Despite losses in the equity market, a possible US interest-rate hike should bode well for Hong Kong banks by boosting lenders’ margins and, thus, improving their profitability.
No need to be worried about land leases expiring after 2047 as this can be addressed without difficulty.
Will President Trump be more realistic than Republican candidate Trump? Will he be calmer, more rational, more knowledgeable? And what does this mean for the SAR?
Some past cases of abuse which rocked the market involved companies that, in hindsight, should never have been allowed to list.
In the light of dwindling tourist arrivals from the Chinese mainland, the city’s retailers and landlords should now focus on local consumers.
As the Chief Executive pointed out in the interview, “Hong Kong independence” is the pursuit of only a very few, but “we must not underestimate its destructiveness and never let our guard down against it”.
The astonishing ascendancy of the US president-elect shows sheer will power and a dynamic ability to shape change that is shared by the kings of the digital age — including Hong Kong’s neighbor Shenzhen.
Road safety is actually a public health issue as much as it is a transportation and labor issue. To improve road safety, a special unit with staff drawn from different policy bureaus will be required.
The cloudy domestic economic outlook will continue to trouble investors in the weeks and months ahead.
The overwhelming majority of Hong Kong residents see no reason to allow a small group of radicals to gamble the overall well-being of Hong Kong society on their losing bet that they would be able to rip the SAR away from the rest of the country.