Argentinian heads world’s most popular stock exchange in China – 09/02/2021 – Nelson de Sá

“Felicitaciones, Aguzin !!” It is the Argentinian Marcos Galperin, CEO of the largest company by market value in Latin America, MercadoLibre, who also greets on Twitter the Argentinian Nicolás Aguzin.

He will be, in the title linked by Galperin, “the first non-Chinese in charge of the Hong Kong stock exchange”. The Buenos Aires press celebrated, from La Nación to Ámbito Financiero.

“Aguzin will take over what is now the world’s most popular stock exchange,” the Wall Street Journal reported, “benefiting from a boom in stocks and traded issues.”

According to the South China Morning Post, the executive, “known as Gucho”, was chosen for his three decades with America’s largest bank, JP Morgan, notably as CEO of the Asia-Pacific region. .

“As the Chinese economy and its markets continue to open up, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange will become more and more relevant, acting as a catalyst that connects China to the world, and the world to China,” said the ‘Argentinian, at SCMP, in the image above, of the bag.


In an interview with Chinese financier Caixin, CEO of Germany’s Biontech, Ugur Sahin, reported that his vaccine was already being tested in China, together with Shanghai-based pharmaceutical company Fosun.

If approved by Chinese regulators, one hundred million doses must be delivered, produced in Germany and possibly in China itself.


In an interview with German Welt am Sonntag, Austrian Chancellor Conservative Sebastian Kurz said he would seek to produce vaccines from China and Russia in his country.

“The only thing that matters when it comes to vaccines is efficacy, safety and availability,” he said. “Not geopolitical battles.”


In the United States, the Drudge Report was the only one to highlight: “Smoke screen? Tesla’s purchase of bitcoin came minutes after the Chinese government complained to Elon Musk. Different agencies are questioning Tesla for issues reported by users, such as burning batteries and unexpected acceleration.

German financier Handelsblatt also tried to attract attention, wryly: “Everyone talks about Tesla’s entry into bitcoins, hardly anyone is talking about his problems in China.”


In The New York Times (above), “Civil Liberties Groups Call on Biden’s Justice Department to Drop Trial Against Julian Assange” from WikiLeaks. On Friday (12), the deadline for the US government to appeal against him in London ends.

They sign, among others, the historic American Union for Civil Liberties (ACLU) and organizations defending journalists.

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