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After 25 years, has Hong Kong’s capital markets lost its sparkle?

Funds raised by IPOs in H122 are predicted to reach HK$17.1 b, a 92% decrease from 2021.

After 25 years, has Hong Kong’s capital markets lost its sparkle?

Funds raised by IPOs in H122 are predicted to reach HK$17.1 b, a 92% decrease from 2021.

Talent crunch threatens Hong Kong’s financial sector as expats flee: report

Inconveniences in overseas travelling may reportedly turn away much-needed talent.

HKEX lists first MSCI China A 50 Connect Index ETFs

A total of three EFTs listed on the bourse.

HKEX mulls establishment of New York office

The office is expected to open as early as 2022.

HSBC appoints co-heads for commercial banking business in Asia: report

Amanda Murphy will lead South Asia and SEA whilst Frank Fang, the GBA.

HKEX profit declines anew, falling ​​to HK$3.3 billion in Q3

The bourse’s income was dragged down by the delay in potential billion-dollar IPOs.

HKEX enters China's derivatives market with A-share futures launch

The bourse’s new futures contract is based on the MSCI China A 50 Connect Index.

How HKEX's A-share futures launch will shake up Singapore’s monopoly in China

SGX shares already slumped 4% when HK announced the futures’ launch on 23 August.

HK cancels Wednesday stock trading due to Typhoon Kompasu

The Hong Kong-China stock connect and derivatives markets were also halted.

Evergrande shareholder Chinese Estates offers to go private

The firm’s remaining stake is being bought at HK$1.91b.

Hang Seng reveals new sustainability rating scale

It reflects companies' performance using the ESG maturity model.

Hong Kong bankers’ exodus accelerates amidst strict quarantine rules: report

UBS recently shifted to two senior bankers and might move eight more to China.

Banks welcome launch of Wealth Management Connect in Guangdong-Hong Kong-GBA 

BEA highlights hiring plans, whilst Citi says it will offer 100 types of wealth products under WM Connect.

International Housewares net profit rose 68.9% YoY

It also reached a “historical high” revenue of HK$2.7b.

Hong Kong lenders gear up sustainability initiatives as post-pandemic era dawns

The total combined headcount across 18 banks in the city is down 2,000 from just 12 months ago.