Tag: Statistics

The East is Red

Over the summer, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (HKEX) released a fascinating, but little noticed, survey detailing cash trading on its two listing platforms, the Main Board and GEM. The survey also included southbound trading undertaken through the Shanghai-Hong Kong and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect schemes, launched in 2014 and December 2016, respectively.  read

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Take that to the bank

Another week, another financial sector IPO in Hong Kong. So far this year, three such listings have come to market in the city, for a total of more than $2.6bn equivalent. Most notably, these have included IPOs by Bank of Tianjin ($948m) and China Zheshang Bank ($1.7bn), both of which priced their offerings near the bottom end of the indicative price range last week.  read

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Game of thrones in the SAR

Hong Kong IPO issuance has seen healthy volumes so far this year. At US$68.3 billion, according to Dealogic, new listings on HKEx have already reached the level achieved for the entire year in 2014. The outcome of deals, however, remains heavily dependent on cornerstone investors, while oversized syndicates have sadly been back in full force since at least late spring. read

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First quarter global IPO review

According to Dealogic, global IPO volume stood at US$48.0 billion (246 deals) in the first quarter of 2014, up 92% from US$24.9 billion (165 deals) in the same period in 2013, and the highest first quarter volume since 2010 ($53.7 billion). read

Third quarter IPO statistics

Global IPO volume stood at US$99.1 billion (587 deals) in the first nine months of 2013, up 12% on the same 2012 period (US$88.2 billion) and the highest first nine months since 2011 (US$142.7 billion). [Statistics and some of the commentaries from Dealogic]