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Hong Kong stock exchange proposes surprise £32bn merger with LSE – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsBreaking: Hong Kong wants to take over London stock exchangeProposal values LSE at £32bnDeal would supplant LSE’s merger with RefinitivEarlier...

Hong Kong stock exchange proposes surprise £32bn merger with LSE – business live

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Hong Kong stock exchange proposes surprise £32bn merger with LSE – as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsBreaking: Hong Kong wants to take over London stock exchangeProposal values LSE at £32bnDeal would supplant LSE’s merger with RefinitivExpert: It’s not going to happenEarlier:Bond yields rally as prices start to fall 4.47pm BST Finally, the F...
20:00 2019-09-11

Hong Kong stock exchange makes £32bn bid for London counterpart Proposal to LSE board will only proceed if deal for Refinitiv is terminated or voted down The Hong Kong stock exchange has made a surprise £32bn bid to take over the 300-year old London Stock Exchange (LSE).The bid was tabled by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), which said it would create an ...
22:26 2019-09-11

Hong Kong Stock Exchange makes £32bn move for London counterpart Proposal to LSE board will only proceed if deal for Refinitiv is terminated or voted down The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has made a surprise £32bn bid approach to take over the London Stock Exchange Group.It comes weeks after the LSE agreed a $27bn (£22bn) all-share deal to take control of Refinitiv, ...
13:13 2019-09-11

Hong Kong stock exchange could find London exchange 'unaffordable,' says strategist The Hong Kong stock exchange could find the London stock exchange "potentially unaffordable," according to a chief strategist at Bank of Communications International....
11:13 2019-09-12

Hong Kong Exchange makes surprise $39 billion offer for Britain's LSE Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing made a surprise $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday, aiming to sabotage the LSE's acquisition of data company Refinitiv and create a global trading powerhouse....
21:39 2019-09-11

London Stock Exchange Rejects Takeover Bid From Hong Kong London officials, citing “fundamental flaws” in the unsolicited $37 billion offer from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, said they saw “no merit in further engagement.”...
02:26 2019-09-14

Stock exchange spurns £30bn Hong Kong takeover bid The London Stock Exchange has firmly rejected an unsolicited takeover bid by its Hong Kong rival, citing "fundamental flaws" in the £30bn offer....
19:13 2019-09-13

London Stock Exchange Rejects Bid From Hong Kong Rival The U.K. exchange operator rejected a $36.6 billion bid from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saying it had “fundamental concerns” about the price and strategic aim of the deal....
14:26 2019-09-13

Hong Kong Exchanges bids to buy London Stock Exchange Brexit and ongoing protests in Hong Kong have created political turmoil in both markets, but a deal could secure London's status as a global financial hub. There is, however, one potential stumbling block....
21:39 2019-09-11

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover bid London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchased of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
14:26 2019-09-13

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover offer London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
19:39 2019-09-13

A Hong Kong-London Stock Exchange Bid Ties 2 Cities in Turmoil The nearly $37 billion offer from the Hong Kong exchange to buy its London counterpart faces tough odds. If sealed, it could transform turbulent markets in Asia and Europe....
04:00 2019-09-12

London Stock Exchange rejects approach by Hong Kong counterpart ‘Fundamental flaws’ in £32bn takeover proposal mean LSE board sees no merit in itThe board of the London Stock Exchange has “unanimously rejected” an approach by its Hong Kong rival after the Asian bourse made a surprise £32bn bid to take over the 321-year-old City institution earlier this week.In a...
20:52 2019-09-13

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Makes $36.6 Billion Offer for London Rival A deal would unite two of the world’s major stock exchanges when both regions are under political pressure, with Hong Kong reeling from a summer of violent protests and London gripped by political paralysis....
16:52 2019-09-11

Hong Kong Exchanges Propose $39 Billion London Stock Exchange Takeover "The board of HKEX believes a proposed combination with LSEG represents a highly compelling strategic opportunity to create a global market infrastructure leader," the Hong Kong exchange said in a......
21:39 2019-09-11

Cboe Global Markets Recognized in Hong Kong As Approved Stock Exchange CHICAGO – January 23, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) has included Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc. in its List of Approved Stock Exch...
21:52 2019-05-21

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong's $39 billion takeover offer London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
14:00 2019-09-13

UPDATE 2-London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong's $39 bln takeover offer London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
14:26 2019-09-13

London Stock Exchange flatly rejects Hong Kong's $39 billion takeover offer The London Stock Exchange emphatically rejected the Hong Kong bourse's $39 billion takeover offer on Friday, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
14:52 2019-09-13

Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget Proposes Creating A "Social Stock Exchange" Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced the setting up of a social stock exchange under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for listing of organisations which work for......
18:52 2019-07-05

Brazil's stock exchange operator B3 says revenue service maintains fine over merger Brazilian stock exchange operator B3 SA said on Wednesday that the country's federal revenue service was maintaining a fine over a 2010-2011 merger, according to a securities filing....
00:00 2019-09-12

