China's eighth largest investment bank, Guosen Securities, has clarified on behalf of its unit that there's no default on its offshore debt. The trustee of the offshore bond Bank of New York Mellon (BNY) had earlier warned bondholders of a possible default.
A unit of China's Guosen Securities in Hong Kong have defaulted on a dim sum bond. However, analysts doubted the default as the brokerage is in a strong cash balance.
McDonald’s is planning to extend its fast food empire to Asia by opening additional restaurants in Hong Kong, South Korea and China. It is also seeking strategic partnership in Japan and Taiwan.
Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang to deliver annual fiscal budget. Hong Kong is predicted to announce surplus while still holding on to conventional approach.
Hong Kong Disneyland reported its first loss since 2012. Fewer tourists had come to visit the resort and theme park, with the biggest decline from Chinese tourists. China’s economic slowdown, along with political instability and the emergence of Shanghai Disneyland is believed to have affected the Chinese tourists.
The rise of oil prices had brought positive growth to most of the Asian markets, except for Japan. On the other hand, European market had seen a drop. The oil prices increased overnight due to speculations that U.S Federal Reserve would possibly decide not to increase interest rates throughout 2016.
The Shanghai Disneyland's ticket prices would be 20 percent cheaper than Hong Kong Disneyland at 539 yuan, even though the Shanghai's area would be much larger. After being constructed for more than six years, the park would be ready to open for public this summer with possible further expansion.
Hong Kong has been one of the main traders of elephant ivory. The government is about to change that, a move praised by activists and environmentalists.
In the face of declining home prices, as evident from the last quarter, the chairman of Hang Lung Group, Hong Kong's leading developer, expressed that the city property market is now more robust than it has ever been in the last 25 years.
Hong Kong dollar dropped to four-year low against US dollar and continue to dive. Its continuous plunge lead to the biggest weekly loss for more than a decade.
Hong Kong's largest telecommunications company, PCCW, launched its new Viu streaming service, which offers the latest Korean dramas.
Hong Kong's international financial hub is reeling under pressure as the world's largest and second largest economies are impacting it more in a negative way.
Victoria's Secret owner became a billionaire as his company soared 71 percent after its initial public offering in the Hong Kong exchange in October.
One of the largest property developers in China, Evergrande Real Estate Group Ltd., acquired 50 percent share from Great Eastern Life Assurance Co for 3.9 billion yuan, or $610 million, to get into the insurance industry.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma is planning to venture into the publishing sector as news circulated that the e-commerce tycoon will be buying some stake in Hong Kong's South China Morning Post.
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