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#China pushes state media giants to list

#China pushes state media giants to list

SHANGHAI: China is pushing state media giants, including its main news agency Xinhua, to list on the stock market in a bid to make them operate on more commercial terms amid growing competition. At least two national media outlets, the Xinhua news agency and the People's Daily newspaper, plan domestic listings of their websites this year, the China Securities Journal said Wednesday. Xinhuanet, owned by the state news agency, aims to put its shares on the Shanghai stock exchange and has hired investment bank China International Capital Corp. as the lead underwriter, the newspaper said, quoting sources. The report follows an announcement this week that the People's Daily newspaper, regarded as the mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, is also planning to list its website, which could be approved in days. "These traditional, official media are facing a funding crisis, wh...

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