Year of the Pig: Good Luck! . . . oink, oink

Year of the Pig 2019Gong Xi Fa Cai! A month after the western world, China has celebrated the start of its New Year last week. It is the year of the pig. In the western astrology, each month is assigned to one of twelve zodiac signs. In the Chinese astrology, each year has a zodiac sign. The twelve Chinese zodiac signs are rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig.
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The Year of the Rooster: Prepare to Wake Up Early!

Year of the RoosterGoodbye mischiefing fire monkey, welcome crowing fire rooster. The fire monkey showed us some surprising moments last year: Brexit and Trump, both unexpected events for most investors. The monkey has been unpredictable. We have seen erratic movements, turbulences, high volatility but at the end a positive outcome. Continue reading “The Year of the Rooster: Prepare to Wake Up Early!”

Xinyi Glass – A Clear Perspective

Xinyi Glass_40Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited (0868.HK) is a leading glass manufacturer producing glass products including automobile glass, energy-saving construction glass, high quality float glass and other glass products for different commercial and industrial applications. Xinyi has six production facilities in China and Malaysia. Its products are sold to more than 130 countries, including China, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America. According to company information Xinyi accounts for around 20% of the world automobile glass replacement market and around 15% of the LOW-E energy-conversation glass market. Continue reading “Xinyi Glass – A Clear Perspective”

AIA Group – Great Potential in China and India

AIA40AIA Group Limited (1299.HK) is the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group with either wholly owned branches or subsidiaries in 18 markets across Asia-Pacific. Founded 1919 in Shanghai the group is today headquartered in Hong Kong and listed on HKEX since October 2010. AIA rose around 20bn USD at that time which made it the world’s third largest IPO ever. The stock can be also traded in the US and in Germany. Continue reading “AIA Group – Great Potential in China and India”