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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MR SHANGKONG

    Unintended consequence of property price curbs: more stock market speculation

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Unsophisticated investors who once sought a quick profit on property speculation seem now to be turning to stock market speculation instead The unintended ... in the city's stock market. Some local stock brokers have noticed a new trend recently. They say more financially unsophisticated individual clients are calling on them for ideas for investments ...

  2. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hong Kong and China stocks close higher

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu, Daniel Ren

    ... Jeanny Yu and Daniel Ren in Shanghai Infrastructure plans across the border and strong action on the euro-zone crisis give investors some reason to push stocks higher HK and mainland stocks surge Hong Kong and mainland stocks had their biggest rally in nearly eight months yesterday after the European Central Bank announced it would buy bonds to ease borrowing costs ...

  3. Retail sales surge as stock market boom fuels shopping frenzy

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... outlets. Retailers attributed the surge in sales to the festive mood among shoppers, whose spending power and positive sentiment were buoyed by bullish stock markets. Ports Design, a mainland ... reasoning is that the overall market sentiment is quite positive due to the stock market's bull run,' said TSL executive director Erwin Huang. According to Immigration Department figures, ...

  4. Firms ride stock rally to tap market for HK$12b

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun Kerry Properties and Beijing Enterprises among issuers A rush to tap the record-high stock market saw investors and firms including Kerry Properties and Beijing Enterprises Holdings yesterday seeking to raise more than HK$12 billion from share sales. However, some analysts say the sales by some of the city's biggest corporate names are a sign the market has ...

  5. Banner day for market as stocks ride a wave of optimism

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong bourse stood to be a big beneficiary of US funds' reallocation of cash to higher-risk markets, thanks to its range of large-capitalisation stocks that fit the appetites of pension ... Charis Yau A 311-point gain- the biggest one-day leap in a year. The heaviest trading since the government bought into the market at the height of the Asian financial crisis in 1998, ...

  6. Stock market logjams

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Christine Loh Are the business hours too short at our stock and futures markets? As Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen prepares for his economic summit in September, no doubt one ... during the lunchtime break. Imagine if Tokyo's Nikkei index rallies 300 points, say, while Hong Kong is closed. When our market reopens at 2.30pm, the Hong Kong Stock Index will jump ...

  7. Tung's wealth increasing due to rising stock market: newspaper

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... JUDY NGAO Updated at 6.37pm: Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa has benefited considerably financially- in the wake of the territory's rising stock market, local media reported on Thursday. The Apple Daily reported that the stock price of the Tung family business, Orient Overseas (International), had been rising continuously in the past year. Mr Tung's wealth has ...

  8. Taking stock of a challenging role

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... make money from betting on horse racing and stock-market trading and Arculli knows how to bring them in,' Chim said. Under Arculli, the Hang Seng Index reached a peak of 31,638.22 points ... role in the international market. In October, HKEx formed an alliance with the stock exchanges in the BRICS countries. Despite his work for the exchange, brokers have emerged as a dissenting ...

  9. Business - Money

    The growing ranks of Hong Kong's day traders

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... a newcomer to the stock market. He had been investing for the long term, but coming up short on returns. So, he changed strategy. In August, Leung sold a residential property and pocketed HK$1.2 million. He earmarked 5 per cent of the proceeds, HK$60,000, to invest in the stock market and 20 per cent to buy gold. He's keeping the rest in cash. Now, he has decided that once the paper ...

  10. Business - Money - INSURANCE

    Rebound in stocks prompts shift into investment-linked insurance products

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Policyholders hope to catch market rally,but AXA chief calls for long-term view Rebound in stocks sparks shift into investment plans The stock market ... a poor stock market outlook. According to the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance, annualised premiums of investment-linked products sold in the first nine months of last year amounted ...




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