Yujing Liu

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Yujing Liu

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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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Hong Kong, China stock markets soar after reports of Trump signing off trade deal

Benchmark Hang Seng Index caps its best week in almost six months after reports President Trump has signed off on a ‘phase one’ deal with Beijing

13 Dec 2019 - 5:25PM

Benchmark Hang Seng Index caps its best week in almost six months after reports President Trump has signed off on a ‘phase one’ deal with Beijing

Hong Kong, China stock markets soar after reports of Trump signing off trade deal
Hang Seng Index records best week in nearly six months on trade deal reports

It’s here. Bloomberg is reporting US President Donald Trump has signed a “Phase One” trade deal with China, which is bound to push up the Hong Kong and mainland China markets a day after they were boosted by the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep rates unchanged.

13 Dec 2019 - 4:23PM

It’s here. Bloomberg is reporting US President Donald Trump has signed a “Phase One” trade deal with China, which is bound to push up the Hong Kong and mainland China markets a day after they were boosted by the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep rates unchanged.

Hang Seng Index records best week in nearly six months on trade deal reports
Hong Kong stocks enjoy best gains in nearly three weeks as Tencent rises to three-month high

Hong Kong stocks recorded their best day in nearly three weeks on Thursday, as investors cheered the US Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged, while optimism over a US-China trade deal crept up.

12 Dec 2019 - 5:01PM

Hong Kong stocks recorded their best day in nearly three weeks on Thursday, as investors cheered the US Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged, while optimism over a US-China trade deal crept up.

Hong Kong stocks enjoy best gains in nearly three weeks as Tencent rises to three-month high
Hang Seng Index rises to three-week high on gains by Tencent, AIA, HSBC

The Hang Seng Index climbed 1.3 per cent to close at 26,994.14, recording its biggest one-day gain since November 25.

12 Dec 2019 - 4:41PM

The Hang Seng Index climbed 1.3 per cent to close at 26,994.14, recording its biggest one-day gain since November 25.

Hang Seng Index rises to three-week high on gains by Tencent, AIA, HSBC
Hong Kong market gains as Xiaomi records rare rebound on new 5G phone

Hong Kong stocks advanced on Wednesday as traders piled into technology shares, while China markets ended mixed ahead of a key US tariff deadline.

11 Dec 2019 - 5:16PM

Hong Kong stocks advanced on Wednesday as traders piled into technology shares, while China markets ended mixed ahead of a key US tariff deadline.

Hong Kong market gains as Xiaomi records rare rebound on new 5G phone
Hang Seng Index rises as Xiaomi, AAC Tech soar on new 5G phone

It promises to be another day of muted activity in the Hong Kong and mainland China equity markets, as eyes once again turn to US-China trade negotiations.

11 Dec 2019 - 4:54PM

It promises to be another day of muted activity in the Hong Kong and mainland China equity markets, as eyes once again turn to US-China trade negotiations.

Hang Seng Index rises as Xiaomi, AAC Tech soar on new 5G phone
Hong Kong market dips while China stocks eke out small gains, as investors remain in ‘observation mode’

Hong Kong stocks dipped while China-listed shares edged up, amid another day of cautious trading on Tuesday.

10 Dec 2019 - 5:09PM

Hong Kong stocks dipped while China-listed shares edged up, amid another day of cautious trading on Tuesday.

Hong Kong market dips while China stocks eke out small gains, as investors remain in ‘observation mode’
Hong Kong, China stocks mixed while country's biggest IPO in years records small gain

As we move closer to a deadline for new US tariffs on Chinese goods, it promises to be another day of wait-and-see in the Hong Kong and China markets.

10 Dec 2019 - 4:46PM

As we move closer to a deadline for new US tariffs on Chinese goods, it promises to be another day of wait-and-see in the Hong Kong and China markets.

Hong Kong, China stocks mixed while country's biggest IPO in years records small gain
More pain for Hong Kong stocks in 2020 as smart money bets on China upside, analysts say

Hong Kong stocks are likely to underperform their China-listed peers in 2020 as political uncertainties continue to weigh on the local economy and sap investors’ confidence, analysts say.

