Deb Price

Deb Price joined the Post in 2018. Formerly an editor at The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, she was a Harvard Nieman fellow in 2011. She was the lead writer on The Wall Street Journal's digital project, "No Good Choices," which won the top award for excellence in reporting on women's issues from the Society of Publishers in Asia in 2015.
Deb Price joined the Post in 2018. Formerly an editor at The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, she was a Harvard Nieman fellow in 2011. She was the lead writer on The Wall Street Journal's digital project, "No Good Choices," which won the top award for excellence in reporting on women's issues from the Society of Publishers in Asia in 2015.

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Liquor, casino stocks among losers as profit-taking pushes down Shanghai, Hong Kong benchmarks again

Markets in Hong Kong and the mainland are searching for a catalyst. The US Federal Reserve is expected to cut rates at the end of the month, but, for now, traders are taking profits and looking for targeted buying opportunities.

19 Jul 2019 - 2:14PM

Markets in Hong Kong and the mainland are searching for a catalyst. The US Federal Reserve is expected to cut rates at the end of the month, but, for now, traders are taking profits and looking for targeted buying opportunities.

Liquor, casino stocks among losers as profit-taking pushes down Shanghai, Hong Kong benchmarks again
Stocks Blog: China, Hong Kong shares fall amid US-China trade fight, other uncertainties

Innovent Biologics (1801 HK) soars after Jefferies rates it as new buy on drugs in pipeline

18 Jul 2019 - 6:09PM

Innovent Biologics (1801 HK) soars after Jefferies rates it as new buy on drugs in pipeline

Stocks Blog: China, Hong Kong shares fall amid US-China trade fight, other uncertainties
China, Hong Kong shares little changed on weak sentiment after Trump notes there is ‘a long way to go’ on tariffs if he feels like it

“We have a long way to go as far as tariffs, where China is concerned, if we want,” US president Donald Trump said, while adding that the US is in talks with China about a deal. The mixed messages weighed on markets.

17 Jul 2019 - 5:43PM

“We have a long way to go as far as tariffs, where China is concerned, if we want,” US president Donald Trump said, while adding that the US is in talks with China about a deal. The mixed messages weighed on markets.

China, Hong Kong shares little changed on weak sentiment after Trump notes there is ‘a long way to go’ on tariffs if he feels like it
Stocks Blog: Trump issues mixed messages on trade, weighing down sentiment in China, Hong Kong markets

Are shares of China liquor king Kweichow Moutai too expensive? 

17 Jul 2019 - 5:39PM

Are shares of China liquor king Kweichow Moutai too expensive? 

Stocks Blog: Trump issues mixed messages on trade, weighing down sentiment in China, Hong Kong markets
Stocks Blog: Traders look to corporate results as earnings season kicks off

Jefferies stays upbeat on China consumption, keeps Maoyan as its top 'buy' in sector

16 Jul 2019 - 5:16PM

Jefferies stays upbeat on China consumption, keeps Maoyan as its top 'buy' in sector

Stocks Blog: Traders look to corporate results as earnings season kicks off
Hong Kong, mainland stocks inch up on data showing China’s consumption grew at faster clip than expected in June

Investors cheered news from China that a plan to keep the lid on drug prices will not be as tough as feared as it expands nationwide.

15 Jul 2019 - 6:01PM

Investors cheered news from China that a plan to keep the lid on drug prices will not be as tough as feared as it expands nationwide.

Hong Kong, mainland stocks inch up on data showing China’s consumption grew at faster clip than expected in June
Stocks Blog: Hong Kong, mainland markets turn up on strong retail sales out of China

Pharmaceutical stocks jump in Hong Kong after a media report saying the nationwide expansion of a programme to try to keep a lid on drug prices will be more moderate than the industry feared.

15 Jul 2019 - 5:41PM

Pharmaceutical stocks jump in Hong Kong after a media report saying the nationwide expansion of a programme to try to keep a lid on drug prices will be more moderate than the industry feared.

Stocks Blog: Hong Kong, mainland markets turn up on strong retail sales out of China
Bet on Macau casinos, where too much is never enough, stock analysts say

The world’s biggest gambling centre is upping it ‘wow’ factor, with upgrades and new properties. Investors should watch to see which operators can best woo ‘mom and pop’ gamblers, who are overshadowing the VIP high rollers.

15 Jul 2019 - 7:59AM

The world’s biggest gambling centre is upping it ‘wow’ factor, with upgrades and new properties. Investors should watch to see which operators can best woo ‘mom and pop’ gamblers, who are overshadowing the VIP high rollers.

Bet on Macau casinos, where too much is never enough, stock analysts say
Investment analysts see Macau as good bet as casinos chase family and mass-market players

In a play against growing competition for high-end gamblers, Macau's casino industry is increasingly chasing more mass-market gamblers and families, says Kenny Wen of Everbright Sun Hung Kai Co Ltd. 

12 Jul 2019 - 6:31PM

In a play against growing competition for high-end gamblers, Macau's casino industry is increasingly chasing more mass-market gamblers and families, says Kenny Wen of Everbright Sun Hung Kai Co Ltd. 