CBOE Stock Exchange Completes Acquisition of National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, January 9, 2012 - CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it completed the acquisition of all-electronic National Stock Exchange (NSX) on December 30. The acquisition, approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission, allows CBSX to expand its footprint in the securities exchange ...
08:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Stock Exchange to Acquire National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), an all-electronic stock exchange which is owned primarily by several nationally-known broker-dealers. The acquisitio...
08:26 2019-05-22

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments Hong Kong's government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the territory's extradition law....
12:01 2019-06-03

Airline shares under pressure after surprise Lufthansa profit warning – business live German carrier warns on “aggressive” growth in low-cost competitionKier Group to cut 1,200 jobs and sell housing divisionParis air show: Airbus reveals orders and new longer-range range modelBrexit: UK growth tipped to slow as firms run down stockpilesCarlos Ghosn’s wife urges Trump to support her h...
20:00 2019-06-17

U.K. Could Block Hong Kong Bid for London Exchange The U.K. government is unlikely to approve a potential $36.6 billion takeover of London Stock Exchange Group by its Hong Kong rival because it forms too critical a part of the country’s financial infrastructure....
12:52 2019-09-12

Stock markets fall as ECB adds to warnings on trade war – business live Central bank says that growth slowdown threatens financial stabilityChinese media suggests rare earth minerals to be next battleground in dispute with TrumpTesco and Sainbury’s lose market share to cheaper rivalsThe contenders in line to be ECB’s next head 12.36pm BST European stock markets are all ...
13:52 2019-05-29

London stock market suffers worst outage in eight years - business live London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading underway, after longest glitch since 2011BREAKING: Trading glitch hits London Stock ExchangeSecond outage in 14 monthsThird major UK systems failure this m...
15:00 2019-08-16

European stock markets rise as US-China standoff eases – business live Markets cheered by US assurances, despite weaker yuanGerman industrial slump raises recession fearsThree central banks cut interest ratesHalifax: UK House prices fall for second month 1.24pm BST Britain’s food and drinks industry body has called on the government to suspend competition law in the ev...
14:52 2019-08-07

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system for companies applying to go public....
21:26 2019-06-27

Hong Kong exchange shares fall after $39 billion takeover bid for LSE Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) shares fell more than 3% on Thursday as investors weighed the merits of its $39 billion takeover approach to London Stock Exchange Plc (LSE) , a deal that would make it a global giant....
07:13 2019-09-12

US, China Exchange War Of Words Over Pro-Democracy Protests In Hong Kong The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the mass demonstrations are being......
23:00 2019-08-10

Hong Kong Exchange faces uphill battle with $39 billion bid for LSE Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) unveiled a $39 billion takeover approach to the London Stock Exchange Plc (LSE) on Wednesday that received a cool response from investors concerned about its regulatory and financial hurdles....
01:13 2019-09-12

Hong Kong exchange vows to press on with $39 billion LSE bid after rebuff Hong Kong's exchange refused to give up on its bid to take over the London Stock Exchange after the British bourse emphatically rejected its $39 billion takeover offer on Friday....
18:52 2019-09-13

Charles Li, Hong Kong's charismatic exchange chief, leads charge for LSE When Hong Kong Exchange chief executive Charles Li described his company's surprise offer for the London Stock Exchange this week as a "a corporate tale of Romeo and Juliet," listeners outside Asia may have been surprised by the colourful analogy....
12:52 2019-09-12

LSE board poised to decide fate of Hong Kong exchange's $39 billion offer The London Stock Exchange's board will meet in coming days to make a decision on the Hong Kong bourse's surprise $39 billion takeover proposal, a source close to the British company said on Thursday, as the market poured cold water on the deal....
20:26 2019-09-12

Hong Kong exchange shares fall as political risks of $39 billion LSE approach weigh Shares in the Hong Kong stock exchange fell more than 3% on Thursday as investors cast doubt on the merits of its $39 billion takeover approach to London Stock Exchange Plc (LSE) , a deal that would create a global financial giant....
10:26 2019-09-12

Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) Authorized to Provide Automated Trading Services in Hong Kong CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) recently received approval in Hong Kong to allow corporations that are licensed by the Hong Kong Securities and ...
21:52 2019-05-21

How Badly Will the Hong Kong Protests Shake Global Stock Markets? Unrest continues in Hong Kong. China’s paramilitary forces are massing near the border. What if there’s more violence? Or an authoritarian invasion? Or a peaceful resolution? Investors all over the world want to know how much impact the Hong Kong chaos will have on global equities. Discover the surp...
08:26 2019-08-23

Hong Kong commercial centers paralyzed as protesters, police exchange petrol bombs and tear gas Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday and pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of chaotic clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
19:26 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 391.00 points — or 1.5% — Monday, with losses accelerating late in the session, to close at 25,896.44. Monday’s Dow dip f...
10:39 2019-08-14

Alibaba shareholders approve stock split that could boost shares ahead of reported Hong Kong IPO The one-to-eight stock split would mean the current number of ordinary shares — which stands at 4 billion — will increase to 32 billion. It comes ahead of a reported Hong Kong listing....
06:39 2019-07-16

Alibaba seeks stock split to boost available shares ahead of reported Hong Kong listing Under Alibaba's proposal, one share would be split into eight with the number of shares available for investors increasing from 4 billion to 32 billion....
08:39 2019-06-17

