HKEx’s Li in Primary Connect play for Saudi Aramco

Hong Kong is pinning its hopes of luring Saudi oil giant Aramco on a further trading tie-up with China, but the scheme is big and difficult to execute, says the bourse’s chief executive.

HKEx’s Li in Primary Connect play for Saudi Aramco

As investor attention turns to what is likely to take Alibaba's crown as the world’s biggest-ever initial public offering, exchanges around the world are gearing up for battle.

For Hong Kong, which urgently needs a banner listing after losing its appeal as a global IPO centre for foreign companies and missing out on the Alibaba flotation, the Saudi Arabia government’s decision to float around 5% of the shares in its oil giant...

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