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  • Oct 21, 2014
  • Updated: 1:47am

May Chan

Less appetite for dim sum bonds this year

Several banks in Hong Kong said retail investor appetite for China's sovereign debt issue was weaker than last year, partly reflecting expectations that the yuan's appreciation is likely to slow.

Saturday, 30 June, 2012, 12:00am

Banks cut back on overtime and expenses

Investment bankers are normally associated with fat payrolls and expense accounts that will not quit, but penny-pinching bosses seeking to cut costs are now telling their junior staff to reduce their overtime - and some are even being asked to knock back the business travel.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Parents head queue for Rugby Sevens tickets

Desire for the 5,000 Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tickets is so intense this year that elderly parents of diehard fans have been drafted into overnight queues outside Hong Kong Stadium.

Tickets for the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens go on sale today at 11am and are expected to sell out within hours.

8 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

New panel on cultural hub begins to take shape

Members of the new consultative committee on the West Kowloon Cultural District project are likely to be announced this week.

The panel, headed by Chief Secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan, will comprise three subcommittees chaired by Executive Council members.

6 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Bank of China tips growth rate of 2.8pc

The economy is expected to grow by 2.8 per cent next year, with exports continuing to buoy the recovery, the Bank of China said in a report yesterday.

'Assuming no significant impact arises from geopolitical tension, it is expected that the Hong Kong economy can benefit from slightly greater external momentum and achieve moderately higher growth in 2003,' the report said.

20 Dec 2002 - 12:00am