Bronze sculptures of a bull, the symbol of the Hong Kong stock exchange, at Exchange Square in Hong Kong’s Central business district on 30 May 2019. Photo: SCMP/Warton Li

Hong Kong’s exchange operator posts record first-half earnings as global funds follow MSCI’s weightings into China’s stocks

  • First-half sales rose 5 per cent to HK$8.58 billion while net profit grew 3 per cent to a record HK$5.2 billion
  • Outlook for the second half looks gloomy, as Hong Kong’s economy had been squeezed by the year-long US-China trade war, while an unprecedented level of civic unrest had soured moods in the city
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Bronze sculptures of a bull, the symbol of the Hong Kong stock exchange, at Exchange Square in Hong Kong’s Central business district on 30 May 2019. Photo: SCMP/Warton Li
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