Economy

HK's financial centre status at risk with tightening of travel restrictions

The city’s rival hubs such as Singapore have already reopened.
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HK's financial centre status at risk with tightening of travel restrictions

The city’s rival hubs such as Singapore have already reopened.
1 day ago

HK retains rank as 3rd most competitive wealth management centre

Particularly, the city is highly competitive in the high-net-worth and mass affluent space.
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What's the most crucial consideration in sustainable investments?

A study showed that it’s no longer the investment returns.
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Consumer prices rise by 1.4% in September

The increase, however, was smaller than in the previous month's 1.6%.
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Which sectors are expecting their situation to improve by end-2021?

Only 14% of businesses believe their situation will get better in Q4.
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Unemployment rate slightly dips to 4.5% 

The number of jobless persons was down by around 7,100

Composite interest rate remains at 0.19% by end-September 2021

This is as the weighted funding cost for deposits was steady during the month.

Lam on leave after suffering minor elbow fracture from fall

Chief Secretary for Administration, John Lee, to take over until Lam recovers.

External merchandise trade volume rises double digits in August

Total exports and imports of goods increased by 18.6% and 21%, respectively.

Gov't, BritCham HK discuss plans for commerce and trade 

Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Edward Yau laid out plans for the sector under the latest Policy Address.

HK to implement int’l tax reform on base erosion, profit shifting

The reforms will target large multinational enterprise groups.

Foreign currency reserves amount to $495b end-September

This represents about seven times the currency in circulation.

Lam unveils plans to make HK a 'bridge' for int'l markets

Amongst the projects she laid out was the development of a 'smart port'.

EU includes HK in tax cooperation watchlist

It looked into the non-taxation of certain foreign-sourced passive income.

HK welcomes USD sovereign bonds

The government will announce the issuance arrangement separately later.

InvestHK's business environment report sets record straight vs biased news: Phillips

Biased media reports yielded to international investors' misconceptions, he said.

Hong Kong to remain as 'super-connector' for international businesses

The region attributes business stability to the 2020 National Security Law.