Category Archives: Stock market

China IPO’s: a tough call – Wei Gu

Going to the stock exchanges has become a tough call for Chinese companies, writes financial analyst Wei Gu in Reuters’ BreakingViews. The prospects look tough, although there are exceptions.

Why stock markets react on China figures they do not trust? – Heleen Mees

Despite severe doubts about the trustworthiness of China’s growth figures, they still have a major impacts on stock markets. Economist Heleen Mees dived into the dilemma and explains in Project Syndicate why we should take them serious anyway.

New: China’s cash rich list – Rupert Hoogewerf

China’s rich are increasingly protecting themselves against the volatility of the stock and real estate markets by cashing out. A new Hurun China rich list documents the billionaires in cash, tells Hurun founder Rupert Hoogewerf to local media.

China’s billionaires double – Rupert Hoogewerf

The number of billionaires in China (in US dollar terms) has doubled over the past two years, Hurun founder Rupert Hoogewerf told The Telegraph. The number of super rich is exploding according the the latest China Rich list.

China’s rich prefer homes over stocks – Shaun Rein

Poor accounting standards in China make Chinese investors very weary of stocks in any Chinese company, business analyst Shaun Rein discovered in his research. In CNBC he explains why they prefer real estate, even though the government tries to cool down the industry.

Buying Prada suits, not shares – Shaun Rein

Prada is not doing as well as Gucci and Louis Vuitton in branding themselves, and Shaun Rein tells at CNBC why he would buy their suits, but not their shares. China might be skipping import taxes on luxury goods for stimulate sales, so having a decent retail operation in China is crucial.

Not _all_ listed Chinese companies are bad – Shaun Rein

Long term China bull Shaun Rein warns against buying into listed Chinese companies, since in many cases they offer a receipt for trouble, he argues in CNCN. Not all NASDAQ listed Chinese companies are bad, but investors have to be very cautious.

Gillis, Paul

Paul Gillis is a leading expert on accounting and auditing issues in China. As a retired partner at PWC (1976-2004) he teaches accounting, auditing and finance at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking university since 1997. He travels from Beijing.

Rogers, Jim

Jim Rogers¬†is the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, In and Co-founder of the¬†Quantum Fund He travels from Singapore Two decades ago Jim Rogers moved to Singapore as he…