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Hong Kong's growth cools; outlook clouded by trade war, rate hikes

Nov 16 2018

HONG KONG Hong Kong's economic growth slowed further in the third quarter and is expected to face additional headwinds amid trade tensions between Beijing and Washington and higher interest rates, posing broader risks to growth in the Asian financial hub next year.

Hong Kong's third-quarter GDP growth seen cooling as trade war, rate hikes bite

Nov 14 2018

HONG KONG Hong Kong's economic growth is expected to have moderated in the third quarter as trade tensions between Beijing and Washington as well as higher interest rates take a toll, posing broader risks to growth in the Asia financial hub next year.

Cathay Pacific shares slide to nine-year low as data leak rattles investors

Oct 25 2018

HONG KONG Shares of Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd slid nearly 7 percent to a nine-year low on Thursday after it said data of about 9.4 million passengers of Cathay and its unit, Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Ltd, had been accessed without authorization. | Video

Hong Kong press freedom in question as FT journalist denied visa

Oct 05 2018

HONG KONG Hong Kong has refused to renew a work visa for the Asia news editor of the Financial Times, who is also an official of the city's Foreign Correspondents' Club (FCC), a decision that shocked many in the financial hub's international community. | Video

U.S. crude oil shipments to China 'totally stopped' amid trade war: shipping executive

Oct 03 2018

HONG KONG U.S. crude oil shipments to China have "totally stopped", the President of China Merchants Energy Shipping Co (CMES) said on Wednesday, as the trade war between the world's two biggest economies takes its toll on what was a fast growing businesses.

U.S. crude oil shipments to China "totally stopped" amid trade war - Shipper

Oct 03 2018

HONG KONG, Oct 3 U.S. crude oil shipments to China have "totally stopped", the President of China Merchants Energy Shipping Co (CMES) said on Wednesday, as the trade war between the world's two biggest economies takes its toll on what was a fast growing businesses.

Leading Asian cardinal calls for Vatican foreign minister to resign over China dealings

Sep 20 2018

HONG KONG A Hong Kong cardinal who has spearheaded opposition to the Vatican's rapprochement with China called on Thursday for the Pope's secretary of state to step down, saying any deal with Beijing would amount to a betrayal of the Catholic faith.

U.S.-China 'trade typhoon' could impact 7 percent of HK exports: official

Sep 12 2018

HONG KONG Around 7 percent of Hong Kong's total exports could be impacted if the United States imposes a new round of trade tariffs on China, the city's commerce and economic development secretary told Reuters on Wednesday.

Seven pct of HK exports could be hit by U.S.-China "trade typhoon"-official

Sep 12 2018

HONG KONG, Sept 12 Around seven percent of Hong Kong's total exports could be impacted if the United States imposes a new round of trade tariffs on China, the city's Commerce and Economic Development Secretary told Reuters on Wednesday.

Tencent loses $20 billion in value after China attacks myopia with gaming curbs

Aug 31 2018

HONG KONG/BEIJING Tencent Holdings' market value slumped by around $20 billion on Friday after China intensified a crackdown on online gaming citing rising levels of myopia, heightening regulatory risks for companies in the world's biggest gaming market. | Video

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