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    1. 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 of...

    2. 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 investors...

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    1. 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 move...

    2. 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 allowed...

    3. 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 protests in...

    4. 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 rates...

    5. 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 is...

    6. 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 initial...

    7. 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 with...

    8. 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...

    9. 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 Africa or...

    10. 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 China-based...

    11. 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’ possible...

    12. 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 bank...

    13. 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 clearing...

    14. 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 to...

    15. 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 need...

    16. 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 Arab oil...

    17. 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 foreign...

    18. 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...

    19. 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 pay for...

    20. beyondbrics

      July 26, 2013

      New York headlines

      * Cutifani unveils Anglo American shake-up * Emerging market sparkle begins to fade * Samsung expects slower smartphone...

    21. beyondbrics

      July 26, 2013

      London headlines

      * Malaysia deal weighs on AIA profit margins * Russia gives green light to stimulus programme * China grants HSBC renminbi...

    22. July 25, 2013

      Hong Kong boosts renminbi liquidity to ease credit crunch

      The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has taken fresh steps to improve renminbi liquidity, a month after a credit crunch in China...

    23. June 27, 2013

      CVC attracts pledges of €14bn in six months

      The rise of CVC Capital Partners into the top tier of private equity firms globally has been underscored by its latest...

    24. June 18, 2013

      HSBC probed by Hong Kong regulator over Hibor

      HSBC is being probed by Hong Kong regulators over whether it manipulated the rates at which banks lend to each other in the...

    25. June 10, 2013

      Poor-performing Hong Kong stocks are slaves to US policy

      On an especially clear night, the fireworks display that marks the end of each day at Disneyland might be visible from the...

    26. April 25, 2013

      Hong Kong to launch interbank rate for offshore renminbi

      An interbank rate for offshore renminbi is to be launched in Hong Kong, a move that will help investors and goods traders...

    27. MBA blog

      April 9, 2013

      A global business experience

      A recent addition to the London Business School MBA programme has been an initiative called Global Business Experiences, in...

    28. March 11, 2013

      Regulation: Higher capital requirements raise cost of lending

      The drive to make banks safer is proving to be a significant hurdle for property developers as it drives up loan costs and...

    29. February 22, 2013

      HK in fresh move to cool property market

      Hong Kong authorities have moved to cap mortgages for car parking spaces, part of a fresh round of measures to cool the...

    30. December 20, 2012

      UBS comes under further pressure

      Investors continued to sell out of Swiss bank UBS as new details emerged about the bank’s involvement in the rate fixing...

    31. December 20, 2012

      Hong Kong probes UBS over Hibor

      Hong Kong is probing possible misconduct by UBS regarding the Chinese territory’s Interbank Offered Rate, as the global...

    32. December 15, 2012

      China raises foreign investment limits

      SHANGHAI, December 15 – China’s foreign exchange regulator has removed the $1bn limit for foreign sovereign wealth funds,...

    33. December 12, 2012

      Hong Kong increases minimum wage

      The Hong Kong government said it would raise the minimum wage by 7 per cent in May next year as it tries to allay concerns...

    34. beyondbrics

      December 5, 2012

      New York headlines

      * HSBC sells Ping An stake to Thai group * Hong Kong intervenes to weaken currency * Samsung heir promoted to vice-chairman...

    35. December 5, 2012

      Hong Kong intervenes to weaken currency

      The Hong Kong Monetary Authority was forced to step into the currency markets again on Wednesday as the Hong Kong dollar hit...

    36. November 11, 2012

      Hong Kong fears impact of US stimulus

      On two days within a week late in October the Hong Kong Monetary Authority intervened in the currency markets to contain the...

    37. November 4, 2012

      Fears of HK commercial property bubble

      Hong Kong’s clampdown on speculation in residential property is fuelling fears that the hot money flowing into the region...

    38. October 31, 2012

      Hong Kong harbours ‘hot money’ misgivings

      When you squeeze a balloon, you can never be sure where the bubble will pop out. This is something like the uncertainty...

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