Hong Kong’s drawndown mortgage loans in July rise 1.2 pct m/m

Aug 31 (Reuters) - New mortgage loans drawn down in Hong Kong totalled HK$32.4 billion ($4.14 billion) in July, up 1.2 percent from a month earlier, Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) data showed on Thursday. Following is the breakdown of data from the ... ( read original story ...)

A senior HSBC trader has just joined BNP Paribas in Hong Kong

BNP Paribas has poached a senior credit trader from HSBC in Hong Kong as its global hiring drive in credit reaches Asia. http://news.efinancialcareers.com/hk-en/293773/left-us-for-hong-kong-banking/ BNP Paribas has poached a senior credit trader from HSBC ... ( read original story ...)

New rules, tech are dimming Hong Kong’s signature neon glow

For Hong Kong's famed neon lights, the future looks dim. Neon-lit signs were once ubiquitous here, illuminating city streets with their soft, warm glow and giving the dynamic Asian city a signature look to match its postwar economic boom. Tens of thousands ... ( read original story ...)