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2 03, 2021

Aguzin becomes first non-Chinese to head Hong Kong bourse with regulator’s approval

By | 2021-03-02T12:36:44+00:00 March 2nd, 2021|Business|Comments Off on Aguzin becomes first non-Chinese to head Hong Kong bourse with regulator’s approval

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has approved the appointment of JPMorgan Chase & Co banker Nicolas Aguzin as chief executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), the world’s most valuable bourse operator.After vetting Aguzin ...

2 03, 2021

Tech start-ups and the glass ceiling: the women fighting for funding in a man’s world, and the investors who discriminate and miss out

By | 2021-03-02T12:15:14+00:00 March 2nd, 2021|Business|Comments Off on Tech start-ups and the glass ceiling: the women fighting for funding in a man’s world, and the investors who discriminate and miss out

Lauren Foundos has excelled at just about everything she has put her mind to, from college sports and Wall Street trading to her Forte start-up that takes workouts online.Being a woman in the overwhelmingly male world of venture capital was still a bar...

1 03, 2021

Standard Chartered will revamp its Hong Kong branches without shrinking its network, says local CEO

By | 2021-03-01T05:00:04+00:00 March 1st, 2021|Business|Comments Off on Standard Chartered will revamp its Hong Kong branches without shrinking its network, says local CEO

Standard Chartered will revamp its 70 branches in Hong Kong but has no plans to reduce the size of its network as there is still strong demand for in-person banking services, according to its Hong Kong chief executive.One of three note-issuing banks in...

1 03, 2021

Louis Vuitton, Fendi stores in upscale Hong Kong mall Times Square close, months after rift with LVMH over rent reduction

By | 2021-03-01T04:42:44+00:00 March 1st, 2021|Business|Comments Off on Louis Vuitton, Fendi stores in upscale Hong Kong mall Times Square close, months after rift with LVMH over rent reduction

The Louis Vuitton and Fendi luxury fashion stores in Hong Kong’s Times Square have shut, months after a reported rift over store rents between owner LVMH and Wharf Real Estate Investment Corporation (Wharf Reic), operator of the upscale mall in the pri...

27 02, 2021

Hong Kong’s homebuyers return to snap up Wheelock’s Grande Monaco flats at the former airport site in Kowloon

By | 2021-02-27T12:44:03+00:00 February 27th, 2021|Business|Comments Off on Hong Kong’s homebuyers return to snap up Wheelock’s Grande Monaco flats at the former airport site in Kowloon

Hong Kong’s homebuyers returned to the real estate market, defying an uptick in the city’s coronavirus cases as they remained upbeat about the effectiveness of a Covid-19 vaccination programme and low interest rates on consumption levels.Wheelock Prope...