CHINA BULLETIN: Regulatory overhaul takes center stage at ‘Two Sessions’
In this week’s issue two regulators get major makeovers, Hong Kong’s stock connect program gets a big boost, and leading hotpot chain Haidilao emerges as a comeback kid. On a scale of 1 to 10, we give the week a 3.5 for offshore-listed China stocks.
CHINA BULLETIN: No New Year Cheer for Exports
In this week’s issue exports tank and steel output slides, while Didi drives back into China app stores. On a scale of 1 to 10, we give the week a 6 for offshore-listed China stocks.
CHINA BULLETIN: Who’s Lost That Sinking Feeling? Not China Stocks
The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 4.4% for the week, reaching lows not seen since 2011. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index fell by an even larger 4.8%, while the iShares MSCI China ETF shed 5.7%. Not good news for anyone with a big China nest egg.