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Why HK’s Dull Dollar Has Investors Excited: QuickTake Q&A

27-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Pegged to the US dollar since 1983, most of the time the Hong Kong dollar is the dullest currency around. But this year is different: It has weakened every month and has [...]
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HK Rail Plan Raises Fears of Mainland China’s Influence

27-Jul-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

A proposal to lease part of a new Hong Kong rail terminal to mainland China and to allow Chinese officers to enforce mainland law there has raised concerns the plan would [...]
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HK Repatriates 43 Taiwanese Falun Gong Practitioners

27-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Epoch Times | 6:00 AM

Every year around July 20, hundreds of Taiwanese Falun Gong practitioners fly to Hong Kong to join an annual parade that peacefully protests the Chinese regime’s [...]
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HK Stock Volatility Drops to One-Month Low Before Fed

27-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A measure of swings in Hong Kong’s stocks receded to a one-month low, with the benchmark equity gauge closing little changed as investors awaited the outcome of a [...]
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US audit watchdog sanctions HK firm

27-Jul-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The US auditing regulator has sanctioned the Hong Kong-based affiliate of audit firm Crowe Horwath for refusing to cooperate with an investigation into the affiliate’s [...]
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HK exchange blocks Morgan Stanley, Li Ka-shing-backed IPO

26-Jul-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Action comes as regulators tighten up on small listings with incomplete information The Hong Kong stock exchange has blocked an initial public offering by a financial [...]
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China sets rules for news reports on Taiwan, HK

26-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The official Xinhua news agency has updated its style guide for Chinese journalists, with a major part of the update stressing China’s sovereignty over Taiwan and Hong [...]
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HK’s democratic struggle and the rise of Chinese authoritarianism

26-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Sfchronicle | 6:00 AM

In July, a Hong Kong court purged four pro-democracy politicians from its Legislative Council. This move comes after two other Hong Kong lawmakers were expelled from the [...]
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HK rejects IPO application of Morgan Stanley-backed insurance broker

26-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong stock exchange has rejected the IPO application of AMTD Strategic Capital Group [IPO-AMTD.HK], a corporate insurance broker backed by Morgan Stanley’s [...]
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Why is HK’s cross-border rail link causing such a fuss?

25-Jul-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Everything you need to know about the furore around joint border checkpoints at the terminal of the high-speed rail link to Guangzhou The plan to have mainland immigration [...]
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HK lowers alert as Typhoon Roke weakens

25-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong lowered a typhoon alert on Sunday evening as Typhoon Roke weakened, with the local airport and transport authorities rushing to restore normal operations in the [...]
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Trust is key to rail row, says former secretary

25-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

The controversy over a mainland immigration checkpoint at the Express Rail Link’s West Kowloon Terminus has more to do with trust than legality, says former transport [...]
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HK may raise growth target

25-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s government is likely to raise its growth target as the city’s economy expands faster than expected this year, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said, [...]
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HK Stocks Advance to Two-Year High Amid Mainland Inflows

25-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong equities climbed to a two-year high amid speculation mainland investors are buying the city’s stocks to escape a small-cap selloff onshore. Gambling shares [...]
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HK is showing promise as a destination for tech IPOs

24-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Tech Crunch | 6:00 AM

The US tech IPO window may have reopened in 2017 following a lull last year, but the outlook is also looking rosier for another listing platform located on the other side of [...]
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