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  1. Yuan trading important for HK, says SFC chief

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... yuan shares settlement can be done smoothly.' Fong wants the commission to liaise more closely with Russia, Italy, Brazil and other Latin America and European countries. 'As ... Enoch Yiu The Securities and Futures Commission will ensure risk-management systems are in place when the stock exchange introduces yuan-denominated shares, according to chairman Eddy Fong ...

  2. Fees slashed as volume plunges

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amanda Lee amanda.lee@scmp.com Commission price wars are heating up on the Hong Kong stock market as brokers resort to cutting fees to try to boost their trading volumes. The financial crisis and accompanying market volatility have taken a heavy toll on stock trading volumes- on which brokers earn their commission incomes. The latest data from the exchange shows that turnover ...

  3. Warrant platform offers HK traders window on Europe

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The Hong Kong stock exchange may be facing a new competitive threat after a European electronic trading platform specialising in warrant and structured ... Group, has been authorised by the Securities and Futures Commission to offer services in the city. It will allow local investors to trade through Hong Kong brokers who can connect ...

  4. HK beats London, NY in cross-border trading

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Hong Kong is more popular than London and New York for stocks and options that are cross-border traded in the three markets, according to a Securities and Futures Commission ... Index constituent stocks, that traded in the three markets, compared with 10 per cent in the United States and 8 per cent in London. A European fund manager said the findings were ...

  5. Exchanges unite to take on dark pools

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the approval of the Securities and Futures Commission for new product launches, or to make changes to trading rules and fees. But operators of dark pools can set their own rules. 'Traditional ... since regulations in these markets allowed dark-pool operators to compete directly with traditional exchanges. Turnovers at some US and European stock exchanges have fallen by as much ...

  6. Exchange boss urged to give up his bonus

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... and Futures Commission. He said the exchange has used newspaper advertisements to alert investors about announcements this month and would use e-mail and other websites to inform them. In the longer term, the HKEx will consider adopting the US and European method whereby companies continue trading after making an announcement, or stocks are only suspended for a short period of 10 minutes ...

  7. Christmas 2011, not the rosiest date to put in your diary

    Posted Dec 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as poor investment income. The outlook remains uncertain as the European financial crisis shows no sign of being resolved any time soon. Even hopes of benefiting from China's moves to internationalise the yuan may be too optimistic. Last week, the mainland media reported that the China Securities Regulatory Commission had approved the first batch of companies to apply to join ...

  8. Mainland defies global sell-off

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... benchmark Nikkei-225 Index slid 0.53 per cent, while European markets, including Britain's FTSE-100 and Germany's DAX were trading lower in the morning. On Wednesday, the FTSE fell 2.3 per ... Commission's latest move to boost the qualified foreign institutional investor scheme quota by US$50 billion, pushing up the total to US$80 billion. Launched in 2002, the scheme allows selected foreign ...

  9. London exchange aims to open office in Beijing next year

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu in London London Stock Exchange, the largest European bourse, will apply to set up a representative office in Beijing early next year, following its US counterparts' efforts ... Securities Regulatory Commission in the next few months and hoped the office could open early next year. 'What we want to have is to let the Beijing office establish a closer link ...

  10. Bracing for the euro fallout

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... produce a left-wing government determined to stay in the euro zone but set on rejecting key conditions imposed as part of a European Union and International Monetary Fund bailout. The make-up ... euro zone. Despite reassurances from European Union officials that the single currency will remain intact, political leaders have failed to agree on their own financial and fiscal ...




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