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Hong Kong exchange chief warns of economic 'devastation' from protests

09 Jan 2020

HONG KONG The "depth of the devastation" inflicted on Hong Kong's economy by more than six months of anti-government protests will be seen in the coming weeks, the chief of the city's stock exchange operator said on Thursday.

CITIC poised to beat Goldman to become first China firm to lead Asia equity rankings

19 Dec 2019

HONG KONG CITIC Securities looks set to become the first Chinese firm to top annual equity capital markets (ECM) rankings for Asia-Pacific excluding Japan this year, a nose ahead of Goldman Sachs , according to data from Refinitiv.

Alibaba launches $13.4 billion Hong Kong listing to fund expansion

13 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group launched the share sale for its Hong Kong listing on Wednesday, braving unrest in the global financial hub to try to raise up to $13.4 billion to fund its expansion plans. | Video

Exclusive: Boon for Hong Kong as Alibaba plans $15 billion listing in late November - sources

08 Nov 2019

Chinese retail titan Alibaba plans to list in Hong Kong in the final week of November, two people with direct knowledge said, aiming to raise up to $15 billion in a deal that signals a vote of confidence in the Asian financial hub. | Video

Global growth woes ease but protests raise new risks: AIA CIO

05 Nov 2019

HONG KONG A reduction in the risks that have bedeviled the global economy this year will help lift markets in 2020, but protests across the world are signaling longer-term challenges for policymakers, AIA Group Chief Investment Officer Mark Konyn said.

Goldman Sachs reshuffles Asia M&A leadership as John Kim joins Carlyle - memo

02 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Tech specialists Raghav Maliah and Jung Min have been appointed co-heads of Goldman Sachs' mergers and acquisitions in Asia Pacific excluding Japan as former head John Kim moves to global private equity giant Carlyle Group.

MOVES-Goldman Sachs reshuffles Asia M&A leadership as John Kim retires - memo

02 Oct 2019

HONG KONG, Oct 2 Tech specialists Raghav Maliah and Jung Min have been appointed co-heads of Goldman Sachs' dealmaking franchise in Asia Pacific excluding Japan as veteran John Kim retires, according to an internal memo.

Political risks of Hong Kong exchange's $39 billion LSE approach takes toll on shares

12 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong stock exchange shares fell more than 3% on Thursday as investors raised concerns about the political and regulatory risks involved in its $39 billion approach to take over London Stock Exchange (LSE).

Office provider The Executive Center pauses sale amid Hong Kong protests: source

09 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Office space provider The Executive Center (TEC) has paused its sale process over fears that its large Hong Kong exposure could weigh on its valuation as sometimes violent protests continue in the city for a third month, according to a source.

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