Jolie Ho

Does China still need Hong Kong?

Beijing is keen to end the chaotic situation in Hong Kong and could fast-track efforts to de-emphasise its importance. But does it have a ready replacement? We ask five experts.
October 13, 2019

How HK's emergency law may further worry investors

The masks ban using colonial-era legislation further damages Hong Kong's democratic credentials. With no end to the turmoil in sight, the city's financial status continues to weaken.
October 08, 2019

China LGFVs: fears mount of bond defaults

Concern the country’s local government financing vehicles could default on debt are rising, but foreign investors look set to keep buying their bonds.
September 27, 2017

HKMA makes $1b EM infrastructure push

Hong Kong's de facto central bank commits to an IFC programme, underscoring its interest in infrastructure investing. The funding will 'overlap' with China's huge Belt and Road programme.
September 20, 2017