Dec 06, 2023

india 4 trillion USD stock marketThe market capitalisation of companies listed on India’s stock exchange has hit $4 trillion for the first time.

Nov 23, 2023

The funds raised from initial public offerings (IPOs) on Hong Kong exchanges so far this year fell by 59% year-on-year, according to data produced by EY.

Nov 06, 2023

Traders in the Philippines will now be allowed to short-sell stocks after a near 30-year wait.

Sep 26, 2023

Asean ExchangesThree exchanges based in Asia have announced a collaboration to promote sustainable investment in the region.

Aug 01, 2023

Apac, MoU, stock exchanges, Hong Kong, Indonesia, memorandum of understanding,  connectivity, capital marketsThe stock exchanges of Hong Kong and Indonesia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) designed to bolster connectivity between the two capital markets.

Jul 04, 2023

Hong Kong, IPO, rebound, KPMG, increase, second half of the year, ChinaThe number of listings in Hong Kong is set to increase in the second half of the year, according to KPMG China.

Jun 27, 2023

NYCHong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has announced the opening of its inaugural US office in New York.

Jun 07, 2023

GF Securities, acquire, share, Value Partners, Chinese, financial, shareholder, Hong Kong, fund managerChinese financial institution GF Securities has become a minority shareholder in Hong Kong fund manager Value Partners.

May 23, 2023

HKEX, digital assets, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, Andrew Loong, Hong Kong Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has named Andrew Loong as managing director and head of digital assets.

May 16, 2023

Swap Connect, northbound trades, mutual access, interest swap rate, Hong Kong, China, tradesSwap Connect, the scheme that allows mutual access between the interest swap rate markets of Hong Kong and mainland China, has completed its first batch of northbound trades.


Industry comments

Investing in tomorrow’s world

investmentAt times like these, HSBC Asset Management easily pivots towards emerging markets.

The spotlight on growth markets and the need to be nimble and dynamic is ever-sharper, given the difficulty in predicting monetary policy in the world’s major nations.

Sponsored feature: Navigating the complexities of FX execution and currency risk

A comprehensive, cost-effective, and transparent currency overlay hedging solution is crucial to mitigate FX exposure risks in the complex landscapes of Japan and China's FX markets, explains Hans Jacob Feder, PhD, global head of FX services at MUFG Investor Services.


Asia credit: An outsized winner in the region’s energy transition?

Ross Dilkes, fixed income portfolio manager at Wellington Management, examines the opportunities and risks for bond investors presented by the region’s decarbonisation agenda.

A quiet revolution in Japan’s corporate governance

revolution, Japan, corporate governance, Shareholders, corporate, governance, standards, improvement, Tetsuro Takase, SuMi TrustShareholders in Japan no longer accept below-par corporate governance standards. Changes are taking place, but there are still areas for improvement, says Tetsuro Takase at SuMi Trust.

Why rising demand for healthcare is creating investment opportunities in China

rising demand, healthcare, investment, opportunities, China, Robert St Clair, Investment Strategy, Fullerton Fund ManagementRobert St Clair, head of investment strategy at Fullerton Fund Management, explores the reasons investors should be paying attention to the rising demand for healthcare in China.

Why take advantage of the recent dip in China’s internet sectors

advantage, China, internet, market, OctoberChina's internet market presents one of the most compelling long-term growth potentials for investors today, given the catalysts supporting the sector from both macro and fundamental perspectives, explains Dr Xiaolin Chen, head of international, KraneShares.

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