Chan Ka-keung

Hong Kong's prospects bright even with competition from Shanghai

George Chen, Financial Services Editor of SCMP; Albert Ng, Regional Managing Partner of EY Greater China; Benjamin Hung, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong), John Slosar, Chief Executive Of Cathay Pacific Airways; Chan Ka-keung, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury and Vincent Lo, Chairman of Shui On Group attend the forum "The Role of Hong Kong as the Ever-Evolving Gateway to and for China" at Admiralty. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

If you have read this column every Monday over the past year, I guess you would feel that we have talked quite a lot about the historic and present-day interplay of Shanghai and Hong Kong. That's exactly why the column is called "Mr. Shangkong".

Friday, 5 June, 2015, 9:00am 3 comments

Failure of HKMEx 'just a ripple'

Barry Cheung

The demise of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange (HKMEx) would not affect the city's development of commodities trading, according to the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung.

7 Jun 2013 - 3:46am

iBonds vie for inflation-conscious investor interest

Chan Ka-keung

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is selling another HK$10 billion of three-year iBonds to inflation-conscious residents as part of a long-term effort to promote the city's bond market and educate retail investors about it.

29 May 2013 - 6:07am

Budget delays could hit funds for the poor

Professor Chan Ka-keung, financial services and treasury secretary

Professor Chan Ka-keung, the financial services and treasury secretary, stepped up his rhetoric against filibustering attempts over the bill as the Legislative Council's meeting was adjourned in the morning, causing more delay and further piling pressure on Legco president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing to stop the filibustering.

3 May 2013 - 5:40am