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Noah Sin

China's market euphoria trumps political risk in Hong Kong

11:52am IST

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Investors in China's soaring stock market are increasingly turning to Hong Kong for bargains, egging on an investment boom on the back of large tech listings and shaking off fears of political risks in the bruised financial hub.

Investors reckon China's grip is good for Hong Kong markets

01 Jul 2020

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG In the streets of Hong Kong, activists protest against China's new security law. But in the trading rooms of Asia's dominant financial hub, investors are cheering the mainland's embrace.

China unveils cross-border wealth management scheme with Hong Kong, Macau

29 Jun 2020

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China announced details of a long-expected pilot scheme on Monday that links investments and financial services between the semi-autonomous economies of Hong Kong and Macau and their neighbouring cities on the mainland.

Explainer: Dollar peg is critical to Hong Kong amid U.S. threats, China worries

03 Jun 2020

HONG KONG China's plans to impose a national security law on Hong Kong and moves by the United States to begin withdrawing privileges enjoyed by the city under U.S. law have unsettled investors. They have also raised fears about the stability of the Hong Kong dollar's <HKD=D3> (HKD) 36-year old peg to its U.S. counterpart, prompting local officials to issue several reassurances.

Dollar peg is critical to Hong Kong amid U.S. threats, China worries

03 Jun 2020

HONG KONG China's plans to impose a national security law on Hong Kong and moves by the United States to begin withdrawing privileges enjoyed by the city under U.S. law have unsettled investors. They have also raised fears about the stability of the Hong Kong dollar's (HKD) 36-year old peg to its U.S. counterpart, prompting local officials to issue several reassurances.

Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to China as a free finance hub?

30 May 2020

HONG KONG Bankers and investors fear China's push to impose national security laws on Hong Kong threaten the city's future as an international financial centre. If it gets to that stage, Beijing's move will come at a cost for China's economy.

Hong Kong police issue warning amid calls for new demonstrations

26 May 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong police issued a warning late on Tuesday that they would not tolerate disruptions to public order, after activists circulated calls online for fresh demonstrations on Wednesday. | Video

Hong Kong stocks fall most since 2015 as Beijing pushes security law

22 May 2020

* Analysts fear rekindling of streets protests, U.S. tensions (Adds bullets, attaches alert, updates prices)

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