China to pilot real estate investment trusts, moves a step closer to US$1.8 trillion market

China moved a step closer to standard real estate investment trusts (Reits) on Wednesday, after the government said it would pilot a product to support the residential leasing market, kick starting a market that could potentially be worth US$1.8 trillion. In a document released by the China Securities Regulatory Commission …

Turkey, an ideal destination for Chinese enterprises to “go global” under the “One Belt and One Road”

Under the “One Belt and One Road” initiative, Turkey has become an ideal destination for Chinese enterprises to “go global”. Over the past 10 years, Turkey, which connects East and West China, has grown into the 13th largest economy in the world and the largest economy in the Middle East. …

Global Mergers and Acquisitions Reach Record High in First Quarter

According to Reuters, global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) had their strongest start ever in the first quarter of 2018, totaling $1.2 trillion in value, as U.S. tax reform and faster economic growth in Europe unleashed many companies’ dealmaking instincts. Strong equity and debt markets and swelling corporate cash coffers also helped …