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European politics is in flux, but the news is not all bad for investors

European politics is in flux, but the news is not all bad for investors

Asian investors have shied away from Europe in recent years, because of the perception of political problems in the region, dating back to the in the early 2010s. The Brexit referendum in 2016 has led to a massive for the British government. More recently, the in France and the between […]

Should Beijing prop up stock markets to combat its slowest economic growth since 1990?

Should Beijing prop up stock markets to combat its slowest economic growth since 1990?

China?s faltering stock markets, compounded by an economy that is growing at its slowest pace since 1990, have incited a heated debate among think tanks and analysts on whether Beijing should step in to help shore up investor confidence. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ? the world?s worst performer among […]

FinTech in Hong Kong

FinTech in Hong Kong

[Sponsored Article] It was barely 18 months ago that last took a look at advances in FinTech, and the role our School played in supporting these developments. But such is the pace of change in technology, and in its transformative effect on so many aspects of the business world, that […]

Anbang explores sale of Manhattan office tower, Chinese insurer as it unwinds overseas acquisitions

Anbang explores sale of Manhattan office tower, Chinese insurer as it unwinds overseas acquisitions

Anbang Insurance Group, which symbolised the era of mega-acquisitive Chinese companies that later had to reverse their buying binges, is continuing to whittle down its empire. The Beijing-based conglomerate is exploring the sale of the Manhattan office building that houses its US headquarters, according to people with knowledge of the […]

China is poised to grant more majority-owned licenses to Wall Street banks in the next six months, regulator says

China is poised to grant more majority-owned licenses to Wall Street banks in the next six months, regulator says

A top Chinese regulator said more approvals will be given in the next six months to global banks seeking majority ownership in their local securities ventures, as authorities vowed to allow foreign firms greater access to its US$40 trillion financial sector. ?We do have a few companies in the process […]