BlackRock’s Investment Institute has published a report on China’s economic growth, entitled “Climbing China’s Great Wall of Worry – Investment Risks and Opportunities”. The report finds that the growth model is looking out of date, debt is piling up and capital outflows are rising.
Michael Lai, Investment Director, GAM, looks at whether the Chinese government is currently more focused on reform or growth…
FIX Trading Community launches FIX Implementation Guide for Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect project
FIX Trading Community has published an industry Implementation Guide for the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect project.
Amendments to the Taiwan Financial Supervisory Commission’s (FSC) regulations allowing over-the-counter (OTC) non-capital-raising Depositary Receipt (DR) programmes could make investing in Taiwanese companies more accessible for global investors and may encourage increased foreign investment into Taiwan, says BNY Mellon.
Qiumei Yang, chief executive of ICI Global Asia Pacific, has welcomed the new memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) regarding a Shanghai–Hong Kong Stock Connect pilot programme.
Institutional investors remain underweight in China assets and are looking to increase their exposure to the mainland, according to Cerulli Associates.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) have issued a response to the joint consultation paper on the Review of the Securities Market Structure and Practices, which was published on 7 February 2014.