Deb Price

Hong Kong

Senior Editor, Business 

Deb 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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US air strike killing Iranian military leader weighs on trading sentiment in Hong Kong

Kweichow Moutai, the world’s most valuable liquor company, dropped 4.6 per cent to 1,078.56 yuan, as investors continued punishing it for missing analysts’ expectations on full-year earnings.

3 Jan 2020 - 6:37PM

Kweichow Moutai, the world’s most valuable liquor company, dropped 4.6 per cent to 1,078.56 yuan, as investors continued punishing it for missing analysts’ expectations on full-year earnings.

US air strike killing Iranian military leader weighs on trading sentiment in Hong Kong
Policy support will boost Chinese mainland stocks in 2020, says analyst Kenny Wen

Stocks on Chinese mainland markets can expect a strong year in 2020 thanks to government policy support, says analyst Kenny Wen. The wealth management strategist at Everbright Sun Hung Kai said investors should look at 5G infrastructure, domestic consumption and property management stocks in the new year. Wan advised a focus on undervalued companies, and waiting for price corrections on the high-flyers of 2019 before buying on fundamentals rather than market sentiment.

3 Jan 2020 - 10:40AM

Stocks on Chinese mainland markets can expect a strong year in 2020 thanks to government policy support, says analyst Kenny Wen. The wealth management strategist at Everbright Sun Hung Kai said investors should look at 5G infrastructure, domestic consumption and property management stocks in the new year. Wan advised a focus on undervalued companies, and waiting for price corrections on the high-flyers of 2019 before buying on fundamentals rather than market sentiment.

Policy support will boost Chinese mainland stocks in 2020, says analyst Kenny Wen
Hang Seng Index declines on worries after US air strike kills Iran's top military commander

Daiwa Capital Markets downgrades Kweichow Moutai to hold from outperform, citing "a lack of near-term share price catalysts." Gold stocks jump on worries about US-Iran tensions. 

3 Jan 2020 - 5:27PM

Daiwa Capital Markets downgrades Kweichow Moutai to hold from outperform, citing "a lack of near-term share price catalysts." Gold stocks jump on worries about US-Iran tensions. 

Hang Seng Index declines on worries after US air strike kills Iran's top military commander
‘Fruitful’ 2020 on the way for Hong Kong stocks, says analyst Kenny Wen

Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index will rise to 30,000 points in 2020, according to analyst Kenny Wen. Looking ahead to the new year, the wealth management strategist at Everbright Sun Hung Kai also said investors should look at pharmaceuticals, some of which delivered spectacular gains in 2019. Speaking with the South China Morning Post, Wen advised investors to buy on dips, avoid chasing rallies and focus on company fundamentals in 2020.

2 Jan 2020 - 5:22PM

Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index will rise to 30,000 points in 2020, according to analyst Kenny Wen. Looking ahead to the new year, the wealth management strategist at Everbright Sun Hung Kai also said investors should look at pharmaceuticals, some of which delivered spectacular gains in 2019. Speaking with the South China Morning Post, Wen advised investors to buy on dips, avoid chasing rallies and focus on company fundamentals in 2020.

‘Fruitful’ 2020 on the way for Hong Kong stocks, says analyst Kenny Wen
Hong Kong, China stocks start 2020 with solid gains after People’s Bank of China moves to inject cash into economy

“Market players are generally upbeat on this year’s outlook,” said Zhou Ling, a hedge fund manager with Shanghai Shiva Investment. “The central bank’s reduction in deposit reserve ratio cemented their belief in a bull run.”

2 Jan 2020 - 5:39PM

“Market players are generally upbeat on this year’s outlook,” said Zhou Ling, a hedge fund manager with Shanghai Shiva Investment. “The central bank’s reduction in deposit reserve ratio cemented their belief in a bull run.”

Hong Kong, China stocks start 2020 with solid gains after People’s Bank of China moves to inject cash into economy
Hong Kong, China stocks rise in solid start for 2020

Stocks posted monthly gains in Hong Kong in four out of the five past Januaries.

 

2 Jan 2020 - 4:38PM

Stocks posted monthly gains in Hong Kong in four out of the five past Januaries.

 

Hong Kong, China stocks rise in solid start for 2020
Hong Kong again proves itself to be the comeback town, as Hang Seng Index sees 9 per cent gain in roller-coaster 2019

“2019 saw emotion triumph over fundamentals,” said Brock Silvers, managing director at Adamas Asset Management. “The biggest influences were the trade war and Hong Kong’s social unrest. Especially with the former, the market seemed to overreact at every step.”

