Enoch Yiu

Enoch Yiu joined the Post as a business reporter in 1996. Before that, she worked at a Chinese daily newspaper for four years. She is author of two books: 'They Mean Business: 50 exclusive interviews with Hong Kong top executives' and 'Serving with Passion: stories of established catering brands in Hong Kong'.
Enoch Yiu
Enoch Yiu joined the Post as a business reporter in 1996. Before that, she worked at a Chinese daily newspaper for four years. She is author of two books: 'They Mean Business: 50 exclusive interviews with Hong Kong top executives' and 'Serving with Passion: stories of established catering brands in Hong Kong'.

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Axed Budweiser IPO cost investors up to HK$36 million in interest payments, highlighting problem of long settlement period in Hong Kong

The cancellation of Budweiser Brewing’s flotation has hurt more than just Hong Kong’s global listings ambitions.

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The cancellation of Budweiser Brewing’s flotation has hurt more than just Hong Kong’s global listings ambitions.

Axed Budweiser IPO cost investors up to HK$36 million in interest payments, highlighting problem of long settlement period in Hong Kong
Former JPMorgan managing director pleads not guilty to bribery charges relating to Kerry Logistics IPO

Trial of Catherine Leung Kar-cheung, the former managing director of JPMorgan Securities (Asia Pacific), has been set to start on February 25, 2020 and last for eight days.

18 Jul 2019 - 11:06PM

Trial of Catherine Leung Kar-cheung, the former managing director of JPMorgan Securities (Asia Pacific), has been set to start on February 25, 2020 and last for eight days.

Former JPMorgan managing director pleads not guilty to bribery charges relating to Kerry Logistics IPO
Hong Kong protests will put off 350,000 mainland Chinese tourists this year, HSBC estimates

The lender has trimmed its estimated growth rate for mainlanders visiting Hong Kong to 9 per cent from 9.7 per cent

16 Jul 2019 - 9:56PM

The lender has trimmed its estimated growth rate for mainlanders visiting Hong Kong to 9 per cent from 9.7 per cent

Hong Kong protests will put off 350,000 mainland Chinese tourists this year, HSBC estimates
Hong Kong exchange marks a bumper day with six stock trading debuts as city tries to claw back global IPO crown from New York

The six IPOs raised a total of HK$4.4 billion, with Shanghai-based developer Zhongliang topping the list at HK$2.94 billion.

17 Jul 2019 - 11:34AM

The six IPOs raised a total of HK$4.4 billion, with Shanghai-based developer Zhongliang topping the list at HK$2.94 billion.

Hong Kong exchange marks a bumper day with six stock trading debuts as city tries to claw back global IPO crown from New York
Global fund managers expanding in Hong Kong with eye on Greater Bay Area and Belt and Road Initiative

US-based Federated Investors and its partially owned UK fund manager Hermes Investment Management both plan to expand in Hong Kong as part of their long-term Asia strategy.

15 Jul 2019 - 10:03PM

US-based Federated Investors and its partially owned UK fund manager Hermes Investment Management both plan to expand in Hong Kong as part of their long-term Asia strategy.

Global fund managers expanding in Hong Kong with eye on Greater Bay Area and Belt and Road Initiative
Hong Kong stock exchange operator launches inline warrants, first new structured product in 13 years as part of plan to be Asia’s asset management hub

Inline warrants are the first structured products to be rolled out since callable bull/bear certificates (CBBC) and derivative warrants in 1996.

15 Jul 2019 - 7:53AM

Inline warrants are the first structured products to be rolled out since callable bull/bear certificates (CBBC) and derivative warrants in 1996.

Hong Kong stock exchange operator launches inline warrants, first new structured product in 13 years as part of plan to be Asia’s asset management hub
Hong Kong protests fail to dampen demand for micro flats as T-Plus project in Tuen Mun sells nearly all available units

The T-Plus project in Tuen Mun included a dozen units measuring just 128 square feet, all of which sold for HK$1.73 million (US$222,200)

14 Jul 2019 - 10:59PM

The T-Plus project in Tuen Mun included a dozen units measuring just 128 square feet, all of which sold for HK$1.73 million (US$222,200)

Hong Kong protests fail to dampen demand for micro flats as T-Plus project in Tuen Mun sells nearly all available units
Citic Group, Wuxi company and Henry Tang’s family in talks to buy Hong Kong Airlines, putting an end to boardroom tussle

The family of former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen is among a consortium of investors in talks to buy Hong Kong Airlines.

