Yujing Liu

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Yujing Liu

Reporter, Business

Yujing Liu is a business reporter with a passion for understanding and explaining the fascinating complexities of China’s economy and society. Originally from Beijing, she joined the Post in 2017 after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a degree in politics and journalism.

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Chinese developers among debtors most at risk of refinancing failure as coronavirus hits businesses, liquidity, Fitch says

Chinese companies are facing increasing refinancing pressure as the deadly coronavirus outbreak rages on, with smaller property developers the most at risk of failure, according to the latest report by Fitch Ratings.

17 Feb 2020 - 9:13PM

Chinese companies are facing increasing refinancing pressure as the deadly coronavirus outbreak rages on, with smaller property developers the most at risk of failure, according to the latest report by Fitch Ratings.

Chinese developers among debtors most at risk of refinancing failure as coronavirus hits businesses, liquidity, Fitch says
Wuhan-based Dongfeng Motor’s profits to take a hit as carmaker delays resuming production at all its plants

Two of the company’s subsidiaries – Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle and Dongfeng Passenger Vehicle – will restart production on February 21 and 23, respectively.

17 Feb 2020 - 9:15PM

Two of the company’s subsidiaries – Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle and Dongfeng Passenger Vehicle – will restart production on February 21 and 23, respectively.

Wuhan-based Dongfeng Motor’s profits to take a hit as carmaker delays resuming production at all its plants
Will a Swedish start-up’s US$90 accessory to keep US$249 AirPods safe find any takers in China?

Swedish start-up Tapper’s founder says the company’s straps and chains that cost as much US$90 to hold up the AirPods ‘felt like a very obvious idea’.

17 Feb 2020 - 11:42AM

Swedish start-up Tapper’s founder says the company’s straps and chains that cost as much US$90 to hold up the AirPods ‘felt like a very obvious idea’.

Will a Swedish start-up’s US$90 accessory to keep US$249 AirPods safe find any takers in China?
Will the coronavirus take a bite out of Apple’s suppliers in China? Traders remain upbeat

‘The virus situation is very likely to be a temporary disruption to production instead of a change in the structural trend,’ said Jefferies head of telecom research.

17 Feb 2020 - 11:40AM

‘The virus situation is very likely to be a temporary disruption to production instead of a change in the structural trend,’ said Jefferies head of telecom research.

Will the coronavirus take a bite out of Apple’s suppliers in China? Traders remain upbeat
Online medical consultation, free e-books – how companies are fostering bonds with customers amid coronavirus outbreak

Companies in China have come up with a range of marketing moves in a bid to endear themselves to consumers and build brand loyalty amid the coronavirus outbreak.

13 Feb 2020 - 10:00PM

Companies in China have come up with a range of marketing moves in a bid to endear themselves to consumers and build brand loyalty amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Online medical consultation, free e-books – how companies are fostering bonds with customers amid coronavirus outbreak
Japanese restaurant chain Daikiya pulls Hong Kong IPO as coronavirus outbreak hits deal making

Daikiya, which was planning to raise up to HK$200 million, said it decided not to proceed with the share offer because of the prevailing market conditions.

12 Feb 2020 - 9:58PM

Daikiya, which was planning to raise up to HK$200 million, said it decided not to proceed with the share offer because of the prevailing market conditions.

Japanese restaurant chain Daikiya pulls Hong Kong IPO as coronavirus outbreak hits deal making
Why China’s army of retail stock investors might have a better chance of recouping losses from fraud

China’s vast army of mom-and-pop investors has long faced an uphill battle when it came to recovering losses from investments in fraudulent listed companies. This might change soon.

29 Jan 2020 - 11:02PM

China’s vast army of mom-and-pop investors has long faced an uphill battle when it came to recovering losses from investments in fraudulent listed companies. This might change soon.

Why China’s army of retail stock investors might have a better chance of recouping losses from fraud
Expected surge in Chinese company defaults will spur restructuring demand as funds gear up to swoop on distressed assets, says A&M advisor

Domestic and global funds are ready to buy distressed assets after Chinese corporate delinquencies surged to record levels last year, says a senior partner at Alvarez & Marsal

28 Jan 2020 - 7:18AM

Domestic and global funds are ready to buy distressed assets after Chinese corporate delinquencies surged to record levels last year, says a senior partner at Alvarez & Marsal

Expected surge in Chinese company defaults will spur restructuring demand as funds gear up to swoop on distressed assets, says A&M advisor
Hong Kong, China stocks record big declines as Wuhan coronavirus weighs on sectors ranging from airlines to film producers

China stocks recorded their biggest daily loss in eight months on Thursday, while the Hong Kong market also suffered sharp losses. The spread of the Wuhan coronavirus that led to a lockdown of the central Chinese city was behind a new round of sell-offs ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.

