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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Ping An’s Hong Kong virtual bank to showcase tech prowess as it harbours ambition to go global

Ping An will test initially test its technology on its own virtual bank platform before offering it to other lenders for a fee.

18 Aug 2019 - 10:24PM

Ping An will test initially test its technology on its own virtual bank platform before offering it to other lenders for a fee.

Ping An’s Hong Kong virtual bank to showcase tech prowess as it harbours ambition to go global
Ping An Insurance to list three unicorns ‘when timing is right’, invest US$1.4 billion in tech units

Ping An Insurance Group’s co-CEO Jessica Tan says the company will list Lufax, OneConnect and Ping An HealthKonnect, but has not yet decided on a timetable or listing venue.

16 Aug 2019 - 11:00PM

Ping An Insurance Group’s co-CEO Jessica Tan says the company will list Lufax, OneConnect and Ping An HealthKonnect, but has not yet decided on a timetable or listing venue.

Ping An Insurance to list three unicorns ‘when timing is right’, invest US$1.4 billion in tech units
Hang Seng adds Sunac, Geely, Want Want, Taiping Insurance and Fosun to its H-share index during quarterly rebalancing

The quarterly rebalancing followed the January announcement by Hang Seng that it would increase the number of privately owned companies to better reflect the stake held by the non-state sector in China’s economy, reducing the representation by state-owned companies.

16 Aug 2019 - 7:36PM

The quarterly rebalancing followed the January announcement by Hang Seng that it would increase the number of privately owned companies to better reflect the stake held by the non-state sector in China’s economy, reducing the representation by state-owned companies.

Hang Seng adds Sunac, Geely, Want Want, Taiping Insurance and Fosun to its H-share index during quarterly rebalancing
Hong Kong’s banks say they have adequate cash to meet demand, even as calls circulate online for protesters to empty out ATMs

Several of Hong Kong’s biggest banks said they have enough cash on hand to handle any contingencies and are keeping a close eye on their ATM networks.

16 Aug 2019 - 9:41PM

Several of Hong Kong’s biggest banks said they have enough cash on hand to handle any contingencies and are keeping a close eye on their ATM networks.

Hong Kong’s banks say they have adequate cash to meet demand, even as calls circulate online for protesters to empty out ATMs
Ping An posts biggest jump in interim net profit since 2015, helped by a one-time tax benefit and a stock market rally in China

The insurer, established three decades ago in China’s technology hub of Shenzhen, is also one of China’s largest financial conglomerates, involved in a range of businesses on top of insurance, including banking, wealth management, technology and health care.

16 Aug 2019 - 8:02PM

The insurer, established three decades ago in China’s technology hub of Shenzhen, is also one of China’s largest financial conglomerates, involved in a range of businesses on top of insurance, including banking, wealth management, technology and health care.

Ping An posts biggest jump in interim net profit since 2015, helped by a one-time tax benefit and a stock market rally in China
HMV liquidation sale: massive discounts see hundreds queuing up to buy vinyl records, CDs, toys and more

The most popular items on sale are the 9,000 vinyl records among the 100,000 articles that includes CDs, DVDs and toys at discounts ranging from 50 to 90 per cent

15 Aug 2019 - 11:11PM

The most popular items on sale are the 9,000 vinyl records among the 100,000 articles that includes CDs, DVDs and toys at discounts ranging from 50 to 90 per cent

HMV liquidation sale: massive discounts see hundreds queuing up to buy vinyl records, CDs, toys and more
Hong Kong’s exchange operator posts record first-half earnings as global funds follow MSCI’s weightings into China’s stocks

International capital poured into Chinese stocks in the second quarter after MSCI announced its three-stage implementation in March, boosting income from the so-called Stock Connect investment channels by 39 per cent to a record HK$508 million.

14 Aug 2019 - 10:59PM

International capital poured into Chinese stocks in the second quarter after MSCI announced its three-stage implementation in March, boosting income from the so-called Stock Connect investment channels by 39 per cent to a record HK$508 million.