10 Dec 2019 - 8:21AM

Hong Kong stocks are likely to underperform their China-listed peers in 2020 as political uncertainties continue to weigh on the local economy and sap investors’ confidence, analysts say.

More pain for Hong Kong stocks in 2020 as smart money bets on China upside, analysts say
Hong Kong, China stocks see-saw as trade deal uncertainties cloud market outlook

Hong Kong and China stocks swung between gains and losses before ending little changed on Monday, as traders remained cautious amid uncertainties surrounding an initial trade deal between the United States and China.

9 Dec 2019 - 4:34PM

Hong Kong and China stocks swung between gains and losses before ending little changed on Monday, as traders remained cautious amid uncertainties surrounding an initial trade deal between the United States and China.

Hong Kong, China stocks see-saw as trade deal uncertainties cloud market outlook
Hang Seng, China stocks trapped in range-bound trading amid caution over trade deal

The looming December 15 deadline for a trade deal between the US and China could limit any upside in Hong Kong and China stocks, with no specific plan yet in place. US equities rallied on Friday on better-than-expected jobs data, but last week was a bit of a roller-coaster for stocks amid conflicting signs on progress in negotiations between the world’s two largest economies.

10 Dec 2019 - 2:30PM

The looming December 15 deadline for a trade deal between the US and China could limit any upside in Hong Kong and China stocks, with no specific plan yet in place. US equities rallied on Friday on better-than-expected jobs data, but last week was a bit of a roller-coaster for stocks amid conflicting signs on progress in negotiations between the world’s two largest economies.

Hang Seng, China stocks trapped in range-bound trading amid caution over trade deal
Is Alibaba’s mega listing in Hong Kong the prelude to an exodus of Chinese technology stocks from US capital markets?

Hong Kong changed its listing rules two years ago to lure more Chinese technology, biotechnology firms to the city, but will other new economy companies follow Alibaba?

7 Dec 2019 - 3:35PM

Hong Kong changed its listing rules two years ago to lure more Chinese technology, biotechnology firms to the city, but will other new economy companies follow Alibaba?

Is Alibaba’s mega listing in Hong Kong the prelude to an exodus of Chinese technology stocks from US capital markets?
China’s biggest IPO in four years faces a woeful start ahead of debut as a record number of investors decline their allotments

Dozens of new banks and technology start-ups have fizzled in their trading debuts on the Star market in Shanghai, with their share prices falling below their offered prices, in stark contrast to the buzz and spectacular gains that used to greet first-day trades.

4 Dec 2019 - 10:50PM

Dozens of new banks and technology start-ups have fizzled in their trading debuts on the Star market in Shanghai, with their share prices falling below their offered prices, in stark contrast to the buzz and spectacular gains that used to greet first-day trades.

China’s biggest IPO in four years faces a woeful start ahead of debut as a record number of investors decline their allotments
Missed bond payment by China’s state-owned Peking University Founder Group shocks investors

Peking University Founder Group, controlled by China’s top university, misses payment on a 2 billion yuan (US$283 million) onshore bond, citing liquidity crunch.

3 Dec 2019 - 10:58PM

Peking University Founder Group, controlled by China’s top university, misses payment on a 2 billion yuan (US$283 million) onshore bond, citing liquidity crunch.

Missed bond payment by China’s state-owned Peking University Founder Group shocks investors
Third bond default by Chinese electronics firm within a month points to wider corporate governance issues

Tunghsu Optoelectronic Technology missed an interest payment on its 1.7 billion yuan (US$241 million) onshore bond on Monday, casting doubt on its ability to service upcoming debt payments.

3 Dec 2019 - 6:00AM

Tunghsu Optoelectronic Technology missed an interest payment on its 1.7 billion yuan (US$241 million) onshore bond on Monday, casting doubt on its ability to service upcoming debt payments.

Third bond default by Chinese electronics firm within a month points to wider corporate governance issues
Chinese corporate bond defaults to rise in 2020, as regulators’ tolerance grows, Moody’s says

Chinese corporate bond defaults are likely to tick up in 2020, while overall credit conditions for the country’s non-financial companies will be negative in the next 12 months, rating agency Moody’s Investor Service said.

