Glencore shares skyrocketed as much as 72% on Monday in Hong Kong on hopes it would be able to cut debt with a sale of a stake in its agricultural assets.» Read More
Increasing numbers of foreigners calling Hong Kong home are lifting rental prices in the city's already expensive real estate market, pushing the city to become the most expensive place to rent high-end property.
China's Sany Heavy Industry will revive its $3.3 billion Hong Kong share offering in the second quarter, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday, citing sources close to the deal.
Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba may take its Hong Kong-listed unit Alibaba.com private at about the price of its 2007 initial public offering for about HK$18 billion ($2.3 billion), the Hong Kong Economic Times reported on Thursday, citing sources.
Mainland Chinese who have a second child in Hong Kong will be fined for breaching China's one-child policy, Chinese media quoted a family planning official as saying, as mainland Chinese women flock to the former British colony to give birth.
Australia beat out the United States and Singapore to take top place among expatriates as an ideal residence for quality of life and career prospects, according to an international survey released on Thursday.
Hutchison 3G, a unit of Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, has agreed to buy Orange Austria from France Telecom and a private equity firm in a deal valued at 1.3 billion euros ($1.7 billion) including debt.
Even as Hong Kong on Wednesday unveiled $10.3 billion worth of measures to support its struggling economy, ranging from tax rebates to property levy waivers, analysts say the territory needs more than a financial boost to make it more livable.
Global PC shipments declined 1.4 percent in the last quarter of 2011 mainly due to weak demand in Western Europe and the United States, according to research firm Gartner.
Multi-billion dollar corruption in India and a whopping 36 percent cut in the salary for Singapore's prime minister have once again raised the question: How much should politicians be paid?
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Alex Wong, Director of Asset Management at Ample Capital talks about the sectors in Hong Kong that will remain under pressure in the coming months.
China Construction Bank is in talks to buy a bank in Brazil amid plans to open a subsidiary in Latin America’s biggest economy, according to officials and people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
Asia’s image-conscious rich are spending big money on adding frills to their million-dollar yachts.
Canadian inflation rose, the U.K. budget narrowed, but it's all about Europe - time for your FX Fix.
Hewlett-Packard's personal computer shipments grew 5.3 percent in the third quarter, while China's Lenovo overtook Dell to become the world's No. 2 PC maker for the first time, according to data from two influential research firms.
The uncertain economic climate has dimmed job prospects for the rest of the year and going forward into 2012, with investment banks especially vulnerable to cuts, Guy Day, CEO of recruitment firm Ambition told CNBC.
CNH market has created competition for deposits in Hong Kong, says Tom Quarmby, director, Equity Research at Barclays Capital.
Stock markets in Asia continue to head south with little to signal a turnaround in the new quarter, but regional experts told CNBC investors should capitalize on attractively low valuations instead of piling cash.
Qantas Airways says it is canceling and delaying dozens of flights because of a strike by its ground workers and engineers. The Australian carrier says 8,500 domestic and international passengers will have their flights disrupted by Friday's strikes. Qantas says 39 flights will be delayed and two flights canceled.
Apple has been granted patents on some of the distinctive elements of its store designs in China as the US company moves to better protect itself against rampant copying of not only its products but also its sales channels on the Chinese mainland. The FT reports.