Chris Oliver

Chris Oliver

Chris Oliver writes about issues involving technology and business from Hong Kong

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What’s happening in the world of cryptocurrency, and what could come next? An expert breaks it down for new investors

AAX senior executive Toya Zhang forecasts that in the next 3 years, merger and acquisition activity will result in a smaller selection of cryptocurrencies, yet the sector’s total market capitalisation will continue to grow.

AAX senior executive Toya Zhang forecasts that in the next 3 years, merger and acquisition activity will result in a smaller selection of cryptocurrencies, yet the sector’s total market capitalisation will continue to grow.

What’s happening in the world of cryptocurrency, and what could come next? An expert breaks it down for new investors
18 Jun 2021 - 3:48PM
Podcast: Deconstructing Trump’s tariffs, turning point in history and the end of globalisation

Economist Richard Duncan cautions that China can’t possibly meet the demands on trade laid out by the Trump administration; warns of dire outcome for global economy

Economist Richard Duncan cautions that China can’t possibly meet the demands on trade laid out by the Trump administration; warns of dire outcome for global economy

Podcast: Deconstructing Trump’s tariffs, turning point in history and the end of globalisation
26 Jul 2018 - 6:13PM
Is it gloom or boom, Dr Doom? Marc Faber on US-China trade war, the Japan trap and why finance is more vulnerable than in 2007

Marc Faber’s profile faded just when his contrarian ideas might be needed most. As economic jitters grow, ‘Dr Doom’ weighs in on a US-China trade war, the Japan trap and why finance is more vulnerable now than in 2007.

Marc Faber’s profile faded just when his contrarian ideas might be needed most. As economic jitters grow, ‘Dr Doom’ weighs in on a US-China trade war, the Japan trap and why finance is more vulnerable now than in 2007.

Is it gloom or boom, Dr Doom? Marc Faber on US-China trade war, the Japan trap and why finance is more vulnerable than in 2007
8 May 2018 - 1:08PM
Hong Kong: why are parking spaces gold, while parking is so cheap?
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
China’s hard landing began last year, and it’s going to get worse
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
How credit fuelled China’s incredible boom
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Macau casino scion Lawrence Ho bets big on venture in Vladivostok

Casino scion Lawrence Ho Yau-lung is no stranger to games of chance and, like his father - the former overlord of Macau gaming Stanley Ho Hung-sun - knows that the house always wins.

Casino scion Lawrence Ho Yau-lung is no stranger to games of chance and, like his father - the former overlord of Macau gaming Stanley Ho Hung-sun - knows that the house always wins.

Macau casino scion Lawrence Ho bets big on venture in Vladivostok
30 Nov 2015 - 11:25AM
Shinier days ahead despite Swiss 'no' vote on gold reserves
6 Dec 2014 - 10:30AM
Oliver's Twist | Causeway Bay rents continue to outpace New York's Fifth Avenue

For the second year running, Causeway Bay ranks as the world’s most expensive retail hub, outpacing New York’s Fifth Avenue by a widening margin, according to data released by Cushman & Wakefield.

For the second year running, Causeway Bay ranks as the world’s most expensive retail hub, outpacing New York’s Fifth Avenue by a widening margin, according to data released by Cushman & Wakefield.

Causeway Bay rents continue to outpace New York's Fifth Avenue
20 Nov 2013 - 10:03AM
Services are 'pruned' for more efficient handling
17 Nov 1999 - 12:00AM
Pioneer's vision has silver lining
28 Mar 2000 - 12:00AM
Watching history unfold by waterfront
30 Jul 2002 - 12:00AM
Bosch and Zexel in diesel pump venture
16 Dec 1999 - 12:00AM
Designers 'must establish own identity'
17 Jan 2000 - 12:00AM
Stars out for big show
31 Dec 1999 - 12:00AM
Gurkhas say new benefits inadequate
29 Dec 1999 - 12:00AM
UPS sees Asia Pacific as e-com 'golden egg'
9 Mar 2000 - 12:00AM
City chief finds direct line to success
23 Jan 2000 - 12:00AM
Immigration issue crucial for jobs
29 Dec 1999 - 12:00AM
WET's target strategy pays off
28 Mar 2000 - 12:00AM
Surprise move makes local race 'official'
19 Feb 2000 - 12:00AM
Group urges caution on country park
22 Apr 2000 - 12:00AM
WTO move could prove 'green light' for traffic signals company
30 Apr 2000 - 12:00AM
Rush on Tom.com snaps up 1m forms
22 Feb 2000 - 12:00AM
Software on-line for MPF-related tasks
17 May 2000 - 12:00AM
First Pacific's creative ideas bolster clarity
14 Nov 2000 - 12:00AM
Now Web pages can answer back
16 Mar 2000 - 12:00AM
'Can-do' spirit fires premier city's bid
20 Jul 2000 - 12:00AM
Company adds value to logistics througth technology
30 Nov 2000 - 12:00AM
Payroll programs take pain out of calculations
15 Mar 2000 - 12:00AM