Enoch Yiu

Hong Kong

Enoch Yiu

Chief Reporter, Business

Enoch joined the Post as a business reporter in 1996. Before that, she worked at a Chinese daily newspaper for four years. She is the 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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Hong Kong’s MPF needs an overhaul to keep up with living costs even as it tops HK$1 trillion in value

The yawning gap underscores how the scheme, marking its 20th anniversary on December 1, is in need of an overhaul to keep up with Hong Kong living costs.

1 Dec 2020 - 11:56AM

The yawning gap underscores how the scheme, marking its 20th anniversary on December 1, is in need of an overhaul to keep up with Hong Kong living costs.

Hong Kong’s MPF needs an overhaul to keep up with living costs even as it tops HK$1 trillion in value
Hong Kong court acquits Roy Cho and associates in Convoy’s fraud case, dealing blow to regulator’s crackdown on white collar crime

Convoy, one of the largest advisers of Hong Kong’s Mandatory Pension Fund, is a crucial piece in a cluster of interrelated companies with layers of overlapping shareholdings that have resisted regulatory crackdowns.

30 Nov 2020 - 10:55PM

Convoy, one of the largest advisers of Hong Kong’s Mandatory Pension Fund, is a crucial piece in a cluster of interrelated companies with layers of overlapping shareholdings that have resisted regulatory crackdowns.

Hong Kong court acquits Roy Cho and associates in Convoy’s fraud case, dealing blow to regulator’s crackdown on white collar crime
Only the best need apply: HKEX may triple its profit bar to let only the most profitable list in world’s fourth-biggest capital market

The proposed thresholds would make HKEX the toughest exchange to qualify for a listing, more so than on the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq.

28 Nov 2020 - 5:51AM

The proposed thresholds would make HKEX the toughest exchange to qualify for a listing, more so than on the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq.

Only the best need apply: HKEX may triple its profit bar to let only the most profitable list in world’s fourth-biggest capital market
Convoy stymies second-largest shareholder’s bid for board seat, repelling boardroom coup as court verdict looms on fraud case

The boardroom tussle comes just days before a verdict is expected on a former director and two associates, who face criminal charges of attempting to defraud Convoy of HK$89 million.

27 Nov 2020 - 7:47AM

The boardroom tussle comes just days before a verdict is expected on a former director and two associates, who face criminal charges of attempting to defraud Convoy of HK$89 million.

Convoy stymies second-largest shareholder’s bid for board seat, repelling boardroom coup as court verdict looms on fraud case
Hong Kong widens Connect stock links for global funds to tap Star Market, tying city’s financial future closer to China’s heft

The initiative ties Hong Kong’s economic future closer to mainland China’s market size and financial muscle, after a tumultuous year that has seen the city paying the political price for its role and place in Chinese politics. It’s also a boon for Hong Kong’s role as China’s international financial centre.

25 Nov 2020 - 11:15PM

The initiative ties Hong Kong’s economic future closer to mainland China’s market size and financial muscle, after a tumultuous year that has seen the city paying the political price for its role and place in Chinese politics. It’s also a boon for Hong Kong’s role as China’s international financial centre.

Hong Kong widens Connect stock links for global funds to tap Star Market, tying city’s financial future closer to China’s heft
Hong Kong to launch Synapse platform in 2022 to ease settlement process for overseas investors trading Chinese shares via stock connects

Bourse operator Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing will launch Synapse, a new settlement platform, in 2022 to help international investors settle mainland Chinese trades according to the country’s ‘tough’ settlement requirements.

25 Nov 2020 - 12:04AM

Bourse operator Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing will launch Synapse, a new settlement platform, in 2022 to help international investors settle mainland Chinese trades according to the country’s ‘tough’ settlement requirements.

Hong Kong to launch Synapse platform in 2022 to ease settlement process for overseas investors trading Chinese shares via stock connects
Former MTR chairman and minister Fred Ma enters fray as tussle for Convoy sharpens in Hong Kong’s biggest fraud case

The tussle for control is the second attempt since December 2017 by Kwok to wrest control of Convoy from the Tsai family, when his votes were excluded from a tally, under a decision by Convoy’s chairman Johnny Chen.

24 Nov 2020 - 10:33PM

The tussle for control is the second attempt since December 2017 by Kwok to wrest control of Convoy from the Tsai family, when his votes were excluded from a tally, under a decision by Convoy’s chairman Johnny Chen.

Former MTR chairman and minister Fred Ma enters fray as tussle for Convoy sharpens in Hong Kong’s biggest fraud case
HSBC hires ‘heavenly king’ Aaron Kwok to promote wealth management services in Greater Bay Area

HSBC has roped in Aaron Kwok Fu-shing, one of Canto-pop’s ‘Four Heavenly Kings’, to promote its wealth management services as a new cross-border investment scheme in the Greater Bay Area moves closer to fruition.

