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  • Q Tech closes $90m IPO at bottom

    Q Technology, a China-based maker of camera modules, priced its IPO at the bottom of the range to raise HK$697.5m ($90m), even though books were well covered and the listing secured two cornerstone investors at the outset.

    • 26 Nov 2014

Loans

  • Hebei Iron & Steel forges $100m three year

    Hebei Iron & Steel (Hong Kong) International Trade Co is looking to raise a $100m via a three year loan, which comes close on the heels of a bond issue from the company in October.

    • 26 Nov 2014

People News

RMB

  • Sberbank opens doors to RMB business

    Russian bank Sberbank signed a slew of agreements with Chinese banks in November, as well as announcing the launch of RMB-denominated letters of credit.

    • 26 Nov 2014

Comment

  • Taking it slowly is the right approach for CGIF

    In the four years since it was set up, the Asian Development Bank’s Credit Guarantee & Investment Facility (CGIF) has only brought four issuers to sell bonds. While some may view this level of activity as a failure, if you look beyond the numbers it’s clear CGIF wants to make a long term impact rather than a short term buzz.

    • 25 Nov 2014
  • Through Train may yet silence critics

    Whether because of delays or last-minute decisions, naysayers of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect have had a field day berating it as little more than a half-hearted exercise. But such an ambitious task was never going to be without its problems. More credit should be given to what’s already been achieved.

    • 18 Nov 2014
  • Why carving China's banks out from TLAC is wrong

    Journalists sometimes have to choose between being fast and being right. The Financial Stability Board, with its Total Loss Absorbing Capacity (TLAC) plans, has chosen to be fast, and a weaker financial system will be the result.

    • 11 Nov 2014
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