Hong Kong’s Retailers Ride High on Shopping Boom

Then there’s the specter of rising borrowing costs threatening the local housing market and slowing spending in Hong Kong, which last week reported its fastest economic growth since 2011 in the first quarter -- in part on resilient property prices. ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong Property Developer Set to Default on Dollar Bonds

Hsin Chong Group Holdings Ltd. is set to become the second Asian company to default on its U.S. dollar bonds this year, the latest sign of rising borrowing costs impacting weaker firms’ ability to repay debt. The Hong Kong-listed builder anticipates it ... ( read original story ...)