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders worried about damage to the city's reputation....
08:39 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint statement on Friday, without disclosing financial details....
14:00 2019-06-28

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says protests have hit business like a 'tsunami' Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday the business community was very worried about the long-term consequences of protests in the Asian financial hub....
15:39 2019-08-09

More Hong Kong companies say business impacted by mass protests Conglomerate Swire Pacific became the latest major Hong Kong company to voice concern about the impact of protests in the city on business activity, saying they are having direct and indirect impact on demand on a number of its businesses....
15:00 2019-08-08

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home....
21:13 2019-08-18

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint statement on Friday, without disclosing financial details....
12:00 2019-06-29

Hong Kong's business reputation takes hit with second day of airport chaos Protests at Hong Kong's airport caused a second day of travel mayhem, threatening the city's reputation as a stable place for business.       ...
22:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
07:52 2019-07-03

Cathay Pacific’s Chairman Resigns as China Pressures Hong Kong Business The exit of John Slosar would be the second high-profile departure from the carrier, which has been rocked by protests in its home city, since last month....
23:39 2019-09-04

Singapore cautions wealth managers against aggressively courting Hong Kong business Officials from the Monetary Authority of Singapore made the request last month to wealth managers, including DBS and a unit of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp....
11:26 2019-07-12

Hong Kong protests and China's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
11:39 2019-07-03

Protests and trade war push Hong Kong August business activity to lowest in 10 years Hong Kong's private sector activity declined at the fastest pace in more than a decade in August, a business survey showed on Wednesday, as an escalating trade war and local political unrest hit all aspectsof demand....
09:26 2019-09-04

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires across three continents....
14:26 2019-05-27

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault PARIS — Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday to merge with France’s Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker, worth $40 billion, and combine forces in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles. The merged company would reshape the global industry: it would produce some 8.7 million v...
10:00 2019-05-28

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Thousands Take to the Streets Many protesters said they were no longer demonstrating only against a contentious extradition bill but also the city’s leadership and the police response to the protests....
09:13 2019-06-16

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub....
18:52 2019-06-28

US commerce secretary says Hong Kong protests are an 'internal matter' – live Wilbur Ross: Trump is ‘watching very carefully what’s happening’ Ken Cuccinelli faces backlash over Statue of Liberty commentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.48pm BST Several Democratic presidential candidates are arguing that Representative Steve King’s comments on abortion u...
21:26 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Leader Pledges to Listen More Tense scenes as the police push back protesters attempting to disrupt an annual ceremony marking the anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese control from Britain....
06:13 2019-07-01

Horrifying moments as Hong Kong journalist live-streams being attacked A man in a pink shirt and jeans is seen hitting out at people with a stick over the barrier of a train's passenger gantry. In the next moment, he runs at the camera and starts hitting the person behind it....
04:39 2019-07-23

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) VOLUME TOPS 3 BILLION SHARES TRADED DURING 2008Growth in Volume, Listings and Participation; 2008 Highlights Include Lime Brokerage Investment, Functionality to Facilitate Automated Stock and Options Orders Chicago, January 15, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that more than three billion shares were traded at the Exchange during 2008, its first full year of trading.The Exchange, now 22 months old, had sustained growth in trading volume and the number of trades executed and continu...
13:26 2019-05-22

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with French carmaker Renault PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is proposing a merger with French carmaker Renault aimed at saving billions of dollars for both companies. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said in a statement Monday that the merged company would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareholders and 50 percent by Renault shareholders. Ren...
08:13 2019-05-27

PSA shares fall as Fiat proposes merger to rival Renault Peugeot-maker PSA's shares fell on Monday, which some analysts put down to the fact that Fiat had chosen to seek a merger with Renault rather than PSA....
10:01 2019-05-27

Fiat Chrysler Formally Proposes Merger Deal With Renault A few years ago, then-Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne seemed desperate to merge or partner his conglomerate with someone—anyone. He saw a future where every car company made its own individual models, engines, transmissions, parts and more as increasingly wasteful. That’s even more true with th...
22:39 2019-05-27

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to reshape car industry Deal would create world’s third-largest automaker and ‘save €5bn a year’ by sharing researchFiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with France’s Renault that would create the world’s third-largest carmaker and save billions needed to invest in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles.The merge...
12:52 2019-05-27

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow extradition to mainland China....
06:26 2019-06-13

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Anti-government protests underway in Hong Kong on anniversary 1.43am BST This is the scene in Admiralty, Hong Kong right now as #extraditionbill proteste...
03:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
23:00 2019-06-09

Hong Kong protests LIVE: Violent clashes as riot police descend on airport during second day of disruption Violent clashes have broken out after riot police descended on Hong Kong airport where protesters have caused flights to be cancelled for a second day....
19:00 2019-08-13

Alibaba proposes one-to-eight stock split for July 15 AGM vote Alibaba Group Holding has proposed a one-to-eight stock split for a vote at the upcoming annual general meeting of shareholders in Hong Kong on July 15, it said in a statement....
08:39 2019-06-17