31 Dec 2019 - 11:02PM

“2019 saw emotion triumph over fundamentals,” said Brock Silvers, managing director at Adamas Asset Management. “The biggest influences were the trade war and Hong Kong’s social unrest. Especially with the former, the market seemed to overreact at every step.”

Hong Kong again proves itself to be the comeback town, as Hang Seng Index sees 9 per cent gain in roller-coaster 2019
Hang Seng Index sees 9 per cent gain in 2019 after stellar performance in December

Shanghai Composite Index posts a more than 22 per cent gain for the year. It weathered economic slowdown and the US-China trade war. Hong Kong stocks faced those as well,  plus nearly seven months of protests. 

10 Jan 2020 - 3:45PM

Shanghai Composite Index posts a more than 22 per cent gain for the year. It weathered economic slowdown and the US-China trade war. Hong Kong stocks faced those as well,  plus nearly seven months of protests. 

Hang Seng Index sees 9 per cent gain in 2019 after stellar performance in December
Hang Seng Index posts fresh 5-month high; China stocks rise on step making borrowing cheaper

“Market sentiment remains good,” said Kenny Wen, wealth management strategist at Everbright Sun Hung Kai. “People are chasing those sectors lagging behind,” such as Hong Kong property.

30 Dec 2019 - 5:26PM

“Market sentiment remains good,” said Kenny Wen, wealth management strategist at Everbright Sun Hung Kai. “People are chasing those sectors lagging behind,” such as Hong Kong property.

Hang Seng Index posts fresh 5-month high; China stocks rise on step making borrowing cheaper
Hang Seng Index closes at fresh five-month high

Mainland stocks get a boost from central bank move that will make borrowing cheaper for individuals and businesses.

 

30 Dec 2019 - 5:19PM

Mainland stocks get a boost from central bank move that will make borrowing cheaper for individuals and businesses.

 

Hang Seng Index closes at fresh five-month high
Hang Seng Index gains, with Link REIT, CK Hutchison Holdings rising

China property stocks get boost from news proposed property tax will likely be further delayed. 

20 Dec 2019 - 5:31PM

China property stocks get boost from news proposed property tax will likely be further delayed. 

Hang Seng Index gains, with Link REIT, CK Hutchison Holdings rising
Hang Seng Index slides, with Tencent among losers

Tencent (700 HK),  the Chinese mobile game and social media giant, has been on a big roll in December. It fell today.

19 Dec 2019 - 5:38PM

Tencent (700 HK),  the Chinese mobile game and social media giant, has been on a big roll in December. It fell today.

Hang Seng Index slides, with Tencent among losers
Hang Seng Index ekes out small gain; Tencent, MTR, Mengniu Dairy advance

Tencent (700 HK) gained. It has risen on nine of the 10 last sessions. Liquor distiller giant Kweichow Moutai (600519 CH) lost 0.2 per cent to 1,168 yuan.

 

19 Dec 2019 - 5:50PM

Tencent (700 HK) gained. It has risen on nine of the 10 last sessions. Liquor distiller giant Kweichow Moutai (600519 CH) lost 0.2 per cent to 1,168 yuan.

 

Hang Seng Index ekes out small gain; Tencent, MTR, Mengniu Dairy advance
Hang Seng Index gains on trade deal optimism

China's CSI 300 index of stocks traded in Shanghai and Shenzhen closes at eight-month high, as pent-up demand for stocks is released after US China  trade deal. 
 

17 Dec 2019 - 5:45PM

China's CSI 300 index of stocks traded in Shanghai and Shenzhen closes at eight-month high, as pent-up demand for stocks is released after US China  trade deal. 
 

Hang Seng Index gains on trade deal optimism
Hang Seng Index: Euphoria weakens over phase one trade deal, sending stocks down in Hong Kong

China stocks linked to mini LED technology surged amid latest Apple product frenzy.  Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi and food delivery giant Meituan Dianping were among gainers, while pork processor WH Group and Mengniu Dairy fell.

 

17 Dec 2019 - 2:07PM

China stocks linked to mini LED technology surged amid latest Apple product frenzy.  Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi and food delivery giant Meituan Dianping were among gainers, while pork processor WH Group and Mengniu Dairy fell.