23 Nov 2020 - 10:15PM

HSBC has roped in Aaron Kwok Fu-shing, one of Canto-pop’s ‘Four Heavenly Kings’, to promote its wealth management services as a new cross-border investment scheme in the Greater Bay Area moves closer to fruition.

HSBC hires ‘heavenly king’ Aaron Kwok to promote wealth management services in Greater Bay Area
China Evergrande’s property management arm launching US$2 billion IPO as developer seeks to pare massive debt

Evergrande Property Services’ IPO could raise as much as HK$18.17 billion from the IPO as mainland China’s biggest developer seeks to cut US$122.4 billion debt.

22 Nov 2020 - 10:39PM

Evergrande Property Services’ IPO could raise as much as HK$18.17 billion from the IPO as mainland China’s biggest developer seeks to cut US$122.4 billion debt.

China Evergrande’s property management arm launching US$2 billion IPO as developer seeks to pare massive debt
Homebuyers snap up latest batch of flats at Pavilia Farm as they ignore rising Covid-19 infections in city

The Pavilia Farm has been a hit with Hongkongers because of its location above Tai Wai MTR station and convenience of a large shopping centre, agent says.

22 Nov 2020 - 10:39PM

The Pavilia Farm has been a hit with Hongkongers because of its location above Tai Wai MTR station and convenience of a large shopping centre, agent says.

Homebuyers snap up latest batch of flats at Pavilia Farm as they ignore rising Covid-19 infections in city
China looks to market prices to help turn Xi Jinping’s 2060 carbon neutrality goal from a pledge into reality. Here’s how

The next key step would be for China to launch a long-awaited national carbon emissions quota trading scheme, a cornerstone policy that can turn Xi Jinping’s 2060 carbon neutrality pledge into a deliverable reality.

21 Nov 2020 - 12:56PM

The next key step would be for China to launch a long-awaited national carbon emissions quota trading scheme, a cornerstone policy that can turn Xi Jinping’s 2060 carbon neutrality pledge into a deliverable reality.

China looks to market prices to help turn Xi Jinping’s 2060 carbon neutrality goal from a pledge into reality. Here’s how
Mystery buyer attempts to acquire major Convoy shareholder’s stake ahead of crucial vote, court ruling

AGBA Acquisition, a Nasdaq-listed ‘blank cheque’ firm want to buy Kwok Hui-kwan’s stake in Convoy, provided he drops all lawsuits against the firm: sources.

25 Nov 2020 - 12:19PM

AGBA Acquisition, a Nasdaq-listed ‘blank cheque’ firm want to buy Kwok Hui-kwan’s stake in Convoy, provided he drops all lawsuits against the firm: sources.

Mystery buyer attempts to acquire major Convoy shareholder’s stake ahead of crucial vote, court ruling
James Wu, co-founder of Hong Kong’s biggest restaurant group Maxim’s, targeted during protests, dies aged 98

James Wu and his late brother ST Wu co-founded Maxim’s Group in 1956 as a western restaurant after often finding themselves seated next to the toilets in other restaurants because many owners thought Chinese were not important customers.

19 Nov 2020 - 10:34PM

James Wu and his late brother ST Wu co-founded Maxim’s Group in 1956 as a western restaurant after often finding themselves seated next to the toilets in other restaurants because many owners thought Chinese were not important customers.

James Wu, co-founder of Hong Kong’s biggest restaurant group Maxim’s, targeted during protests, dies aged 98
Hong Kong rolls out red carpet to offer city as Asian family offices hub to manage the fortunes and investments of wealthy clans

The move is among the flurry of liberalisations and policies rolled out to better integrate Hong Kong into the Greater Bay Area (GBA), the cluster of 11 cities in southern China that will form the nucleus of one of the world’s fastest-growing economic regions.

18 Nov 2020 - 7:04PM

The move is among the flurry of liberalisations and policies rolled out to better integrate Hong Kong into the Greater Bay Area (GBA), the cluster of 11 cities in southern China that will form the nucleus of one of the world’s fastest-growing economic regions.

Hong Kong rolls out red carpet to offer city as Asian family offices hub to manage the fortunes and investments of wealthy clans
New rule allows MPF fund managers to invest in Shanghai, Shenzhen shares, enabling 4.5 million savers to tap mainland China’s booming stock market

Hong Kong government says it’s the right time to allow 4.5 million pension fund members to invest more in Shanghai and Shenzhen stock markets, which have surged this year.

