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Stocks close mixed in Hong Kong and China amid mixed messages on progress of negotiations to end the ongoing US-China trade war

After the Hang Seng lost 680 points over past four days, investors squared their short positions among selective financial blue chips

24 May 2019 - 11:00PM

After the Hang Seng lost 680 points over past four days, investors squared their short positions among selective financial blue chips

Stocks close mixed in Hong Kong and China amid mixed messages on progress of negotiations to end the ongoing US-China trade war
Stocks Blog: Shanghai ends with fifth straight week of losses amid Trump's trade, tech storms

Veterinary vaccine stocks shoot up over 'first step' in African swine flu vaccine

24 May 2019 - 5:12PM

Veterinary vaccine stocks shoot up over 'first step' in African swine flu vaccine

Stocks Blog:  Shanghai ends with fifth straight week of losses amid Trump's trade, tech storms
Bitcoin forecast to rise 22pc to US$9,659 by year-end as investors eye cryptocurrencies amid trade war fuelled equities slump

Fintech experts polled by US comparison site Finder expect a slight pullback in bitcoin prices before it gallops away.

21 May 2019 - 10:37PM

Fintech experts polled by US comparison site Finder expect a slight pullback in bitcoin prices before it gallops away.

Bitcoin forecast to rise 22pc to US$9,659 by year-end as investors eye cryptocurrencies amid trade war fuelled equities slump
BOCHK’s virtual bank is a new paradigm that transcends old business models

Livi VB, the new virtual banking arm of Bank of China (Hong Kong), is a different type of business model, and the bank is not looking for it to break even in the first three years of operations, its CEO said on Thursday.

16 May 2019 - 10:33PM

Livi VB, the new virtual banking arm of Bank of China (Hong Kong), is a different type of business model, and the bank is not looking for it to break even in the first three years of operations, its CEO said on Thursday.

BOCHK’s virtual bank is a new paradigm that transcends old business models
China’s biggest banks well prepped on non-performing loans, ready for stricter reporting standard

The fallout from a “window guidance” by the CBIRC on recognising non-performing loans at more than 60 days overdue will be minimal, as the country’s big state-owned lenders have been making more stringent provisions since last year, analysts have said.

16 May 2019 - 12:12PM

The fallout from a “window guidance” by the CBIRC on recognising non-performing loans at more than 60 days overdue will be minimal, as the country’s big state-owned lenders have been making more stringent provisions since last year, analysts have said.

China’s biggest banks well prepped on non-performing loans, ready for stricter reporting standard
Goldzip launches in Hong Kong with US$300 million worth of physical metal in reserve from exchange members

Goldzip tokens will be matched against physical gold, backed by an audited reserve of US$300 million worth of the precious metal.

12 May 2019 - 10:50PM

Goldzip tokens will be matched against physical gold, backed by an audited reserve of US$300 million worth of the precious metal.

Goldzip launches in Hong Kong with US$300 million worth of physical metal in reserve from exchange members
Avengers: Endgame becomes highest-grossing foreign film of all-time in China, crosses 4 billion yuan

Maoyan Entertainment, China’s largest movie ticketing app, projects the film could end up with overall takings of 4.16 billion yuan on the mainland.

11 May 2019 - 12:56AM

Maoyan Entertainment, China’s largest movie ticketing app, projects the film could end up with overall takings of 4.16 billion yuan on the mainland.

Avengers: Endgame becomes highest-grossing foreign film of all-time in China, crosses 4 billion yuan
Chinese fintech firms cosy up to banks as collaborators instead of disrupters they shift towards retail banking

Fintech firms are increasingly positioning themselves as banks’ tech partners, rather than disrupters

8 May 2019 - 10:31PM

Fintech firms are increasingly positioning themselves as banks’ tech partners, rather than disrupters

Chinese fintech firms cosy up to banks as collaborators instead of disrupters they shift towards retail banking
Chinese blockchain investor revamps business plan towards industrial cannabis, in wake of bitcoin rout

Grandshores Technology, partially backed by the Hangzhou municipality, is diversifying towards medicinal and industrial cannabis cultivation

2 May 2019 - 9:28PM

Grandshores Technology, partially backed by the Hangzhou municipality, is diversifying towards medicinal and industrial cannabis cultivation

Chinese blockchain investor revamps business plan towards industrial cannabis, in wake of bitcoin rout
Chinese banks report lacklustre first-quarter profit growth, but a bargain thanks to cheaper valuations, says Credit Suisse

Leading Chinese banks reported lacklustre first quarter profit growth, with flat, even shrinking, net interest margins. Their cheaper valuations, however, make their stock a bargain for the next three months, according to Credit Suisse.