23 Jan 2020 - 5:37PM

China stocks recorded their biggest daily loss in eight months on Thursday, while the Hong Kong market also suffered sharp losses. The spread of the Wuhan coronavirus that led to a lockdown of the central Chinese city was behind a new round of sell-offs ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.

Hong Kong, China stocks record big declines as Wuhan coronavirus weighs on sectors ranging from airlines to film producers
Wuhan coronavirus lockdown sends Cathay Pacific, China Air stocks tumbling along with broader Hong Kong, China markets

Air China fell 3.2 per cent to HK$6.74, Cathay Pacific shed 2.3 per cent, and China Eastern Airlines dropped 3.4 per cent on Thursday morning

23 Jan 2020 - 1:36PM

Air China fell 3.2 per cent to HK$6.74, Cathay Pacific shed 2.3 per cent, and China Eastern Airlines dropped 3.4 per cent on Thursday morning

Wuhan coronavirus lockdown sends Cathay Pacific, China Air stocks tumbling along with broader Hong Kong, China markets
Hong Kong, China stocks weighed down by Wuhan outbreak, Shanghai Composite in biggest daily loss since May 6

The Hang Seng Index declined by 1.5 per cent on Thursday, as investors grew weary of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite Index closed 2.8 per cent lower, with all A-share market sectors in decline.

23 Jan 2020 - 5:12PM

The Hang Seng Index declined by 1.5 per cent on Thursday, as investors grew weary of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite Index closed 2.8 per cent lower, with all A-share market sectors in decline.

Hong Kong, China stocks weighed down by Wuhan outbreak, Shanghai Composite in biggest daily loss since May 6
Hong Kong and China markets rebound as investors make most of Wuhan coronavirus-led declines to increase positions

The Hong Kong and mainland China markets rebounded on Wednesday, as investors took the opportunity to increase their positions after a huge plunge on Tuesday on concerns about the spreading Wuhan coronavirus.

22 Jan 2020 - 5:12PM

The Hong Kong and mainland China markets rebounded on Wednesday, as investors took the opportunity to increase their positions after a huge plunge on Tuesday on concerns about the spreading Wuhan coronavirus.

Hong Kong and China markets rebound as investors make most of Wuhan coronavirus-led declines to increase positions
China markets are pushed up by tech shares, Hong Kong stocks have best day in nine sessions

Blue-chip stocks increase broadly, as the Hang Seng Index rises 1.3 per cent on Wednesday for its biggest daily gain in nine sessions. Meanwhile, on the mainland, the Shanghai Composite closes 0.3 per cent higher, the Shenzhen Component gains 1.1 per cent and the ChiNext Index climbs by 1.4 per cent. 

22 Jan 2020 - 4:49PM

Blue-chip stocks increase broadly, as the Hang Seng Index rises 1.3 per cent on Wednesday for its biggest daily gain in nine sessions. Meanwhile, on the mainland, the Shanghai Composite closes 0.3 per cent higher, the Shenzhen Component gains 1.1 per cent and the ChiNext Index climbs by 1.4 per cent. 

China markets are pushed up by tech shares, Hong Kong stocks have best day in nine sessions
Hong Kong stocks record biggest daily loss in more than five months after Wuhan pneumonia outbreak speeds up profit taking

Markets slumped across Asia on Tuesday, with Hong Kong stocks recording their biggest daily loss in more than five months, on deepening fears over the outbreak of a new pneumonia coronavirus in mainland China, as well as a downgrade in Hong Kong’s rating by Moody’s Investors Service.

21 Jan 2020 - 5:22PM

Markets slumped across Asia on Tuesday, with Hong Kong stocks recording their biggest daily loss in more than five months, on deepening fears over the outbreak of a new pneumonia coronavirus in mainland China, as well as a downgrade in Hong Kong’s rating by Moody’s Investors Service.

