NEW YORK (
Shanghai Composite Index
has gained 6.1% during the past week on news that the government is planning to levy a real-estate tax on home-owners in some Chinese cities not before 2012.
Other gainers include India's
Index which is up 1.2% and Brazil's
up 3.6%. Moreover,
are down 2.3% and 0.4%, respectively.
Few emerging market ADRs have outperformed both domestic and foreign bourses. Among China ADR gainers,
soared 18.9% during the past one week.
The online publishing company signed a new content distribution and branding agreement with internet portal and gaming company
(NTES - Get Report)
for its BoWenWang Website, thereby exposing its content to millions of Chinese viewers. HSW zoomed 100% in trade on July 14.
(TSL - Get Report)
gained 18.3%, 9.4%, and 9.4%, respectively.
China Sunergy was assigned a neutral rating by Barclays Capital with price target of $5, implying a 12% upside over current levels. Besides, Solarfun Power Holdings' subsidiary Jiangsu Linyang Solarfun obtained a $1 billion framework credit facility from Bank of China.
is up 17.3%. On July 19, Roth Capital Partners assigned a buy rating to the stock with price target of $12, implying a 73% upside over current levels.
China Southern Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
gained 12% and 11.6%, respectively. The stocks increased as the country's airline passenger traffic in June grew 23.2% year over year to 21.8 million passengers, the most in 10 months.
Casino and Gaming company
Melco Crown Entertainment
(MPEL - Get Report)
increased 11.9%. On July 21, CLSA Asia Pacific Markets assigned a buy rating to the stock with price target of $5, representing a 21% upside over current levels.
Lastly, metals and mining majors,
Yanzhou Coal Mining
Aluminum Corp of China
gained 11.1% and 10.3%, respectively.
Among India ADR gainers,
(SYNT - Get Report)
was up 12.9%. On July 22, the company reported a 31% year over year growth in second quarter revenues to $130.6 million. Earnings increased 11% to 68 cents per share, topping analysts' estimates of 57 cents per share.
gained 7.3% as aluminum output during May increased 23.5% year over year, while IT firm
(IGTE - Get Report)
was up 6.7%.