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Pump up the volume

Don’t be fooled by the slack performance of the Hang Seng Index or its A-share counterpart; Hong Kong and mainland corporations raised a lot of money this year: US$ 541.8…

Slumping yen buoys Japanese shares

Japanese shares are on track to post their best annual performance in more than four decades, far outpacing any other major bourse, mostly thanks to a plunge in the value…

Hang Seng Index knocked by poor Chinese data

Hong Kong shares got off to a sluggish start to the new year under the shadow of more disappointing manufacturing data from the mainland. Some market watchers have already lowered…

Hong Kong stocks plunge on weak China non-manufacturing data

Hong Kong’s stock market took its biggest dive in six months yesterday as new data showed the mainland’s non-manufacturing sector posted the slowest expansion in four months, fuelling fresh concerns…

China CNR mulls Hong Kong IPO

China CNR, burdened by soaring debt and shrinking cash, may raise HK$ 11.3 billion from an IPO in Hong Kong this year. Markets & Investing feed…

China bulls look to run on bargain shares strategy

Few investments have disappointed as consistently in recent years as China equities.┬áThe Hang Seng Index went up a mere 2.9 per cent in 2013 while the A-share-tracking CSI 300 lost…

China stocks add second year of gains in US market

China stocks traded in New York posted a second annual gain as NQ Mobile surged to the highest since October and Noah Holdings jumped. Markets & Investing feed…

Betting on stocks pays off for investors

Five years after the equity bull market started, investors in the United States returned to stocks last year, just in time for the best relative returns against bonds on record.…

Morgan Stanley stake lifts NQ Mobile

Shares of NQ Mobile, the mainland mobile services provider accused by short seller Muddy Waters of overstating revenue, surged the most in a month in New York trading after Morgan…

Greek bonds outshine all others

Greek bonds returned almost four times as much as any other government securities this year as the nation that sparked Europe’s sovereign debt crisis moved toward economic recovery after six…