Carrefour has announced a transformation plan to restructure its business over the next five years and turn around the current weak trend in its results.
Asia has been the best performing region globally this year because of China being the best performing market and tech being the best performing sector. In Hong Kong in particular the impact of Tencent has been extra-ordinary as the largest stock in the market with a current weighting of almost 12%.
Chinese Internet companies such as Weibo, Baidu and Tencent are sophisticating their business models to offer innovative products and services. This crucial change brings to the brands made in China greater value at a global level as they go public on the New York Stock Exchange.