China has been a major market for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) when it comes to international initial public offerings
(IPOs) over the past few years, and the trend will continue in 2019, according to the exchange.
The wholly-owned subsidiary of Intercontine
ntal Exchange finished 2018 with 125 billion U.S. dollars in proceeds raised from 356 transactions. In a year mark
d by elevated volatility in U.S. equity markets, NYSE issuers raised 30 billion dollars in proceeds from 73 IPOs, statistics showed.
A total of 25 international IPOs were executed during the year, raising 10 bi
llion dollars in proceeds, including Tencent Music Entertainment Group from C
hina, PagSeguro Digital Ltd. from Brazil, and Hudson Ltd. and Farfetch Ltd. from Britain.
A total of 18 Chinese companies raised more than 4 billion dollars in proceeds las
t year, the exchange said in its response to Xinhua’s inquiry. The compa
nies are from a variety of industries, including education, hospitality, technology, and automotive.
Alex Ibrahim, head of international capital markets at NYSE, told Xinhua that it was a “huge highlight” to have compan
ies like Tencent Music Entertainment listing on the exchange and raising over 1 billion dollars.
The IPO of Nio, a leading Chinese electric vehicle maker, also raised more than 1 b
illion dollars and was a very successful transaction, he noted. “It was super exciti
ng to see those cars in front of the exchange and in Times Square,” Ibrahim said in an exclusive interview with Xinhua.
China accelerated the development of clean energy last year, with the installed capacity of renew
able energy exceeding 700 million kilowatts, the National Energy Administration said.
China will continue to boost the growth of the oil-and-gas industry this year, increase efforts in oil and gas exploration and d
evelopment, and build more pipelines and gas storage facilities, according to the administration.
China has adopted a slew of measures to encourage the development of clean energ
y, including building vast solar and wind farms, wi
th aims to make non-fossil energy meeting 20 percent of its energy needs by 2030.
To reach this goal, China is investing heavily in renewable energy, pledging to invest 2.5 trillion yuan (about 373 billion US d
ollars) in renewable power generation – solar, wind, hydro and nuclear – by 2020.
For Zhouzhou, when learning football in middle school, the first known football stars are Ronaldo and Messi.
Especially Messi, who is 170cm tall, can become a football star with his own efforts. In fact, there are
still many achievements that are even better than those of Ronaldo and Messi.
2007 was Kaka’s most glorious year in his career, when he won the Champions League at Milan.
Then he dared not spare no effort to run on the green field because of his injury and illness.
Now that Kaka announced his retirement the year before last, more attention has been paid to his emotional life for fans.
Today, Kaka announced on the social platform that he had successfully proposed to his new girlfriend, Carolina Dias.
E me Fez o homem Mais Feliz dessa terra!!Prometo retribuir e te fazer a mulher Mais Feliz do.
Portuguese translated into Chinese means: You make me the happiest person on earth! I promise I will repay you.Let you be the happiest woman, I love you!
In the photo, Kaka and her new girlfriend, Carolina Dias, wear a white jacket on the beach and kiss affectionately. Carolina raises her palm and writes: I said yes!
What’s interesting is that after only two years of love, Kaka decided to propose, and he was in a hurry.
Many people see the marriage news and think that Kaka and his ex-wife have been reunited. What’s the matter?
The new girlfriend is 11 years younger than Kaka, and has a model figure and an outstanding face. Kaka’s
marriage proposal was successful, and I hope it will continue to be a happy one.After all, at the age of 40, we need to settle down.