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push. The post Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push appeared first on LEX18.com....
08:13 2019-05-27

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities to severely punish those responsible amid an escalating crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
07:52 2019-08-14

Live ammunition, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air after protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons on Sunday night, marking one of the most violent nights of pro-democracy protests seen over the 12 weekends of consecutive protests that have rocked the city....
23:52 2019-08-25

UPDATE 1-Alibaba proposes one-to-eight stock split ahead of up to $20 bln HK listing China's Alibaba Group Holding has proposed a one-to-eight stock split ahead of a listing in Hong Kong later this year that is expected to raise up to $20 billion....
08:39 2019-06-17

Alibaba proposes one-to-eight stock split ahead of up to $20 billion HK listing China's Alibaba Group Holding has proposed a one-to-eight stock split ahead of a listing in Hong Kong later this year that is expected to raise up to $20 billion....
09:39 2019-06-17

NASA Went to the Stock Exchange to Try to Sell the ISS The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Reagan....
00:52 2019-06-08

CBS and Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters. Shares of CBS rose 0.6 percent to $49.21 in early trading, while Viacom fell 2.9 percent to $29.14. Viacom shareholders will receive ju...
18:26 2019-08-12

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
12:26 2019-06-29

Raytheon and United Technologies announce an all-stock merger Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Wall Street Journal reporter Cara Lombardo, who broke the story, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
20:52 2019-06-10

Oil dives nearly 5% to seven-month low on surprise U.S. stock build, trade war Oil prices tumbled more than 4.5% on Wednesday to a seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following a surprise build in U.S. crude stockpiles and fears that demand will shrink due to Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing....
22:39 2019-08-07

Oil dives 4% to seven-month low on surprise U.S. stock build, trade war Oil prices tumbled more than 4% on Wednesday to a seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following a surprise build in U.S. crude stockpiles and fears that demand will shrink due to Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing....
20:00 2019-08-07

Oil dives 4% to seven-month low on surprise US stock build, trade war Oil prices tumbled more than 4% on Wednesday to a seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following a surprise build in U.S. crude stockpiles and fears that demand will shrink due to Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing....
20:00 2019-08-07

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION; NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 5, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced today that the exchange has successfully completed its first year of operation. ......
14:13 2019-05-22

London Stock Exchange agrees to buy Refinitiv in $27 bln deal London Stock Exchange has agreed to buy financial information firm Refinitiv, the company said on Thursday, in a $27 billion deal that will transform the British group into a market data and analytics giant....
08:52 2019-08-01

London Stock Exchange hit by worst outage since 2011 Software glitch prevented investors trading for more than an hour and a halfThe London stock market has experienced its worst outage in eight years after a systems failure prevented trading in the shares of Britain’s biggest companies.A software glitch struck the London Stock Exchange early on Frida...
00:39 2019-08-17

U.S. stock exchange competition to heat up in 2020 with new entrants At least three new U.S. stock exchanges are expected in 2020, executives from the companies said on Thursday, potentially lowering trading costs as the upstarts try to take business from the incumbents, while also adding complexity to the marketplace....
05:39 2019-09-20

Cboe Seeks to Add 'Speed Bump' to Stock Exchange Cboe is proposing to hit the brakes on high-frequency trading by introducing a split-second delay to one of its stock exchanges, according to a new regulatory filing....
04:39 2019-06-08

Meredith Corp. stock drops after rough Time Inc. merger A rocky integration of the Time Inc. titles, a lack of plans to sell it TV stations, and lowered expectations for the year ahead had Wall Street turning negative on Meredith Corp. on Thursday. The stock took a bashing — falling more than 20 percent. Shares hit a 52-week low of $31.43 in mid-day trad...
03:52 2019-09-06

Oil slumps 5% to seven-month low on trade tensions, surprise U.S. stock build Oil prices tumbled up to 5% on Wednesday to a fresh seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following an unexpected build in U.S. crude stockpiles and fears of lower crude demand due to deepening U.S.-China trade tensions....
19:39 2019-08-07

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) DROPS TAKER FEE SIGNIFICANTLY Chicago, September 22, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that the Exchange will significantly reduce its fee for taking liquidity, beginning on October 1, 2009. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

Slack Is Heading to the Stock Exchange With an Unusual — and Risky — Strategy As 2019’s bumper crop of initial public offerings either languishes or wildly exceeds expectations, Slack Technologies Inc. is taking a route to the trading floor that it hopes will yield a much more boring outcome. Following in the footsteps of music-streaming service Spotify Technology SA la...
15:00 2019-06-20

Now the London Stock Exchange Is Back to Life, It’s Investigation Time Ex-Goldman banker David Schwimmer has laid down a big strategic marker since becoming CEO, but operational matters are the lifeblood of this business....
13:52 2019-08-16

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Introduces Two New Strategic Initiatives: CHICAGO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) has announced two new strategic initiatives -- combining faster trading execution and a highly competitive single-price fee structure -- aimed at optimizing the trading experience at CBSX. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prn...
08:26 2019-05-22