17 Nov 2020 - 9:43PM

Hong Kong government says it’s the right time to allow 4.5 million pension fund members to invest more in Shanghai and Shenzhen stock markets, which have surged this year.

New rule allows MPF fund managers to invest in Shanghai, Shenzhen shares, enabling 4.5 million savers to tap mainland China’s booming stock market
Hong Kong stock exchange aims to modernise IPO process, slashing times for debutants to list as it strives to protect global crown

Proposed new electronic system would shorten the gap between IPO pricing and trading debut by 80 per cent, boosting the city’s competitiveness as an international listings hub.

16 Nov 2020 - 11:01PM

Proposed new electronic system would shorten the gap between IPO pricing and trading debut by 80 per cent, boosting the city’s competitiveness as an international listings hub.

Hong Kong stock exchange aims to modernise IPO process, slashing times for debutants to list as it strives to protect global crown
Hong Kong exchange operator HKEX breaks quarterly profit record for a second time in a row, nets US$430 million as trade volumes surge

The outlook for HKEX remained positive despite a share price drop following the suspension of Ant Group’s mega IPO last week, analysts said. They expected the exchange operator to report a full-year record profit for a third consecutive year.

11 Nov 2020 - 11:36PM

The outlook for HKEX remained positive despite a share price drop following the suspension of Ant Group’s mega IPO last week, analysts said. They expected the exchange operator to report a full-year record profit for a third consecutive year.

Hong Kong exchange operator HKEX breaks quarterly profit record for a second time in a row, nets US$430 million as trade volumes surge
HSBC, Bank of China (HK) pocket up to US$3.2 million in fees from Ant’s IPO loans, even as brokers waive charges on halted stock sale

HSBC and Bank of China (Hong Kong), two of the biggest margin lenders for Ant Group’s suspended IPO in Hong Kong, will pocket up to HK$25 million in interest income, after opting not to waive interest charged from customers.

5 Nov 2020 - 11:56PM

HSBC and Bank of China (Hong Kong), two of the biggest margin lenders for Ant Group’s suspended IPO in Hong Kong, will pocket up to HK$25 million in interest income, after opting not to waive interest charged from customers.

HSBC, Bank of China (HK) pocket up to US$3.2 million in fees from Ant’s IPO loans, even as brokers waive charges on halted stock sale
Hong Kong working with China, Thailand central banks to promote digital currencies, cross-border trade

Hong Kong Monetary Authority said it has been working with China’s central bank and other regional monetary authorities on how to use digital currencies and trade platforms for fostering cross-border payments in the ‘Greater Bay Area’ development zone and Southeast Asia.

4 Nov 2020 - 10:57PM

Hong Kong Monetary Authority said it has been working with China’s central bank and other regional monetary authorities on how to use digital currencies and trade platforms for fostering cross-border payments in the ‘Greater Bay Area’ development zone and Southeast Asia.

Hong Kong working with China, Thailand central banks to promote digital currencies, cross-border trade
Ant to refund US$167.7 billion to 1.55 million Hong Kong investors in two batches after IPO is suspended

Refunds will be given to the 1.55 million Hong Kong investors in two batches; some brokers plan to waive interest on IPO loans.

4 Nov 2020 - 10:57PM

Refunds will be given to the 1.55 million Hong Kong investors in two batches; some brokers plan to waive interest on IPO loans.

Ant to refund US$167.7 billion to 1.55 million Hong Kong investors in two batches after IPO is suspended
Hong Kong bans retail trading of digital currencies, requires crypto exchanges to be licensed in crackdown on fraud, money-laundering

Retail investors will no longer be allowed to trade on virtual-asset exchange platforms under proposed new rules which will also require all operators to be licensed by the watchdog, government proposes.

3 Nov 2020 - 4:14PM

Retail investors will no longer be allowed to trade on virtual-asset exchange platforms under proposed new rules which will also require all operators to be licensed by the watchdog, government proposes.

Hong Kong bans retail trading of digital currencies, requires crypto exchanges to be licensed in crackdown on fraud, money-laundering
Ant Group affirms pledge to embrace supervision, stable innovation in regulatory meeting before world’s largest IPO

Ant Group’s shares are due to commence trading simultaneously in Shanghai and Hong Kong on November 5 in a US$39.67 billion stock sale, which has broken all records as the largest fundraising in global finance.

3 Nov 2020 - 12:25PM

Ant Group’s shares are due to commence trading simultaneously in Shanghai and Hong Kong on November 5 in a US$39.67 billion stock sale, which has broken all records as the largest fundraising in global finance.