12 Jul 2019 - 11:29PM

The family of former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen is among a consortium of investors in talks to buy Hong Kong Airlines.

Citic Group, Wuxi company and Henry Tang’s family in talks to buy Hong Kong Airlines, putting an end to boardroom tussle
Budweiser’s mega IPO gets cool response from Hong Kong investors as high borrowing costs take the fizz out of demand

The retail offering for the world’s biggest IPO of the year is estimated to be 3.7 to 5 times oversubscribed, far below earlier forecasts of 10 to 15 times.

11 Jul 2019 - 10:25PM

The retail offering for the world’s biggest IPO of the year is estimated to be 3.7 to 5 times oversubscribed, far below earlier forecasts of 10 to 15 times.

Budweiser’s mega IPO gets cool response from Hong Kong investors as high borrowing costs take the fizz out of demand
AllianzGI launches Hong Kong hackathon; nine global start-ups will pitch their AI strategies to fund management executives

Nine teams will present how their AI strategies can facilitate fund management during three-day Cyberport event

10 Jul 2019 - 12:34AM

Nine teams will present how their AI strategies can facilitate fund management during three-day Cyberport event

AllianzGI launches Hong Kong hackathon; nine global start-ups will pitch their AI strategies to fund management executives
Political unrest, trade war highlight bay area’s importance to Hong Kong, analysts say

Analysts and policymakers at Caixin GBA forum urge acceleration in integrating Hong Kong, Macau, and the Guangdong region

8 Jul 2019 - 10:32PM

Analysts and policymakers at Caixin GBA forum urge acceleration in integrating Hong Kong, Macau, and the Guangdong region

Political unrest, trade war highlight bay area’s importance to Hong Kong, analysts say
Foreign firms lure compliance officers with CEO level salaries but are struggling to recruit talent in China

The average pay package for an experienced financial fraud officer on the mainland can reach up to 2 million yuan a year, which matches the pay of a CEO of a small Hong Kong-listed company.

8 Jul 2019 - 3:13PM

The average pay package for an experienced financial fraud officer on the mainland can reach up to 2 million yuan a year, which matches the pay of a CEO of a small Hong Kong-listed company.

Foreign firms lure compliance officers with CEO level salaries but are struggling to recruit talent in China
Hong Kong’s MPF wipes out last year’s losses with strong first-half gains thanks to stocks rally, easing of trade war

Hong Kong’s compulsory pension scheme returned 8.4 per cent in the first half, recovering last year’s 8.2 per cent losses

4 Jul 2019 - 11:32PM

Hong Kong’s compulsory pension scheme returned 8.4 per cent in the first half, recovering last year’s 8.2 per cent losses

Hong Kong’s MPF wipes out last year’s losses with strong first-half gains thanks to stocks rally, easing of trade war
Hong Kong bans former Goldman partner Tim Leissner for life for role in 1MDB scandal

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission said on Wednesday it was banning former Goldman Sachs (Asia) partner Tim Leissner from working as a securities and financial adviser in the city for life.

4 Jul 2019 - 11:06AM

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission said on Wednesday it was banning former Goldman Sachs (Asia) partner Tim Leissner from working as a securities and financial adviser in the city for life.

Hong Kong bans former Goldman partner Tim Leissner for life for role in 1MDB scandal
Bond Connect adds new features and ‘market makers’ to give foreign investors greater access to China’s US$9 trillion bond market

Central bank official unveils plans to further open up China’s bond market in a speech in Hong Kong marking the second anniversary of the cross-border trading scheme

3 Jul 2019 - 10:38PM

Central bank official unveils plans to further open up China’s bond market in a speech in Hong Kong marking the second anniversary of the cross-border trading scheme

Bond Connect adds new features and ‘market makers’ to give foreign investors greater access to China’s US$9 trillion bond market
Hong Kong’s businesses, markets kept calm and carried on even as city streets were choked with biggest protest rallies in history

Even as Hong Kong’s legislature delayed several ordinances and bills, commerce was barely dented in Asia’s second-largest financial market.

