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  1. HK 'may lose rank' as biggest IPO centre

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... uncertainties in the global markets, Li predicted a difficult year in 2012, and said the Hong Kong stock exchange would continue to revamp to strengthen the city's status as a financial centre. He ... from Sichuan was now between HK$30 billion and HK$40 billion and had potential to grow. AMTD Financial Planning general manager Kenny Tang Sing-hing said Li was being conservative when he said ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - SECURITY

    Xi Jinping's security commission to also tackle financial industry

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:30am by George Chen, Teddy Ng

    ... tabs on hot money Beijing will create a ministerial-level division dedicated to financial industry security within the new National Security Commission to be chaired by President Xi Jinping. ... on "all kinds of emerging and new threats that the government hasn't spent too much time and resources on yet", a source said. Financial industry security would fall ...

  3. Shanghai grabs bull by the horns as financial hub

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou When the trading floor opened at the Shanghai Stock Exchange on November 26, 1990, China's financial history was picking up where it left off decades earlier. The coastal metropolis staged the country's first securities transactions as early as the late 1860s, and the city was the financial centre of the Far East in the 1930s. But efforts to become the Asian ...

  4. H shares on centre stage as blue chips finish flat

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent to $3.375. Interest in the mainland insurance sector also spread to financial stocks. Bank of China Hong Kong rose 2.34 per cent to another record high of $15.25. The shares have soared 82 ...

  5. SGX dark pool to bring HKEx extra business

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... sent shockwaves through this city's business circles. Financial institutions worried that they would lose business to the Lion City. But the opposite appears to be the case: Hong ... pools are competitors with traditional exchanges, but in fact Chi-East shows that the two can work well together. Singapore Exchange has a good reputation and a well developed data centre ...

  6. Rule change likely to speed consolidation

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as they are more relaxed than the prestige banking centres. This is the reason so many retail investors are trading in Hong Kong while other markets are dominated by fund managers.' A large number ...

  7. Renhe offering fails to attract retail investors

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

    ... Wong Ka-chun and Nick Westra Hong Kong retail investors are shying away from the HK$5.1 billion initial public offering of mainland underground shopping centre operator Renhe Commercial Holdings amid the volatile stock market. Four local brokerages- Phillip Securities, Bright Securities, Taifook Securities and Celestial Securities- said they did not receive any orders from retail ...

  8. National coal exchange planned to raise efficiency, openness

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... existing regional coal trading centres, the China Securities Journal quoted an unnamed source as saying. Expected to be set up next year or in 2010, the exchange would initially organise regular ...

  9. SFC says no to ban on short selling

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... far enough. 'The US and Britain have banned any short selling on financial stocks completely,' he said. 'Hong Kong, which is an international financial centre, should follow ... in the markets but refused to heed calls by legislators and commentators to completely ban the practice for financial stocks. In a statement, the commission said it was ready to 'implement more ...

  10. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    Year of the Snake is a year to buy gold

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... it is better to choose the seat away from the centre and to choose yellow for your furniture and clothes. The fung shui master says the colour yellow can bring you luck in the Year of the Snake. ...




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