On January 18, a delegation led by Arkady Dvorkovich, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, visited the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. It was not the first time a high profile dignitary from Russia had toured its facilities. read
Fast Retailing, the Japanese owner of fashion brands Uniqlo, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princesse tam.tam, listed depository receipts in Hong Kong on March 5. read
Last week saw a little noticed event in the cosy world of investment banking, with Russian (and emerging markets) firm Renaissance Capital calling it quits, and closing its offices in both Hong Kong and Beijing after only two years on the ground in Asia. read
What a disappointing vintage 2011 will have been for IPOs. The first half of the year started well enough, but it all came to a halt, with a succession of macro events messing up the markets. read
HONG KONG (Dow Jones Investment Banker) – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his entourage were all smiles when they visited the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong’s trading hall Sunday. But listing Russian companies in Hong Kong still faces technical and regulatory hurdles, as well as in many cases an uphill struggle to convince investors in Asia that Russian stocks have a place in their portfolios.