Hong Kong stocks record biggest daily loss in more than five months after Wuhan pneumonia outbreak speeds up profit taking
Hong Kong market weighed down by Wuhan pneumonia, suffers worst fall in over five months

The Hang Seng Index declined by more than 800 points on Tuesday, falling by the most in a day since August 5. On the mainland, the Shanghai Composite fell 1.4 per cent, its biggest daily loss since November 11, the Shenzhen Component fell 1.5 per cent and the ChiNext Index shed 0.8 per cent.

22 Jan 2020 - 4:49PM

The Hang Seng Index declined by more than 800 points on Tuesday, falling by the most in a day since August 5. On the mainland, the Shanghai Composite fell 1.4 per cent, its biggest daily loss since November 11, the Shenzhen Component fell 1.5 per cent and the ChiNext Index shed 0.8 per cent.

Hong Kong market weighed down by Wuhan pneumonia, suffers worst fall in over five months
New Wuhan pneumonia cases fail to dampen China markets, but Hong Kong stocks decline on pre-holiday profit taking

Hong Kong stocks posted their biggest daily decline in more than a month on Monday, dragged down by pre-holiday profit taking, while pharmaceutical and technology companies boosted the China markets.

20 Jan 2020 - 5:20PM

Hong Kong stocks posted their biggest daily decline in more than a month on Monday, dragged down by pre-holiday profit taking, while pharmaceutical and technology companies boosted the China markets.

New Wuhan pneumonia cases fail to dampen China markets, but Hong Kong stocks decline on pre-holiday profit taking
China stocks rise in strong start to week, but fail to lift Hong Kong market

The Hang Seng Index declined by 0.9 per cent to close at 28,795.91 on Monday, recording its biggest daily loss since December 4, as profit taking set in ahead of Lunar New Year. Stocks listed in Shanghai and Shenzhen advanced, however, in a strong start to the four-day trading week.

20 Jan 2020 - 4:35PM

The Hang Seng Index declined by 0.9 per cent to close at 28,795.91 on Monday, recording its biggest daily loss since December 4, as profit taking set in ahead of Lunar New Year. Stocks listed in Shanghai and Shenzhen advanced, however, in a strong start to the four-day trading week.

China stocks rise in strong start to week, but fail to lift Hong Kong market
What next for the Hang Seng Index, now that it has recouped all protest losses?

The benchmark Hang Seng Index has recouped all losses since the social unrest started, helped by US-China trade deal, but traders caution against excessive optimism as the protests could still flare up.

20 Jan 2020 - 7:56AM

The benchmark Hang Seng Index has recouped all losses since the social unrest started, helped by US-China trade deal, but traders caution against excessive optimism as the protests could still flare up.

What next for the Hang Seng Index, now that it has recouped all protest losses?
Qinghai Salt, China’s largest potash maker, is set to post country’s biggest ever annual loss of US$6.8 billion

Chinese state-owned fertiliser maker Qinghai Salt Lake Industry is set to post an annual loss of as much as US$6.8 billion for 2019, the largest such loss in the history of China’s stock market, it said in a filing with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange over the weekend.

13 Jan 2020 - 10:53PM

Chinese state-owned fertiliser maker Qinghai Salt Lake Industry is set to post an annual loss of as much as US$6.8 billion for 2019, the largest such loss in the history of China’s stock market, it said in a filing with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange over the weekend.

Qinghai Salt, China’s largest potash maker, is set to post country’s biggest ever annual loss of US$6.8 billion
China’s battery makers, car part producers hitch a ride on Tesla’s Shanghai-made electric cars to the top of investor portfolios

Behind Tesla’s speedy progress in China – the Shanghai Gigafactory delivered its first cars less than a year after it broke ground at the start of 2019 – is Beijing’s big push to become a world leader in EV and new-energy vehicles (NEV).

13 Jan 2020 - 11:12AM

Behind Tesla’s speedy progress in China – the Shanghai Gigafactory delivered its first cars less than a year after it broke ground at the start of 2019 – is Beijing’s big push to become a world leader in EV and new-energy vehicles (NEV).

China’s battery makers, car part producers hitch a ride on Tesla’s Shanghai-made electric cars to the top of investor portfolios
JPMorgan is bullish on some Hong Kong developers as HK$40 billion liquidity build-up seen shoring up housing market sentiment

JPMorgan Chase is bullish on some of Hong Kong biggest developers because a correction in home prices is likely to be fleeting and a HK$40 billion liquidity build-up in past 12 months could shore up market sentiment.