3 Jul 2019 - 8:21PM

Even as Hong Kong’s legislature delayed several ordinances and bills, commerce was barely dented in Asia’s second-largest financial market.

Hong Kong’s businesses, markets kept calm and carried on even as city streets were choked with biggest protest rallies in history
First-half M&As by Hong Kong-listed companies shrink to six-year low as trade war, weaker yuan deterred dealmaking

Caught in the year-long trade war between the world’s two largest economies, Hong Kong’s businesses are struggling to regain their paces, many considering plans to shift their production facilities in mainland China to elsewhere in Southeast Asia to skirt US tariffs on Chinese products.

2 Jul 2019 - 7:00AM

Caught in the year-long trade war between the world’s two largest economies, Hong Kong’s businesses are struggling to regain their paces, many considering plans to shift their production facilities in mainland China to elsewhere in Southeast Asia to skirt US tariffs on Chinese products.

First-half M&As by Hong Kong-listed companies shrink to six-year low as trade war, weaker yuan deterred dealmaking
Richard Li’s FWD pays record US$3 billion for life insurance unit of Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank

The deal is the largest insurance takeover in Southeast Asia in terms of value.

2 Jul 2019 - 9:22AM

The deal is the largest insurance takeover in Southeast Asia in terms of value.

Richard Li’s FWD pays record US$3 billion for life insurance unit of Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank
AngelHub, Hong Kong’s first equity crowdfunding platform, shortlists five start-ups for fundraising

AngelHub, Hong Kong’s first equity crowdfunding platform, has selected five start-ups out of 250 candidates to raise funds just two months after it was licensed by the city’s Securities and Futures Commission.

29 Jun 2019 - 10:00AM

AngelHub, Hong Kong’s first equity crowdfunding platform, has selected five start-ups out of 250 candidates to raise funds just two months after it was licensed by the city’s Securities and Futures Commission.

AngelHub, Hong Kong’s first equity crowdfunding platform, shortlists five start-ups for fundraising
Richard Li’s FWD acquires insurer MetLife’s Hong Kong business

FWD Group, the insurance arm of Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li Tzar-kai's Pacific Century Group, has agreed to acquire MetLife Hong Kong’s business, it said on Friday.

28 Jun 2019 - 10:50PM

FWD Group, the insurance arm of Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li Tzar-kai's Pacific Century Group, has agreed to acquire MetLife Hong Kong’s business, it said on Friday.

Richard Li’s FWD acquires insurer MetLife’s Hong Kong business
American executives’ confidence about growth in next three years cuts a stark contrast with global outlook, KPMG survey shows

The rising confidence of American executives was a stark contrast to the remainder of the respondents from the 10 next-biggest economies.

27 Jun 2019 - 4:06PM

The rising confidence of American executives was a stark contrast to the remainder of the respondents from the 10 next-biggest economies.

American executives’ confidence about growth in next three years cuts a stark contrast with global outlook, KPMG survey shows
Former HKEX executive and two ‘associates’ arrested by corruption watchdog for alleged misconduct when approving two listings

The arrests came after the ICAC joined forces with the SFC, Hong Kong’s financial regulator, in an operation called ‘cold mountain’.

26 Jun 2019 - 10:50PM

The arrests came after the ICAC joined forces with the SFC, Hong Kong’s financial regulator, in an operation called ‘cold mountain’.

Former HKEX executive and two ‘associates’ arrested by corruption watchdog for alleged misconduct when approving two listings
Monetary authority seeks to keep Hong Kong at cutting edge of tech, regulatory developments, launches Academy of Finance

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority took a concrete step towards developing more world-class financial leaders in the city on Wednesday with the launch of its Academy of Finance.

26 Jun 2019 - 11:31PM

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority took a concrete step towards developing more world-class financial leaders in the city on Wednesday with the launch of its Academy of Finance.

