Executives of eight companies struck the ceremonial gong at the Hong Kong stock exchange on July 12, 2018 to mark the debut of their companies’ stocks on the bourse. The center stage at the exchange was not large enough to accommodate a gong for each executive. Photo: SCMP/Handout

The tenuous truce in the US-China trade war will decide whether Hong Kong’s best IPO party ever continues in the new year

  • Hong Kong reclaimed the global crown in 2018 as the world’s most-preferred destination for initial public offerings (IPOs)
  • A record 208 companies raised a combined HK$286.6 billion (US$36.6 billion) on the Main Board and the Growth Enterprises Market (GEM) in Hong Kong
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Executives of eight companies struck the ceremonial gong at the Hong Kong stock exchange on July 12, 2018 to mark the debut of their companies’ stocks on the bourse. The center stage at the exchange was not large enough to accommodate a gong for each executive. Photo: SCMP/Handout
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