became chief executive of HSBC UK. Why has the Hong Kong branch of the bank entered, so late, the controversial area of trumpeting gay rights? Could it be to distract us from its recent role as one of the biggest sinners in the banking business? ( read original story ...)
Hong Kong's central business district: The other Goldman, incorporated only last month, is based away from the glimmering skyscrapers in a gritty suburb on the other side of the harbour. Photo: Bloomberg The Chinese name of Goldman Sachs, which combines ... ( read original story ...)
Chinese mainlanders spent HK$48.9 billion on insurance policies issued in Hong Kong in the first three quarters of this year, accounting for 37 percent of all premiums in that period, according to a report by the 21st Century Business Herald. ( read original story ...)
Financial stocks led Hong Kong’s main share index to a lower ... dropped 1.53 per cent to HK$38.60 while China Construction Bank finished down 1.27 per cent at HK$5.45. “We expect the Hang Seng index to remain weak before the holiday season. ( read original story ...)
China stocks also fell, with strength in utility stocks offset by weak bank and property shares. The Hang Seng index dropped 0.9 per cent, to 21,625.25 points, while the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index lost 1.3 per cent, to 9,208.96 points. The CSI300 ... ( read original story ...)
Although US bond yields edged slightly lower on the day, there were still important concerns surrounding the impact of higher yields on the Hong Kong economy with further vulnerability in the property sector. The Hang Seng index opened slightly higher ... ( read original story ...)
SINGAPORE Dec 22 BOC Hong Kong Holdings Ltd , a unit of Bank of China Ltd, has agreed to sell a majority stake in Chiyu Bank for HK$7.7 billion ($992 million), as part of its plan to invest in new markets mainly in Southeast Asia. BOC Hong Kong plans to ... ( read original story ...