Francis Lun, chief economist at GE Oriental Finance Group, talks to CNBC about the biggest public offering on the Hong Kong stock exchange this year.» Read More
Francis Lun, chief economist at GE Oriental Finance Group, talks to CNBC about the biggest public offering on the Hong Kong stock exchange this year.
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Risk assets across Asia rallied on Monday after Cyprus secured a last-minute deal with international lenders for a 10 billion euro ($13 billion) bailout, narrowly avoiding a collapse in the Cypriot banking system.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at Sinopec in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment as shares of the oil and gas giant rose over 3% after it announced a $3 billion joint venture with its parent company.
Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Sector Research at Barclays gives his top picks in China's oil & gas sector and warns that the nation's shale gas revolution might be running late by almost a decade.
Asian shares slumped on Tuesday with discouraging U.S. factory orders and political ructions in Spain and Italy keeping investors cautious.
HONG KONG, Jan 25- Hong Kong shares look set to start firmer on Friday, tracking positive sentiment from encouraging U.S. data released on Thursday and after solid China factory data. Its investors Singapore sovereign fund GIC, U.S. private equity fund TPG Capital and Viva China Holdings Ltd had given their "irrevocable undertakings" to the company.
Asian shares ended mixed on Wednesday after rounds of profit taking from a sharp rally at the start of the new year subsided, while investors waited warily for corporate earnings season to kick off in full force.
Asian shares closed marginally higher on Thursday amid caution about the chances of the U.S. going over the "fiscal cliff" but Japan managed to hit a 21-month high as a strong currency buoyed investor risk appetite.
China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has emerged as the frontrunner to take over Iraq's West Qurna-1 oilfield from Exxon Mobil, a move that would diminish Western oil influence in Iraq a decade after the U.S.-led invasion.
Asian stocks hit multi-month highs on Wednesday as expectations of more aggressive monetary stimulus from Japan and signs of progress in reaching a U.S. fiscal deal lifted riskier assets.
Asian shares retreated from session gains on Thursday afternoon to trade mixed, but Korea hit a fresh 3-month high after its central bank held interest rates steady while a weaker yen drove Japan to an 8-month high.
Asian shares rose on Wednesday buoyed by strength in global equities markets on hopes of a deal from the U.S. budget talks and expectations for more stimulus from the Federal Reserve when it ends its two-day policy meeting later in the day.