HONG KONG Hong Kong stock exchange boss Charles Li ignited his unrequited overture to the London Stock Exchange with a riff on Romeo and Juliet as a corporate romance, and doused it in a wistful blog reference to the author of 'Alice in Wonderland'.
HONG KONG Hong Kong's bourse has scrapped its unsolicited $39 billion approach for London Stock Exchange Group after failing to convince LSE management and investors to back a move that could have transformed both global financial services giants. | Video
ZURICH/HONG KONG The announcement by Julius Baer this week that it had hired five senior bankers from Credit Suisse underscores the challenge facing Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam as he seeks to reassure staff and investors in the wake of a spying scandal.
HONG KONG Hong Kong anti-government protesters are increasingly focusing their anger on mainland Chinese businesses and those with pro-Beijing links, daubing graffiti on store fronts and vandalizing outlets in the heart of the financial center. | Video
HONG KONG/SINGAPORE German insurer Allianz , Nippon Life and MS&AD Insurance are vying with rivals to buy the Singapore and Vietnam businesses of Britain's Aviva in a deal likely to be worth up to $2.5 billion (2 billion pounds), sources said.
* About half a dozen suitors keen on Aviva's Asia
HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, Sept 24 German insurer
Allianz, Nippon Life and MS&AD Insurance are
vying with rivals to buy the Singapore and Vietnam businesses of
Britain's Aviva, in a deal likely to be worth up to $2.5
billion, sources said.
HONG KONG The launch of new online-only banks in Hong Kong is expected to be delayed in part due to anti-government protests in the city, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
* Digital banking services were to be launched by end of
HONG KONG/LONDON/NEW YORK The London Stock Exchange's board will meet in coming days to decide on the Hong Kong bourse's surprise $39 billion takeover proposal, a source close to the British company said on Thursday, as the market poured cold water on the deal.