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  • Top Investor Relations Trends to Watch in 2021

    Cision, our parent company, recently partnered with the US-based National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) to release the 2021 State of Investor Relations report, an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities IR teams are facing in a still uncertain time.   For the study, Cision and NIRI spoke with senior IR leaders from companies representing a broad set of industries and market caps to get their views on 1) how they responded to an unprecedented year with a crisis around every corner and 2) where they see the industry headed.   Among the findings, four major trends emerged: …

    Investor Relations April 1, 2021
  • Finance News Websites That Are Worth Investing Your Time In

    As we are in the thick of this year’s second quarterly earnings season, there has been a steady flow of business updates and news. Over the past weeks, PR Newswire has distributed numerous earnings press releases from publicly listed companies that have released their second-quarter financial results. The current earnings season is closely watched as investors are keen to understand how companies have been impacted by a full quarter of economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Amid the flurry of investor relations updates and announcements, we look at some international and APAC financial news websites to help you get up to speed on the finance world.     For Finance…

    Investor Relations August 21, 2020
  • Investor Relations Pros Share Communications Tips Amid The COVID-19 Uncertainty

    Companies in APAC are grappling with the economic pressures and challenges caused by the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, which has been declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation on 11 March. Listed companies should communicate clearly to stakeholders and investors, who are paying close attention to business trends and developments, and are anticipating corporate response plans. This is critical given that the earnings season is kicking off in the coming months. PR Newswire compiled views from investor relations and financial media professionals on how best to communicate…

    Asia Specials March 20, 2020
  • 4 things PR and IR professionals should know about Shenzhen-Hong Kong Connect

    The approval by China’s State Council for the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Connect three months ago on August 16 is the latest step implemented by the Chinese government to further liberalize mainland markets.  The long awaited stock trading link which started a three-week system test in October is likely to go live as early as November 21.  Another test of global investors’ appetite for Chinese shares, the new tie-up and its predecessor – the Hong Kong and Shanghai Stock Connect which was launched in late 2014, are currently the only direct accesses for…

    Asia Specials November 4, 2016
  • Startup PR 101: How to Write a Funding-Related Press Release

    “Startup XYZ Raises $10 Million in Series A Funding for a Commercial Project.” “FinTech Startup ABC Closes $2 Million in Series B Funding.” These are some common headlines we see in press releases from startups who received massive funding from investors. Distributing press releases of such nature is important to new startups because It is one of the most cost-effective communication methods; It creates brand awareness, recognition and confidence among target audience as well as potential investors; It helps attract talent to work for you. So what should you look…

    Content PR & Marketing July 11, 2016