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  1. Why Beijing will not want to see a buoyant stock market

    Posted Jul 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... with Shirley Yam Which has been the worst-performing stock market this year? Greece, you say? Right. But you get no candy because that's a no-brainer. Who's next? I hear you ... Kong's stock market and the result is no less puzzling. Our economy is significantly affected by the mainland and the Hang Seng Index contains mostly mainland corporations. Yet the Hang Seng has ...

  2. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    China and UK in talks over London yuan clearing bank

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:16am by Jeanny Yu

    ... The British and Chinese governments are in "active discussions" to appoint a clearing bank in London, a move seen as further eating into Hong Kong's market share of the offshore yuan ... of choice in the world." Market watchers expect a clearing bank in London to seriously challenge Hong Kong's monopoly in this business. Most yuan- also known as renminbi- settlement orders ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCY PRODUCTS

    Bank of China targets yuan markets in West

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:33am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Asset management arm of mainland lender sees London, Paris and Luxembourg as promising new markets for the sale of yuan products Bank of China targets yuan markets in West Bank of China's Hong Kong-based asset management arm is in talks with several European banks to distribute its yuan products in London and Paris, as it attempts to build ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    BOC Hong Kong fends off new competition in yuan trading

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by KANIIS LI, Jeanny Yu

    ... Kanis Li and Jeanny Yu Gradual liberalisation of the renminbi sees Bank of China's HK unit step up marketing efforts after losing sole clearing bank status BOCHK fends off new competition in yuan trading The Hong Kong unit of the state-owned Bank of China is stepping up marketing of its improved clearing services to western financial institutions in Hong Kong after losing ...

  5. Business - Money - Market Preopen

    Hong Kong stocks seen lower as easing speculation played down

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 08:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu Hong Kong stocks are expected to open lower on Friday after China said it is studying how to beef up existing property market curbs and after key players poured cold water overnight on hopes of a new round of US quantitative easing. China's Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development said it is "closely monitoring" the housing market and studying ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - REMUNERATION

    Hong Kong employees at Asian banks expecting strong bonus season

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 09:55am by George Chen, KANIS LI

    ... to regard research departments as cost centres rather than revenue generators, and many analysts' bonuses are linked to the performance of the stock market. This year, sources say, some ... investment banks," said an executive at Bank of East Asia, the largest family-controlled bank in Hong Kong. "There are less variable factors, such as market performance and deal size, when ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    London challenges Hong Kong with BOC's yuan bond

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 01:49pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... Beijing's latest efforts to internationalise the yuan and reaffirms London's ambition to corner a larger share of this market. Many market watchers believe London is shaping up to mount ... "Hong Kong's market share in the yuan debt business would drop a bit from the high levels seen so far, with more new centres catching up. It would be natural for European issuers to choose ...

  8. Business - Money - HONG KONG STOCKS

    Hong Kong stocks fall the most in nearly a month on dimmed easing hopes

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 05:08pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu The Hong Kong stock market had its worst day in nearly a month on Friday, as increasingly bearish investors focused on worsening corporate profits amid slowing Chinese economic ... stocks based on interim results, instead of building medium or long-term positions.” China is studying tightening curbs on the housing market to prevent a further rebound in  home prices, ...

  9. Mainland stocks trail in rebound

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Mainland stock markets failed to match the stunning rebound on the Hong Kong exchange yesterday, raising fears that the worse is yet to come for investors across ... yuan. But analysts said it remained to be seen whether a huge amount would flow to mainland equities. 'The funds won't enter the stock market unless they see a big improvement ...

  10. Rate relief spurs stock rally and yuan record

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

    ... latest interest-rate increase, pushing stock markets higher as they took heart the rise was not as harsh as some economists expected. While the Shanghai Composite Index opened lower after ... rose to a record on the back of the rate rise and speculation of an increasing inflow of hot money into the mainland stock market. China Life Insurance and Ping An Insurance (Group) led gains ...




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