Hong Kong’s exchange operator posts record first-half earnings as global funds follow MSCI’s weightings into China’s stocks
Hong Kong’s stock market has a midsummer’s nightmare as fundraising dries up in worsening trade war and street mayhem

Hong Kong’s economy had been reeling from regular protest rallies, since a group of protesters ransacked the city’s legislature on July 1. What began as a peaceful civic protest against a controversial extradition bill on June 9 descended into mayhem, with police clashing with protesters to disperse groups laying siege to police stations, gathering en masse in public spaces and blocking commercial streets.

15 Aug 2019 - 5:11PM

Hong Kong’s economy had been reeling from regular protest rallies, since a group of protesters ransacked the city’s legislature on July 1. What began as a peaceful civic protest against a controversial extradition bill on June 9 descended into mayhem, with police clashing with protesters to disperse groups laying siege to police stations, gathering en masse in public spaces and blocking commercial streets.

Hong Kong’s stock market has a midsummer’s nightmare as fundraising dries up in worsening trade war and street mayhem
Hong Kong’s financial watchdog reports quarterly loss amid slump in trading turnover, damper on levy income

Securities and Futures Commission reports quarterly loss for April through June of HK$52.69 million (US$6.63 million), amid shrinking market turnover.

13 Aug 2019 - 7:00AM

Securities and Futures Commission reports quarterly loss for April through June of HK$52.69 million (US$6.63 million), amid shrinking market turnover.

Hong Kong’s financial watchdog reports quarterly loss amid slump in trading turnover, damper on levy income
Bad loans in China’s banking system mount, rise 3.6 per cent in second quarter

Chinese banks’ total non-performing loans increased to 2.235 trillion yuan in the three months to June.

13 Aug 2019 - 7:19AM

Chinese banks’ total non-performing loans increased to 2.235 trillion yuan in the three months to June.

Bad loans in China’s banking system mount, rise 3.6 per cent in second quarter
Hong Kong’s insurance sales to mainland Chinese policy holders plunge as daily images of mayhem and protest rallies deter arrivals

The decline is bad news for Hong Kong’s 70 life insurers and their combined sales force of 90,000 agents, especially those niche companies whose entire business model is aimed at selling various packages of health, medical or retirement plans to Chinese customers.

11 Aug 2019 - 11:51PM

The decline is bad news for Hong Kong’s 70 life insurers and their combined sales force of 90,000 agents, especially those niche companies whose entire business model is aimed at selling various packages of health, medical or retirement plans to Chinese customers.

Hong Kong’s insurance sales to mainland Chinese policy holders plunge as daily images of mayhem and protest rallies deter arrivals
Hong Kong’s stockbrokers face a bleak second half as job cuts loom amid shrinking trading volume and dwindling fundraising plans

Hong Kong’s economy had been reeling from almost daily protest rallies and a deteriorating US-China trade war.

11 Aug 2019 - 11:49PM

Hong Kong’s economy had been reeling from almost daily protest rallies and a deteriorating US-China trade war.

Hong Kong’s stockbrokers face a bleak second half as job cuts loom amid shrinking trading volume and dwindling fundraising plans
HSBC’s Greater China head Helen Wong quits as bank loses second heavyweight in a week

Helen Wong Pik-kuen, who worked at HSBC since 1992, ‘has decided to leave HSBC to pursue an external opportunity,’ according to an internal memo.

9 Aug 2019 - 10:54PM

Helen Wong Pik-kuen, who worked at HSBC since 1992, ‘has decided to leave HSBC to pursue an external opportunity,’ according to an internal memo.

HSBC’s Greater China head Helen Wong quits as bank loses second heavyweight in a week
Unit of China’s sovereign wealth fund takes over Xiao Jianhua-linked HengFeng Bank in third case of nationalisation since May

It’s also the second of several banks in Xiao’s financial empire to be put under state ward, after the May 24 nationalisation of Baoshang Bank in Inner Mongolia’s Baotou city.

9 Aug 2019 - 11:15PM

It’s also the second of several banks in Xiao’s financial empire to be put under state ward, after the May 24 nationalisation of Baoshang Bank in Inner Mongolia’s Baotou city.

Unit of China’s sovereign wealth fund takes over Xiao Jianhua-linked HengFeng Bank in third case of nationalisation since May
HMV’s liquidation next week to give Hongkongers a chance to get their hands on 100,000 DVDs, records and its iconic dog statues

Sale to include 50,000 DVDs, 24,000 Blu-ray discs, 20,000 music CDs and 9,000 vinyl records among other items.

