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Is this the end of Hong Kong’s fintech talent exodus?

September 21, 2022

In recent times the talented have made their exit among swathes of other Hong Kongers, but signs of a reversal are solidifying.

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Regulatory fears hit Hong Kong's stock market

October 6, 2021

The Hang Seng Index has been the worst-performing stock market in Asia this year amid concerns over anti-sanctions law.

Global banks step up Hong Kong investment on closer China ties

July 27, 2021

Citigroup, Standard Chartered and HSBC bet that new opportunities in mainland China will outweigh damage to Hong Kong’s status as a global financial centre.

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Hong Kong SFC clamps down on market manipulation schemes

March 23, 2021

Fifteen brokers have been ordered to freeze client accounts linked to a suspected social media ramp-and-dump scam.

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Hong Kong’s financial hub status in question

June 11, 2020

Threats from US to end special trading status pose risk to city’s role as global financial centre.

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Business as usual for Hong Kong?

January 2, 2020

The civil unrest in Hong Kong occupied international headlines for much of 2019, yet there has been little impact on the city’s position as a business hub in Asia. 

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Hong Kong and Singapore: friends or foes?

March 1, 2019

The similarities between Hong Kong and Singapore are striking. Kimberley Long looks at how the two are working together to punch above their respective weights.

Is private banking shifting from Switzerland to Hong Kong and Singapore

Is private banking shifting from Switzerland to Hong Kong and Singapore?

February 2, 2015

As the wealth of Asia-Pacific's high-net-worth individuals continues to swell, so too does the size and reputation of the region's private banking industry. This is leading to speculation about whether its two main hubs – Singapore and Hong Kong – may be growing to such status that one day they will replace Switzerland as the global private banking capital. 

Hong Kong retains competitive advantage

Hong Kong retains competitive advantage

November 3, 2014

Hong Kong’s banks are unfazed by the student protests that have captured the world’s attention. Bankers remain upbeat about prospects for the continuing internationalisation of the renminbi, the maturing dim sum market and Hong Kong’s inclusion in China’s growth plans. 

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Why Hong Kong must fight for its democratic rights

October 27, 2014

Former chief secretary of Hong Kong, Anson Chan, tells Stefania Palma about the difficulties facing pan-democratic parties in Hong Kong, and defends the city-state's political protesters, saying that universal suffrage is long overdue.

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