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HK raises interest rates following US Fed move

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s de facto central bank on Thursday raised its base interest rate after the US Federal Reserve announced its first rate increase in more than nine years in a [...]
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Ma leverages SCMP for a greater voice for China: China Daily

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The challenge of burnishing the image of China globally and maintaining the SCMP’s editorial independence may be more difficult than boosting Alibaba’s bottom [...]
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Alibaba has held talks to buy HK’s Ming Pao newspaper: Report

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

Chinese internet giant Alibaba has held talks to buy Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao it has emerged, just a week after it purchased the city’s main English language daily, [...]
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Copyright Bill Becomes Hostage to HK government’s Trust Problems

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Variety | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong legislators began an enforced second day of debate on an update of the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014, but a counter motion for adjournment was advanced by Cyd Ho [...]
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Fed rise: HK caught between US tightening and China slowdown

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

There is an irony to the fact Hong Kong’s economy may enjoy a temporary cushion from the effects of rising US interest rates simply because of China’s bungled [...]
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Mystery of Missing Broker Shows China Risks Coming to HK

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

One month after the head of a Hong Kong brokerage vanished, his whereabouts remain a mystery. Those who suspect Yim Fung, the missing chair and chief executive officer of [...]
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HK Retailers Lost in Currency Translation

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Ground zero for damage from China’s slow motion currency depreciation turns out to be very close to home: Hong Kong. The former British colony’s currency is [...]
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Shares in HK paper’s owner surge on Alibaba rumour

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Shares in the owner of Hong Kong-based newspaper Ming Pao shot up Thursday on rumours that Chinese Internet giant Alibaba was in talks to buy it, days after it snapped up the [...]
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Shares in HK paper’s owner surge on Alibaba rumour

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Shares in the owner of Hong Kong-based newspaper Ming Pao shot up Thursday on rumours that Chinese Internet giant Alibaba was in talks to buy it, days after it snapped up the [...]
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HK Monetary Authority matches US Fed interest rate hike

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | China Economic Review | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has raised the territory’s base interest rate for the first time in nearly a decade in response to the US Federal Reserve’s [...]
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China, HK Said to Announce Fund Approvals This Week

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China and Hong Kong regulators will announce approval of the first cross-border mutual funds as early as tomorrow, two people familiar with the matter said, after the summer [...]
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Fed Rate Increase to Cool HK Property Prices

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Prices in the world’s most expensive property market have been slowing since September Homeowners in this major Asian financial centre are bracing for the impact of an [...]
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Alibaba has held talks to buy HK’s Ming Pao newspaper

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

Chinese internet giant Alibaba has held talks to buy Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao it has emerged, just a week after it purchased the city’s main English language daily, [...]
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Bank of Zhengzhou Raises $656 Million in HK IPO

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Commercial lender Bank of Zhengzhou Co. raised $656 million in its Hong Kong initial public offering on Wednesday, after pricing the deal at the bottom end of an indicative [...]
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HK Raises Base Rate for First Time Since 2006 After Fed

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority raised its base rate for the first time in nine years, following the US Federal Reserve’s lead overnight, and flagged the risk of [...]
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