1 May 2019 - 12:19PM

Leading Chinese banks reported lacklustre first quarter profit growth, with flat, even shrinking, net interest margins. Their cheaper valuations, however, make their stock a bargain for the next three months, according to Credit Suisse.

Chinese banks report lacklustre first-quarter profit growth, but a bargain thanks to cheaper valuations, says Credit Suisse
Correction is coming, analysts say as Shanghai Composite hits four-week low amid concerns Beijing will scrap stimulus measures

All leading Chinese benchmarks ended Friday lower, with the Shanghai Composite Index dropping to a four-week low. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index rose 0.19 per cent, or 55.21 points, to close at 29,605.01.

26 Apr 2019 - 7:06PM

All leading Chinese benchmarks ended Friday lower, with the Shanghai Composite Index dropping to a four-week low. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index rose 0.19 per cent, or 55.21 points, to close at 29,605.01.

Correction is coming, analysts say as Shanghai Composite hits four-week low amid concerns Beijing will scrap stimulus measures
Stocks Blog: Is it time to start worrying?

We give you full coverage of the Hong Kong and mainland markets. And also expert advice on what is ahead. 

26 Apr 2019 - 5:16PM

We give you full coverage of the Hong Kong and mainland markets. And also expert advice on what is ahead. 

Stocks Blog: Is it time to start worrying?
China and Hong Kong markets sink on fear of US dollar strength, Beijing scaling back stimulus

Are markets heading into a period of correction? Some analysts think so.

25 Apr 2019 - 6:31PM

Are markets heading into a period of correction? Some analysts think so.

China and Hong Kong markets sink on fear of US dollar strength, Beijing scaling back stimulus
Stocks Blog: China markets take sudden dive

We cover the mainland and Hong Kong stock markets for you, keeping you up with the most important moves and offering you what experts think is ahead.

25 Apr 2019 - 7:47PM

We cover the mainland and Hong Kong stock markets for you, keeping you up with the most important moves and offering you what experts think is ahead.

Stocks Blog:  China markets take sudden dive
Hong Kong stocks fall to three-week low on Chinese central bank’s broader policy easing shift concerns
Stocks Blog: Shanghai breaks week's losing streak -- with a teensy 0.09 per cent gain

We cover the mainland and Hong Kong markets for you, explaining what is happening and why. Experts also offer you guidance on what's ahead.

24 Apr 2019 - 5:24PM

We cover the mainland and Hong Kong markets for you, explaining what is happening and why. Experts also offer you guidance on what's ahead.

Stocks Blog: Shanghai breaks week's losing streak -- with a teensy 0.09 per cent gain
China stocks end lower as investors fear economic stimulus measures will be rolled back
Stocks Blog: Bears snack on China markets for second straight day

We've got you covered. Catch up on the big moves of the day in the Hong Kong and mainland stock markets.

23 Apr 2019 - 5:12PM

We've got you covered. Catch up on the big moves of the day in the Hong Kong and mainland stock markets.

Stocks Blog: Bears snack on China markets for second straight day
How much of a bitcoin’s value can Hong Kong investors claim when the city’s oldest cryptocurrency exchange goes bust?
Hong Kong insurer Blue Cross adopts blockchain to speed up medical claims, eliminate fraud

Blue Cross, owned by Bank of East Asia, says blockchain will help to save costs on data verification across the insurer’s network of clinics and customers.

16 Apr 2019 - 9:08PM

Blue Cross, owned by Bank of East Asia, says blockchain will help to save costs on data verification across the insurer’s network of clinics and customers.

Hong Kong insurer Blue Cross adopts blockchain to speed up medical claims, eliminate fraud
CK Hutchison-controlled biopharmaceutical company Chi-Med applies to list in Hong Kong

Hutchison China Meditech, or Chi-Med, a biopharmaceutical company controlled by Hong Kong conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings, has applied to list on the city’s stock exchange.

16 Apr 2019 - 7:05AM

Hutchison China Meditech, or Chi-Med, a biopharmaceutical company controlled by Hong Kong conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings, has applied to list on the city’s stock exchange.

