Friday, June 15, 2012
The news: The top two executives at Hong Kong-listed clothier Esprit Holdings resigned this week, leading the stock to decline 32% Wednesday and Thursday before rebounding nearly 10% by today's market close.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The news: Property sales volume increased in three Chinese cities and rumors are circulating that the government is set to ease restrictions on housing purchases.
Monday, June 11, 2012
The news: Last week, the People's Bank of China raised the cap on deposit rates and lowered the floor on lending rates for banks while simultaneously cutting the benchmark interest rate.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The news: US-listed Chinese solar companies recorded substantial gains in trading Tuesday, led by JA Solar Holdings and Suntech Power Holdings.
Monday, June 4, 2012
The news: Aluminum Corporation of China (Chalco) said late last week that it would cut its aluminum oxide output by roughly 15% because of Indonesian restrictions on bauxite necessary for production.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The news: China analysts are abuzz over prospects that Beijing will launch a national stimulus, with Credit Suisse predicting US$315.1 billion (RMB2 trillion) in spending.
Monday, May 28, 2012
The news: The US released a report Friday that called the yuan "significantly undervalued" but stopped short of saying that China manipulated its currency to gain advantages in trade.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The news: China will begin enforcing higher standards for drinking water on July 1, which is expected to spur US$94.7 billion (RMB600 billion) of investment in the sector.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The news: At market close Monday, Facebook had fallen roughly 11% from its Friday IPO price, spurring a 24% drop in Chinese social networking site Renren during the same period.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
The news: McDonald's will hire 70,000 new employees in China as part of its expansion plans, which includes opening 250 mainland locations this year.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The news: Facebook plans to go public Friday and could raise up to US$104 billion if it prices at the top of its range.
Monday, May 14, 2012
The news: The Hang Seng Index lost about 6% last week while the Shanghai Composite Index was down 2.3% on worse than expected announcements of key data such as exports, lending and retail sales.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The news: Shares in US-turned-Asian clothing retailer Esprit Holdings climbed on Thursday on fiscal third-quarter results that showed a rise in same-store sales and other gains.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The news: China shipping stocks declined sharply in advance of the April trade data announcement set for Thursday, which analysts expect will show a further slowdown in exports.
Monday, May 7, 2012
The news: China City Railway Transportation Technology seeks to raise up to US$31.6 million (HK$246 million) in an IPO with the public subscription period ending Tuesday.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The news: Mainland appliance seller Gome Electrical Appliances warned that the firm may see a "significant decline in its net profits" in the first quarter, leading the stock to close Wednesday at nearly a three year low.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The news: Many of China’s largest banks posted their first quarter earnings late last week, showing a steep slow down in profit growth compared to Q1 2011.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The news: Coach reported Tuesday that sales grew 60% in China in the fiscal third quarter, and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton announced it will launch a Chinese-language version of its editorial website to promote sales in the mainland.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The news: Shares in iron ore producer China Zhongsheng Resources are set to begin trading in Hong Kong on Friday, following an IPO that looks to raise up to US$25.4 million (HK$197 million).
Monday, April 23, 2012
The news: The Chinese pork industry is growing quickly to meet rapidly rising demand with at least 10 major pork-related companies in the midst of expanding operations.
Friday, April 20, 2012
The news: This week Ford announced plans to invest an additional US$5 billion in China, General Motors said it will take a larger role in the decision making of its China joint venture and Nissan will begin making high-end models in China while also boosting overall production.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The news: HSBC is offering the first offshore yuan-denominated bond outside of Hong Kong that will raise US$317 million (RMB2 billion).
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The news: Chinese securities firm Haitong Securities plans to raise up to US$1.77 billion (HK$13.7 billion) in what should be the largest IPO in Hong Kong so far this year.
Monday, April 16, 2012
The news: Jiangnan Group, a Jiangsu province-based maker of power transmission