Tuesday, February 2, 2016
As Hong Kong presses the accelerator on long-neglected IT development, experts say the city still lags behind other locales, right from primary school up.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The rate at which banks charge each other to borrow yuan in Hong Kong surged to a record high Tuesday, with mainland China's central bank thought to be buying huge amounts of the unit to fend off speculators.
Friday, January 1, 2016
Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying said his Facebook page was hacked after reports that scantily clad women had appeared on his friends list.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Shares in the owner of Hong Kong-based newspaper Ming Pao shot up Thursday on rumors that Chinese Internet giant Alibaba was in talks to buy it, days after it snapped up the city's South China Morning Post.
Hong Kong's de facto central bank on Thursday raised its base interest rate after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced its first rate increase in more than nine years in a landmark move signaling the U.S. has finally moved beyond the 2008 crisis.
Sunday, November 29, 2015
The chairman of the Hong Kong arm of one of China's biggest securities companies goes missing. The head of another firm resurfaces after months incommunicado. An executive at a film studio is detained for allegedly taking bribes.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
A fresh bout of capital outflow from emerging markets sparked by a strong U.S. dollar will exert a "relatively big downward pressure" on the economies of both Hong Kong and mainland China next year, Hong Kong's de facto central bank has warned.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is combining his infrastructure and power utility companies in an US$11.6 billion reshuffle of his business empire to pursue more investments abroad.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Hong Kong's towering skyline is dominated by major banks and investment houses -- but smaller start-ups are playing an increasing role on the financial landscape.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has warned of a "crisis" in the volatile financial market following the steepest loss recorded on Wall Street in four years.