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About US$16bn was wiped from the value of three major Chinese education companies listed in New York on Friday after China's State Council said it would ban academic tutors from making a profit. Institutions which provide tutorial classes on the school curriculum will be required to transform themselves into non-profit organizations. Education platforms will likely no longer be allowed to raise capital or go public.
26/07/2021 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion
Alex Wong, Director of Asset Management at Ample Capital thinks that the ban on Chinese education companies from making a profit will dissuade foreign investors from investing in the Chinese stock market, which in turn will need to command a higher discount.
Louis Kuijs, Head of Asia Economics at Oxford Economics expects that emerging market central banks in Asia will need to raise rates earlier than the Fed, to combat inflation.
26/07/2021 - 8:23am View from mainland China
China's producer price index, which measures the prices factories charge wholesalers for their goods, has surged by the most in almost 13 years. The PPI jumped 9% y/y in May, compared to a rise of 6.8% in April and exceeding economists’ forecasts of 8.5%. The core consumer inflation rate, excluding volatile food and energy prices, rose 0.9% in May y/y, up from 0.7% in April.
10/06/2021 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion
Personal Wealth Adviser Enzio Von Pfeil predicts that mainland China markets might face some turbulence as rising inflation squeezes corporate profit margins.
Christina Gaw, Managing Principal and Head of Capital Markets at Gaw Capital Partners identifies sectors and investment products that are immune from rising interest rates and US-China tensions.
10/06/2021 - 8:24am View from Taiwan