Archive for December 7th, 2016

Donald Trump’s Message Sparks Anger in China

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

President-elect’s Taiwan call, tweets signal his approach will be more adversarial The verbal confrontation between President-elect Donald Trump and the Chinese [...]
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Why China Can’t Stop Capital Outflows

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

How China manages its currency is likely to be the global economic story of 2017. Despite the government’s best efforts, capital continues to leave the country at a [...]
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China’s ‘Hedge Fund Brother No.1′ Admits Stock Manipulation

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Former hedge fund manager Xu Xiang pleaded guilty to charges of market manipulation in one of the most high-profile cases to follow last year’s stock market collapse in [...]
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China Urged to Stop ‘Disappearing’ Officials in Graft Crackdown

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A global rights advocacy group is calling on China to stop detaining Communist Party members indefinitely without charge, releasing a report criticising the system on the [...]
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Aixtron could revive takeover despite US block: analysts

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The sale of Aixtron (AIXGn.DE) to Chinese investors could go ahead under new terms if the German semiconductor equipment maker sells its Silicon Valley division separately to [...]
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By accident or design, Trump signals tougher China policy

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Whether by accident or design, President-elect Donald Trump is signaling a tougher American policy toward China, sparking warnings from both the outgoing Obama administration [...]
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Russia, China block UN demand for seven-day Aleppo truce

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Russia and China on Monday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have demanded a seven-day truce in Syria’s Aleppo, with Russia arguing it would allow [...]
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US seeks to reassure Beijing after Trump call with Taiwan leader

US seeks to reassure Beijing after Trump call with Taiwan leader

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The White House said on Monday it had sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump’s phone call with Taiwan’s leader last week, which the Obama [...]
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Infographic: Why China is the world’s best fintech market

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Eight of the 27 fintech unicorns are Chinese, so what has led Asia’s largest country become the leader in the fintech space? With four of the industry’s largest [...]
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Trump fires opening salvo in risky test of wills with Beijing

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President-elect Donald Trump indicated a tougher US approach to China by speaking to Taiwan’s president last week, but how far he will push a risky test of wills to [...]
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Lawmakers ask US to block Chinese takeover of Lattice Semiconductor

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

More than 20 US Congress members wrote to US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday asking for the acquisition of US chip maker Lattice Semiconductor Corp by a fund with ties [...]
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China must step up reforms to curb rising leverage, distortions -US treasury official

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s rising corporate leverage underscored the urgent need to accelerate market-oriented reforms, a US Treasury official said, adding the removal of distortions in [...]
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China Regulator Slams Leveraged Stock Acquirers as ‘Robbers’

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s top securities regulator resorted to unusually harsh language to denounce leveraged acquisitions of shares in listed companies, as officials move to rein in [...]
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Shenzhen Opens Stock Market Up to the World, Is Little Noticed

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Almost lost in the barrage of antagonistic tweets by Donald Trump and the results of the Italian referendum was the opening up of China’s second-largest equity market [...]
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China Is Transforming Southeast Asia Faster Than Ever

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s investment is transforming its smaller Southeast Asian neighbours like never before while helping turn Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar into bigger destinations for [...]
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