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    Alexa Lam: 'If you sense there is discrimination, just ride over it', says stock market guardian

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... is a series of highs and lows. For 14 years, she has navigated through the volatility and crises of Hong Kong's rollercoaster stock market, attempting to protect the city's investors. It has ... Those who know her describe Lam as a determined individual who is not afraid of a fight and dedicated to her career. With a volatile stock market comes many highs and lows- one of Hong ...

  2. Government waters down stock market reform

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The government has backed down on stock market reform again, substantially diluting a proposal to make breaking disclosure rules a criminal offence punishable by imprisonment, ... rule breakers has been dropped in favour of the regulator referring cases to a market misconduct tribunal. Also, where the 2003 plan covered a major part of the listing rules, including ...

  3. Stocks to face volatility as market looks to US

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Hong Kong's stock market is likely to experience increased volatility this week, as uncertainty over the United States economy persists after a surprisingly weak earnings report from ... this week. 'But the outlook is not that bad. On the bright side, if the mainland announces a slower inflation rate this week, it will help both the A-share market and Hong Kong stocks ...

  4. HKEx presses on with reforms of stock market despite setback

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is pushing ahead with market reforms despite losing a critical battle last week to introduce tighter insider trading rules. Chief executive Paul Chow Man-yiu said a plan to make listed companies publish quarterly financial reports was still on the drawing board as part of moves to make the stock market more transparent. ...

  5. Stock market unlikely to rescue luxury property

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... I cite the excerpts above. Where do property agents think upmarket residential developments will find new buyers when the stock market is no longer minting them? The first chart shows you how ... in mainland listed companies and worries about the impact of recession in the United States have all contributed to the decline. These are real and valid reasons for a correction on a stock market ...

  6. Rich get richer on back of stock market bubble as inflation bites into the poor

    Posted Jan 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... and sold it for three times as much in 2005 when the central government launched a crackdown on property speculation. The high-income professional then plunged into the stock market with the proceeds of the sale, just as the mainland's stock markets began climbing after a four-year bear run. Shanghai share prices have risen just about fivefold since then; almost doubling last ...

  7. Firms ride stock rally to tap market for HK$12b

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun Kerry Properties and Beijing Enterprises among issuers A rush to tap the record-high stock market saw investors and firms including Kerry Properties and Beijing Enterprises Holdings yesterday seeking to raise more than HK$12 billion from share sales. However, some analysts say the sales by some of the city's biggest corporate names are a sign the market has ...

  8. Stock market reforms only a small step

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The stock market reforms announced last week represent a small improvement on the status quo- but only a small step. They fall far short of what is needed to clear up the regulatory muddle keeping the markets from functioning as well as they might. A year ago, a panel of outside experts recommended moving the frontline regulation and vetting of listed companies from the stock ...

  9. Stock market, banks top Beijing talks

    Posted Nov 17th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... have far-reaching implications for the stock market and banking sectors. Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong ... 'In the next 10 years, we would like to put our focus on attracting mainland investors to trade in the Hong Kong stock market.' He said one opening would involve China's National ...

  10. Banner day for market as stocks ride a wave of optimism

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong bourse stood to be a big beneficiary of US funds' reallocation of cash to higher-risk markets, thanks to its range of large-capitalisation stocks that fit the appetites of pension ... Charis Yau A 311-point gain- the biggest one-day leap in a year. The heaviest trading since the government bought into the market at the height of the Asian financial crisis in 1998, ...




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