 

Hang Seng Index: Euphoria weakens over phase one trade deal, sending stocks down in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China stocks extend gains on growing sentiment Washington and Beijing will strike an interim trade deal

Despite Beijing’s anger about US bills supporting Hong Kong protesters and Uygur Muslims, investors are betting it wants to strike a deal with the US over trade tariffs amid an economic slowdown.

6 Dec 2019 - 8:39PM

Despite Beijing’s anger about US bills supporting Hong Kong protesters and Uygur Muslims, investors are betting it wants to strike a deal with the US over trade tariffs amid an economic slowdown.

Hong Kong, China stocks extend gains on growing sentiment Washington and Beijing will strike an interim trade deal
Hang Seng Index gains as investors bet US-China trade deal will come through

Apple supplier AAC Technologies (2018 HK) shoots up 9 per cent, while Alibaba (9988 HK) climbs 2.8 per cent. In China, Kweichow Moutai jumps 3.6 per cent. 

6 Dec 2019 - 6:34PM

Apple supplier AAC Technologies (2018 HK) shoots up 9 per cent, while Alibaba (9988 HK) climbs 2.8 per cent. In China, Kweichow Moutai jumps 3.6 per cent. 

Hang Seng Index gains as investors bet US-China trade deal will come through
Hong Kong, China stocks rise on increased optimism a partial trade deal will be worked out by world’s two leading economies

“The market remains highly uncertain,” said Kenny Wen, wealth management strategist at Everbright Sun Hung Kai. “The market is still waiting for further information on the trade deal.”

5 Dec 2019 - 5:10PM

“The market remains highly uncertain,” said Kenny Wen, wealth management strategist at Everbright Sun Hung Kai. “The market is still waiting for further information on the trade deal.”

Hong Kong, China stocks rise on increased optimism a partial trade deal will be worked out by world’s two leading economies
Hang Seng Index gains on report US and China are close to phase-one trade deal

Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources, reports that the US and China are moving closer to a phase-one deal despite tensions over Hong Kong and Xinjiang. December 15 is when the next set of US tariffs are scheduled to begin.

5 Dec 2019 - 4:51PM

Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources, reports that the US and China are moving closer to a phase-one deal despite tensions over Hong Kong and Xinjiang. December 15 is when the next set of US tariffs are scheduled to begin.

Hang Seng Index gains on report US and China are close to phase-one trade deal
Hong Kong stocks fall as political tensions escalate between US and China, and trade deal seems up in the air

Tensions grew between China and the US after the US House passed legislation imposing sanctions on individuals involved in the mass internment of Muslims in the country’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

4 Dec 2019 - 7:41PM

Tensions grew between China and the US after the US House passed legislation imposing sanctions on individuals involved in the mass internment of Muslims in the country’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Hong Kong stocks fall as political tensions escalate between US and China, and trade deal seems up in the air
Hang Seng Index falls after Donald Trump says US-China trade deal could wait until after US elections

US President Donald Trump says he has no deadline for getting a partial trade deal completed with China. “I just tell you, in some ways, I like the idea of waiting until after the election for the China deal, but they want to make a deal now and we’ll see whether or not the deal is going to be right"

4 Dec 2019 - 5:14PM

US President Donald Trump says he has no deadline for getting a partial trade deal completed with China. “I just tell you, in some ways, I like the idea of waiting until after the election for the China deal, but they want to make a deal now and we’ll see whether or not the deal is going to be right"

Hang Seng Index falls after Donald Trump says US-China trade deal could wait until after US elections
Hong Kong stock market sentiment weighed down by rising tensions between Washington and Beijing

Traders are worried that Beijing’s anger over US legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters and condemning alleged abuse of Muslim minorities in northwest China threatens the US-China trade talks under way.

3 Dec 2019 - 5:48PM

Traders are worried that Beijing’s anger over US legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters and condemning alleged abuse of Muslim minorities in northwest China threatens the US-China trade talks under way.

Hong Kong stock market sentiment weighed down by rising tensions between Washington and Beijing
Hang Seng Index falls on worries about US-China trade deal

Alibaba (9988 HK) fell again, posting its third straight day of losses. Sa Sa International (178 HK), Hong Kong’s biggest cosmetics retailer, declined after announcing cost cutting measures as it reels from protests, trade war.

 

3 Dec 2019 - 5:43PM

Alibaba (9988 HK) fell again, posting its third straight day of losses. Sa Sa International (178 HK), Hong Kong’s biggest cosmetics retailer, declined after announcing cost cutting measures as it reels from protests, trade war.

