Hong Kong shares rebound, helped by China gains

Hong Kong shares were also boosted by data showing Chinese banks ... while money supply growth edged up, indicating the central bank is keeping policy accommodative to support economic growth. Most sectors rose, with properties and construction and ... ( read original story ...)

Moody’s Says Hong Kong Property Rebound Adds to Banking Risks

Hong Kong’s property market rebound creates potential risks for the mortgage books of the city’s banks, according to Moody’s Investors Service. “Banks will face even higher latent risks in future mortgage underwriting, as their valuations catch up ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong: Why is there chaos in parliament?

Unprecedented scenes have been playing out recently in Hong Kong's Legislative Council, the territory's main lawmaking body. On Wednesday, dozens of lawmakers staged a walk-out ahead of a second attempt to swear in newly elected pro-independence lawmakers. ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong: Tensions flare over pro-freedom politicians

Activists Baggio Leung, right, and Yau Wai-ching after pro-Beijing MPs tried to stall their swearing-in [Bobby Yip/Reuters] Dozens of pro-Beijing politicians have staged a walk-out from the Hong Kong legislature to stall the swearing in of two pro ... ( read original story ...)

Pro-Beijing side thwarts new Hong Kong lawmakers' oath ceremony

HONG KONG -- Tensions flared at Hong Kong's legislature Wednesday as pro-Beijing lawmakers prevented a pair of newly elected representatives advocating independence for the Chinese region from getting a second chance at taking their oaths. Sixtus Leung and ... ( read original story ...)

HANG SENG BANK : ex-dividend day for interim dividend

08:10p DJ MARKET SNAPSHOT: Stocks Slump As Investors Shrug At Solid Earnings To Focus On .. 08:03p ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND: RBS says RT's bank accounts in Britain are still operat.. 07:43p DJ MARKET SNAPSHOT: Stocks Dip As Investors Shrug At Better-than ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong court allows lawmakers to take office

Hong Kong's government has failed to block two pro-independence lawmakers from taking their oaths in a last-ditch legal challenge. Judge Thomas Au of the High Court rejected a request for their swearing-in to be delayed for a judicial review. Yau Wai-ching ... ( read original story ...)