The five-minute dramatization, released this week, touches on a highly sensitive topic in China.
BEIJING, April 19- Germany's Leica Camera AG drew criticism on Chinese social media over a video depicting a news photographer covering the crackdown on pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square three decades ago. The five-minute dramatisation, released this week, touches on a highly sensitive topic in China. The hashtag "Leica...
Dickie Wong of Kingston Securities says the Hong Kong market will stay around the 30,000 level, but 5G sectors will outperform the overall market.
China's better-than-expected first quarter GDP growth is spurring economists at Citi, Barclays and ING to raise their growth forecasts for this year, though other analysts are holding off for now.
April 16- Hong Kong's benchmark equity index rose on Tuesday as stronger Chinese home price data signaled that the world's second-largest economy could be stabilizing, following attempts by Beijing to put a floor under slowing growth. **Average new home prices in China's 70 major cities rose 10.6 percent in March on an annual basis, the highest since April 2017,...
Gold is poised to move higher later this year, powered by Fed dovishness on interest rates and lingering global uncertainties, the global head of precious metals at financial services firm INTL FCStone told CNBC.
HONG KONG, April 15- Biotech company Hutchison China MediTech, known as Chi-Med, has filed for a Hong Kong listing, which four sources close to the matter said could raise up to $500 million. Chi-Med, which is already listed on the London Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq in New York, filed its listing application with the Hong Kong stock exchange on Monday.
China's economy increasingly appears set to avoid a dreaded "hard landing" and that could help push the country's stock markets higher the rest of this year, an investment strategist said.
*China trade data mixed, GDP seen lower; Lending up. HONG KONG, April 15- Hong Kong stocks ended lower on Monday, as signs of slowing China and global economic growth offset optimism related to the Sino-U.S. trade talks and a jump in bank lending in China. **China's imports shrank for a fourth straight month and at a sharper pace, customs data showed on Friday.
North Korea's cyber capabilities and financial networks pose a threat to Southeast Asia's growing, yet vulnerable, cryptocurrency sector, according to British defense and security think tank Royal United Services Institute.
WeLab was awarded Hong Kong's fourth virtual bank license. Simon Loong, CEO of WeLab, discusses the firm's plans and how it will differ from traditional banking.
As the current crop of tech unicorns — such as Lyft — go public, venture fund 500 Startups is looking toward other frontiers for the next wave of innovation.
Paul Tse of SuperCab says customers can expect "high quality service" and a "very reasonable rate" compared to local taxis in Hong Kong.
China's stimulus-boosted private sector is on track to lead the economy to a "self-sustained recovery" that could see growth hit 6.6 percent this year, according to HSBC.
Despite fears of slowing growth globally, companies seem set for a relatively strong performance this year — especially in Asia, an expert told CNBC on Tuesday.
A Hong Kong court found leaders of the 2014 "Occupy" civil disobedience movement guilty on Tuesday of public nuisance charges during the mass protests, in a landmark verdict that comes as the China-ruled city's freedoms come under strain.
*China Enterprises index HSCE rises 0.87 percent. April 8- Hong Kong shares ended firmer on Monday, closing at a more than nine-month peak as a jump in U.S. payrolls and hints of more stimulus in China buoyed investor sentiment, while high oil prices lifted energy stocks. **In an effort to support the economy, China will step up its policy of targeted cuts to banks'...
Gold eased on Friday as Wall Street gained on data pointing to a rebound in jobs growth in the United States, but bullion's losses were limited by a simultaneous slowdown in wage growth.
Chinese investors are bullish on global equities this year, and see the world economic slowdown as a bigger worry than the trade war, according to survey results by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
*China March services activity quickens to 14- mth high- Caixin PMI. *White House sees' headway' on U.S.-China trade ahead of new talks this week. SHANGHAI, April 3- China and Hong Kong stocks rose on Wednesday, encouraged by further signs of recovery in the world's second largest economy, and on signs of progress in U.S.- China trade talks.