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Tech tycoons flood Hong Kong with $20 billion of stock listings

China’s tycoons are flooding Hong Kong’s exchange with US$20 billion ($27.8 billion) worth of new listings.

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Hong Kong economy resilient for now despite heightened political risks, says DBS economist

The future remains uncertain but Hong Kong's economy remains steady for now.


Wuhan coronavirus outbreak could be final 'nail in the coffin' for Hong Kong's economy

Economists forecast expect a 3.9% contraction in the final three months of 2019 compared to a year earlier, the worst since early 2009.

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Hong Kong medical workers vote to strike as outbreak worsens

More than 9,000 members have pledged to take part, first in suspending non-emergency services offered by the city’s Hospital Authority before extending it to providing only limited emergency needs.

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'Sequential improvements' ahead for MNACT despite sluggish 3Q results: OCBC

Although MNACT registered stark declines across several financial metrics, OCBC believes the worst is over, and that sequential improvements are in the pipeline.

Aviation & Engineering

Cathay's slide in traffic eases, but significant challenges remain

Cathay again warned that its second-half profit would be “significantly” lower than the first as it was badly hit by months of protests.

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Hong Kong funds eye Singapore offices to dodge fallout

Even before the protests, there had been interest in Singapore from funds in various cities for a variety of reasons, according to market watchers.

Investing ideas

Better days ahead for MNACT as Festival Walk looks to reopen on Jan 16

Although Festival Walk had suffered "extensive damage" amid the Hong Kong protests, it is set to reopen its doors on Thursday - some five months earlier than expected.

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Hong Kong's finance chief pledges bold spending to boost growth

(Jan 10): Hong Kong’s government is preparing to spend “boldly” to shore up the finance hub’s tumbling economy, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said in an exclusive interview.

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Global Scene

SINGAPORE (DEC 27): Here are the international events that made the headlines this year.