8 Aug 2019 - 11:04PM

Sale to include 50,000 DVDs, 24,000 Blu-ray discs, 20,000 music CDs and 9,000 vinyl records among other items.

HMV’s liquidation next week to give Hongkongers a chance to get their hands on 100,000 DVDs, records and its iconic dog statues
HKEX to launch weekly index options contracts, the third new financial product in two months as it seeks to broaden its portfolio

Weekly options contracts based on the Hang Seng Index and Hang Seng China Enterprises Index will be introduced from September 16.

9 Aug 2019 - 10:26AM

Weekly options contracts based on the Hang Seng Index and Hang Seng China Enterprises Index will be introduced from September 16.

HKEX to launch weekly index options contracts, the third new financial product in two months as it seeks to broaden its portfolio
Hong Kong’s finance chief says record currency reserves give it enough fire power to ward off any attack on currency, recession possible

The increasing reserve is a much-needed boost for an economy that undershot all expectations in the second quarter, after a June 9 protest march by an estimated 1 million people kicked off a movement that deteriorated into daily street rallies and mayhem.

7 Aug 2019 - 11:41PM

The increasing reserve is a much-needed boost for an economy that undershot all expectations in the second quarter, after a June 9 protest march by an estimated 1 million people kicked off a movement that deteriorated into daily street rallies and mayhem.

Hong Kong’s finance chief says record currency reserves give it enough fire power to ward off any attack on currency, recession possible
Standard Chartered, Hang Seng Bank close branches as citywide strike, protests wreak chaos in Hong Kong

All three note-issuing banks in Hong Kong saw their shares fall to the lowest level in three months as a citywide strike disrupted travel and violent protests continued

6 Aug 2019 - 11:49PM

All three note-issuing banks in Hong Kong saw their shares fall to the lowest level in three months as a citywide strike disrupted travel and violent protests continued

Standard Chartered, Hang Seng Bank close branches as citywide strike, protests wreak chaos in Hong Kong
HSBC’s CEO John Flint makes surprise departure as bank seeks different approach to growth after second quarter beat estimates

John Flint will be replaced on an interim basis by Noel Quinn, head of global commercial banking, less than two years after he succeed Stuart Gulliver

5 Aug 2019 - 11:31PM

John Flint will be replaced on an interim basis by Noel Quinn, head of global commercial banking, less than two years after he succeed Stuart Gulliver

HSBC’s CEO John Flint makes surprise departure as bank seeks different approach to growth after second quarter beat estimates
China’s softer stance on insurance market entry sets the bar too high for smaller insurers, analysts say

Requirement that foreign insurers have a minimum of US$5 billion in assets viewed as a barrier to entry by small insurers.

5 Aug 2019 - 7:13AM

Requirement that foreign insurers have a minimum of US$5 billion in assets viewed as a barrier to entry by small insurers.

China’s softer stance on insurance market entry sets the bar too high for smaller insurers, analysts say
HKEX rolls out ‘mini’ futures designed to help investors hedge six base metals during Asian trade

Dollar-denominated futures contracts will trade in Hong Kong and track London pricing for aluminium, zinc, copper, nickel, tin, and lead

5 Aug 2019 - 4:31PM

Dollar-denominated futures contracts will trade in Hong Kong and track London pricing for aluminium, zinc, copper, nickel, tin, and lead

HKEX rolls out ‘mini’ futures designed to help investors hedge six base metals during Asian trade
What to expect as launch of Hong Kong virtual banks nears

Virtual banking in countries such as the United Kingdom, Japan and mainland China could help draw a picture of the sector in Hong Kong, where these lenders are expected to launch operations in the fourth quarter.

3 Aug 2019 - 7:54AM

Virtual banking in countries such as the United Kingdom, Japan and mainland China could help draw a picture of the sector in Hong Kong, where these lenders are expected to launch operations in the fourth quarter.

What to expect as launch of Hong Kong virtual banks nears
Hongkongers are reaping the benefits of a revolution in banking services, even before the first virtual bank kicks off

Traditional lenders are upping their digital banking game in preparation for virtual banking challenge – starting with scrapping minimum balance fees.

