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  1. HK firm on enhancing financial centre role

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as improving the listing rules and deepening the bond market, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung said. Mr Chan said it was not surprising for Shanghai to aim at becoming ... government's plan to sell bonds on a regular basis to promote the local bond market would be another move to facilitate the city's development as a financial centre. Mr Chan hoped the first ...

  2. Property, financial stocks dive over tightening fears

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li and Natalie Chiu Rates and stricter lending worries spark sell-off in markets Mainland property and financial stocks tumbled yesterday over concerns the central government ... fall is mainly because most of the speculators have left the market following [Beijing's] crackdown on rampant speculation,' said Gerry Xu Feng, the chief officer of the research ...

  3. Financial Reporting

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... financial reporting system. Known as XBRL, or eXtensible Business Reporting Language, the system provides a computer readable structure where companies can tell their own financial story to the market without using standard reporting templates. Last year, the Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), which governs the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, mandated XBRL ...

  4. Idea of HK-Shenzhen financial zone praised

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang and Maria Chan Economists hail proposed border precinct A financial co-operation zone between Hong Kong and Shenzhen will be a big step forward, but its success will depend ... the financial crisis and set a long-term objective of building a financial co-operation zone straddling the border, for which he said a number of pilot schemes would be launched. He said such a zone ...

  5. A-share jitters boost home prices

    Posted Jun 27th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li and Peggy Sito Investors switch funds into safer alternatives amid fears of stock market correction An exodus of speculative money from the A-share markets to the less volatile property market is providing an added boost to residential prices in major cities, according to property agents and economists. With fears growing of a stock market crash after major mainland ...

  6. Latest market jitters could spread to HK

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Global financial markets are suffering another attack of the jitters. It may pass, but if prolonged it will mean a cruel summer for investors. The cause of the trouble ... bout of volatility in financial markets further afield, from Hong Kong to New York. This time, international markets largely ignored the turmoil in Shanghai and Shenzhen. Even Hong Kong's ...

  7. City's depressed listings market set to rebound

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong could see a revival of its initial public offering market in the second half of the year, with as many as 80 listings netting a total of HK$110 billion ... of the financial crisis. Only 32 listings went ahead in the first six months of 2012, raising HK$30.6 billion, down 84 per cent from the same period last year in deal value. The depressing performance put ...

  8. Property market curbs to hit HK investors

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... market would be announced soon. 'It will not take too long to release the regulation,' he said. While the official refused to specify whether Hong Kong investors were among the targets, ... the regulation is aimed at institutional investors who speculate in the property market. It is unlikely to affect individuals who buy flats for their own use,' Professor Yi said. 'There ...

  9. China could top world's IPO market this year

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China could be the world's biggest market for initial public offerings this year, according to advisory and accounting group Deloitte. In a new report, Deloitte says the total number ... and Shenzhen, including the ChiNext board, raising a total of almost 300 billion yuan (HK$343.61 billion). Deloitte said the surge in listings partly reflected the fact that the market was subdued last ...

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    Qianhai economic zone chief says it won't compete with Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... flow of the yuan Plenty of room for Hong Kong in Qianhai The 15-square-kilometre site of the Qianhai special economic zone looks more like a construction site than a booming financial centre. But the top official in charge of the development says it will not only play a key role in liberalising the yuan but also help Hong Kong keep its status as a world-leading financial centre- a status ...




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