Share Cross-ownership Regulation and Stock Process: Evidence from the Chinese Market and Recommendations for Philippine and Vietnamese Laws


cross-ownership of shares
Chinese market
Philippine law
share price
Vietnamese law

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Thong, T. N. P. (2023). Share Cross-ownership Regulation and Stock Process: Evidence from the Chinese Market and Recommendations for Philippine and Vietnamese Laws. Southeastern Philippines Journal of Research and Development, 28(1), 1-12.


Cross-shareholding promotes price synchronization and reduces price lag. More importantly, this effect on price informativeness is evident for large companies and during market downturns. In general, the relationship between cross-ownership structure and stock price informativeness exists clearly. This paper investigates the impact of share cross-ownership on stock prices as a measure of price informativeness from companies listed on the Chinese stock exchange. The paper has learned an overview of cross-ownership and the stock market in China through jurisprudence analysis and comparative jurisprudence method. At the same time, the author also discusses the positive effects of regulation and cross-ownership structure on stock prices to better understand the relationship between cross-ownership and price dynamics through the impact of cross-ownership on the information environment. A notable point that the paper also discusses is the advantages of symmetric cross-ownership compared to the process of merger of joint stock companies to determine the balance between market efficiency and the social welfare loss brought about by symmetrical cross-ownership. From there, the paper will evaluate the influence of cross-ownership in Vietnamese and Philippine laws through agency theory and corporate governance models, and will finally make some recommendations for Philippine and Vietnamese laws.


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