Nam A Bank signs bancassurance partnership with FWD

Nam A bank aims to establish itself as one of Viet Nam’s most ... an Asia-based private investment group. FWD operates in Hong Kong and Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Japan and Viet Nam, offering life, medical and general ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong stocks slip, weighed down by financial, energy shares

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks followed other Asian markets lower on Thursday, as investors paused for breath after recent strong gains in financial and resources firms. The Hang Seng index fell 0.3 percent, to 27,531.01 points, while the China ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong stocks retreat from two-year high

Hong Kong’s stock market opened lower on Thursday after rallying ... The overseas markets are moving on results so they are not very indicative,” said Alex Wong, a director at Ample Finance Group. “The market has been very strong for the past few ... ( read original story ...)

HK’s BOC Aviation to buy 10 Boeing aircraft for $1.25 billion

HONG KONG (Reuters) - BOC Aviation Ltd said on Thursday it would buy 10 new aircraft from Boeing Co for an aggregate list price of $1.25 billion, as it looks to strengthen its future revenue stream by investing in modern, efficient and in-demand aircraft. ( read original story ...)

Search engine IPO depends on Tencent for results

HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - Baidu rival Sogou is planning an initial public offering in the United States. But convincing investors to back a distant number two in China’s mobile-search market could be tricky. Sogou’s relationship with backer ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore exchange pitches for Saudi Aramco IPO

That choice pits the top global financial centers, London and New York, against each other, while Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore and Toronto are also on the top contender list. The initial public offering (IPO) would make the company the largest publicly ... ( read original story ...)