Shareholder targeting & ID Archive

Apr 19, 2019
The week in IR: China to further ease market access for foreign investors
Liu Kun, China’s finance minister, is looking to further ease market access for foreign investors and implement a foreign investment law, according to Global Times. Liu’s comments were made during a recent ministerial luncheon at the 99th Development Committee co-hosted by the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. Liu called for the World Bank to continue improving trade systems,...
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Apr 12, 2019
Nordic investors become sellers in domestic property
Nordic institutional investors have become sellers in their domestic property markets, according to Oslo-based Pangea Property Partners in its latest outlook report. Factors such as an increased desire for international real estate, development projects, new capital requirements and overly high real estate allocations have all contributed to the shift from being buyers, the Nordic advisory firm says. ‘It’s a new trend we are seeing right now,’ comments...
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Apr 02, 2019
Investment in Chinese enterprises slumps in Q1 2019
The funding pumped into Chinese enterprises in the first quarter of this year has fallen by nearly 50 percent from a year ago, as investors step back from taking risks on start-ups, the US-China trade war remains and a cloud hangs over the economy. Unlisted companies have raised a little over $9 bn this year – down from $17.5 bn a year earlier, according to data compiled by Nikkei on yuan and dollar-denominated funds from corporations and venture capital firms. Th...
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Mar 25, 2019
EC to examine hurdles to retail investment in EU capital markets
The European Commission is to undertake an examination of the hurdles that prevent retail investors from becoming involved in greater numbers in the capital markets of the EU. Many factors contribute to the unwillingness of Europeans to invest in capital markets, but cost and a lack of information and transparency to help compare investments are recurring complaints. UK regulator the Financial Conduct Authority has warned that the asset management industry must work...
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Mar 22, 2019
Investors turning their back on traditional passives, says survey
One of the constant investor narratives of recent years has been the rise and rise of passives, but that looks to be changing, with large investors beginning to turn away from traditional passive investments. This is the stark message from the latest Fidelity Global Institutional Investor Survey. It reveals that over the next six years institutional investors expect to shift their portfolios toward more active strategies and smart beta products – all at the expens...
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Mar 12, 2019
MSCI to boost weight of China shares in indices
Indices provider MSCI is to increase the weight of China A shares in the MSCI Indexes from 5 percent to 20 percent in a three-step process. The decision follows a wide-ranging consultation with a large number of international institutional investors, with the proposal gaining overwhelming support. Remy Briand, MSCI managing director and chairman of the MSCI Index Policy Committee, says in a statement: ‘Stock Connect [the collaboration between the Hong Kong,...
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Mar 04, 2019
Social upheaval, geopolitics and the Turkish lira: Inside IR at Doğuş Otomotiv
Müge Yücel, head of investor relations at Turkish automotive importer Doğuş Otomotiv, talks to IR Magazine about the country’s many elections, the impact of currency fluctuations on a firm that imports in euros and sells in lira, and the legal requirement that Turkish IROs be licensed by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey on capital market activities and corporate governance. ...
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