Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chief executive Charles Li attends the launching ceremony of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect at One and Two Exchange Square in Central on November 17, 2014.

Stock Connect: 5 years on, how did linking the mainland-Hong Kong exchanges become a success after launching during Occupy Central?

  • Programme was launched during Occupy Central protests, then dealt with China market meltdown
  • Platform gives mainlanders access to home-grown stars like Tencent, while northbound traders can buy high fliers like Kweichow Moutai
Topic |   China stock market

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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chief executive Charles Li attends the launching ceremony of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect at One and Two Exchange Square in Central on November 17, 2014.
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A logo of Alibaba Group is seen at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen on October 20, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Alibaba sets retail price for Hong Kong-listed shares after overwhelming response for global tranche of US$13.9 billion secondary listing

  • Alibaba Group Holding to price its retail shares at no more than HK$188 (US$24) each, according to a company statement
  • The e-commerce giant will raise up to US$13.86 billion in the first secondary listing on Hong Kong’s stock exchange, in a deal that would catapult the city back to the top of global ranks as the IPO capital
Topic |   IPO

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A logo of Alibaba Group is seen at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen on October 20, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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