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Mainland China Cracks World’s Top 10 List for Priciest Expat City

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

In the annual cost of living survey assembled by consultancy firm Mercer, Hong Kong jumped three places to rank as the 3rd most expensive city for expatriates in the world, [...]
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HK politicians criticise Britain over HK report

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Pro-democracy politicians in Hong Kong hit back on Friday at former colonial ruler Britain over a report they said showed no “commitment” to the city and strived [...]
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Banks revise HK home price forecasts amid slower declines

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has raised its forecast for Hong Kong property prices, joining JP Morgan in revising the outlook. Raymond Ngai, Bank of America Merrill Lynch [...]
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Corruption Currents: From HK Fines Ping An to OFAC Influence Slipping

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Argentina’s vice President Amado Boudou filed an appeal against charges of bribery. (AFP) Somalis struggle for justice amid constant demands for bribes. (Sabahi) [...]
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Occupy HK, China’s coming pro-democracy showdown

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

We have seen this before – Chinese students calling their rulers to account, capturing the imagination of ordinary people with their infectious idealism and drawing [...]
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UK Weighs in on HK’s Democracy Debate

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s former colonial ruler weighed in on the increasingly angry debate over universal suffrage in the Chinese city, saying in its twice-yearly report that [...]
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What is at Stake for China in HK: Reunification with Taiwan

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Ntional Interest | 6:00 AM

In September 1982, Deng Xiaoping and Margaret Thatcher sat down to discuss the future of Hong Kong. It was neither the first nor the last of their many meetings negotiating [...]
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Elliott Asia Alumni are Said to Plan Special Situations Fund

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Two former Asia employees of Elliott Management Corp., Paul Singer’s $24 billion hedge-fund company, plan to start a special situations fund for less liquid [...]
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HK Stocks Set for Biggest Weekly Drop Since May

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index heading for its biggest weekly decline in two months, as utilities retreated. China Resources Power Holdings Co. slid [...]
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HK Bears Sell Priciest Stocks Since ’02, Buy China

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Some of the world’s biggest stock investors are shifting their China bets to mainland companies from Hong Kong after the city’s shares climbed to the most [...]
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WH Group revives HK listing

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Sino-US pork producer WH Group has revived its plans for a Hong Kong stock market listing having slashed the number of banks working on its deal from 29 to just two and cut [...]
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HK’s Talkative Companies

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The political left in America loves to complain that companies play an outsized role in politics, especially in the wake of Supreme Court rulings that confirm corporations [...]
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HK on track to top last year’s IPO haul of HK$169 billion

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

With HK$80.8b raised in the first six months, momentum is with the city’s listings market to surpass the HK$169b raised in 2013, report says The initial public offering [...]
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WH Group revives HK listing

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

WH Group, the Sino-US pork producer, has revived its plans for a Hong Kong stock market listing having slashed the number of banks working on its deal from 29 to just two. [...]
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Reform in HK must follow the Basic Law: article

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Reform in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) must follow the Basic Law and any attempt to destabilise the territory through “street [...]
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