Hong Kong Monetary Authority

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is the government authority in Hong Kong responsible for maintaining monetary and banking stability. Its main functions and responsibilities are governed by the Exchange Fund Ordinance and the Banking Ordinance and it reports to the Financial Secretary.

See below for the Latest Hong Kong Monetary Authority News, Analysis, Profit Results, Share Price Information, and Commentary.

Total loans, advances down 1.2% in October: central bank

Loans for use in the market were down by 1%.
4 days ago

Total loans, advances down 1.2% in October: central bank

Loans for use in the market were down by 1%.
4 days ago

Foreign currency assets down by $25.5b in October: HKMA

The decrease was attributed to the sale of US$ under currency board arrangements.
4 days ago

Approved mortgage loans drop 4.7% MoM in October

The drop was likely due to the decrease in applications during the same month.
4 days ago

Hong Kong opens application for fintech subsidy

The pilot scheme will reimburse up to 80% of the training cost.

Gov't launches new round of Fintech training, subsidy scheme

Subsidy for each approved project increased to $150,000.

Foreign currency reserves down to US$441.7b in July

This is over US$5m lower from the preceding month.

HK dollar deposits decrease by 0.5% in April

Total deposits with authorised institutions decreased by 0.3% in April.

13% of SMEs find credit approval more difficult

The SMEs' perception jumped 1% compared to the previous quarter.

HKMA extends Banking Talent Programme until August

The programme was supposed to end in February.

HKMA records 0.4% increase in total deposits in December 2021

Local currency deposits, meanwhile, decreased by 0.8%.

RML in negative equity see increase to 21 cases in December 2021

The increase was attributed to bank staff housing loans.

New mortgage applications drop 15.7% MoM in December

Applications went down to 10,810 from 12,828 in November.