First vegan investment fund coming to New York Stock Exchange NEW YORK, Aug 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An investment fund designed for animal rights advocates and environmentalists, the first of its kind according to financial experts, is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) next month....
01:13 2019-08-20

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
11:39 2019-07-10

Traders Complain Of Glitch At National Stock Exchange Towards Session End The Nifty index soared on Friday after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman cut the effective corporate tax rate to around 25 per cent from 30 per cent and scrapped the minimum alternative tax for......
15:52 2019-09-23

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES RECORD DAY OF TRADING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 CHICAGO - January 24, 2008 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that the exchange experienced the busiest day in its 10-month history as reported volume totaled 24,351,356 shares yesterday, January 23. This new high surpassed the...
14:13 2019-05-22

LIME BROKERAGE TO ACQUIRE MINORITY INTEREST IN CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE, LLC NEW YORK and CHICAGO - January 8, 2008 - CBSX and Lime Brokerage announced today that Lime has acquired a minority interest in the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). ......
14:13 2019-05-22

Seeds of London Stock Exchange deal planted at flower show The London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s expected $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv has its origins in May 2013, amid the crocuses, champagne and corporate hobnobbing of London’s Chelsea Flower Show....
08:00 2019-08-01

The National Stock Exchange Appoints William Karsh as Special Advisor CHICAGO, IL, June 12, 2012 - National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), wholly-owned by the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), announced today the appointment of William Karsh as Special Advisor....
06:39 2019-05-22

Argentina's peso, stock exchange plunge after Macri vote defeat Argentina's currency and the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange have plummeted, a day after President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing defeat in a primary election. The peso has shed 15% of its value against the dollar....
04:26 2019-08-13

UPDATE 1-NYSE to help Israel create secondary tech stock exchange Israel and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) have begun talks on setting up a secondary stock exchange for high-tech companies in Israel that would compete with venture capital funds....
18:13 2019-07-09

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Daily Volume CHICAGO, August 13, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Thursday, August 12 was a record for any day at CBSX. More than 63.7 million shares changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 59.8 million shares traded on July 23, 2010. CBSX, which pos...
10:26 2019-05-22

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: thousands of protesters vow ‘no retreat’ after debate postponed 7.14am BST More pics from the #hongkong protests from the amazing and indefati...
08:26 2019-06-12

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Monthly Volume in July CHICAGO, Aug 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that CBSX trading volume in July reached an all-time monthly high with 598.0 million shares traded, an average daily volume (ADV) of 28.0 million shares. This surpasses the previous mont...
10:26 2019-05-22

FOCUS-Seeds of London Stock Exchange deal planted at flower show The London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s expected $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv has its origins in May 2013, amid the crocuses, champagne and corporate hobnobbing of London’s Chelsea Flower Show....
08:00 2019-08-01

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Daily Volume Exceeds 100 Million Shares for the First Time CHICAGO, August 25, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Tuesday, August 24 totaled a daily record of 118.8 million shares. This is the first time since CBSX launched in 2007 that daily volume has exceeded 100 million shares in a single day. CBSX share vol...
10:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Offers New Taker Rebates on Select Group of Securities CHICAGO, August 13, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) on Monday, August 16 will institute new pricing in 24 of the most-active, lower-priced securities traded on CBSX. The pricing will pay "takers" a substantial rebate to remove liquidity when the security's price is above one dollar, creat...
10:26 2019-05-22

Senator proposes bill that would blow up business models for Facebook and other tech giants Sen. Josh Hawley, a well-known tech critic, introduced legislation on Wednesday that would remove the liability immunity big technology companies receive for user-posted content under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996....
12:26 2019-06-19

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Establishes New Daily Volume Record with 90.8 Million Shares Traded CHICAGO, August 23, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Friday, August 20 was a record for any day at CBSX. More than 90.8 million shares changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 63.7 million shares traded on August 12, 2010. CBSX, launch...
10:26 2019-05-22

Man killed in gunfire exchange at midtown business identified TUCSON – The victim of Monday night’s midtown shooting was identified by Tucson Police Department Tuesday evening. At around 6 p.m. Monday, Tucson Police Department received a report about an exchange of gunfire between security guards and a man, later identified as 24-year-old Anthony G...
07:00 2019-06-19

Fiat Chrysler's U.S. Business Would Change Corporate Parent---Again---in a Merger With Renault Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ proposed merger with Renault of France would bring Chrysler electric-car technology and a partner with global heft—as well as more exposure to Europe’s long-troubled car market....
11:39 2019-06-03

Fiat Chrysler's business is already complicated — a merger with Renault would make it even more challenging (FCAU, RACE) FCA FCA and Renault announced plans to execute a 50/50 merger that would create the world's 3rd-largest automaker. Renault is in a longtime alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi; that alliance could be ending, as its engineer, Carlos Ghosn, awaits trial in Japan. On its face, the proposed merger look...
22:39 2019-05-27

China's Huawei to sell undersea cable business, exchange filing shows China's Huawei Technologies plans to sell its 51% stake in undersea telecommunications cable business Huawei Marine Systems, according to an exchange filing from the Chinese buyer on Monday....
07:52 2019-06-03

