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  1. HKEx looks to team up with Brazil for cross-border listings

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing will begin working with Brazil's stock exchange at the end of the year on a plan to link the two bourses for cross-border listing, according to chairman Ronald Arculli. 'It would be possible for Brazilian companies to list in Hong Kong, while Hong Kong and mainland companies could also consider listing in Brazil,' Arculli said ...

  2. Hongkongers look across border to cash in on yuan

    Posted Mar 25th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu, Martin Wong

    ... brought near-zero interest rates last week. A Bank of China branch outside the checkpoint - the closest mainland banking outlet to Hong Kong - fielded such a query from cross-border visitors every ... deposits in Hong Kong grew 7 billion yuan (HK$7.72 billion) in January to 40.4 billion yuan, but no statistics exist on the amount of yuan Hongkongers hold across the border. Various banks in Hong ...

  3. Towngas underlying profit gains 8.9pc on cross-border gas sales

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Hong Kong and China Gas (Towngas) posted an 8.88 per cent growth in underlying profit to HK$1.96 billion in the first six months of the year, as a sharp rise in its mainland piped-gas projects offset a lacklustre performance on its Hong Kong home turf. Net profit jumped 6.37 per cent to HK$5.76 billion, or 90.3 HK cents per share. The utility benefited from a HK$2.23 ...

  4. Yuan settlement grows in cross-border trade

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Yuan cross-border trade flows with Hong Kong have grown 15-fold from 3.6 billion yuan last year to 53 billion yuan in the first half of the year, according to the People's Bank of China. ... or the euro. But that posed currency risks, especially if there were sudden movements in those currencies. With the Hong Kong office buying 70 per cent of its goods from the mainland, Metro was among ...

  5. Sa Sa to push deeper across the border

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Sa Sa International Holdings, Hong Kong's largest cosmetics retailer, said it would continue to invest heavily on the mainland after announcing a 20 per cent jump in annual ... Earnings beat the HK$203.2 million mean estimate by a Thomson Financial poll of 13 brokers. Sa Sa is rebounding from a downturn in 2005 when the company was hit by its overexpansion in Hong Kong ...

  6. CCB's quota for cross-border companies doubled

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

    ... for enterprises with cross-border operations on the mainland and in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, CCB said it aimed to raise 5 billion yuan (HK$5.65 billion) to create the mainland's first medical ... lenders, according to Zhang Li, CCB's Hong Kong branch deputy general manager. The move comes after Beijing urged banks to boost lending to the mainland's 42 million small ...

  7. Brokerages surge on cross-border business boost

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... cent respectively, beating the 1.74 per cent drop in the Hang Seng Index. Under the Cepa sixth supplement between Hong Kong and the mainland, the city's brokerages will be allowed to offer ... Kong. The supplement also proposed the launching of an index-tracking fund based on Hong Kong-listed stocks for mainland investors, which analysts said was positive for the markets across ...

  8. Yuan repatriation a first step towards more lucrative cross-border services

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Jane Moir On any given evening, piles of yuan bank notes are stacked up and stuffed into large steel containers at a secluded point along the Hong Kong coastline to be shipped ... trader in Shenzhen or underground bank with a chit system and fax machine to repatriate yuan to China. For years, yuan brought to Hong Kong by tourists and businessmen have trickled back across ...

  9. Hong Kong firms can show the way

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on either side of the border. If these ventures succeed and act as a catalyst for similar deals to provide urban services in cities across the mainland, the potential for Hong Kong companies ... The clinching of a deal which will see Towngas buy a significant stake in Shenzhen's gas monopoly has implications which go far beyond the Hong Kong company's drive to grab ...

  10. Cepa adds to cross-border commercial gains

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong HSBC Hong Kong's commercial banking business is riding high on the flourishing cross-border economy. The banking division says things can only improve with the closer ... granted to Hong Kong companies operating in the mainland underscored the success of the bank's 'greater-China alignment' concept. In keeping with that strategy, she said, the bank ...




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