Chow Chung-Kong

Independent review of ex anti-graft chief Timothy Tong's spending a 'whitewash'

Timothy Tong Hin-ming

Critics said the four-member committee, reporting directly to Leung Chun-ying, was likely to produce little more than a whitewash and should have been headed by a judge.

Friday, 3 May, 2013, 9:01am 14 comments

HKEx eyes turnover boost after LME deal

Chow Chung-kong

The exchange would now need to focus on integrating with the LME, including helping the London bourse complete its move from a profit-constrained business model to a commercial one, he added. In terms of management and brand name, Chow does not think HKEx needs to merge the two exchanges.

18 Feb 2013 - 4:11am

International man of mergers

Chow Chung-kong says HKEx needs to capture the business opportunity offered by the mainland’s demand for commodities. Photo: May Tse

Chow Chung-kong, the chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, is hard-pressed to remember the first shares he purchased as a teenage investor.

18 Feb 2013 - 4:10am

City Digest, December 29, 2012

Exco member named ICAC committee chief

Executive Councillor Chow Chung-kong has been made the chairman of the advisory committee on corruption at the Independent Commission Against Corruption. His term will start on New Year's Day and last for two years.


Jewellery robbery trio hunted by police

29 Dec 2012 - 4:17am

Dynam out of luck in trading debut

Dynam Japan, the first Japanese company to go public in Hong Kong, had a poor run on its debut yesterday even as the overall market jumped over 330 points.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Traders 'to suffer in the next 12 months'

Hong Kong traders would suffer in the coming year as the global market continued to struggle, the General Chamber of Commerce predicted as it picked its new chairman last night.

8 May 2015 - 5:57pm

HKEx chief confident of taking over LME

The chief executive of the Hong Kong stock exchange says he is confident about its chances of acquiring the London Metal Exchange.

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is one of the four shortlisted bidders for the world's largest trading platform for metal futures contracts, media reports say.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

New HKEx chairman faces merger and quality issues

Chow Chung-kong, who was elected chairman of the city's stock exchange yesterday, is expected to focus on a probable takeover of the London Metal Exchange (LME) and to improve the quality of new listings.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Railroading is the issue, not rail chief

While many brokers are unhappy with the government's choice of former MTR Corporation chief executive Chow Chung-kong as the next chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx), they are picking on the wrong target.

They should not care that Chow has no experience in exchange affairs, but rather ask why the government chose the HKEx chairman.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Doubts voiced over likely new bourse chairman

While the government has made no secret of its desire for former MTR Corporation chief executive Chow Chung-kong to become chairman of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing next week, brokers and even some of the bourse's directors have reservations.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Familiar with challenges

Chow Chung-kong, the likely incoming chairman of the city's stock market operator - which faces strong competition from private trading platforms and mainland stock exchanges - is no stranger to challenges.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Outgoing MTR chief wants to try something new

The outgoing chief executive of the MTR Corporation says he would like to try something new after his retirement at the end of the year, but would never choose politics.

Chow Chung-kong (pictured) said he would become a non-executive director of two to three more companies - on top of his directorships of insurance giant AIA and global mining firm Anglo American.

22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

No room at the top for pen-pushers

What is it about Hong Kong's top tier of bureaucrats, the administrative officers? Are they so arrogant that they think they know better than anyone how to run businesses and organisations of all sorts? Or is it that their very timidity makes them seek safety in the appointment of fellow bureaucrats whom they know they can rely on not to make waves?

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am


MTR Corp is taking us for a ride in HK

23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am


Wednesday, September 3: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Creative and innovative marketing strategies'.

American Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'Estate and trust planning'.

Friday, September 5: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Facilitating Hong Kong's trade'.

29 Aug 2008 - 12:00am