Ping An Insurance (Grp) Co of China (2318)
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd. engages in the provision of financial products and services. It operates through the following businesses: insurance, banking, and investment segments. Its Insurance segment offers life, property and casualty, pension, and health insurance services. Its banking segment undertakes loan and intermediary business, wealth management, and credit card services. Its Investment segment provides trust, securities, and asset management services. The company was founded by MingZhe Ma on March 21, 1988 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China.
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Blog posts that reference Ping An Insurance (Grp) Co of China:
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Global Equity Markets in Review
• US equity indices extend their uptrend, as earnings season continues its positive growth momentum
• European stocks finish flat, as continued tensions in Spain offset upbeat corporate earnings
• Australia and Japan extend uptrend, while China and India record mild losses.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Global Equity Markets in Review
· US equity benchmarks edge higher as small caps outperform
· German election results, weakness in euro powers European equities higher
· Asian equities witness volatility amid mixed political and economic news
Friday, September 01, 2017
• Major US equity benchmarks end higher amid plethora of economic data.
• European markets inch upwards as encouraging economic data offsets geopolitical concerns.
• Positive investor sentiments push Asian markets higher during the week.
Saturday, August 19, 2017
After a week of Trump controversy and the Spain terror attack, China’s Shanghai Composite Index posted strongest weekly gains in four-months as investor optimism over strong corporate earnings and healthy economic fundamentals supported Chinese equities.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Greece, a south-eastern European island nation, is one of the world's most popular holiday destinations. The country boasts of clusters of scenic islands throughout the Aegean, Mediterranean and Ionian seas. Mesmerising ancient sites, picturesque beaches and traditional sugar-cube towns makes the country a tourist paradise.
Friday, July 21, 2017
Speculations that the government may test bond markets in the near future are ripe in the Greek media. Greece is seeking to take advantage of global investors’ hunger for yields, as it aims to sell government bonds for the first time in three years. Greece had issued bonds in 2014 with a yield of 4.95%. Alexis Tsipras’ government is targeting to tap the bond market at a lesser yield as compared to its predecessors.
Monday, July 10, 2017
• Investors ponder upon relatively hawkish views from the central banks in the US and Europe.
• European markets edge higher as investor sentiment remains largely positive.
• Domestic economic cues direct Asian markets.
Friday, July 07, 2017
According to IMF’s report published in February 2017, Greece’s tax debt to the state climbed to €94.2 billion or close to 55% of GDP in November 2016. Interestingly, 80% of this debt belongs to less than 1% of debtors, which depicts a skewed distribution of debt among a relatively small number of debtors. Moreover, Greece’s tax collection rates (ratio of tax collection to assessment) have been consistently declining since the crisis, falling to 45% in 2015 from 75% in 2010.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Long a staple of many Australian portfolios and super funds, the ‘Big Australian’ has significantly underperformed the ASX200 over the last few years. Culminating in an annus horribilis in 2015 that saw shareholder value fall by nearly half, BHP’s share price has since staged a strong recovery, and is currently trading around the $23-24 mark after climbing out of the $14 depths it reached in early 2016. Similarly, its 2017 dividend has been announced as 52c/share, comparing favourably with 2016’s disappointing 22c payout. Despite the near 100% rise in 2016, BHP has still significantly underperformed the broader SP/ASX200 index over the last few years.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
A leading ratings agency downgraded a number of Australian financial institutions last week but investors should not be too concerned. Despite the downgrades, the credit ratings of Australian banks are stronger than those of their global peers.
While there is cyclicality in bank earnings, the outlook for our banks remains sound despite the headwinds of a weakening residential housing sector and a “big bank tax”. Banks are money-making machines.