Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd is the holding company for the city’s stock exchange, futures exchange and clearing company. Its market capitalisation makes it one of the world’s biggest listed companies.
Hong Kong's top finance officials and regulators on Wednesday urged investors to keep calm as the Hang Seng Index suffered its biggest ever intraday fall.Thursday, 9 July, 2015, 12:16am 1 comment
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chairman Chow Chung-kwong said on Wednesday the local bourse is closely monitoring the volatile market but has no intention to intervene at this time.
“The Hong Kong stock market was affected by two factors, the Greece debt crisis and the mainland stock market. Both have led to volatility in the Hong Kong stock market,” he said.9 Jul 2015 - 9:44am 1 comment
Chinese authorities expanded their market rescue package to cover smaller counters to stop panic selling as markets in Shanghai and Shenzhen continued to tumble on Wednesday.8 Jul 2015 - 5:23pm 9 comments
Chinese markets routed as 51pc of A-shares in Shanghai and Shenzhen suspend trading; Hong Kong plunges
Mainland Chinese stocks tumbled sharply on Wednesday as sell orders piled up in an increasingly fragile market where an unprecedented 51 per cent of all listed shares are now voluntarily suspended from trade, locking up some US$2.2 trillion of previously tradeable market capitalisation.8 Jul 2015 - 11:42pm 27 comments
The plunge in Chinese stocks and suspension of new share listings could hurt $32 billion worth of "take-private" deals in the U.S., M&A experts said. (Photo: Reuters)
Mainland shares traded lower yesterday, raising the risk of wider economic fallout and testing Beijing's resolve to pull all available policy levers to stop the slide.8 Jul 2015 - 9:15am 5 comments
Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index had its sharpest one-day decline in three-and-a-half years yesterday, leading a wider slump in Asian markets as investors fretted over a Greek vote to reject an aid-for-reform package from its creditors that raised the risk of a euro currency break-up.7 Jul 2015 - 1:48pm 10 comments
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing shares were slashed by 9.78 per cent on Monday morning after Goldman Sachs downgraded it to a ‘sell’ with a target price of HK$220.
By the lunch break it was trading at HK$234.40, its lowest level since April 8.6 Jul 2015 - 3:22pm
Restoring battered investor confidence is the cornerstone of Beijing's sweeping response to a US$2.8 trillion domestic stock market rout that could yet set off a systemic crisis and derail reforms to transform the country's economic model.8 Jul 2015 - 10:00am 3 comments
Hong Kong tumbles to biggest single-day fall since 2011; Chinese shares close mixed as stimulus boost short-lived
Hong Kong stocks had its sharpest one-day fall since November 2011 as investors turned risk averse due to worries a Greek vote to reject an aid-for-reform package from its creditors raised the risk of a euro currency break-up.7 Jul 2015 - 12:07pm 8 comments
Hong Kong's initial public offering market is set for another year-end rush as Beijing reins in mainland share sales.5 Jul 2015 - 11:27pm
Hong Kong stocks were virtually flat on Friday as caution prevailed ahead of Greece's much-anticipated referendum on Sunday.3 Jul 2015 - 9:52pm
Shanghai stocks crashed over 6 per cent at the close on Friday as the country’s key benchmark posted its worst three-week decline since 1992, with Beijing's several stimulus measures failing to shake shares out of their prolonged funk.3 Jul 2015 - 8:00pm 7 comments
China’s securities regulator relaxes rules on margin trading; Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses cut fees
China’s securities regulator has relaxed rules on brokerages’ margin trading businesses amid growing concerns about sharp falls in the country’s stock markets, the official Xinhua news agency reported.2 Jul 2015 - 8:53am
Hong Kong needs to launch a new board for mainland Chinese technology companies and start-ups with more flexible listing rules such as dual-share structures, which have stoked controversy in the city, says a veteran investor.1 Jul 2015 - 9:56pm