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  1. Asian markets tumble on rejection of rescue plan

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra and Wong Ka-chun HSI bucks sell-off trend following Wall Street's sharp decline Regional markets were caught in a whirlwind of volatility yesterday as investors scrambled ... and restore order to the markets. But the much-anticipated bill was voted down on Monday, pushing US markets into a historic tumble. Benchmarks around the region opened with heavy losses. Only ...

  2. Bold outlook on Asian jobs

    Posted Oct 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker As the aftershocks of the global financial crisis continue to jolt markets and impact economies around the world- notably in Greece and Portugal, as well as in Britain ... the market in Asia is robust,' he says. 'We have released a trading statement that shows our revenues have risen by 42 per cent in Asia [from] 2010. We have more active recruitment ...

  3. City urged to target India in bid for more Asian listings

    Posted Sep 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong and Denise Hung Hong Kong should seek to attract companies in rising Asian economies, particularly India, to list on the city's stock market, while continuing to relax its ... and a panellist at today's summit, said that while the mainland was the main driver for Hong Kong's initial public offering (IPO) market, the city should attract more Asian companies, ...

  4. HK rises to fifth place in Asian property poll

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang Strong economy buoys investment sentiment Investment sentiment in Hong Kong's property market climbed to the fifth rung from 11th last year in the Asia-Pacific region, ... competitive with moderately good investment and development prospects, and low risk. 'The comparatively low interest rate, strong economy, bullish stock market and limited property supply over ...

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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 ... she was appointed chief counsel. In March 2001, she became an executive director. Her present role involves developing SFC policy and regulating the market for retail investment products. ...

  6. Boost for yuan to reboot market enthusiasm

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the statement said. Paul Mackel, head of Asian currency research at HSBC, said more announcements on yuan market reforms could come in the months ahead. Possible changes could include increasing ... The operating hours of the RMB real time gross settlement system in Hong Kong have been extended to 11.30pm Hong Kong time, with the aim of expanding cross-market interbank funding activities between ...

  7. Niche markets lure smaller houses to HK

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... as tier-one investment banks cut staff in the wake of plummeting stock markets that have put listing activities and equity transactions worldwide on hold. Travis Smithson, managing director ... house, which now has seven Hong Kong-based staff, opened in the first week of November. It is the first North Asian office for the Perth-based integrated advisory, stock broking and investment ...

  8. HKMEx airs plans for gold, copper yuan futures

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... authorities prohibit Chinese nationals from trading derivatives outside the mainland and Hong Kong. 'There is a rising need for Asian-focused products as market participants in the region ... dominate the market, Hong Kong bourses attract both Chinese and foreign traders. The mainland is trying to improve its pricing power in the international commodities market, with domestic exchanges ...

  9. Markets bounce back as calm returns

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lee Yuk-kei Fall in yen triggers rally in Hong Kong and regional stocks Hong Kong and other Asian stock markets rebounded yesterday from a slump on Monday when investors sold down ... that despite a US slowdown, Asian economies had become resilient on strong domestic demand. Hantec Investment research director Michael Wong said the market correction had yet to end, hinging on how ...

  10. Cut in US interest rates to bring markets relief

    Posted Jan 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... funds rate, after plummeting in line with global markets on jitters over a possible downturn. Both the local and mainland markets suffered losses in the high single digits yesterday. The Hang ... to 4,559.751. Late last night, market participants welcomed as 'good news' the United States central bank's decision to reduce its key rate by 75 basis points. 'We expect the market ...




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