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  • Asian Firms Look Beyond Stock Sales to Raise Funds Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 3:05 AM ET

    A drought in the IPO market has more Asian firms looking into alternative ways to raise capital, with many tapping private equity and debt markets.

  • Asians Are World's Biggest Risk Takers Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 8:02 PM ET
    An investor smiles at a stock exchange hall on August 10, 2011 in Shenyang, Liaoning Province of China.

    A survey by Nielsen shows Asian consumers are more likely to stay invested during this period of volatile markets. What’s more — they are also more likely to put their cash in high-risk assets than their peers in Europe and the U.S.

  • No Bottom in Sight for China Coal Prices: Analyst Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012 | 3:22 AM ET
    A bag of coals picked out from gangue stockpiles at a coal-chosen factory in Chifeng of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

    Coal prices in China have fallen almost 20 percent since the beginning of the year, with analysts expecting further declines as inventories remain high and coal mines in China continue to ramp up production.

  • Local Pension Funds to Boost Asian Equities: HSBC Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 4:13 AM ET
    An employee of a securities company walks past a stock index board in Seoul, South Korea

    Asian equity markets, which have so far been dominated by either foreign institutions or short-term trading by local individual investors, are set to see a big increase in investments from local pension funds, which will lead to higher stock prices and lower volatility, according to a new report from HSBC Global Research.

  • Hong Kong Exchange Defends $2.2 Billion Price for LME Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 11:15 PM ET
    Hong Kong Stock Exchange

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKex) has defended its purchase price of $2.18 billion for the London Metal Exchange, after some analysts voiced concerns about the amount it was paying.

  • Hong Kong skyline

    Hong Kong’s property market is set to stabilize following a volatile 2011, with home prices projected to rise 10 percent this year, a moderate increase compared to the huge gains seen in 2009 and 2010, industry watchers tell CNBC.

  • Traders sit at their desks at the Stock Exchange in Hong Kong.

    Asian stocks have lost most of their gains of the year and May will likely end as the worst month for equity markets in more than three years, but some strategists tell CNBC this is an "amazing" time to accumulate stocks. 

  • The Upside to Asian Stock Declines? Better Dividends Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 12:48 AM ET
    Hong Kong Stock Exchange

    Large cap Asian stocks such as banks and property developers in Hong Kong and Singapore have declined so much over the past 12 months that they are now paying their best dividends in years, traders say.

  • The Sun Hung Kai Centre building in Hong Kong, China

    While the corruption case against the joint chairmen of Asia’s biggest developer Hong Kong’s Sun Hung Kai Properties will lead to share price volatility over the next 12 months, analysts say the company remains a buy based on its high-quality asset base and solid income stream.

  • China's Stagnant Bank Lending Spooks Investors Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 2:02 AM ET

    Chinese bank stocks fell on Thursday in Hong Kong after a report by Shanghai Securities News that new lending by China’s four biggest state-owned banks was flat in the first two weeks of May.

  • Where Are the Investors? Turnover in Asia Plunges Monday, 14 May 2012 | 10:58 PM ET
    Hong Kong Stock Exchange

    Trading, measured by the turnover in Hong Kong and Singapore equities, fell in the first four months of the year on concerns over Europe’s debt crisis and as investors seek alternative investments to stocks after recent corporate scandals and the 2008 global financial crisis.

  • Hong Kong Stock Exchange

    Hong Kong, the hottest initial public offering (IPO) market in the world in 2011, has seen a precipitous slowdown in listings because of market uncertainty and low valuations.

  • China Automaker, Defense Stocks May Get a Boost Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 10:13 AM ET
    A lone Chinese investor talks on the phone as he monitors his stock prices at a security firm in Hefei, east China's Anhui province.

    China stocks may stabilize on Thursday after sharp losses a day earlier, with automaker and defense stocks in focus.

  • Traders work on the floor of the London Metal Exchange in London, U.K.

    The London Metal Exchange, the world’s largest metal-trading platform, should be able to get an offer of at least a billion pounds ($1.6 billion), CEO Martin Abbott told CNBC.

  • China Stocks Battle the Growth Paradox Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 12:09 AM ET

    The best economic growth story of the 21st century has been a poor investment play. While its gross domestic product has shot up, China’s equity market has languished. The FT reports.

  • Time to Buy Sun Hung Kai Properties Stocks?     Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 11:38 PM ET

    Alex Wong, Director, Asset Management, Ample Capital, says the selloff in Sun Hung Kai Properties is an overreaction and recommends investors buy shares in the company at HK$95.

  • Hong Kong skyline

    Shares of Sun Hung Kai Properties, Asia’s largest real estate developer, tumbled 12 percent on Friday after the company’s billionaire owners were arrested on suspicion of corruption.

  • China Steel Mills Diversify to Lift Profits Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 9:52 PM ET
    Rolls of steel

    As China’s construction boom slows, steel mills across the country are scrambling to find ways to bolster profits, and one has hit on an unusual strategy: raising pigs.  The FT reports.

  • Indonesia Trade Minister Rejects Protectionist Label Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 4:29 AM ET
    Mining

    Indonesian Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan told CNBC on Tuesday that Southeast Asia's largest economy was not adopting protectionist policies and was only following in the footsteps of other developed countries.

  • China to Let Smaller Groups List in Hong Kong Monday, 16 Jan 2012 | 6:37 PM ET
    A local investor watches the share-prices index display at a stock brokerage in Shanghai.

    Yao Gang, vice-chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, pledged to “deepen” China’s capital markets reforms and to make sure Hong Kong is one of the main beneficiaries of the changes. The FT reports.