Regulatory issues not reducing demand for Chinese listings

first_imgStacey Cunningham, president of the New York Stock Exchange, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2020.Adam Galasia | CNBC – Advertisement – Regulatory concerns around Chinese listings returned to the public eye last week after the last-minute suspension of Ant Group’s world-record $34.5 billion IPO in Hong Kong and Shanghai.The Shanghai Stock Exchange said Ant Group had reported “significant issues such as the changes in financial technology regulatory environment,” according to a CNBC translation of the statement from Mandarin.Without commenting on this individual case, Cunningham said there was “a lot of dialogue around how Chinese companies list here in the U.S., as well as what Shanghai and Hong Kong are doing.”Cunningham emphasized the importance of retaining the depth and liquidity offered by the U.S. market by balancing investor protections, such as audit oversight, with access, and “not encouraging other companies to go to other global markets.” – Advertisement –center_img “What is really important is that we make sure we are appropriately setting a framework in place that keeps investors protected,” Cunningham said.“We continue to see investor demand for Chinese companies in the U.S. and we haven’t seen that changing yet, despite the fact that there is a lot of talk about trade and about oversight, so we are working constructively and we are optimistic that we will be able to find a way to actually enhance the level of protections that exist on companies here in the U.S.”Half of cross-border initial public offerings in the U.S. in the first nine months of the year came from China, according to Ernst & Young, despite the Senate in May passing a bill that could delist a number of Chinese companies from American exchanges.Ant Group and the regulation question- Advertisement – The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is still seeing demand from Chinese companies looking to list in the U.S. despite highly publicized regulatory concerns, its president has told CNBC.Relations between Washington and Beijing have become increasingly fractious in recent years, with President Donald Trump’s administration pushing to reduce domestic financial ties with the world’s second-largest economy.Speaking to CNBC’s Karen Tso on Tuesday night, NYSE President Stacey Cunningham said the exchange was continuing to see demand from Chinese companies for U.S. stock market listings.- Advertisement –last_img read more

ACC slates Syracuse-Florida State for 3:30 p.m. start on Nov. 16

first_img Published on November 4, 2013 at 11:10 am Contact David: dbwilson@syr.edu | @DBWilson2 Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse’s Nov. 16 meeting with No. 3 Florida State will kick off at 3:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, Fla., and will be shown on either ABC, ESPN2 or ESPNU. The matchup will be the Orange’s third with a ranked team this season. SU lost to then-No. 19 Northwestern on Sept. 7 and then-No. 3 Clemson on Oct. 5.Syracuse will face Maryland this weekend in College Park, Md., before traveling to face the Seminoles. FSU, which is coming off a 41-14 win over then-No. 7 Miami (Fla.), plays Wake Forest this weekend. The Orange beat the Demon Deacons 13-0 in the Carrier Dome on Saturday.If SU beats the Terrapins this weekend, Nov. 16 in Tallahassee would present Syracuse not only with a chance for a stunning upset, but also a chance to become bowl eligible. The Orange needs to win two of its last four games to clinch a 6-6 record and bowl eligibility.SU has played Florida State six times, with the most recent meeting coming in 2005. The Seminoles won that game, as well as four of the other five all-time matchups. Syracuse’s only victory came in the first-ever meeting in 1966.The television network will be announced after the games on Nov. 9.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more