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  1. HKMA sold HK$7.4 billion in 3 interventions on Thursday

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 08:12am by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) stepped into the currency market during New York hours on Thursday, its third intervention for the day, as the local currency repeatedly hit the strong end of its trading range. It sold HK$2.751 billion ($355 million) in Hong Kong dollars in the latest move, bringing the total injection for the day to HK$7.4 billion, data showed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1074491/hkma-sold-hk74-billion-3-interventions-thursday
  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. News - China

    Asia's budget airline boom bypasses China

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 02:44pm by Associated Press in Hong Kong

    ... Associated Press in Hong Kong A budget airline boom that is sweeping Asia is leaving Chinese travellers behind. From almost none a decade ago, the region now has more than 50 low cost carriers. The fast growth of no-frills airlines such as AirAsia and the slew of recent start-ups including Singapore’s Scoot and AirAsia Japan underline surging demand in the region for affordable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1048576/asias-budget-airline-boom-bypasses-china
  4. Business - Companies

    SHK Properties posts record profit despite scandal

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 06:37pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s second-largest real estate developer, posted earnings that narrowly beat expectations on Thursday, building on last year’s ... that they paid a senior government official to favour their interests. The Kwoks deny any wrongdoing, and Rafael Hui, a former Hong Kong chief secretary who has also been charged over the case, has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1036016/shk-properties-posts-record-profit-despite-scandal
  5. News - China

    Growing number of African entrepreneurs thriving in southern China

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 11:31am by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong From a windowless room in a dilapidated Hong Kong high-rise, Ali Diallo sells Chinese electronics to retailers across Africa. The modest surroundings ... The building is also the go-to place in Hong Kong for African buyers in search of cheap electronics, with phones selling from around US$8 each. “In China there are opportunities for people who can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1313630/growing-number-african-entrepreneurs-thriving-southern-china
  6. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Property agents march against cooling measures, stamp tax

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 05:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Thousands of real estate agents took to Hong Kong’s streets Sunday in protest at government efforts to curb soaring property prices, saying new transaction taxes and other measures ... to scrap the Special Stamp Duty and the Buyer Stamp Duty. “There are 37,000 agents in Hong Kong and there were only 3,000 transactions last month,” said Raymond Ho, a spokesman for the rally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1277368/property-agents-march-against-cooling-measures-stamp-tax
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Marriage on 12.12.12 fails to draw Hong Kong couples

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 01:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong The number of Hong Kong couples planning to marry on 12.12.12 – seen as a fairly fortunate date by feng shui masters – has shrunk compared to the more ... this year, which is seen as signifying love, was not ideal for nuptials. Hong Kong’s marriage registry has received only 696 notifications from couples planning to get married on Wednesday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1102118/marriage-121212-fails-draw-hong-kong-couples
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong Disneyland posts first profit since opening

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 01:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Hong Kong’s struggling Disneyland has posted its first profit since opening seven years ago thanks to an increase in mainland Chinese visitors, a report ... no details. A Disney spokesman declined to confirm the report when contacted, saying the park’s financial report will be released early next year. A deal to open Hong Kong Disneyland, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1094545/hong-kong-disneyland-posts-first-profit
  10. 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

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