China's Huawei to sell undersea cable business, buyer's exchange filing shows China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to sell its 51% stake in undersea telecommunications cable business Huawei Marine Systems Co Ltd, according to an exchange filing from the Chinese buyer on Monday....
06:39 2019-06-03

Verizon debuts private IP network connected to 115 International Business Exchange data centers Despite enthusiastic enterprise adoption of public cloud services, a need for colocation still exists. Verizon's new tool makes secure colocation and interconnection easier, faster, and cheaper....
21:26 2019-07-22

EU-Swiss trading dispute has Brexit implications, says Swiss stock exchange boss A stock exchange dispute between Switzerland and the European Union could be a sign of things to come for the U.K., according to the CEO of Switzerland's biggest exchange....
14:00 2019-09-09

CBOE Futures Exchange And DRW Trading Group Complete Agreement To Create Stock Index Variance Futures CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) and DRW Trading Group have completed an agreement that will allow CFE to use DRW's patent-pending methodology to create variance futures that, for the first time, match the quoting conventions and economic performance of ov...
06:39 2019-05-22

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

US economy stumbles by creating just 75,000 jobs in May - business live Dollar slides after America only created 75,000 new jobs last month, weaker than the 175,000 expectedLatest: US job creation unexpectedly weak last monthNFP up by 75,000 in MayEarnings growth drops to 3.1%Jobless rate at 49-year low of 3.6%Will Fed respond by cutting interest rates? 2.41pm BST Ding ...
16:00 2019-06-07

Watch a surprise trailer for a surprise The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild sequel The end of today’s Nintendo Direct presentation from E3 came with a major surprise: a brief trailer for a sequel to The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild, which is now in development....
20:39 2019-06-11

UK inflation hits lowest since December 2016 - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including new data showing the cost of living in Britain 9.41am BST This chart shows how UK inflation was dragged down by recreation and clothing costs last month, to just 1.7%.Recreation and culture: the largest effect came from games, toy...
10:52 2019-09-18

How AI is transforming customer reviews into crucial business intelligence (VB Live) Your customer reviews are a gold mine, and AI is the key to turning their feedback into great product, finding out what really matters to customers and moreRead More...
21:39 2019-09-11

Trump hits out as ECB launches new stimulus package – business live European Central Bank has voted to restart its QE programme, and hit banks with deeper negative interest rates to make them lendECB president Mario Draghi is giving a press conference nowLatest: Draghi says governments must boost spendingPresident Trump claims ECB is weakening the euroBREAKING: New ...
15:52 2019-09-12

EC threatens Italy with disciplinary action over its debts - business live European Commission says Italy has backtracked on structural reforms, as it escalates its clash with RomeLatest: EC recommends action against Italian governmentItaly accused of failing to meet budget rulesEU leaders must decide whether to bring caseDecision could lead to €3.5bn fineEarlier:UK econom...
15:39 2019-06-05

UK factories suffer from Brexit and trade war tensions - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: UK factories report weak orders and outputIntroduction: Can policymakers avoid recession?Germany could be sliding into recessionTrump demands big US interest rate cuts 2.05pm BST The early rally across Europe’s stock markets is fading...
16:39 2019-08-20

Pound recovers after hitting 10-year low against euro – business live Sterling bounces back; shares turn negative and gold risesCathay Pacific shares drop after airline bows to China pressureSaudi Aramco, the world’s most profitable company, makes $47bn profit 2.43pm BST Argentina’s peso has slumped 25% and the country’s bonds fell in London trading after voters reje...
16:13 2019-08-12

CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) AND KOREA EXCHANGE (KRX) SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CHICAGO, June 9, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Korea Exchange (KRX) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") which will establish a collaborative business relationship between the two exchanges. ......
14:13 2019-05-22

Chicago Board Options Exchange and China Financial Futures Exchange Sign Memorandum of Understanding CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) announced today that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which establishes an open channel of communication and lays the foundation for future collaborative efforts between...
06:39 2019-05-22

Surprise Surprise Corporations Are Making Out Like Bandits Thanks to Trump Remember in 2017, when Republicans said the tax bill would pay for itself—the idea being that the stimulant effects of cutting taxes would be so huge that businesses’ taxable profits would grow and thus revenue would increase? That the deficit would actually shrink?...
06:52 2019-06-15

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 12.46pm BST US stock market futures are pointing to selling in early trade on Wall Street, with tech firms in the crosshairs.S&P 500 futures point to a 0.3% decline, while t...
14:13 2019-06-14

Trade war could lead to 'Trump recession'; UK jobs report due - business live Rolling economic and financial news, including new UK unemployment figures and the latest trade war actionIntroduction: Trump threatens China againFears more tariffs could cause a recessionComing up: UK unemployment report 8.34am BST Donald Trump taste for trade conflict could even extend to French ...
09:52 2019-06-11

Deutsche Bank staff 'sent home' as 18,000 job cuts begin - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Germany’s Deutsche Bank begins a deep restructuring that will cost thousands of jobs worldwideIntroduction: Dark day for Deutsche staffBank employs thousands in the CityReuters: Whole teams let go in AsiaFull story: Deutsche Bank to axe ...
09:52 2019-07-08

