Category Archives: Stock market

China´s stock exchanges: not yet world class – Sara Hsu

In size, China´s stock exchanges have grown to world class and outside investors have easier access. But otherwise, China´s stock exchanges still have a long way to go and still offer major challenges, warns financial analyst Sara Hsu in the Diplomat.

Why some US CPA firms might lose their China market – Paul Gillis

On July 1, 2015 news rules on CPA practices by the Ministry of Finance will get in place. While the Big Four won´t have a lot of problems, Beida accounting professor Paul Gillis expects that the smaller CPA firms from the US might lose their work on the China market, he writes on his weblog.

China stocks face more volatility – Shaun Rein

After a one-year spurt of 50 percent, Chinese stocks fell this week suddenly. And there is more trouble to expect tells business analyst Shaun Rein in Money Control. The growth lacked fundamentals, he explains, and that explains the volatile state of the Chinese stock markets.

What after the VIE disappears – Paul Gillis

For decades both Chinese and foreign companies in China used to circumvent murky Chinese corporate legislation by setting up so-called VIE´s on outside tax heavens, while the government basically looked away. Those days seem to be over, writes accounting professor Paul Gillis on his webblog, and the question is: what´s next?

Volatile Alibaba shares – Shaun Rein

Alibaba shares have gone up since their massive IPO, but the situation is very volatile, says business analyst Shaun Rein, according to the Drum. The hedge funds are waiting for their chances, and they might come soon as the company releases its figures on Thursday.

China´s booming investment scene – William Bao Bean

Investments are flooding into China´s innovative industries. But investing in China is a completely different game from the traditional VC approach, tells William Bao Bean, Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, in VentureCon Japan, according to E27. China is providing more finance, and more competition.

China´s stock markets: heading for a correction – Paul Gillis

China´s capital streams have been turning to the stock markets, even when the economy is slowing down. A major correction seems inevitable, tells Beida accounting professor Paul Gillis at VOA. And while China´s stock markets are used to rough times, for the many newcomers it might be a nasty awakening.

More super rich, despite lower economic growth – Rupert Hoogewerf

China´s economic growth might be back into the single digits, the number of super rich keeps on rising unabated, says China Rich List founder Rupert Hoogewerf in his latest analysis of their numbers, according to the China Daily. More than 17,000 hold over US$109 million in assets.

Short selling campaigns against Chinese firms – Paul Gillis

Accountant professor Paul Gillis will teach this fall a course on short selling campaigns against Chinese firms at Peking University. At his weblog he summarizes some conclusions. After a few bad years, this highly attractive business is back again.

Alibaba´s Jack Ma losing shine as China´s richest man – Wei Gu

Alibaba´s shares took a firm dive this week, and as a side-effect chairman Jack Ma might be losing his position as the country´s richest man, writes wealth editor Wei Gu in the WallStreetJournal. Property mogul Wang Jianlin might replace him.