Laura Cha Shih May-lung, chairwoman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, speaks in June 2018, with Charles Li Xiaojia, HKEX chief executive, behind her. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong wooing overseas-listed and Southeast Asian companies for IPO debuts, says Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chairwoman Laura Cha Shih May-lung

  • Shanghai and Singapore will be tough rivals in battle for fresh IPO blood
  • Hong Kong will go after US and UK-listed firms, as well as those from Southeast Asia, says chairwoman Laura Cha Shih May-lung of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Topic |   HKEX

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Laura Cha Shih May-lung, chairwoman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, speaks in June 2018, with Charles Li Xiaojia, HKEX chief executive, behind her. Photo: Nora Tam
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Rules governing the Technology Innovation Board, the much anticipated new trading venue on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, were released for the first time on Wednesday. Photo: AP

China unveils trading rules for new hi-tech board, paving way for bold new market to compete with New York, Hong Kong

  • Beijing will allow unprofitable tech firms, including pre-revenue biotech start-ups, to list shares on its much anticipated Technology Innovation Board
  • China’s top leaders ‘resolute in supporting more technology firms’, analysts say
Topic |   IPO

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Rules governing the Technology Innovation Board, the much anticipated new trading venue on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, were released for the first time on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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