Trade war tensions send China's yuan to 11-year low – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsIntroduction: Yuan slides as trade jitters growUS and China hiked tariffs on FridayUBS tells clients to sell sharesGermany on brink of recession 10.20am BST Over in Italy, talks to form a new coalition government are on hold.The anti-establis...
12:26 2019-08-27

Pound hits two-year low after UK economy contracts in second quarter – business live GDP shrank by 0.2% in the second quarter amid manufacturing slumpRecession fears grow as UK economy shrinks on back of Brexit chaosSchoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices1MDB: Malaysia files charges against 17 current and ex-Goldman Sachs bosses 1.33pm BST Summer is c...
14:52 2019-08-09

Oil price jumps after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tanker fires send crude prices soaringOil tanker incident in Gulf of OmanTwo tankers hitOil jumps over 3%, lifting Brent crude to $62/barrelTanker manager: Crew safe after suspected attacks 9.12am BST Today’s suspected attacks come a mon...
10:26 2019-06-13

UK recession fears ease as GDP returns to growth in July - business live UK economy didn’t post any growth in the last quarter, but GDP did pick up in July aloneExperts: UK should avoid recessionBreaking: UK GDP rose by 0.3% in JulyBut economy stagnated over the last quarterPound shakes off lossesIntroduction: Why July’s GDP report matters 11.34am BST Although today’s GD...
12:52 2019-09-09

UK economy returns to growth; Fed chair hints at US rate cut - business live Rolling coverage of the latest financial news, including new growth figures for MayLatest: Fed chair Jerome Powell on US outlook Powell cites global weakness and trade tensionsEarlier:UK grew by 0.3% in May, after April contractionExperts: Storm clouds gather, despite growth pick-upCarmakers returne...
15:13 2019-07-10

Moody's warns no-deal Brexit risks are rising - business live Escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing worry investors, as markets digest Theresa May’s resignationMoody’s: Uncertainty around Brexit is swirlingPound back over $1.27 as May resignsClothing demand supports UK retail salesIntroduction: Trump says Huawei could join trade dealEuropean...
12:52 2019-05-24

UK construction output 'drops like a stone' as Brexit bites - business live British builders have suffered their worst monthly decline as heightened political and economic uncertainty hurts the economyBreaking: UK builders suffer plunging outputPMI falls to just 43.1, weakest in a decadeHousebuilding, commercial and civil construction all shrinkingPolitical uncertainty blam...
15:52 2019-07-02

Iranian tensions push oil higher as bitcoin smashes through $11,000 - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsOil hits three-week high as Iran tensions buildDonald Trump pledges more sanctions on Iranian economyBitcoin rally pushes cryptocurrency over $11,000 8.03am BST Cryptocurrency bitcoin has smashed through the $11,000 mark for the first time si...
09:26 2019-06-24

Trade war looms over G20 as Trump attacks India over tariffs - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as US president blasts India for raising tariffs on American goodsLatest: China to present ‘trade terms’ to TrumpFact check: Is Trump right about China?Trump: New Indian tariffs are unacceptableIndia has imposed retaliatory tariffs on apple...
18:39 2019-06-27

Markets rally as China calls for calm in trade war - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Beijing promises not to hit back straight away over Trump’s latest tariffsLatest: China urges calm over trade warBeijing says it won’t immediately retaliate to latest US tariffsUK tech company’s shares tumble 12.18pm BST Back in the euro...
13:39 2019-08-29

German factories suffer 'devastating' slump in new orders - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including disappointing German economic data and the latest US jobs reportBreaking: German orders slumped 8.6% y/y in MayAnalyst: This is devastating for German economyOrders fell 2.2% month-on-month, worse than expectedBig fall in overseas...
09:00 2019-07-05

Bank of Scotland fined £45m over huge Reading fraud - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Bank of Scotland is rebuked over its handling of fraud at its Reading branchHBOS fraud: £45m fine over bank’s failingsEarlier:Chipmaker IQE says Huawei ban is hurting global techIQE cuts revenue and profit forecasts 9.52am BST Lloyds Ban...
11:26 2019-06-21

US factory sector shrinking for first time in a decade; UK retailers gloomy – business live Disappointing data from US, UK and Germany raises concerns over the global economyLatest: US factory sector is shrinking this monthCBI: UK retail sales balance worst since 200858% of retailers report falling sales this monthEarlier:Eurozone growth has picked up, but remains weakFrench private sector...
17:00 2019-08-22

UK factories hit by falling orders; Jamie Oliver restaurant crisis - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK factory orders slow and Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain slides into administrationLatest: Administrators called in to Jamie Oliver’s restaurantsOliver: I’m deeply saddenedStaff fear job cuts; suppliers face lossesUK factory orders wea...
15:26 2019-05-21

Markets shaken as Trump announces shock Mexico tariffs – business live Levies to start on 10 June linked to ‘remedying illegal immigration’US President Donald Trump announces 5% tariffs in surprise moveUK house prices fall as confidence remains subdued, says surveyBritish businesses urge Theresa May to put net-zero emissions in lawGerman government bond yields fall to ...
14:52 2019-05-31

