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  1. Business - Money

    China shares fall in sharp reversal, Hang Seng slips

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 05:28pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... earnings change for this year. Bucking broader market weakness, Lenovo Group jumped 6.6 per cent to its highest since November 2007 in Hong Kong after its chief executive told the Wall Street ... Apple suppliers hit by disappointed quarterly revenue results Hong Kong shares slipped for a second-straight day on Thursday, falling further away from chart resistance that had stymied ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Graft trial adjourns for billionaire Kwok brothers

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:53pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The billionaire Kwok brothers’ corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong’s highest-profile graft case ... corruption in the government and police. Thomas and Raymond Kwok run Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s second-largest property developer by stock-market value. The Kwok family is Hong Kong ...

  3. Business - Companies

    CK Life Sciences buys top Australian salt producer

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing is buying Australia’s largest salt producer Cheetham Salt in a deal worth US$157 million, a subsidiary of his Cheung Kong group said on Thursday. The A$150 million deal is the firm’s third investment in Australia this year after it bought agricultural and horticultural wholesaler and distributor Peaty Trading Group ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Hong Kong to see 10pc rise in office rents over next five years

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:10pm by Peggy Sito

    ... to rise above its pre-Global Financial Crisis level sometime in mid-next year. Hong Kong is seen reaping a rise of 10 per cent in prime office rents between this year and 2019, after suffering ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Hong Kong will see a 10 per cent increase in prime office rents in the next five years at a rate below the average of other global cities, according ...

  5. Business - Economy - RETAIL

    Hong Kong protests put huge dent in Asia luxury goods sales

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... Consultants Bain & Company have forecast that the luxury goods market in China will contract for the first time ever this year. The crisis in Hong Kong "will have an impact" ... Agence France-Presse Top brands also hurt by mainland slowdown and anti-corruption drive Protests put dent in Asia luxury goods sales Protests in Hong Kong, an economic slowdown ...

  6. Business - Money - THE VIEW

    Why the Hong Kong stock market held up despite the protests

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 03:49pm by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... Richard Harris Despite the biggest protests for 47 years, the Hang Seng Index remained robust; that tells us the days of Hong Kong as a domestic market are over Holding up nicely ... own Hong Kong Tracker Fund, which resulted from the government buying the market during the 1988 Asian financial crisis. The Chinese banks were good performers last Friday but so, too, were ...

  7. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Hong Kong dollar stable despite Occupy Central unrest

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:18am by Bloomberg

    ... dollar's appeal in the face of the higher-yielding yuan. "Over the last 30 years, the Hong Kong dollar has withstood a number of challenges," said David Loevinger, a former official ... of 1.9 per cent for Australia's dollar and 1.7 per cent for the euro. It is not necessary to go back to the crisis of the 1990s to find periods in Hong Kong's history when implied ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - THE VIEW

    China speeds up transformation of yuan into global currency after crisis

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:26am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... not exactly. Cornell University's trade policy economist Eswar Prasad offers a slightly different interpretation. As Prasad explained in a lively speech in Hong Kong earlier this year ... came in the wake of the global financial crisis, as investors yanked capital from the comparatively innocent emerging markets and sent it straight to the very country that had started all ...

  9. Business - Money - PROPERTY

    Chinese developers' Hong Kong back-door listing units fall out of favour

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 04:56am by Peggy Sito

    ... Wang Jianlin, is seeking to raise up to US$6 billion in a Hong Kong share float of its property arm. Analysts said investors had raised concerns over the role of its back-door listing vehicle, ... Hong Kong Holdings, formerly known as SPG Land (Holdings), closed down 0.67 per cent at HK$2.95 on Friday, well below the HK$8.52 they hit in August last year. Cofco Land Holdings, formerly ...

  10. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Hong Kong: one city, two narratives

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:18am by Richard Wong

    ... In the years since, whenever Beijing restricted civil liberties, political support for a democratic movement in Hong Kong gained ground. This came at a price. The democrats found it difficult to have ... of political engagement in Hong Kong and with Beijing, while the local establishment has failed to gain sufficient acceptance within society even though it has prevailed over many major policy ...




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