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    1. November 7, 2014

      Jet, diamonds and onyx show that black is back

      As with all fashion, trends in fine jewellery come and go. Hard on the heels of the recent vogue for coloured gems comes...

    2. January 23, 2013

      HK hit over plan to protect corporate data

      A prominent corporate governance activist in Hong Kong has criticised a government plan that would enable companies to...

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      The hard luxury industry has been challenged by tumultuous events in a year it would r...
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    1. beyondbrics

      August 14, 2012

      HK: ex-banker offers free data service

      Webb and web It’s a basic rule of investing: don’t buy shares in companies whose directors and advisers have poor track...

    2. June 20, 2012

      Hong Kong slips down the IPO rankings

      Hong Kong’s crown has slipped. After leading the world by the amount raised from initial public offerings from 2009 to 2011,...

    3. May 9, 2012

      HK seeks clampdown on IPO prospectuses

      Hong Kong’s market watchdog threatened to make it easier to prosecute investment banks and their staff if they allow false...

    4. March 20, 2012

      Sun Hung Kai executive director arrested

      Shares in Hong Kong’s largest property developer by revenue were hit on Tuesday by the arrest of one of its longest-serving...

    5. November 23, 2011

      PCCW prices IPO of telecoms business at bottom of range

      PCCW, Hong Kong’s dominant telecoms company controlled by Richard Li, has priced the initial public offering of its telecoms...

    6. beyondbrics

      October 27, 2011

      Hong Kong finance: job vacancies

      Jobseekers, take note. The financial industry may be shedding thousands of employees in New York and London, but so far the...

    7. September 12, 2011

      Equity market: Luxury of a long view of the mainland

      When surfing for car insurance or a tablet PC, shoppers generally do not care which website they use, as long as the service...

    8. September 8, 2011

      PCCW to proceed with HK trust listing

      PCCW, Hong Kong’s dominant phone company controlled by Richard Li, is to proceed with a US$2bn spin-off of its mature...

    9. June 10, 2011

      Hong Kong seeks to cool property prices

      The head of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has increased the downpayment required on properties worth HK$10m ($1.28m) or...

    10. May 5, 2011

      Carlyle faces questions over China investments

      Carlyle, the US private equity group, is facing questions over its investments in two Chinese companies that have been...

    11. April 4, 2011

      HK under pressure to allow business trusts

      Business trusts, the investment vehicle that sounds like a new kind of corporate philanthropy, are suddenly all the rage in...

    12. March 28, 2011

      CapitaMalls eyes HK listing despite venue’s record

      CapitaMalls, the Singapore-listed developer of shopping centres across Asia, isseeking a secondary listing in Hong Kong...

    13. March 21, 2011

      PCCW seeks ‘business trust’ listing for unit

      PCCW, the dominant Hong Kong telecoms company owned by Richard Li, is exploring a separate listing for its...

    14. March 15, 2011

      Rodelinda, Royal College of Music, London

      Samuel Evans and Rosie Aldridge It hardly feels two years since the commemorative events marking the 250th anniversary of...

    15. FT Alphaville

      November 23, 2010

      Renewed focus on Gome statements

      Prominent Hong Kong corporate activist David Webb has called on the city’s Securities and Futures Commission to investigate...

    16. November 23, 2010

      Webb urges regulator to probe Gome statements

      Prominent Hong Kong corporate activist David Webb has called on the city’s Securities and Futures Commission to investigate...

    17. March 30, 2010

      Hong Kong directors face crackdown

      Hong Kong's government has unveiled plans to clamp down on the directors of public companies who fail to disclose price...

    18. March 29, 2010

      Hong Kong directors face crackdown

      Hong Kong’s government has unveiled plans to clamp down on the directors of public companies who fail to disclose price...

    19. FT Alphaville

      December 22, 2009

      Regulator under fire over Rusal IPO

      Hong Kong’s leading shareholder activist, David Webb, has issued a stinging critique of the market regulator’s unprecedented...

    20. December 22, 2009

      Regulator under fire over Rusal IPO

      Hong Kong's leading shareholder activist has issued a stinging critique of the market regulator's unprecedented decision to...

    21. December 21, 2009

      Regulator under fire over Rusal IPO curbs

      Hong Kong’s leading shareholder activist has issued a stinging critique of the market regulator’s unprecedented decision to...

    22. October 13, 2009

      David Webb: Tireless champion of shareholder’s rights

      Hong Kong takes pride in being a leading international financial centre, but it has its share of boardroom shenanigans and...

    23. April 6, 2009

      Outcry over ‘splitting’ of votes

      A small number of shareholders can cause a big headache in Hong Kong. At best, voter turnout for the shareholder meeting in...

    24. March 13, 2009

      Hang Seng suspends its closing auction

      The Hong Kong stock exchange has announced that it will suspend its closing auction, just three days after suspicious late...

    25. March 12, 2009

      HK exchange suspends auction after HSBC slump

      The Hong Kong stock exchange has announced that it will suspend its closing auction, just three days after suspicious late...

    26. FT Alphaville

      March 11, 2009

      Models read Clusterstock?

      Yes. That’s right. Not quant-type modellers, but real, actual, commercial, fashion-type models. In case you’ve missed it ex-...

    27. February 25, 2009

      Fresh deadline for PCCW buy-out

      Richard Li's $2.2bn buy-out of PCCW, his Hong Kong telecoms group, will be held up for at least another month, after a...

    28. February 25, 2009

      PCCW buy-out hit by new delay

      Richard Li's $2.2bn buy-out of PCCW, his Hong Kong telecommunications group, will be held up for at least another month,...

    29. February 24, 2009

      HK court delays PCCW buy-out deal

      Richard Li’s US$2.2bn buy-out of PCCW, his Hong Kong telecommunications group, will be held up for at least another month,...

    30. February 6, 2009

      People power threat to PCCW

      The citizens of Hong Kong do not have the right to elect their own chief executive. As shareholders, however, they have the...

    31. February 5, 2009

      PCCW investors wait for final word

      The citizens of Hong Kong do not have the right to elect their own chief executive. As shareholders, however, they have the...

    32. February 5, 2009

      PCCW voting papers seized

      Hong Kong's market regulator seized voting documents from a PCCW shareholders’ meeting on Wednesday night, in a dramatic...

    33. February 5, 2009

      New twist in Hong Kong's most followed corporate soap opera

      Investors in PCCW, the Hong Kong telecommunications company controlled by Richard Li, thought they had seen it all - until...

    34. February 5, 2009

      PCCW soap opera takes twist with regulators seizing voting papers

      Hong Kong's market regulator seized voting documents from a PCCW shareholders meeting last night in a dramatic twist that...

    35. February 4, 2009

      New twist in Li buy-out of PCCW

      Investors in PCCW, the Hong Kong telecommunications company controlled by Richard Li, thought they had seen it all – until...

    36. FT Alphaville

      February 3, 2009

      PCCW shares suspended

      Trading in PCCW shares was on Monday suspended on the eve of a shareholder vote on a buy-out offer from the Hong Kong...

    37. February 2, 2009

      PCCW shares suspended on eve of key vote

      Trading in PCCW shares was on Monday suspended on the eve of a shareholder vote on a buy-out offer from the Hong Kong...

    38. January 23, 2009

      Doctors alerted over drugs training

      Doctors should be given a "driver's licence" to ensure they are well trained and kept up to date in the appropriate...

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