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The moment of truth for troubled property developer China Evergrande has arrived, after Chinese authorities told major lenders not to expect interest payments from the firm this week. On September 23, Evergrande is due to pay US$83.5 million in interest for a dollar-denominated note, in addition to 232 million yuan (US$36 million) for a renminbi note.
20/09/2021 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion
Alex Wong, Director of Asset Management at Ample Capital thinks that the potential Evergrande default is causing widespread concern among other property developers and there could be a domino effect.
John Schofield, Managing Director at Tempus Investment thinks that the Macau government wants the SAR to divert away from its gaming sector.
20/09/2021 - 8:24am View from mainland China
Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary, Paul Chan, warned on Sunday that the deficit in the current fiscal year will hit a record high of HK$300 billion, but an increase in stamp duty revenue last year helped mitigate the financial situation. He said it'll be difficult to "sweeten" the financial blueprint, but there will be a combination of measures to help alleviate people's burden, though the scale may not be as big as last year.
16/02/2021 - 8:07am Business and Market Discussion
Michelle Lam, Greater China Economist at Societe Generale, says that a hike in China's interest rates by the PBOC could trigger market volatility and take investors by surprise.
Wiliam Ma, Hong Kong-based investment executive, still favours new economy sectors over the old economy, and says it is too early to rotate back to the old economy, as the market still favours growth
16/02/2021 - 8:23am View from Japan