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  1. Events

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: University of Edinburgh lunch: 'An empire of commerce: Three centuries of Scottish enterprise in the East'. University of Hong Kong. Tuesday, June 15: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'International financial centres in dynamic global markets: Balancing stability and innovation in a complex system'. British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'In ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance

    Beijing unveils financial blueprint

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... Kong's development as an offshore yuan centre and global asset management hub and help promote its role as an international financial centre. It said the government would accelerate the pace of turning Shanghai into an international financial centre while enhancing co-operation with Hong Kong. ...

  3. Events

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'International financial centres in dynamic global markets: Balancing stability and innovation in a complex system'. Hong Kong ... with difficult situations' On Hing Building, Central. Friday, June 18: General Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'The emergence of Mongolia- Opportunities unveiled'. United Centre, Queensway. ...

  4. Resilience, enterprise will get us through

    Posted Dec 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is trouble. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has aspirations for Hong Kong to become an international financial centre on a par with London and New York. Mr Wen yesterday reiterated the central government's support for such ambitions. In fact, Hong Kong is now just a greater China financial centre, serving the Hong Kong and mainland equity markets- but not forever. The critical issue we must ...

  5. Few regrets, but great ambitions

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung, Linda Choy

    ... more heed to the public Hong Kong should seek to assert itself as the premier international financial centre of East Asia, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen says. 'My ambition is not Hong Kong as an international financial centre for China but as the international financial centre for the East Asia time zone,' he said in an interview at Government House. The chief executive said the city ...

  6. At the centre

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... Anthony Cheung The State Council recently announced its plan to develop Shanghai into an international financial centre by 2020. Even though Hong Kong would also be given yuan ... economy grows and the yuan ultimately becomes internationalised, there is every reason to expect more financial centres and transport hubs to emerge. No matter how well endowed and important Hong ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    China seeks accord on yuan-sterling swaps with UK

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan in Beijing ray.utchan@scmp.com As the largest forex market in the world and a financial centre, London is expected to become a hub for yuan trade in the West, says banker China ... As the capital city of the United Kingdom, it is a leading financial centre as well as the world's largest foreign exchange market," Fang Fang, a vice-chairman of Asian investment banking, told ...

  8. First Person

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Hong Kong's role is in the mainland's development. That's why this year we want to put more focus on Hong Kong being the financial centre and its contribution to the overall ... centres- New York and Chicago. So it's also possible that in China, there could be two financial centres. The focus could be different. Shanghai is at the centre of China and that's why ...

  9. Lam urges HK people to develop a better understanding of China?s five-year plan

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... During the meetings, Mr Wen voiced support for maintaining Hong Kong?s position as an international financial, trading and shipping centre. He also pledged to continue closer economic partnership programmes with Hong Kong and Macau. However, Mr Wen did not elaborate. Some government officials and academics in Hong Kong are concerned that the city?s role as a leading regional financial centre ...

  10. You can learn a lot from comparing

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... regions of China. People in the two cities can learn from both western and Chinese cultures. On the other hand, the two places have different policies. Hong Kong is an international financial centre, while Macau is famous for its gaming industry. Unlike Hong Kong, Macau is determined to preserve its cultural heritage. Apart from books, we can also learn from comparisons. Hong Kong ...




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