Even if China does all right when all its customers have a problem, it still has a problem and has a tough 2022 ahead, says super investor Jim Rogers in an analysis of Xi Jinping’s speech at the World Economic Forum, for state broadcaster CGTN. Read More →

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has proposed over Christmas rules for Chinese firms who want to apply for an IPO at overseas stock markets. But those new rules lack much-needed clarity, says financial expert Winston Wenyan Ma at CNBC. “Domestic companies need to comply with relevant provisions in the areas of foreign investment, cybersecurity and data security, a draft said, without much elaboration,” writes CNBC.Read More →

The US and China continue to lead the Hurun global unicorn list for 2021, says chief researcher of the report, Rupert Hoogewerf, although China is slightly behind the US, according to the Free Malaysia Today. “With its flagship TikTok closing in on 3 billion daily users, [ByteDance] has now grown to become a serious challenger to Facebook,” the report said.Read More →

Most rich in China are self-made, first in agriculture, then real estate, and the past five years in new energy, says Hurun chairman Rupert Hoogewerf at the release of the 2021 Hurun China rich list. Compared to Hong Kong and Taiwan, mainland rich seldom inherited their wealth, he added.Read More →

China faces not only its most prominent problem Evergrande but a range of issues, says leading economist Arthur Kroeber in the New York Times. Shortage of electricity, dealing with its big tech companies and many other in-debted giants offer similar challenges. “The common feature of these crises: All were triggered by government policies,” he writes.Read More →

Investors worldwide have been watching developments at Evergrande, China’s second largest real estate company,  as it struggled to repay its gargantuan debts. But while the problems are serious, financial analyst Sara Hsu does not expect a full collapse of the giant, she tells the commercial observer.Read More →

Geopolitics tensions, domestic problems, and a range of political crackdowns: China got its fair share of troubles over the past months, but super-investor Jim Rogers remains confident about his investments in China, he tells at the Money Levels Show.Read More →

After provincial authorities started to limit operations of cryptocurrencies earlier this year, last week a full ban was issued by 10 ministries. Financial analyst Winston Wenyan Ma explains Bloomberg what the central government is doing to cryptocurrencies, the relation with the upcoming digital currency and its possible fallout on a global level.Read More →