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Hong Kong shares plunged Monday and equity markets in Europe and the US slumped as the crisis at indebted property developer China Evergrande deepened and contagion rippled across financial markets. Shares of Evergrande and its subsidiaries tumbled along with other real estate stocks and bank and insurance shares which are seen as being affected by the fallout. Last week, Chinese authorities told major lenders not to expect interest payments from the firm this week.
21/09/2021 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion
Will Denyer, US Economist at Gavekal says that the US Federal Reserve needs to review the rules and regulations on what securities Fed members can purchase to avoid a conflict of interest.
Mark Michelson, Chairman of the Asia CEO Forum at IMA Asia believes that the China Evergrande crisis could be the tip of the iceberg and develop into a wider property market slump.
21/09/2021 - 8:24am View from Japan
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