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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
China’s top banking regulator has warned of the risk of bubbles in international markets. Guo Shuqing, chairman of the country’s banking and insurance regulatory commission, said yesterday that financial markets in Europe and the US are out of sync with their economies and fuelled by monetary and fiscal policy.
03/03/2021 - 8:08am Business and Market Discussion
Stewart Aldcroft, Chairman of CitiTrust thinks that the property sector in Mainland China has been in a bubble for years but the pace of home price rises is decelerating..
Andrew Freris, Founder and CEO of Ecognosis Advisory believes that the increase in stamp duty on stock transfers is a neutral tax and will not affect the attractiveness of Hong Kong as an international financial hub.
RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent Barry Wood suggests that the "GameStop" fiasco shows that US stock markets need stricter regulations.