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  1. Singapore's stringent rules may help HKEx

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu and George Chen Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing does not plan to follow the example of its Singapore rival, which will tighten listing requirements from next month after a series of accounting scandals involving small Chinese players. Bankers said Singapore's reform would discourage companies from listing on the island state's SGX and quality smaller ...

  2. Failed in Hong Kong? Try again in Singapore

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... it's not so much FILTH as SIHTS: 'Sank In Hong Kong, try Singapore'. And it doesn't just apply to underperforming Brits. Even Li Ka-shing is at it. This week it emerged ... offering for his yuan-denominated Hui Xian reit failed abysmally to set the Hong Kong market alight, this time around he's planning to launch his new offering on the Singapore stock exchange. ...

  3. Singapore threat to HK role as yuan trading hub

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Hong Kong's role as a leading offshore yuan trading centre is facing a challenge, with some companies preferring to settle yuan trades in Singapore- claiming that it requires less stringent paperwork. Bank of East Asia deputy chief executive Brian Li Man-bun (pictured) said yesterday the bank's Singapore yuan business had doubled last ...

  4. Singapore's big lesson for HKEx

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Hong Kong lags behind Singapore in attracting listings from international companies, according to a Lingnan University study. Dr Jesus Seade, who ... raising HK$642.1 billion in 2009. But the city only has 18 international companies listed here, compared with 43 in Singapore. That figure excludes mainland companies. Hong Kong has more than 500 ...

  5. Agility Logistics to leave HK for Singapore

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis Agility Logistics is the latest shipping and transport-related firm to relocate from Hong Kong to Singapore. The company, which is among the 10 largest logistics operators ... and air freight businesses will also relocate to Singapore. Its business in Hong Kong and the mainland, where it has an extensive presence, is unlikely to be directly affected. The company joins ...

  6. Singapore seeks role as yuan trading centre

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu Singapore has lobbied the People's Bank of China to allow it to act as a yuan settlement and clearing centre, but the mainland's central bank has yet to make any agreement, according to a person familiar with the situation. Singapore is the latest of the cities that are lining up to compete with Hong Kong to become acknowledged offshore yuan trading centres ...

  7. Hutchison Port Trust tightens pricing for Singapore float

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Hutchison Port Holdings Trust may now raise a maximum of US$5.5 billion from its initial public offering in Singapore after apparently tightening the price range of the units ... Hutchison Whampoa shareholders applying in Hong Kong for the global offer have to submit their applications today, although the final closing date is in Singapore on Monday. Trading in the units ...

  8. Sinopec preparing to build lubricant plant in Singapore foray

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec), Asia's largest oil refiner, is 'actively preparing' to build a lubricant plant in Singapore in what is expected to be its first overseas foray in the downstream petrochemical sector. The company is also studying investment opportunities in Singapore and other nations in oil refining and petrochemical production as part ...

  9. Chinese Estates to list reit in Singapore

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... investment trust in Singapore instead of its original plan in Hong Kong. Sources said the developer - run by brothers Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Thomas Lau Luen-hung - planned to launch the trust in Singapore this year and Citigroup was arranging the deal. The size and combination of the property assets in the trust were largely unchanged from the original plan, they said. A year ago, Chinese ...

  10. Regulator gives yuan payments new push

    Posted Apr 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Singapore, which is trying to establish itself as a yuan trading hub. The authority's move came after bankers complained that cumbersome local requirements have led some companies to shift ... their deals', Chow said. Bank of East Asia deputy chief executive Brian Li Man-bun recently said the bank's Singapore yuan business doubled last year, although it still conducted more yuan business ...




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