Brent almost back at US$120.
The end of an era! So says Tencent as revenue grows in single digits, the lowest quarterly number since listing back in 2004. Tencent’s declaration is resignation that any expansion will be cautious and controlled. Prosus down 8.2%, Naspers down 8.4%. Prices still look vulnerable
— David Shapiro (@davidshapiro61) March 23, 2022
China's state council has in one move just:
*Pledged to keep capital markets stable
*Vowed to support overseas stock listings
*Said dialogue with US re ADRs is 'good'
*Promised to handle risks for property developers
*Clarified regulation of Big Tech will end 'soon'
— Sofia Horta e Costa (@SofiaHCBBG) March 16, 2022
Tencent has been under pressure
Naspers and Prosus have been hit even harder
Live Prosus discount to net asset value (NAV) is now some 55% after hitting 60%.
VK (old mail.ru) has been written down to zero.
Generally unlisted is worth a lot less than stated?
Energy, PGMs and agriculture. Will central banks stick to their rate rising trend?
People want to buy the Russian ETF, why?
Even if peace happens today, sanctions will be in place for some time to come.
Local stocks impacted