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  1. HSBC top yuan forex house in London, it says

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com HSBC said it has established itself as the largest yuan foreign exchange house in London, the world's largest foreign exchange centre, which is now seeking to transform itself into the western world's leading yuan hub. But London's ambition to become an offshore yuan centre would complement, rather than compete with, Hong ...

  2. London seen as yuan threat

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Analysts believe London could well become another global hub for yuan trading, giving Hong Kong a run for its money. Tse Kwok-leung, head of policy and economics research for Bank of China, yesterday said London has long been the global foreign exchange hub, which should help in its goal of becoming a yuan hub. On Wednesday, HSBC issued the first ...

  3. HKMA may have bought offices in London, Paris

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The Monetary Authority may have spent US$500 million to buy office properties in London and Paris in an attempt to enhance the investment returns of the local ... The Times reported yesterday, without quoting sources, that the Exchange Fund purchased its first building in London's City financial district this year, while JP Morgan Asset Management's ...

  4. Shanghai no threat, says City of London mayor

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Although some companies in Hong Kong and London have expressed interest in listing shares or issuing bonds in Shanghai, the lord mayor of the City of London does not consider ... in Shanghai, which is turning into an international financial centre. 'Shanghai is not a threat to either Hong Kong or London. This is just like New York; it does not replace London,' he ...

  5. Stocks seen testing new highs after gains in New York and London

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Hong Kong stocks are expected to follow on from last week's record close by testing new highs again today, buoyed by Friday's gains in New York and London. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.99 per cent on Friday to close at 13,806.7 while the Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 1.94 per cent to 2,804.19. London's FTSE-100 rose 1.29 per cent ...

  6. M1NT's HK investors fret after London axe

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Shareholders not told UK club was closing Investors in the Hollywood Road nightclub M1NT are jittery after discovering the London arm of the venture closed this month- with shareholders and members left in the dark about the reasons. A number of London shareholders said they had yet to receive any word about the club or whether they would retrieve any return ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Mainland start-ups favour London's AIM over HK to go public

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Some mainland start-up companies are abandoning plans to list in Hong Kong because of regulatory hurdles, turning instead to London's AIM as the easier and faster alternative. AIM is the London Stock Exchange's international market for smaller growing companies. Canton Property Investment, which rejected a Hong Kong share sale, will list on AIM tomorrow ...

  9. Chinese medicine unit to list in London

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee Hutchison Whampoa plans to spin off its Chinese medicine arm on the London Stock Exchange through a GBP40 million ($540.71 million) share offering. The conglomerate announced yesterday that it had gained the Hong Kong exchange's approval for a separate listing of the unit, Hutchison China MediTech (HCM), on the Alternative Investment Market in London. While ...

  10. Yuan trading experts in demand

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... HSBC staff with knowledge of yuan trading could escape the bank's massive lay-off plan as the lender moves to make London a hub for the currency. The bank, the largest lender in Europe, yesterday announced it was appointing Paul Gooding, who has headed their European credit trading unit for the past seven years, to lead HSBC's team helping London to become ...




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