Monetary authority seeks to keep Hong Kong at cutting edge of tech, regulatory developments, launches Academy of Finance
Standard Chartered becomes third big lender in Hong Kong to scrap minimum-balance fee as virtual banks get ready to challenge their dominance

All three note-issuing banks – HSBC, Standard Chartered and BOCHK – have now said they will abolish the fee, widely seen as a penalty on small depositors

25 Jun 2019 - 9:42PM

All three note-issuing banks – HSBC, Standard Chartered and BOCHK – have now said they will abolish the fee, widely seen as a penalty on small depositors

Standard Chartered becomes third big lender in Hong Kong to scrap minimum-balance fee as virtual banks get ready to challenge their dominance
Beware volatility, warns HKMA chief Norman Chan, as Hong Kong leaves interest rate unchanged in lockstep with US Fed

Hongkongers should ‘stay vigilant in managing the potential risks arising from market volatilities’, said the head of the city’s de facto central bank.

20 Jun 2019 - 11:31PM

Hongkongers should ‘stay vigilant in managing the potential risks arising from market volatilities’, said the head of the city’s de facto central bank.

Beware volatility, warns HKMA chief Norman Chan, as Hong Kong leaves interest rate unchanged in lockstep with US Fed
Hong Kong behind NYSE, Nasdaq in IPO rankings in first half of 2019 as extradition bill and trade war weigh on sentiment

Hong Kong’s stock market is expected to rank third, and Shanghai fourth, in global IPO market rankings for the first half this year, according to Deloitte China's National Public Offering Group. Both markets have been hit by the trade war as well as tensions around Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill.

19 Jun 2019 - 7:50PM

Hong Kong’s stock market is expected to rank third, and Shanghai fourth, in global IPO market rankings for the first half this year, according to Deloitte China's National Public Offering Group. Both markets have been hit by the trade war as well as tensions around Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill.

Hong Kong behind NYSE, Nasdaq in IPO rankings in first half of 2019 as extradition bill and trade war weigh on sentiment
HSBC’s scrapping of minimum balance fee for Hong Kong clients may prompt rivals to follow as they brace for competition with virtual banks

Other major banks are likely to follow suit, say analysts, as they get ready to fend off competition from eight virtual banks due to launch this year.

19 Jun 2019 - 11:31PM

Other major banks are likely to follow suit, say analysts, as they get ready to fend off competition from eight virtual banks due to launch this year.

HSBC’s scrapping of minimum balance fee for Hong Kong clients may prompt rivals to follow as they brace for competition with virtual banks
As artificial intelligence and fintech come knocking, half of Asia-Pacific finance professionals fear for their jobs

Half of finance professionals in Asia-Pacific believe their jobs will either disappear or change substantially over the next decade, with some of their work taken over by artificial intelligence and other technologies, according to a poll by CFA Institute.

19 Jun 2019 - 10:24PM

Half of finance professionals in Asia-Pacific believe their jobs will either disappear or change substantially over the next decade, with some of their work taken over by artificial intelligence and other technologies, according to a poll by CFA Institute.

As artificial intelligence and fintech come knocking, half of Asia-Pacific finance professionals fear for their jobs
Exporters, utilities and miners to benefit with yuan likely to weaken beyond seven to US dollar for first time in decade

The yuan is widely expected to test the psychologically important rate of seven to a US dollar for the third time in three years, amid an escalating trade war between China and the United States, the world’s two biggest economies.

17 Jun 2019 - 9:00AM

The yuan is widely expected to test the psychologically important rate of seven to a US dollar for the third time in three years, amid an escalating trade war between China and the United States, the world’s two biggest economies.

Exporters, utilities and miners to benefit with yuan likely to weaken beyond seven to US dollar for first time in decade
Central banks set to flood market with cheap loans as trade war threatens to plunge global economy into recession

Analysts expect central banks in the US, India, Indonesia, South Korea and Malaysia to flood market with liquidity if their economies show further signs of weakening amid a global trade war.

8 Jun 2019 - 12:30PM

Analysts expect central banks in the US, India, Indonesia, South Korea and Malaysia to flood market with liquidity if their economies show further signs of weakening amid a global trade war.

Central banks set to flood market with cheap loans as trade war threatens to plunge global economy into recession