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    1. May 9, 2016

      Renminbi trade is not a numbers game

      China bears rejoice: if Hong Kong’s exports to China can jump an eye-popping 200 per cent, as they did last month, then...

    2. May 6, 2016

      Singapore banks become a hotbed for ‘fintech’

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    1. FT Alphaville

      March 7, 2016

      Chinese outflows as dollar debt payments

      The BIS’s latest Quarterly Review is chock full of useful observations about the counterintuitive effects of negative...

    2. January 14, 2016

      HK dollar losses raise concerns over peg

      The Hong Kong dollar on Thursday suffered its worst one-day fall in more than a decade as investors speculated that it...

    3. January 13, 2016

      Renminbi borrowing rate plunges in Hong Kong

      China eased its purchases of offshore renminbi on Wednesday after succeeding in eliminating the gap between onshore and...

    4. Fast FT

      January 12, 2016

      Don't fight the PBoC: CNH/CNY hits parity

      China’s onshore and offshore exchange rates have converged to parity, less than one week after the gap between them hit...

    5. Fast FT

      January 11, 2016

      RMB-based Hong Kong interbank lending rate hits record high

      Turmoil from China’s currency and equity markets was extended on Monday as a key lending rate between Hong Kong banks...

    6. December 17, 2015

      Fed rise: Hong Kong caught between US tightening and China slowdown

      There is an irony to the fact Hong Kong’s economy may enjoy a temporary cushion from the effects of rising US interest...

    7. December 2, 2015

      HKMA bans staff from referring associates

      Hong Kong’s banking watchdog has banned staff from referring associates to regulated groups after a top official was...

    8. November 2, 2015

      Hong Kong Monetary Authority suffers from market volatility

      Hong Kong’s foreign exchange reserves have emerged as an unexpected casualty of China’s stock market rout with the fund...

    9. October 23, 2015

      HSBC looks west in quest for a new home

      Last year, an oil tanker known as United Leadership set sail for the US with an eye toward selling its $100m cargo of...

    10. September 29, 2015

      Hong Kong dollar buoyed by China flows

      Hong Kong’s dollar peg is tough. In its 30-plus years it has withstood landmark currency accords, two financial crises...

    11. Gavyn Davies

      July 7, 2015

      Stock market intervention: China now, Hong Kong then

      The wild events in the Chinese domestic stock market in recent days have shown signs of broadening to other financial...

    12. May 31, 2015

      Hong Kong-China mutual fund recognition scheme reveals quotas

      The highly anticipated mutual recognition of funds regime between Hong Kong and mainland China will become operational...

    13. April 27, 2015

      HSBC’s HK stock jumps on threatened HQ move

      HSBC’s Hong Kong-listed shares climbed as much as 6 per cent on Monday as investors welcomed the events of an...

    14. April 24, 2015

      HSBC’s rumblings over moving HQ sound familiar note

      Here we go again. The UK is facing another political decision that could affect its big banks — in this case, a general...

    15. April 15, 2015

      Hong Kong in no rush to switch dollar peg

      Pity the Hong Kong authorities. No one is quite as trapped between the conflicting forces of China’s slowdown and the...

    16. December 19, 2014

      Hong Kong clears banks in forex rigging probe

      Two Hong Kong traders tried to influence the region’s currencies and several more sent “indiscreet” messages about...

    17. November 16, 2014

      Winners and losers from HK-Shanghai Stock Connect

      For completing in just seven months perhaps the most complex projects undertaken in financial markets since the launch...

    18. November 14, 2014

      CVC finds creative ways to attract the biggest investors

      CVC Capital Partners, Europe’s largest buyout group, is setting up a separate private equity fund for its biggest...

    19. November 12, 2014

      Hong Kong removes caps on renminbi conversion

      Hong Kong has scrapped restrictions on how much renminbi local residents are permitted to buy in a single day, in a...

    20. September 29, 2014

      Hong Kong pro-democracy protests swell as riot police back off

      Thousands rally outside Hong Kong government complex Tens of thousands of people on Monday joined huge democracy...

    21. September 29, 2014

      Business not quite as normal in Hong Kong

      Banks continued shuttering branches on Monday while companies with offices in the thick of pro-democracy protests...

    22. September 28, 2014

      Alibaba in talks for HK version of Yu’E Bao money market fund

      Alibaba is looking to start a Hong Kong version of its enormously popular Chinese money market fund, which pays higher...

    23. September 16, 2014

      British Virgin Islands suffers amid push against money laundering

      The British Virgin Islands has long attracted Chinese companies looking to incorporate offshore but the Caribbean haven...

    24. September 1, 2014

      Hong Kong Airlines poised for dual-currency IPO

      Hong Kong Airlines is aiming to tap small investors’ bets on a rising renminbi with the city’s first dual-currency...

    25. August 21, 2014

      StanChart’s NY anti-money laundering settlement draws UAE ire

      Standard Chartered’s anti-money laundering settlement with New York’s leading financial watchdog is raising hackles...

    26. August 19, 2014

      StanChart’s latest stumble stokes concerns it is accident prone

      Standard Chartered was quick to play down the impact of Tuesday’s settlement with New York’s Department of Financial...

    27. May 25, 2014

      UK in race to be first non-Muslim country to issue Islamic bond

      The UK has accelerated plans to issue an inaugural Islamic bond – known as sukuk – concerned that Hong Kong, South...

    28. April 15, 2014

      Hong Kong regulators move to safeguard bank liquidity

      Hong Kong’s regulators have stepped up scrutiny of the city’s banking sector, prompted by a spike in lending to...

    29. April 1, 2014

      Hong Kong and New Zealand launch forex probes

      Hong Kong and New Zealand have joined other leading regulators by launching full investigations into local banks’...

    30. March 14, 2014

      HKMA censures UBS over Hibor rate

      UBS has been censured for attempting to manipulate Hong Kong’s interbank lending rate between 2006 and 2009, the only...

    31. January 24, 2014

      CLS Bank seeks to expand membership of forex settlement system

      The operator of the largest foreign exchange settlement system is working on bringing the renminbi, the rouble and...

    32. January 7, 2014

      Hong Kong banking watchdog seeks bail-in powers

      Hong Kong’s banking regulator has demanded far-reaching powers to prop up or shut failing banks, including the ability...

    33. November 15, 2013

      China’s A shares poised to go global

      China has made significant strides in opening up its capital markets to foreign investors, but several key challenges...

    34. November 7, 2013

      Hong Kong Monetary Authority backs Mayfair project

      Hong Kong’s de facto central bank is moving into London’s swanky Mayfair district, better known for hedge funds and...

    35. November 1, 2013

      Citigroup and JPMorgan confirm forex investigations

      Citigroup and JPMorgan became the latest banks to confirm they were working with regulators on investigations into...

    36. October 16, 2013

      HK watchdog joins global forex probe

      A global investigation into the alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets gained pace on Wednesday when the UK’s...

    37. beyondbrics

      October 4, 2013

      ICBC sets the benchmark for Asian Basel III bonds

      China’s biggest bank has launched a landmark deal that will help other Asian banks understand what they will have to...

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