Investment analysts see Macau as good bet as casinos chase family and mass-market players
Stocks Blog: Shanghai, Hong Kong close higher, but slowdown and other worries hang over markets

Uncertainties — about the trade war, about economic slowdown in China, about coming earnings — are keeping many traders on the sidelines.

12 Jul 2019 - 6:01PM

Uncertainties — about the trade war, about economic slowdown in China, about coming earnings — are keeping many traders on the sidelines.

Stocks Blog: Shanghai, Hong Kong close higher, but slowdown and other worries hang over markets
Worries hang over Hong Kong, China markets, despite initial sentiment boost from hint of US Fed rate cut

The day in Hong Kong could be summed up by a joke: traders couldn’t even get excited about beer.

11 Jul 2019 - 5:52PM

The day in Hong Kong could be summed up by a joke: traders couldn’t even get excited about beer.

Worries hang over Hong Kong, China markets, despite initial sentiment boost from hint of US Fed rate cut
Stocks Blog: Traders wanted positive news on lower rates — and US Fed chairman Powell delivered

Promising morning rallies in Hong Kong, Shanghai benchmarks lose steam as day wears on. In Shanghai, traders are still worried the coming hot tech board is siphoning off money and will hurt share prices in the broader market. 

11 Jul 2019 - 5:31PM

Promising morning rallies in Hong Kong, Shanghai benchmarks lose steam as day wears on. In Shanghai, traders are still worried the coming hot tech board is siphoning off money and will hurt share prices in the broader market. 

Stocks Blog: Traders wanted positive news on lower rates — and US Fed chairman Powell delivered
Tencent, health care boost Hong Kong shares, while Chinese shares fall on swirling uncertainties

“Overall, investors are sidelined and watchful,” said Francis Lun, chief executive of Geo Securities. They are awaiting news out of the US about interest rates.

10 Jul 2019 - 6:06PM

“Overall, investors are sidelined and watchful,” said Francis Lun, chief executive of Geo Securities. They are awaiting news out of the US about interest rates.

Tencent, health care boost Hong Kong shares, while Chinese shares fall on swirling uncertainties
Stocks Blog: Shanghai falls for third straight day on weight of US-China trade war, interest rate uncertainty

Hang Seng ekes out small gain, led by Tencent and health care stocks. 

10 Jul 2019 - 5:15PM

Hang Seng ekes out small gain, led by Tencent and health care stocks. 

Stocks Blog: Shanghai falls for third straight day on weight of US-China trade war, interest rate uncertainty
Stocks Blog: Markets fall amid turmoil from rate cut prospects and more IPO supply

 Crystal Ball: Ace analyst says rebound is under way in China, but don't expect the moon  

9 Jul 2019 - 5:22PM

 Crystal Ball: Ace analyst says rebound is under way in China, but don't expect the moon  

Stocks Blog: Markets fall amid turmoil from rate cut prospects and more IPO supply
Shanghai suffers worst fall in two months on concerns US Fed will not cut rates, new tech board will hurt other share prices

Shares plunge in China company linked to billionaire Wang Zhenhua, who was arrested last week for allegedly molesting a nine-year-old girl.

9 Jul 2019 - 8:32AM

Shares plunge in China company linked to billionaire Wang Zhenhua, who was arrested last week for allegedly molesting a nine-year-old girl.

Shanghai suffers worst fall in two months on concerns US Fed will not cut rates, new tech board will hurt other share prices
Stocks Blog: Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks fall on concerns US Fed may not cut rates soon

Shanghai Composite Index and Hang Seng post worst declines in weeks.

 

8 Jul 2019 - 5:50PM

Shanghai Composite Index and Hang Seng post worst declines in weeks.

 

Stocks Blog: Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks fall on concerns US Fed may not cut rates soon
Stocks Blog: Hang Seng, Shanghai post weekly gains off of trade war truce

The Hang Seng had its fifth straight week of gains. 

5 Jul 2019 - 7:20PM

The Hang Seng had its fifth straight week of gains. 

Stocks Blog: Hang Seng, Shanghai post weekly gains off of trade war truce
China, Hong Kong shares slip, with traders dumping some stocks that saw big run-ups

China Tobacco, the smoking hot newcomer to Hong Kong that shot up in just weeks by about 300 per cent, plunged 28 per cent as speculators raced out with pocketed gains.

4 Jul 2019 - 6:00PM

China Tobacco, the smoking hot newcomer to Hong Kong that shot up in just weeks by about 300 per cent, plunged 28 per cent as speculators raced out with pocketed gains.

China, Hong Kong shares slip, with traders dumping some stocks that saw big run-ups
Stocks Blog: Hang Seng, Shanghai struggle as consumer stocks weigh on benchmarks

Shares of company chaired by Chinese billionaire accused by police of molestation plunge.

4 Jul 2019 - 5:59PM

Shares of company chaired by Chinese billionaire accused by police of molestation plunge.