9 Jan 2020 - 10:51PM

JPMorgan Chase is bullish on some of Hong Kong biggest developers because a correction in home prices is likely to be fleeting and a HK$40 billion liquidity build-up in past 12 months could shore up market sentiment.

JPMorgan is bullish on some Hong Kong developers as HK$40 billion liquidity build-up seen shoring up housing market sentiment
Citic to trim McDonald’s China stake as ‘Vision 2022’ targets come under pressure amid competition, costs

China’s state-owned conglomerate Citic Limited is seeking to sell a substantial part of its interest in McDonald’s fast-food operations in mainland China and Hong Kong, as reported data suggests sales are lagging behind its “Vision 2022” targets amid rising competition and costs.

9 Jan 2020 - 3:22PM

China’s state-owned conglomerate Citic Limited is seeking to sell a substantial part of its interest in McDonald’s fast-food operations in mainland China and Hong Kong, as reported data suggests sales are lagging behind its “Vision 2022” targets amid rising competition and costs.

Citic to trim McDonald’s China stake as ‘Vision 2022’ targets come under pressure amid competition, costs
Hong Kong’s famous cops-and-robbers films shunned by moviegoers as protests spark resentment towards police, adding to box office woes 

Once the backbone of the local film industry, moviegoers no longer want to watch cops-and-robbers films portraying police in heroic light when distrust is running at a record high

5 Jan 2020 - 11:14AM

Once the backbone of the local film industry, moviegoers no longer want to watch cops-and-robbers films portraying police in heroic light when distrust is running at a record high

Hong Kong’s famous cops-and-robbers films shunned by moviegoers as protests spark resentment towards police, adding to box office woes 
Hong Kong’s richest weather worst political crisis in decades to emerge richer – by 64 per cent in one case

Hong Kong may have been rocked by its worst political crisis in decades, and its economy may have gone into a technical recession in the third quarter, but the wealth of its richest men and women actually grew last year.

1 Jan 2020 - 9:54PM

Hong Kong may have been rocked by its worst political crisis in decades, and its economy may have gone into a technical recession in the third quarter, but the wealth of its richest men and women actually grew last year.

Hong Kong’s richest weather worst political crisis in decades to emerge richer – by 64 per cent in one case
Hang Seng finishes at five-month high on bright sentiment over trade deal, Wall Street gains

Hang Seng Index rises 1.3 per cent to its highest level since July 26.

27 Dec 2019 - 5:46PM

Hang Seng Index rises 1.3 per cent to its highest level since July 26.

Hang Seng finishes at five-month high on bright sentiment over trade deal, Wall Street gains
Hang Seng Index closes at five-month high, goes past psychologically important 28,000-point level

Financials, property developers and tech shares advance broadly.

27 Dec 2019 - 4:37PM

Financials, property developers and tech shares advance broadly.

Hang Seng Index closes at five-month high, goes past psychologically important 28,000-point level
Brokerages, developers and electric vehicle makers propel China markets higher on upbeat investor sentiment

Shanghai Composite Index once again climbs above the key 3,000-point level.

26 Dec 2019 - 5:00PM

Shanghai Composite Index once again climbs above the key 3,000-point level.

Brokerages, developers and electric vehicle makers propel China markets higher on upbeat investor sentiment
China stock markets powered higher by lithium battery makers, brokerages

Hong Kong is closed today for Christmas holiday; trading resumes tomorrow

26 Dec 2019 - 3:46PM

Hong Kong is closed today for Christmas holiday; trading resumes tomorrow

China stock markets powered higher by lithium battery makers, brokerages
Chinese semiconductor stocks extend gains while liquor makers suffer sell-off on safety, valuation concerns

A gauge of 117 semiconductor stocks jumps 4.3 per cent, as investors speculate state fund will boost investments in strategic companies.

25 Dec 2019 - 3:53PM

A gauge of 117 semiconductor stocks jumps 4.3 per cent, as investors speculate state fund will boost investments in strategic companies.

Chinese semiconductor stocks extend gains while liquor makers suffer sell-off on safety, valuation concerns
China stock markets close mostly higher led by gains in chip makers

Chip makers extended a two-day rally on renewed optimism over state fund support, while liquor makers fell on concerns over food safety and high valuation.

25 Dec 2019 - 3:31PM

Chip makers extended a two-day rally on renewed optimism over state fund support, while liquor makers fell on concerns over food safety and high valuation.

China stock markets close mostly higher led by gains in chip makers