If the surge in shares of two Chinese firms that listed in New York in the past week is anything to go by, appetite for U.S.-listed Chinese stocks may be making a comeback following accounting scandals that hurt sentiment and lead to a dearth of new listings last year.
Shares of Qunar Cayman Islands more than doubled in their U.S. debut Friday, valuing the Chinese travel website controlled by internet giant Baidu at $1.05 billion. Shares of 58.com, a classifieds website dubbed China's Craigslist, soared more than 45 percent when they started trading in New York on Thursday.
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"It is as good a time as any [to list in U.S.]. We have an investor mentality that's towards strong growth," Will Preston, a research analyst at Renaissance Capital, told CNBC Asia's "Squawk Box."