Ant Group affirms pledge to embrace supervision, stable innovation in regulatory meeting before world’s largest IPO
Hong Kong’s Exchange Fund investment returns jump 125 per cent in third quarter as they track global stock market gains

The Exchange Fund’s investments face many uncertainties ahead, and are not just limited to the US presidential election and Brexit, says HKMA’s Eddie Yue.

2 Nov 2020 - 10:01PM

The Exchange Fund’s investments face many uncertainties ahead, and are not just limited to the US presidential election and Brexit, says HKMA’s Eddie Yue.

Hong Kong’s Exchange Fund investment returns jump 125 per cent in third quarter as they track global stock market gains
Hong Kong rolls out welcome mat for US-listed tech stocks to raise capital via secondary listings, spurring exodus from US market

The HKEX, the world’s top destination for initial public offerings in eight of the past 12 years, has already seen a steady march of technology listings since Alibaba Group Holding’s US$13 billion secondary listing in Hong Kong last November.

31 Oct 2020 - 4:37AM

The HKEX, the world’s top destination for initial public offerings in eight of the past 12 years, has already seen a steady march of technology listings since Alibaba Group Holding’s US$13 billion secondary listing in Hong Kong last November.

Hong Kong rolls out welcome mat for US-listed tech stocks to raise capital via secondary listings, spurring exodus from US market
Ant Group: Investors pour US$3 trillion into world’s largest IPO with frenzied bids in Hong Kong and Shanghai retail offerings

Ant Group’s record-breaking IPO is set raise US$39.67 billion including overallotment. The retail portion has lured the most number of investors and cash in Hong Kong’s stock market history.

31 Oct 2020 - 1:06PM

Ant Group’s record-breaking IPO is set raise US$39.67 billion including overallotment. The retail portion has lured the most number of investors and cash in Hong Kong’s stock market history.

Ant Group: Investors pour US$3 trillion into world’s largest IPO with frenzied bids in Hong Kong and Shanghai retail offerings
Explainer | How retail investors can increase their chances of getting a piece of Ant Group’s blockbuster IPO in Hong Kong

Fuelled by strong demand, banks and brokers have lent tens of billions in margin loans on Ant Group’s first day of public subscription in Hong Kong offering.

28 Oct 2020 - 5:56PM

Fuelled by strong demand, banks and brokers have lent tens of billions in margin loans on Ant Group’s first day of public subscription in Hong Kong offering.

How retail investors can increase their chances of getting a piece of Ant Group’s blockbuster IPO in Hong Kong
Axed Cathay Pacific staff may not stay unemployed for long as property agents, insurers snap them up, absorbing shock of Hong Kong’s biggest ever lay-off

Hong Kong companies are racing to recruit cabin crew and ground staff let go by the flagship carrier in a move that may take some of the sting out of the city’s biggest ever corporate lay-off.

28 Oct 2020 - 12:14PM

Hong Kong companies are racing to recruit cabin crew and ground staff let go by the flagship carrier in a move that may take some of the sting out of the city’s biggest ever corporate lay-off.

Axed Cathay Pacific staff may not stay unemployed for long as property agents, insurers snap them up, absorbing shock of Hong Kong’s biggest ever lay-off
Hong Kong has a huge role to play in supporting China’s fintech juggernaut, financial secretary Paul Chan says

Hong Kong, as the gateway to China and a rising regional fintech power, has much to offer and is poised to reap the rewards, says Paul Chan.

30 Oct 2020 - 12:45PM

Hong Kong, as the gateway to China and a rising regional fintech power, has much to offer and is poised to reap the rewards, says Paul Chan.

Hong Kong has a huge role to play in supporting China’s fintech juggernaut, financial secretary Paul Chan says
Banks, brokers to offer record US$38.7 billion of margin financing for Hong Kong retail investors to buy into Ant’s giant IPO

Ant’s IPO which is on course to smash all previous IPO records is expected to lock up funding of HK$800 billion, higher than Nongfu Spring at HK$677 billion, brokers estimate.

27 Oct 2020 - 7:43AM

Ant’s IPO which is on course to smash all previous IPO records is expected to lock up funding of HK$800 billion, higher than Nongfu Spring at HK$677 billion, brokers estimate.

Banks, brokers to offer record US$38.7 billion of margin financing for Hong Kong retail investors to buy into Ant’s giant IPO
Hong Kong entrepreneur provides template for start-ups to think big and succeed in Greater Bay Area

A Hong Kong start-up’s experience shows how the Greater Bay Area can help businesses overcome two major hurdles in the city – high land and labour costs.

26 Oct 2020 - 10:00AM

A Hong Kong start-up’s experience shows how the Greater Bay Area can help businesses overcome two major hurdles in the city – high land and labour costs.

Hong Kong entrepreneur provides template for start-ups to think big and succeed in Greater Bay Area