Stocks Blog: Hang Seng, Shanghai struggle as consumer stocks weigh on benchmarks
Stocks Blog: Hong Kong shares rally after trade truce by Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

Hong Kong traders may not be focused on last night's violent protest, but it left damaging images abroad, says Louis Tse of VC Asset Management

2 Jul 2019 - 5:21PM

Hong Kong traders may not be focused on last night's violent protest, but it left damaging images abroad, says Louis Tse of VC Asset Management

Stocks Blog: Hong Kong shares rally after trade truce by Donald Trump and Xi Jinping
Stocks Blog: Shanghai closes at 9-week high on US-China trade war truce between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping
  • Crystal Ball: Expect Hang Seng to shoot up Tuesday, says Louis Tse Ming-kwong of VC Asset Management
  • Kweichow Moutai closes above 1,000 yuan per share — a first for any Chinese company 
1 Jul 2019 - 5:33PM
  • Crystal Ball: Expect Hang Seng to shoot up Tuesday, says Louis Tse Ming-kwong of VC Asset Management
  • Kweichow Moutai closes above 1,000 yuan per share — a first for any Chinese company 
Stocks Blog: Shanghai closes at 9-week high on US-China trade war truce between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping
Investor worries about Xi-Trump trade progress depress mainland, Hong Kong shares, but both end June way ahead of dismal May

Shanghai and Hong Kong shares improved in June, reversing steep declines in May when US-China trade tensions escalated.

28 Jun 2019 - 6:41PM

Shanghai and Hong Kong shares improved in June, reversing steep declines in May when US-China trade tensions escalated.

Investor worries about Xi-Trump trade progress depress mainland, Hong Kong shares, but both end June way ahead of dismal May
Stocks Blog: Trade talks between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping directing investors' moves

The Shanghai Composite ended the month of June up 2.8 per cent while the Hang Seng rose 6.1 per cent over the month. That was a huge reversal for both from dismal May, when they suffered big losses amid the escalation of trade tensions.  

28 Jun 2019 - 6:01PM

The Shanghai Composite ended the month of June up 2.8 per cent while the Hang Seng rose 6.1 per cent over the month. That was a huge reversal for both from dismal May, when they suffered big losses amid the escalation of trade tensions.  

Stocks Blog: Trade talks between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping directing investors' moves
China, Hong Kong markets boosted by upbeat sentiment that Xi-Trump trade discussions will deliver positive results

Kweichow Moutai, a popular baijiu maker, shot above 1,000 yuan per share in intraday trading, making it the first Chinese stock to achieve that milestone.

27 Jun 2019 - 5:52PM

Kweichow Moutai, a popular baijiu maker, shot above 1,000 yuan per share in intraday trading, making it the first Chinese stock to achieve that milestone.

China, Hong Kong markets boosted by upbeat sentiment that Xi-Trump trade discussions will deliver positive results
Stocks Blog: US, China tentatively agree on trade truce ahead of G20, sources tell SCMP

Kweichow Moutai becomes first Chinese stock to top 1,000 yuan 

27 Jun 2019 - 5:22PM

Kweichow Moutai becomes first Chinese stock to top 1,000 yuan 

Stocks Blog: US, China tentatively agree on trade truce ahead of G20, sources tell SCMP
Defensive health care plays help Hong Kong, Shanghai stock markets ahead of high-stakes Xi-Trump trade meeting

After markets closed here, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said of a possible trade deal ‘I think there’s a path to complete this’. Earlier, traders looked for safe havens like health care stocks.

26 Jun 2019 - 9:59PM

After markets closed here, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said of a possible trade deal ‘I think there’s a path to complete this’. Earlier, traders looked for safe havens like health care stocks.

Defensive health care plays help Hong Kong, Shanghai stock markets ahead of high-stakes Xi-Trump trade meeting
Stocks Blog: All eyes on Osaka as Xi and Trump prepare to talk trade at G20

US Fed chairman Jerome Powell reiterates signals that a rate cut is coming due to weakness in the US economy

26 Jun 2019 - 6:00PM

US Fed chairman Jerome Powell reiterates signals that a rate cut is coming due to weakness in the US economy

Stocks Blog: All eyes on Osaka as Xi and Trump prepare to talk trade at G20
Trade war uncertainties, probe in US spotlighting Chinese banks spook investors, sending China and Hong Kong stocks tumbling

Three Chinese banks were spotlighted in a US probe alleging violations of North Korea sanctions. They denied wrongdoing, but saw big drops in their share prices.

25 Jun 2019 - 5:47PM

Three Chinese banks were spotlighted in a US probe alleging violations of North Korea sanctions. They denied wrongdoing, but saw big drops in their share prices.

Trade war uncertainties, probe in US spotlighting Chinese banks spook investors, sending China and Hong Kong stocks tumbling
Stocks Blog: China, Hong Kong markets fall ahead of high-stakes meeting of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at G20

Bank stocks tumble after news report that they are in possible breach of US sanctions against North Korea. The three Chinese banks spotlighted denied the allegations.

25 Jun 2019 - 5:22PM

Bank stocks tumble after news report that they are in possible breach of US sanctions against North Korea. The three Chinese banks spotlighted denied the allegations.

Stocks Blog: China, Hong Kong markets fall ahead of high-stakes meeting of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at G20