Saturday, June 16, 2012
Hong Kong's stock exchange operator said Friday it has agreed to buy the 135-year-old London Metal Exchange for 1.4 billion pounds (US$2.2 billion) as it shifts into commodities to capitalize on Chinese demand.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The who's who of the wine world gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for Asia's biggest wine and spirits fair, hoping to tap the booming but still relatively young Chinese market.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Sun Hung Kai Properties board member Thomas Chan is set to return for bail renewal at Hong Kong's anti-corruption agency on Monday in a widening graft scandal involving one of Asia's richest families.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Hong Kong's economic growth slowed sharply in the first quarter of the year due to sluggish exports and a weak global economy, the government said Friday. The economy grew 0.4 percent year-on-year in the first three months of the year compared with 3.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011, official figures showed.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
A maverick Hong Kong lawmaker was jailed for two months on Tuesday for disrupting a public forum last year, jeopardizing his place in the city's parliament.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Hong Kong shares closed 0.95 percent lower on Monday as the latest data from the United States failed to provide a clear picture on the health of the U.S. economy.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
The Land Registry of Hong Kong said Friday that 5,425 sale and purchase agreements for all building units in February were recorded, up 20.8 percent on January but down 56.3 percent year on year.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Hong Kong's economy could shrink in the first quarter of 2012 due to weak export markets, before rebounding to post growth of 1-3 percent over the year, the finance secretary said Wednesday.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Hong Kong investors preparing to welcome the Year of the Dragon should look forward to a strong stock market rally much like the mythological creature rising from the depths, a brokerage said Wednesday in lighthearted astrological predictions.
Italian clothing chain Dolce & Gabbana on Wednesday apologized to the people of Hong Kong for allegedly discriminating against them in favor of wealthy mainland shoppers.