Internationalisation

Domestic investors' confidence in redback counts more than foreigners'

Domestic investors' confidence in redback counts more than foreigners'

I am one of the people who, in a small way, have helped this soaring take-off. I have personal holdings of yuan denominated investments and I have done reasonably well.

Sunday, 7 April, 2013, 1:42am

Hong Kong must foster the global campuses of the future

HKUST now sends 35 per cent of each undergraduate cohort off to one of 200 exchange partners during their undergraduate study and aims to reach 50 per cent in three to four years.

The global economy demands employees who can work comfortably together in multinational teams. It is critical that young people possess the tolerance and understanding of different perspectives to actively participate in whatever community they live or work in.

2 Apr 2013 - 3:43am

Goal of yuan convertibility within reach

Goal of yuan convertibility within reach

China is no longer just the world's biggest factory - it is the biggest factor in many parts of the global economy. "Made in China" is now being matched by "Bought by China" as the country's tourists, consumers and companies purchase more products, services, commodities and properties in other parts of the world.

27 Mar 2013 - 3:09am 3 comments

China Vanke says no plans for global role for Hong Kong arm

China Vanke's Yu Liang disappointed some share buyers yesterday over the outlook for the company's Hong Kong arm. Photo: Paul Yeung

Shares of the Hong Kong-listed company had risen more than 17 per cent since the beginning of the year to yesterday's close of HK$15.02, as investors bought the idea that it could be used as an offshore investment division of China Vanke, the mainland's biggest developer.

28 Feb 2013 - 5:02am

Hong Kong bankers say reforms will help establish Qianhai as yuan centre

A stone bears the Chinese characters for Qianhai in the 15-square-kilometre development site in the western part of Shenzhen. Photo: Edward Wong

Moves to create the "Manhattan of the Pearl River Delta" on a patch of reclaimed land west of Shenzhen kicked off with a bang last month, and bankers are bullish over prospects for the future financial hub.

26 Feb 2013 - 5:21am