28 Nov 2019 - 7:00AM

Chinese corporate bond defaults are likely to tick up in 2020, while overall credit conditions for the country’s non-financial companies will be negative in the next 12 months, rating agency Moody’s Investor Service said.

Chinese corporate bond defaults to rise in 2020, as regulators’ tolerance grows, Moody’s says
Chemicals giant Shandong Yuhuang downgraded by S&P as it is ‘almost certain’ to default on two bonds, in latest sign of financial strain in China’s third-biggest province

Shandong Yuhuang Chemical looks likely to miss payments on two domestic bonds worth a combined 1 billion yuan in the latest sign of financial strain facing the province’s private firms

24 Nov 2019 - 10:15PM

Shandong Yuhuang Chemical looks likely to miss payments on two domestic bonds worth a combined 1 billion yuan in the latest sign of financial strain facing the province’s private firms

Chemicals giant Shandong Yuhuang downgraded by S&P as it is ‘almost certain’ to default on two bonds, in latest sign of financial strain in China’s third-biggest province
Major Chinese electronics maker Tunghsu seeks government lifeline after shock bond default as slowing economy leaves private firms cash-strapped

Tunghsu Optoelectronic Technology shocked the market by missing bond payments worth US$285 million even though it had recently reported huge cash holdings.

19 Nov 2019 - 10:56PM

Tunghsu Optoelectronic Technology shocked the market by missing bond payments worth US$285 million even though it had recently reported huge cash holdings.

Major Chinese electronics maker Tunghsu seeks government lifeline after shock bond default as slowing economy leaves private firms cash-strapped
China’s regulators take the scalpel to further downsize the financial empires of oligarchs Xiao Jianhua and Ye Jianming

Two investment firms owned by the Heilongjiang provincial government increased their stakes in Harbin Bank to 48.18 per cent, bringing it close to being majority owned by the state

19 Nov 2019 - 2:52PM

Two investment firms owned by the Heilongjiang provincial government increased their stakes in Harbin Bank to 48.18 per cent, bringing it close to being majority owned by the state

China’s regulators take the scalpel to further downsize the financial empires of oligarchs Xiao Jianhua and Ye Jianming
Stock Connect: 5 years on, how did linking the mainland-Hong Kong exchanges become a success after launching during Occupy Central?

The Stock Connect is heralded as a great success, giving mainland Chinese investors access to such home-grown stars as Tencent and offshore investors the ability to buy such high fliers as liquor giant Kweichow Moutai.

18 Nov 2019 - 5:29PM

The Stock Connect is heralded as a great success, giving mainland Chinese investors access to such home-grown stars as Tencent and offshore investors the ability to buy such high fliers as liquor giant Kweichow Moutai.

Stock Connect: 5 years on, how did linking the mainland-Hong Kong exchanges become a success after launching during Occupy Central?
More pain in store for Baoshang Bank investors as seized lender looks unlikely to service bond interest payment in full

S&P Global Ratings says Baoshang Bank may not pay in full the annual interest on its 6.5 billion yuan (US$1 billion) tier two capital bonds due on December 28.

15 Nov 2019 - 10:17PM

S&P Global Ratings says Baoshang Bank may not pay in full the annual interest on its 6.5 billion yuan (US$1 billion) tier two capital bonds due on December 28.

More pain in store for Baoshang Bank investors as seized lender looks unlikely to service bond interest payment in full
Stock prices of companies with more women executives outperformed peers for almost a decade, Credit Suisse says

Companies with more women executives tend to perform better in the stock market, according to a Credit Suisse study of more than 3,000 firms listed across the world.

15 Nov 2019 - 10:17PM

Companies with more women executives tend to perform better in the stock market, according to a Credit Suisse study of more than 3,000 firms listed across the world.

Stock prices of companies with more women executives outperformed peers for almost a decade, Credit Suisse says
China’s economy has surprising bright spots at grassroots amid trade war angst, Credit Suisse surveys show

China’s economy is showing unexpected signs of resilience in areas including consumer confidence and lending to private companies, some of the bright spots amid the slowest expansion since at least 1992, according to Credit Suisse.

