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Record inflows show gold ETFs are better safe haven bets than mining stocks
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As gold prices surged to a seven-year high in January, some analysts are promoting exchange-traded funds as a better proxy for the metal’s outlook than owning shares of gold producers.

Record inflows show gold ETFs are better safe haven bets than mining stocks

As gold prices surged to a seven-year high in January, some analysts are promoting exchange-traded funds as a better proxy for the metal’s outlook than owning shares of gold producers.

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Hong Kong banks rush to relieve pressure on small firms hit by coronavirus
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China coronavirus sends health care stocks soaring as airlines tumble
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Hong Kong banks rush to relieve pressure on small firms hit by coronavirus

The measures, which include waiving fees and letting customers pay just the interest on loans, come as industries such as restaurants, retail and tourism take a huge hit from the health crisis.

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China coronavirus sends health care stocks soaring as airlines tumble

Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index slumped 2.8 per cent to 27,160 on Wednesday in its worst start to a Lunar New Year since 2016

Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index slumped 2.8 per cent to 27,160 on Wednesday in its worst start to a Lunar New Year since 2016

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Banking & Finance
Standard Chartered hopes its virtual bank will lure young customers

The 162-year-old lender is one of eight firms that won virtual bank licences in Hong Kong last year and is expected to launch the new services in 2020

The 162-year-old lender is one of eight firms that won virtual bank licences in Hong Kong last year and is expected to launch the new services in 2020

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Hong Kong-China ETF Connect back in the frame, as talks resume
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Fintech milestone as half of Hongkongers sign up for Faster Payment System
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Geopolitical risks may push gold up 10 per cent in 2020, say analysts
Standard Chartered hopes its virtual bank will lure young customers
16 Feb 2020 - 6:08PM
Hong Kong-China ETF Connect back in the frame, as talks resume
14 Jan 2020 - 12:53PM
Fintech milestone as half of Hongkongers sign up for Faster Payment System
16 Feb 2020 - 6:49PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Geopolitical risks may push gold up 10 per cent in 2020, say analysts
12 Jan 2020 - 9:59PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
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Concrete Analysis | Navigating evolving risks in the property, hospitality sectors

Insurance must be viewed within the wider context of enterprise risk management, encompassing risk mitigation measures that reduce the threat to people and property, says Edward Farrelly of Marsh

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Opinion | China’s yuan is gaining status as a reserve currency
  • Central banks around the world are showing interest in increasing their foreign reserves in the Chinese yuan
  • Central banks around the world are showing interest in increasing their foreign reserves in the Chinese yuan
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China’s yuan is gaining status as a reserve currency
Macroscope | Whose economy is in the stronger state to survive the trade war?

China may scale back the rhetoric of its global ambitions, recognising that discretion can be the better part of valour in a long-term game. Likewise, Trump may be less confrontational, now that the soft underbelly of the US economy has been exposed

China may scale back the rhetoric of its global ambitions, recognising that discretion can be the better part of valour in a long-term game. Likewise, Trump may be less confrontational, now that the soft underbelly of the US economy has been exposed

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Whose economy is in the stronger state to survive the trade war?

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