HK to issue first sovereign green bond

The upcoming launch of Hong Kong's first sovereign green bond and recent green measures will grow the city's green financial market in scale and maturity.
May 21, 2019

Indices to give Chinese bonds a boost

Foreign investment in China's bond market is likely to increase as Chinese bonds are included in ever-more international indices.
January 21, 2019

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

Charles Li: Keeping Hong Kong relevant

Hong Kong stock exchange’s Charles Li tells FinanceAsia that the city should aim to be a wealth management, risk control and asset pricing hub.
July 19, 2016

HSBC keeps China at arm’s length

The bank’s decision to keep its headquarters in London signals it will push ahead with its pivot to Asia but limit exposure to China’s markets and regulators.
February 15, 2016

Cyber attacks on Hong Kong banks escalate

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority confirmed that cyber thugs are using sophisticated and commonplace means to breach financial institutions' firewalls with increasing regularity.
September 25, 2015