 

Hang Seng Index falls on worries about US-China trade deal
Hong Kong, China stocks get boost from upbeat mainland manufacturing data

Concern about whether even a partial trade deal can be worked out between the world’s two largest economies was offset by economic data showing manufacturing expanded in November.

2 Dec 2019 - 5:01PM

Concern about whether even a partial trade deal can be worked out between the world’s two largest economies was offset by economic data showing manufacturing expanded in November.

Hong Kong, China stocks get boost from upbeat mainland manufacturing data
Hong Kong and China stocks gain as data shows increase in mainland manufacturing activity

China stocks rose on fresh data showing manufacturing activity is growing. Hong Kong-listed Chinese property developers rallied on new data showing strong contracted home sales in November.

2 Dec 2019 - 4:59PM

China stocks rose on fresh data showing manufacturing activity is growing. Hong Kong-listed Chinese property developers rallied on new data showing strong contracted home sales in November.

Hong Kong and China stocks gain as data shows increase in mainland manufacturing activity
Hang Seng Index tumbles on investor jitters that new US-China tensions could undermine partial trade deal

Alibaba (9988 HK) falls for first time since it started trading in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

 

29 Nov 2019 - 5:30PM

Alibaba (9988 HK) falls for first time since it started trading in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

 

Hang Seng Index tumbles on investor jitters that new US-China tensions could undermine partial trade deal
Hang Seng Index weighed down by President Donald Trump signing legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters

Alibaba (9988 HK) gained 5.6 per cent in its third day of trading, after news it is being fast tracked onto a broad version of Hong Kong’s benchmark stock index. That boosted hopes it will be added to the trading link between Hong Kong and mainland markets sooner than had been expected.  

28 Nov 2019 - 4:48PM

Alibaba (9988 HK) gained 5.6 per cent in its third day of trading, after news it is being fast tracked onto a broad version of Hong Kong’s benchmark stock index. That boosted hopes it will be added to the trading link between Hong Kong and mainland markets sooner than had been expected.  

Hang Seng Index weighed down by President Donald Trump signing legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters
Hang Seng Index ekes out small gain; Alibaba, MTR, Meituan Dianping among day's gainers in Hong Kong

Alibaba finishes second day of trading with a nearly 3 per cent gain. MTR sees biggest gain since city leader Carrie Lam withdrew extradition bill that sparked ongoing protests.

 

27 Nov 2019 - 4:39PM

Alibaba finishes second day of trading with a nearly 3 per cent gain. MTR sees biggest gain since city leader Carrie Lam withdrew extradition bill that sparked ongoing protests.

 

Hang Seng Index ekes out small gain; Alibaba, MTR, Meituan Dianping among day's gainers in Hong Kong
Hang Seng Index falls, as Alibaba debut and trade war progress fail to reassure investors worried Hong Kong unrest will return

“Pro-Democratic gains have likely put Hong Kong on a collision course with Beijing, and further social unrest may be expected,” said Brock Silvers, managing director of Adamas Asset Management. “Which of course won’t be a positive for the market.”

26 Nov 2019 - 6:00PM

“Pro-Democratic gains have likely put Hong Kong on a collision course with Beijing, and further social unrest may be expected,” said Brock Silvers, managing director of Adamas Asset Management. “Which of course won’t be a positive for the market.”

Hang Seng Index falls, as Alibaba debut and trade war progress fail to reassure investors worried Hong Kong unrest will return
Alibaba makes a solid debut on Hong Kong stock exchange, says analyst Kenny Wen

Alibaba stands to gain from eventual inclusion on Stock Connect, following its November 26, 2019, debut on the Hong Kong stock exchange, according to analyst Kenny Wen. The wealth management strategist at Everbright Sun Hung Kai also said investors will be keeping an eye on prospects for a partial US-China trade deal soon. Wen said the trade war and China economic data are bigger drivers of sentiment than Hong Kong ongoing protests.

26 Nov 2019 - 4:43PM

Alibaba stands to gain from eventual inclusion on Stock Connect, following its November 26, 2019, debut on the Hong Kong stock exchange, according to analyst Kenny Wen. The wealth management strategist at Everbright Sun Hung Kai also said investors will be keeping an eye on prospects for a partial US-China trade deal soon. Wen said the trade war and China economic data are bigger drivers of sentiment than Hong Kong ongoing protests.

Alibaba makes a solid debut on Hong Kong stock exchange, says analyst Kenny Wen