12 Nov 2019 - 10:34PM

China’s economy is showing unexpected signs of resilience in areas including consumer confidence and lending to private companies, some of the bright spots amid the slowest expansion since at least 1992, according to Credit Suisse.

China’s economy has surprising bright spots at grassroots amid trade war angst, Credit Suisse surveys show
Apple AirPods craze spreads to China, becoming music to the ears of wireless-headset stock investors

‘True wireless stereo will become the next big thing in consumer electronics,’ Zhongtai Securities analysts wrote in a new report. It will become the next product that could ‘create a growth miracle’.

11 Nov 2019 - 7:57AM

‘True wireless stereo will become the next big thing in consumer electronics,’ Zhongtai Securities analysts wrote in a new report. It will become the next product that could ‘create a growth miracle’.

Apple AirPods craze spreads to China, becoming music to the ears of wireless-headset stock investors
Hang Seng Index had its best week in two months, on progress in talks to resolve 16 months of bruising US-China trade war

Some investors sought to lock in their gains ahead of uncertainties over what could unfold over the weekend, sending key indexes to close lower for the day in Hong Kong and mainland China.

8 Nov 2019 - 6:33PM

Some investors sought to lock in their gains ahead of uncertainties over what could unfold over the weekend, sending key indexes to close lower for the day in Hong Kong and mainland China.

Hang Seng Index had its best week in two months, on progress in talks to resolve 16 months of bruising US-China trade war
Trade negotiator who got China into WTO is rooting for Trump’s re-election because ‘Twitterer in Chief’ is easy to read

Long has retired from ministerial posts and doesn’t speak for China in matters concerning the domestic affairs of other countries, but the comment from the elder statesman of Chinese trade diplomacy does offer a hint of the thinking in Beijing’s policymaking circle.

8 Nov 2019 - 11:34PM

Long has retired from ministerial posts and doesn’t speak for China in matters concerning the domestic affairs of other countries, but the comment from the elder statesman of Chinese trade diplomacy does offer a hint of the thinking in Beijing’s policymaking circle.

Trade negotiator who got China into WTO is rooting for Trump’s re-election because ‘Twitterer in Chief’ is easy to read
Stocks Blog: CK Life Sciences plunges; 6 companies debut in Hong Kong -- the most on one day in 2019

Swire Pacific falls after saying it expects to post a lower recurring profit for this year. 

8 Nov 2019 - 6:15PM

Swire Pacific falls after saying it expects to post a lower recurring profit for this year. 

Stocks Blog: CK Life Sciences plunges; 6 companies debut in Hong Kong -- the most on one day in 2019
Stocks Blog: CK Life Sciences shoots up, HKEX rises on better-than-expected Q3 net profit drop

 CK Life Sciences soared on its reported advance in a melanoma vaccine in an ongoing clinical trial. HKEX reports a 10 per cent decline in its Q3 net profit. 

6 Nov 2019 - 5:28PM

 CK Life Sciences soared on its reported advance in a melanoma vaccine in an ongoing clinical trial. HKEX reports a 10 per cent decline in its Q3 net profit. 

Stocks Blog: CK Life Sciences shoots up, HKEX rises on better-than-expected Q3 net profit drop
China, Hong Kong stocks extend gains, with wireless earbuds makers benefitting from Apple AirPods’ popularity

Traders’ hopes for an initial resolution to the US-China trade war were higher after media reports that the US and Chinese officials are considering pulling back some tariffs to secure a partial trade deal.

5 Nov 2019 - 5:19PM

Traders’ hopes for an initial resolution to the US-China trade war were higher after media reports that the US and Chinese officials are considering pulling back some tariffs to secure a partial trade deal.

China, Hong Kong stocks extend gains, with wireless earbuds makers benefitting from Apple AirPods’ popularity
Stocks Blog: Luxshare Precision jumps in China; Tencent gains in Hong Kong, while high-flying CMGE falls

Hong Kong market closes at fresh three-month high

 

5 Nov 2019 - 5:22PM

Hong Kong market closes at fresh three-month high

 

Stocks Blog: Luxshare Precision jumps in China; Tencent gains in Hong Kong, while high-flying CMGE falls