• *Japan Post President: no comment on scale of offering. TOKYO, Dec 26- Government-owned Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd said it plans to list in the second half of the next business year and its bank and insurance units. Japan Post President Taizo Nishimuro declined to comment on the potential scale of the offering, saying that would be determined by market conditions at...

  • TOKYO, Dec 26- Government-owned Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd said it plans to list its shares in the second half of the next business year and its bank and insurance units will also go public at the same time, in what could be the biggest IPO of state enterprises in two decades. Japan Post President Taizo Nishimuro told a news conference on Friday that he was not able to...

  • Nicaragua canal developer HKND plans IPO -CEO Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    MANAGUA, Dec 23- The Hong Kong- based company with a concession to build a $50 billion shipping canal in Nicaragua said on Tuesday it is preparing to launch an initial public offering. Wang Jing, Chairman and Chief Executive of the HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co Ltd, told reporters in Managua that he hoped the listing would take place in the stock...

  • *Alibaba helps U.S. market hit IPO numbers not seen since 2000. Tuesday's data showed the U.S. market was among the most successful for new issues, thanks in part to the record-breaking listing of Chinese online retailer Alibaba in September, the largest to date. After the bumper Alibaba sale, Saudi Arabia led the listings with National Commercial Bank's $6...

  • Juno Therapeutics soars in Nasdaq debut Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    CEO Hans Bishop told CNBC investors are feeling optimistic about immunotherapy and the company's cancer treatments in development.

  • Juno CEO: Developing new hope for cancer  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    "We're trying to develop treatments that offer new hope or patients battling cancer," says Hans Bishop, Juno Therapeutics CEO, explaining the technology behind Juno.

  • China's BAIC makes dismal debut in HK  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:44 AM ET

    The mainland's number 5 carmaker BAIC saw a tepid debut on the Hong Kong markets on Friday. CNBC's Emily Tan reports.

  • Are Chinese carmakers on shaky grounds?  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 9:32 PM ET

    Mohit Arora, Executive Director, Asia Pacific at J.D. Power and Associates, outlines the problems that BYD is facing. He also discusses BAIC's disappointing trading debut in Hong Kong on Friday.

  • BYD, beware of market rumors  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:38 PM ET

    Janet Lewis, Head of Industrials Research, Asia at Macquarie Capital Securities, says rumors could become "self-fulfilling prophecies" and fan volatility in the Warren Buffett-backed carmaker's shares.

  • Tracking Asia's IPO market  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    Josef Schuster, founder of IPOX Schuster, discusses the stock trading debuts in Asia over the past year. He expects the consumer and technology sectors will offer opportunities for investors in 2015.

  • Greifeld: US market deepest, fairest, most efficient  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    Nasdaq OMX Group CEO Robert Greifeld, discusses the dialogue between regulators, banks and exchanges on market structure in 2015.

  • Luring high-profile IPOs to Nasdaq: Greifeld  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    Insight to how the 2015 IPO market is setting up, with Nasdaq OMX Group CEO Robert Greifeld.

  • IPOs deliver mixed results in trading Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    The stock was the biggest gainer on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock is trading under the ticker symbol "ONDK" on the New York Stock Exchange. Meanwhile, shares of Rice Midstream Partners LP, a natural gas gathering spinoff of Rice Energy Inc., fell below their IPO price.

  • Online lender OnDeck Capital's shares soar in debut Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    The OnDeck website

    Shares of OnDeck Capital, an online lender to small businesses, rose as much as 37 percent in their debut, valuing the company at up to $1.8 billion.

  • The company's successful debut follows that of online loan marketplace LendingClub Corp, whose shares rose as much 67 percent in their debut last week. Companies such as OnDeck Capital and LendingClub are cashing in on the demand created by the reluctance of cash-strapped traditional banks to lend to small businesses. Jay Ritter, an IPO expert at the...

  • OnDeck CEO: Pioneering small biz lending  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Noah Breslow, OnDeck CEO, discusses the company's IPO and plans to address the disruption in banking and revolutionize lending to small businesses.

  • Online lender OnDeck Capital's shares soar in debut Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    The company raised $200 million after its initial public offering was priced at $20 per share, well above the expected range of $16- $18. OnDeck Capital's shares opened at $26.50 on the New York Stock Exchange and touched a high of $27.33. Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner& Smith, JP Morgan Securities and Deutsche Bank Securities are among underwriters...

  • Dec 16- On Deck Capital Inc, an online small-business lender, said its initial public offering was priced at $20 per share, above the expected range of $16- $18. The New York- based company, which offers loans of up to $250,000, counts First Round Capital, Google Ventures, Institutional Venture Partners, Tiger Global Private Investment Partner and SAP Ventures among...

  • HONG KONG, Dec 17- The billionaire behind shopping mall developer Dalian Wanda says China's era of rapid urbanisation will end within a decade, so he is speeding up his company's shift toward tourism and entertainment after a $3.7 billion initial public offering. Wang Jianlin became China's fourth-richest man in part by following the migration of 300 million...

  • HK IPOs to raise over HK$200B in 2015: KPMG  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 8:34 PM ET

    Rebecca Chan, Partner and Head of Hong Kong Capital Markets of KPMG China, expects market sentiment in Hong Kong to remain positive and IPO activities to stay buoyant next year.