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AB InBev braves Hong Kong turmoil with second Asia IPO attempt

Sep 17 2019

HONG KONG Anheuser-Busch InBev NV will brave jittery Hong Kong markets in a second attempt to spin off its Asian business on Wednesday, aiming to raise up to $6.6 billion in what could be the world's second largest IPO this year. | Video

Lantern-waving Hong Kong protesters take to hills, as leader pledges housing reform

Sep 13 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the colorful Mid-Autumn Festival as a backdrop to the latest in more than three months of sometimes violent demonstrations.

Hong Kong gold market losing shine amid political unrest

Sep 12 2019

BENGALURU/HONG KONG Long-running and sometimes violent street protests in Hong Kong are helping tarnish its luster as the main physical gateway of gold to China, the world's top bullion buyer.

Battered Hong Kong faces economic recession, existential crisis

Aug 26 2019

HONG KONG As one of the world's most important trade and business hubs, Hong Kong was always going to struggle this year because of the escalating U.S.-China tariff war.

HKEX trading fee drops as protests dent sentiment, but CEO hopeful of big IPOs

Aug 14 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) reported a 21% drop in trading fee for the first half of the year, as the Sino-U.S. trade war and political unrest in the Asian financial hub hurt market sentiment.

Hong Kong charges 44 protesters with rioting, grants bail

Jul 31 2019

HONG KONG More than 40 people appeared in a Hong Kong court on Wednesday charged with rioting for their role in a recent protest that turned violent when thousands of activists clashed with police near Beijing's main representative office in the city. | Video

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