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    1. November 17, 2013

      Headwinds hamper Hong Kong’s search for a new identity

      One of the traditional pastimes in Hong Kong is worrying out loud about whether the Chinese territory is losing ground to...

    2. October 23, 2012

      HK moves again to halt currency rise

      Hong Kong’s central bank sold its own currency for the third time in less than a week to halt the rise of the Hong Kong...

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    1. Doing Business in Hong Kong

      Hong Kong is still an attractive place to work, but it is grappling with a number of p...
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    1. July 8, 2012

      Double trouble for HK investors

      In early June Hong Kong investors had cause to review two longstanding investment-related concerns. The first concerned the...

    2. June 13, 2012

      Hong Kong resists breaking the dollar peg

      If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s the reaction in Hong Kong to the suggestion by Joseph Yam that the territory should...

    3. beyondbrics

      June 13, 2012

      Break the HK-dollar peg? No way...

      If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s the reaction in Hong Kong to the suggestion by Joseph Yam that the territory should...

    4. FT Alphaville

      June 13, 2012

      The 6am Cut London

      Japan’s machinery orders jumped 5.7% in April, compared to 1.5% consensus forecasts, reports the WSJ. Jamie Dimon will tell...

    5. beyondbrics

      June 12, 2012

      New York headlines

      * Hong Kong urged to review dollar peg * Emerging Stocks Fall From Two-Week High On Europe Debt Concern * More nations...

    6. June 12, 2012

      Hong Kong urged to review dollar peg

      Hong Kong should review its US dollar peg and consider linking its currency to the renminbi, according to Joseph Yam, former...

    7. September 18, 2011

      Kengeter seeks to reassure UBS staff

      Carsten Kengeter, head of UBS’ investment banking division, sent a rallying message to staff on Sunday night urging them to...

    8. April 13, 2011

      China’s capital account

      Among Sinophiles and Sinophobes alike, it is an article of faith that China is committed to opening up its capital account....

    9. July 16, 2010

      John Mack joins China's CIC as advisor

      China Investment Corp, the country’s main sovereign wealth fund, has appointed John Mack, chairman and former chief...

    10. April 14, 2010

      HKMA turns to hedge funds and private equity

      The Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the territory's quasi-central bank, is to manage its burgeoning reserves more aggressively...

    11. April 14, 2010

      HKMA to invest in hedge funds and PE firms

      The Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the territory's quasi-central bank, is to manage its burgeoning reserves more aggressively...

    12. April 13, 2010

      HK takes aggressive investment stance

      The Hong Kong Monetary Authority the territory’s quasi-central bank, is to manage its burgeoning reserves more aggressively...

    13. October 2, 2009

      Hong Kong’s dollar peg

      As Norman Chan, former deputy chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, settles in to the big chair, the to-do...

    14. September 18, 2009

      Societal soul-searching casts shadow over big banks

      Financial conferences tend to be uncontroversial affairs, especially ones that focus on market infrastructure and payment...

    15. September 17, 2009

      Soul-searching casts shadow over banks

      Financial conferences tend to be uncontroversial affairs, especially ones that focus on market infrastructure and payment...

    16. September 15, 2009

      Leading economist fears double-dip recession

      The world has not tackled the problems at the heart of the economic downturn and is likely to slip back into recession,...

    17. September 14, 2009

      Economist warns of double-dip recession

      The world has not tackled the problems at the heart of the economic downturn and is likely to slip back into recession,...

    18. July 18, 2009

      Beijing names new forex chief as reserves exceed $2,000bn

      China yesterday named Yi Gang, deputy governor of its central bank, as head of the agency managing the country's foreign...

    19. July 18, 2009

      Beijing names new forex chief as reserves pass $2,000bn

      China yesterday named Yi Gang, deputy governor of its central bank, as head of the agency managing the country's foreign...

    20. July 17, 2009

      China names new forex chief

      China on Friday named Yi Gang, deputy governor of its central bank, as head of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange,...

    21. July 9, 2009

      China attacks dollar’s dominance

      China has launched its highest-profile criticism of the dominant role of the US dollar as a global reserve currency at a...

    22. July 9, 2009

      HK seeks to boost renminbi business

      Joseph Yam, chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, believes the wider use of the renminbi will create an...

    23. June 30, 2009

      Renminbi trade settlement deal set to bolster HK's clearing role

      Hong Kong companies could start using renminbi as early as July to settle cross-border trades with mainland counterparts,...

    24. June 29, 2009

      Renminbi deal to bolster HK’s clearing role

      Hong Kong companies could start using renminbi as early as July to settle cross-border trades with mainland counterparts,...

    25. May 20, 2009

      HK monetary chief to quit

      Hong Kong's government has announced that Joseph Yam, head of the de facto central bank, will step down on October 1 after...

    26. May 19, 2009

      Hong Kong bank chief to step down

      Hong Kong’s government on Tuesday announced that Joseph Yam, head of the territory’s de facto central bank would step down...

    27. FT Alphaville

      October 8, 2008

      HK follows Australia, cuts rate

      The Hong Kong Monetary Authority cut its benchmark interest rate by a percentage point to help boost bank lending as the...

    28. September 25, 2008

      'Malicious rumours' spark run on Bank of East Asia

      Thousands of panicked depositors queued outside Bank of East Asia's branches across Hong Kong yesterday to withdraw their...

    29. September 25, 2008

      Bank run blamed on rumours

      Thousands of panicked depositors queued outside Bank of East Asia's branches across Hong Kong yesterday to withdraw life...

    30. September 25, 2008

      'Rumours' prompt run on Bank of East Asia

      Thousands of panicked depositors queued outside Bank of East Asia's branches across Hong Kong yesterday to withdraw their...

    31. September 24, 2008

      Rumours trigger bank run in Hong Kong

      Thousands of panicked depositors queued outside Bank of East Asia’s branches across Hong Kong on Wednesday to withdraw their...

    32. January 30, 2008

      Opening enthusiasm cools down at close

      Asian stock markets staged a broad-based rally yesterday amid optimism about further US interest rate cuts, although early...

    33. January 29, 2008

      China concerns delay HK trade by mainlanders

      China’s worries over the subprime debacle are contributing to delays in allowing individual mainland citizens to buy shares...

    34. January 29, 2008

      Temasek’s stake in StanChart risks inquiry

      Temasek has raised its stake in Standard Chartered to 19 per cent, inching the investment towards a formal investigation by...

    35. December 14, 2007

      Rough ride for Japanese banks

      Shares retreated across the region yesterday, reflecting scepticism about plans by central banks to tackle tight credit....

    36. November 1, 2007

      Hong Kong to stick with US dollar

      The Hong Kong dollar and interest rates softened on Thursday, as liquidity released by the territory’s currency board over...

    37. October 29, 2007

      Hong Kong central bank chief to quit in 2009

      Joseph Yam, head of Hong Kong’s de facto central bank, will step down in 2009, a senior government official on Sunday said....

    38. July 9, 2007

      Hong Kong, Shanghai draw near

      Donald Tsang, Hong Kong's chief executive, has endorsed proposals to begin the trading of Hong Kong and Shanghai-listed...

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