has been described as ‘the key to private equity.’ Amazingly, across the… Please follow and like us:

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China Expands Globally Amid Concerns Over its Mercantilist Policies 

Just as President Xi Jinping was launching the One Belt, One Road initiative to expand China’s geo-economic footprint, a former high-level U.S. trade official raised concerns that Beijing has been reversing its policies of reform and keeping the market to itself. Charlene Barshefsky, who worked as the U.S. Trade Representative under President Bill Clinton and witnessed… Please follow and like us:

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China Begins Opening Up $9 Trillion Bond Market

China, the world’s third-largest bond market accounting for $9 trillion in debt instruments, has started the process of opening up to foreign investors. Two major investment banks, including Citigroup, have announced plans to join the fray and several others are expectantly watching the unfolding situation. It’s not a sudden desire to liberalize, but pressure from shrinking… Please follow and like us:

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The Groups and Businesses Cheering the Fed’s Rate Hike

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. The Federal Reserve this week lifted short-term interest rates a quarter point and signaled that more hikes are to come over the course of the year. The Federal Open Market Committee raised its benchmark lending rate to a range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent, as expected, and projected… Please follow and like us:

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