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Hong Kong Stock Exchange drops bid for London rival

Oct 08, 2019 - 3:20 PM

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited says it is 'disappointed' to pull its bid for the London Stock Exchange Group

STOCKS BOOSTED. (L-R) The flags of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, China, and Hong Kong are seen flapping in the wind on May 6, 2019. File photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

Hong Kong Stock Exchange unveils shock $40-billion bid for London rival

Sep 11, 2019 - 10:05 PM

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited says its proposed merger with the London Stock Exchange Group 'represents a highly compelling strategic opportunity'

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Hong Kong stocks tumble as city hit by protests

Jun 12, 2019 - 10:20 PM

Banks listed on Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index take a hit, with some announcing the closure of branches near protest areas

(L-R) The flags of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, China and Hong Kong are seen flapping in the wind on May 6, 2019. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

Shares in China's Xiaomi fall on Hong Kong debut

Jul 09, 2018 - 10:38 AM

Known for their budget phones, the Chinese tech giant stumbles as it debuts in Hong Kong's stock market

COMEBACK. A Xiaomi phone on display in the Philippines where it relaunched in March 2018. Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler


Asia markets awash with red as rout spreads globally from Wall Street

Feb 06, 2018 - 3:36 PM

Tokyo led a collapse throughout the region, briefly diving almost 7% before closing down 4.7%. Hong Kong was down more than 4% and Sydney and Singapore each sank 3%

RED BOARD. A man gestures as he looks at stock price movements on a screen at a securities company in Beijing on February 6, 2018. Greg Baker/AFP

Cathay Pacific H1 profit drops amid China slowdown

Aug 17, 2016 - 11:10 PM

The airline s net profit for the first 6 months of the year slides 82 to HK 353 million 45 52 million

epa05492249 A Cathay Pacific cargo plane takes off from Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, China,17 August 2016. Cathay Pacific's first-half net profit declined by 82.1 per cent, hurt by fewer tourist arrivals, cut backs in corporate travel and intense competition from mainland Chinese airlines. Cathay?s cargo-carrying business yield fell 17.6 per cent, while the cargo traffic declined 2.3 per cent. EPA/JEROME FAVRE

Samsonite profits up in 2015 but outlook 'uncertain'

Mar 17, 2016 - 5:30 PM

The luggage manufacturer s chief executive Ramesh Dungarmal Tainwala cites challenging trading conditions expected in key markets like China

epa02759103 Samsonite luggage is displayed during the company's presentation in Hong Kong, China, on 30 May 2011. Samsonite International S.A., the world's largest luggage brand plans to raise as much as 1.1 to 1.5 billion US dollars (0.77 to 1.05 billion Euro) in an initial public offering (IPO) at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in June 2011. EPA/YM YIK

Cathay Pacific net profit soars thanks to dive in oil prices

Mar 09, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The end of fuel surcharges translating to more affordable fares has attracted more passengers says an analyst

An image showing a Cathay Pacific jumbojet airplane at Frankfurt airport, Germany, 27 June 2008. EPA/MAURITZ ANTIN

Landmark Hong Kong-Shanghai stock link officially opens

Nov 17, 2014 - 10:36 AM

UPDATED The move is expected to see billions of dollars in daily cross border transactions and partially open up China s closeted equities markets

GOLDEN LINK. President of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Chow Chung-kong (C-L) and Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (C-R) attend the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect in Hong Kong on November 17, 2014. Philippe Lopez/AFP

Hong Kong, Shanghai stock link to start November 17

Nov 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED The link up is seen as a key step towards greater financial liberalization in the world s second largest economy