Electric cars
The Chinese battery maker at the forefront of revolutionising EVs
16 Oct 2021 - 11:00AM

As electric vehicles go mainstream, battery makers are working on viable options to lithium-ion packs. While companies make rapid progress on sodium-ion cells, its use in EVs is still some time away, say analysts.

The Chinese battery maker at the forefront of revolutionising EVs

As electric vehicles go mainstream, battery makers are working on viable options to lithium-ion packs. While companies make rapid progress on sodium-ion cells, its use in EVs is still some time away, say analysts.

16 Oct 2021 - 11:00AM
Hong Kong ‘naturally’ suited to developing carbon trading products
11 Oct 2021 - 4:30PM
Soaring lithium prices spark flurry of deals for key battery metal
7 Oct 2021 - 12:22PM
Hong Kong ‘naturally’ suited to developing carbon trading products

It is not too late for Hong Kong to develop carbon emissions futures products, as the market in mainland China is still in its nascent stages, and exchanges overseas do not cover carbon emissions offsets traded in the world’s second-largest economy, industry watchers said.

11 Oct 2021 - 4:30PM
Electric cars
Soaring lithium prices spark flurry of deals for key battery metal

Market observers expect a flurry of deals for lithium assets, which is a key ingredient to power electric vehicles even as prices go through the roof.

Market observers expect a flurry of deals for lithium assets, which is a key ingredient to power electric vehicles even as prices go through the roof.

7 Oct 2021 - 12:22PM
Carrie Lam policy address 2021
Carrie Lam sets Hong Kong up to enhance its role as gateway to China

The measures laid out by Lam include allowing mainland Chinese investors to trade Hong Kong stocks in the yuan and deepening collaboration between exchange operators in Hong Kong and Guangzhou for the introduction of carbon emissions futures contracts.

The measures laid out by Lam include allowing mainland Chinese investors to trade Hong Kong stocks in the yuan and deepening collaboration between exchange operators in Hong Kong and Guangzhou for the introduction of carbon emissions futures contracts.

6 Oct 2021 - 11:37PM
1 Oct 2021 - 8:50PM
China sells first catastrophe bond in Hong Kong to cover typhoon damage
28 Sep 2021 - 11:31AM
Clothing is about to cost more as China’s demand drives cotton price
Carrie Lam sets Hong Kong up to enhance its role as gateway to China
6 Oct 2021 - 11:37PM
China sells first catastrophe bond in Hong Kong to cover typhoon damage
1 Oct 2021 - 8:50PM
Clothing is about to cost more as China’s demand drives cotton price
28 Sep 2021 - 11:31AM

Commodities | OPINION

Macroscope | How China’s manufacturing reboot changes the oil price narrative

Cuts in global oil production at the same time amid signs that economic activity in China is returning to a degree of normality should support the price of crude.

5 May 2020 - 10:30PM
The View | How the belt and road could lead Vietnam away from green energy

Even as China turns away from coal-fired power domestically, its financial institutions continue to fund coal plants overseas, including in countries like Vietnam, which have great potential for wind and solar power generation.

Even as China turns away from coal-fired power domestically, its financial institutions continue to fund coal plants overseas, including in countries like Vietnam, which have great potential for wind and solar power generation.

11 Jun 2019 - 10:29PM
How the belt and road could lead Vietnam away from green energy
Macroscope | Trump’s minions rush in where angels fear to tread in managed trade

‘Managed trade’ is neither free nor fair, because it causes commerce to be diverted from the channels into which it naturally wants to flow

‘Managed trade’ is neither free nor fair, because it causes commerce to be diverted from the channels into which it naturally wants to flow

21 Apr 2019 - 8:54PM
Trump’s minions rush in where angels fear to tread in managed trade

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