4 Aug 2019 - 6:51PM

Traditional lenders are upping their digital banking game in preparation for virtual banking challenge – starting with scrapping minimum balance fees.

Hongkongers are reaping the benefits of a revolution in banking services, even before the first virtual bank kicks off
Hong Kong follows US Fed in cutting interest rate for the first time since 2008 as trade war weighs down on world economy

The rate cut is a much-needed spur to kick-start Hong Kong’s economy, which contracted 0.3 per cent in the three months ended June from the first quarter, while the annual growth pace was stuck at 0.6 per cent from a year ago.

1 Aug 2019 - 11:41PM

The rate cut is a much-needed spur to kick-start Hong Kong’s economy, which contracted 0.3 per cent in the three months ended June from the first quarter, while the annual growth pace was stuck at 0.6 per cent from a year ago.

Hong Kong follows US Fed in cutting interest rate for the first time since 2008 as trade war weighs down on world economy
Hong Kong protests don’t deter mainland China delegation from striking deals worth US$1.45 billion in city

A business delegation from Wuxi in Jiangsu province shrugged aside protests in Hong Kong on Tuesday evening to sign 11 deals worth 10 billion yuan, in an indication the special administrative region had not lost its appeal as a fundraising centre.

31 Jul 2019 - 10:37PM

A business delegation from Wuxi in Jiangsu province shrugged aside protests in Hong Kong on Tuesday evening to sign 11 deals worth 10 billion yuan, in an indication the special administrative region had not lost its appeal as a fundraising centre.

Hong Kong protests don’t deter mainland China delegation from striking deals worth US$1.45 billion in city
Record 20 companies face expulsion from Hong Kong stock exchange if they fail to convince regulators they’ve improved

Under rules introduced a year ago, all 20 must apply by Wednesday for their suspended shares to be allowed to resume trading, or face possible delisting.

29 Jul 2019 - 4:35PM

Under rules introduced a year ago, all 20 must apply by Wednesday for their suspended shares to be allowed to resume trading, or face possible delisting.

Record 20 companies face expulsion from Hong Kong stock exchange if they fail to convince regulators they’ve improved
Cyber insurance a highly profitable sector globally, has recorded strong growth over past four years, Moody’s says

Cyber insurance, which covers losses emanating from loss of data as well as liabilities arising from cyberattacks, has recorded strong growth globally over the past four years, Moody’s Investors Services said in a report last week.

28 Jul 2019 - 11:05PM

Cyber insurance, which covers losses emanating from loss of data as well as liabilities arising from cyberattacks, has recorded strong growth globally over the past four years, Moody’s Investors Services said in a report last week.

Cyber insurance a highly profitable sector globally, has recorded strong growth over past four years, Moody’s says
Hong Kong stock exchange operator tightens regulation of back-door listings with new rules

Bourse operator Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has tightened the regulation of so-called back-door listings with the introduction of rules that go into effect from October 1.

27 Jul 2019 - 7:36AM

Bourse operator Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has tightened the regulation of so-called back-door listings with the introduction of rules that go into effect from October 1.

Hong Kong stock exchange operator tightens regulation of back-door listings with new rules
Hong Kong promotes Eddie Yue to lead monetary authority, taking no chances on its choice amid turbulent economic times

Eddie Yue Wai-man, 54, will be promoted to the post of chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority on October 1

25 Jul 2019 - 11:35PM

Eddie Yue Wai-man, 54, will be promoted to the post of chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority on October 1

Hong Kong promotes Eddie Yue to lead monetary authority, taking no chances on its choice amid turbulent economic times
Hong Kong to promote monetary authority veteran Eddie Yue to head city’s de facto central bank

Eddie Yue, deputy chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, will succeed Norman Chan as the head of Hong Kong’s de facto central bank in October, according to government sources.

25 Jul 2019 - 10:40AM

Eddie Yue, deputy chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, will succeed Norman Chan as the head of Hong Kong’s de facto central bank in October, according to government sources.

Hong Kong to promote monetary authority veteran Eddie Yue to head city’s de facto central bank