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  1. Business - Money

    China shares fall in sharp reversal, Hang Seng slips

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 05:28pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... Apple suppliers hit by disappointed quarterly revenue results Hong Kong shares slipped for a second-straight day on Thursday, falling further away from chart resistance that had stymied ... profit on recent outperformers, triggering a sharp intra-day reversal that left benchmark indexes vulnerable to further losses in the near term. Weakness in mainland markets dragged on Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1135226/china-shares-fall-sharp-reversal-hang-seng-slips
  2. Business - Companies

    Graft trial adjourns for billionaire Kwok brothers

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:53pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The billionaire Kwok brothers’ corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong’s highest-profile graft case ... corruption in the government and police. Thomas and Raymond Kwok run Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s second-largest property developer by stock-market value. The Kwok family is Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1059470/hong-kongs-billionaire-kwok-brothers-face-court-graft-charges
  3. Business - Money

    Asian markets slump due to fears over central bank stimulus

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 05:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Asian markets dived Thursday, with Tokyo’s Nikkei losing more than six per cent, while the dollar hit 10-week lows against the yen on expectations ... cent since hitting its peak last month, putting it in a bear market. Hong Kong shed 2.19 per cent, or 467.62 points, to end at 20,887.04 while Sydney ended 0.61 per cent lower, giving up 28.7 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/market-snapshot/article/1260001/asian-markets-slump-due-fears-over-central-bank
  4. Business - Companies

    CK Life Sciences buys top Australian salt producer

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing is buying Australia’s largest salt producer Cheetham Salt in a deal worth US$157 million, a subsidiary of his Cheung Kong ... Kong Life Sciences chief executive officer Kam Hing-lam said in a statement. CK Life Sciences, chaired by Li’s eldest son and heir to his Cheung Kong conglomerate, Victor, is involved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1093823/ck-life-sciences-buys-top-australian-salt-producer
  5. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Swatch Group voices concerns over uncertain Hong Kong outlook

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:33am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Zurich Swatch voices concern over Hong Kong outlook Swatch Group yesterday warned of an uncertain outlook for its major market Hong Kong after reporting an 11.5 per cent fall ... of uncertainty because of this … conflict. Fewer people visit Hong Kong and our stores there. But the main problem is with wholesale. Retailers are worried and buy fewer watches. This uncertainty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1557380/swatch-group-voices-concerns-over-uncertain-hong-kong-outlook
  6. Business - Economy - OUTLOOK

    Confidence rising among Hong Kong's small and medium-sized firms

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:33am by CHIMA SAU-WAI

    ... Chim Sau-wai sauwai.chim@scmp.com Confidence rising among HK's small businesses Confidence among Hong Kong's small and medium-sized enterprises is improving but investment sentiment has fallen for two consecutive quarters, a new survey for the Hong Kong Productivity Council shows. The Standard Chartered SME Index has edged up 0.5 point to 51.3 in the outlook ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1557385/confidence-rising-among-hong-kongs-small-and-medium-sized-firms
  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW JAKE VAN DER KAMP

    Let spoiled airlines fund Hong Kong's third runway, not the public purse

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Let spoiled airlines fund third runway, not the public purse An association representing 2,500 pilots in Hong Kong has voiced support for a third airport runway, saying ... minutes if they travel at peak hours. What horror. How can they possibly put up with it? Surely Hong Kong is obliged to remedy this breach of human rights. Don't get me wrong. I am all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557115/let-spoiled-airlines-fund-hong-kongs-third-runway-not-public-purse
  8. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Cash subsidies go only so far in reducing poverty in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:22am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong The plight of the poor in Hong Kong needs to be addressed, but we must recognise that cash subsidies only go so far in alleviating the problem Poverty track Tackling poverty ... be ignored. Both factors are rising in Hong Kong. That people respond to incentives is clearly revealed in the data. In the past two decades, the percentage of Hong Kong people not working "for ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1557146/cash-subsidies-go-only-so-far-reducing-poverty
  9. Business - China Business - WEALTH

    China's rich are less likely to keep business in the family – unlike Hong Kong’s wealthy

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 11:51am by Toh Han Shih

    ... their businesses to their descendants, compared with business families in Hong Kong and other parts of Asia. Forbes said earlier this year there were 152 billionaires on the mainland and 45 in Hong Kong. "I see many Hong Kong families sticking with traditional preferences in passing down the family business, while many from [the mainland] do not," said Clifford Ng, a partner at Zhong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1556959/rich-mainlanders-less-likely-keep-business-family
  10. Business - Money - IPO WATCH

    Hong Kong Airlines dual-currency IPO may not take off

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan Hong Kong Airlines IPO is up against negative sentiment on yuan and its own difficulties Local carrier's dual currency listing may not take off Efforts to raise yuan-denominated shares in Hong Kong's initial public offering market have looked a bit like some of the plans for sending humans to Mars- technically feasible with a few notable bumps ahead. Earlier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1556883/hong-kong-airlines-dual-currency-ipo-may-not-take

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