CK Hutchison-controlled biopharmaceutical company Chi-Med applies to list in Hong Kong
Dogs of the rich fly in style – with ‘fear of flying’ classes, calming drinking water and even yoga

Private jet operator VistaJet is making it easier for the super wealthy to bring along their pets.

16 Apr 2019 - 8:20PM

Private jet operator VistaJet is making it easier for the super wealthy to bring along their pets.

Dogs of the rich fly in style – with ‘fear of flying’ classes, calming drinking water and even yoga
China’s young rich tech entrepreneurs take off into private jet rentals, ditching the status symbol of ownership

VistaJet, which leases jets, says China’s younger tech executives find renting means big savings and fewer hassles.

16 Apr 2019 - 8:18PM

VistaJet, which leases jets, says China’s younger tech executives find renting means big savings and fewer hassles.

China’s young rich tech entrepreneurs take off into private jet rentals, ditching the status symbol of ownership
French asset manager Ostrum launching US$500 million Asian infrastructure debt fund

Ostrum Asset Management, which manages a portfolio of US$290 billion, is building an investment team in Hong Kong to oversee its Asian expansion.

11 Apr 2019 - 11:41AM

Ostrum Asset Management, which manages a portfolio of US$290 billion, is building an investment team in Hong Kong to oversee its Asian expansion.

French asset manager Ostrum launching US$500 million Asian infrastructure debt fund
Hong Kong developer Henderson sells 76 out of 100 units at Cheung Sha Wan project without offering discounts

Hong Kong developer Henderson Land sold 76 out of the 100 units on offer at The Addition, a new residential project in Cheung Sha Wan, on Tuesday, without offering a discount on the selling price.

10 Apr 2019 - 10:42PM

Hong Kong developer Henderson Land sold 76 out of the 100 units on offer at The Addition, a new residential project in Cheung Sha Wan, on Tuesday, without offering a discount on the selling price.

Hong Kong developer Henderson sells 76 out of 100 units at Cheung Sha Wan project without offering discounts
Shiseido, Watson to debut pollution fighting skincare line in China

‘Urban Damage Care’ product line will leverage Japanese expertise in developing high quality skin care products

10 Apr 2019 - 7:30AM

‘Urban Damage Care’ product line will leverage Japanese expertise in developing high quality skin care products

Shiseido, Watson to debut pollution fighting skincare line in China
Chinese banks boost fintech spending and launch services to counter competition from internet giants

Chinese banks are increasing their spending on fintech development and are also forming partnerships with internet giants to tap their technology.

5 Apr 2019 - 10:36PM

Chinese banks are increasing their spending on fintech development and are also forming partnerships with internet giants to tap their technology.

Chinese banks boost fintech spending and launch services to counter competition from internet giants
Certified listings on blockchain could help authenticate works of art, according to Swiss start-up

Certified listings on blockchain could help authenticate works of art, according to Olivier Marian, founder and chief strategy officer at three-year-old Swiss start-up Arteïa.

1 Apr 2019 - 7:00AM

Certified listings on blockchain could help authenticate works of art, according to Olivier Marian, founder and chief strategy officer at three-year-old Swiss start-up Arteïa.

Certified listings on blockchain could help authenticate works of art, according to Swiss start-up
Geely’s Saxo Bank unit offers to help build a financial ecosystem for customers, keeping abreast with China’s market liberalisation

Danish financial technology company Saxo Bank is offering to help its parent Zhejiang Geely build a financial ecosystem for customers, in line with China’s economic liberalisation

30 Mar 2019 - 1:02AM

Danish financial technology company Saxo Bank is offering to help its parent Zhejiang Geely build a financial ecosystem for customers, in line with China’s economic liberalisation

Geely’s Saxo Bank unit offers to help build a financial ecosystem for customers, keeping abreast with China’s market liberalisation
Technology and big data analysis drive 80-time average growth in fund size at world’s most-used money market fund platform

Yu’e Bao, the money market fund platform with the world’s most users, has reported an average growth rate of 80 times for the 13 funds in its portfolio, driven by the computational capability of its parent company

27 Mar 2019 - 5:15PM

Yu’e Bao, the money market fund platform with the world’s most users, has reported an average growth rate of 80 times for the 13 funds in its portfolio, driven by the computational capability of its parent company

Technology and big data analysis drive 80-time average growth in fund size at world’s most-used money market fund platform