Pound hits 27-month low as no-deal Brexit fears grow - business live Sterling is sliding as UK and Brussels head for fresh clash over the Irish BackstopPound slides as Hunt and Johnson say backstop is deadConservative leadership rivals hurt sterlingWeaker pound will drive up cost of foreign holidaysFull story: EU to reject Johnson and Hunt’s planEarlier:UK wages have...
14:00 2019-07-16

Debt ceiling deal and trade war optimism lift markets - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news 8.33am BST Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House, has admitted that avoiding a stock market crash was a key factor behind the budget deal hammered out yesterday.CNN explains:In a brief interview Monday evening, Pelosi said two factors above all...
10:00 2019-07-23

Bank of England: No-deal Brexit could cause 'significant' market turmoil - business live Financial Stability Report says UK banks can ride out a no-deal Brexit, but there could be serious volatility in the marketsSummary: Bank’s no-deal Brexit worriesLatest: Mark Carney holds press conference nowBREAKING: BoE financial stability report releasedBank: Brace for serious market jitters afte...
16:13 2019-07-11

UK construction sector hit by Brexit uncertainty; growth fears hit markets - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Britain’s building sector suffers its worst month in over a yearLatest: South African GDP shrinksUK construction PMI fell last month Brexit uncertainty blamedEarlier:Factory slowdown fuels recession worriesAustralia cuts interest rates 1...
12:39 2019-06-04

UK manufacturing PMI hits six-year low; trade truce boosts markets - business live Trade optimism is pushing markets up despite weak factory data in the UK, the eurozone and ChinaLatest: UK factories suffer slump in JuneFTSE 100 surges to highest since AprilIntroduction: US-China trade breakthrough cheers marketsAnalysts: Xi-Trump deal is cheering investorsBut... Chinese factories...
10:52 2019-07-01

Donald Trump slams Mario Draghi's rate cut plans - business live The US President says Draghi’s plans will weaken the euro putting the US at a competitive disadvantage Markets jump as ECB’s Draghi signals more eurozone rate cutsFacebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global financeWhat is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook’s currencyHeathrow t...
15:13 2019-06-18

Markets cheer trade war progress ahead of UK GDP growth report – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including April’s UK GDP growth reportShares jump as US drops Mexico tariffsNikkei up 1.2%; FTSE 100 opens higherComing up: UK GDP for April 8.46am BST Britain’s FTSE 100 has hit a five-week high in early trading.The blue-chip index has gai...
09:52 2019-06-10

China accuses US of 'naked economic terrorism' in trade dispute – business live World’s second-largest economy is not afraid of a trade war, says senior diplomatUK car production plunges amid ‘untold damage’ of Brexit date chaosDe La Rue boss leaving after losing post-Brexit blue passport contract 12.54pm BST Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been in talks with Irish taiose...
14:52 2019-05-30

Dow tumbles 700 points as US and UK yield curves invert, and German recession looms – business live Investors are alarmed to see longer-dated UK and US bonds trading at lower interest rates than shorter alternatives, a possible sign of recessionLatest: Dow Jones tumbles 700 points as selloff deepensEuropean stock markets hit six-month lowNEWSFLASH: US yield curve inverts in ‘flashing light’ warnin...
21:26 2019-08-14

UK factories suffer worst slump since 2012 amid Brexit crisis – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as British manufacturers suffer falling orders Latest: UK manufacturing PMI weakest in seven yearsBusiness confidence slumps as output falls againExpert: There’s a creeping dread of no-deal BrexitPound falls through $1.21 2.11pm BST Back in...
15:52 2019-09-02

Markets slide as Germany faces recession, and US and UK yield curves invert - business live Investors are alarmed to see longer-dated UK and US bonds trading at lower interest rates than shorter alternatives, a possible sign of recessionLatest: US yield curve inverts in ‘flashing light’ warningUK yield curve has also inverted - a worrying signEarlier:Breaking: German GDP shrank 0.1% in Apr...
14:13 2019-08-14

US-China trade war blamed as BASF issues hefty profits warning - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as chemicals giant BASF hits investors with a profits warningIntroduction: BASF hurt by trade war 8.41am BST BASF’s struggles will fuel concerns that Germany’s economy is dangerously close to a recession.Manufacturing companies across Europ...
10:00 2019-07-09

Trump's fresh $300bn China tariff threat spooks markets – business live Rolling coverage of the world economy and market moves as US president Donald Trump fires his latest trade war missive at Beijing 9.23am BST European luxury stocks are weaker this morning, amid worries that China could retaliate against Trump’s tariff threats. French and Swiss luxury brands includin...
10:39 2019-08-02

Sterling slides as parliamentary suspension fuels no-deal Brexit fears - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as fears of a no-deal Brexit hit the poundPolitics Live: Queen agrees to suspend parliament from mid-SeptemberLatest: Sterling hit by prospect of proroguing parliamentHousebuilders’ shares also fallGerman bank: This doesn’t strengthen Johns...
17:13 2019-08-28

Pound extends record losses against euro as Brexit crisis builds - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest on the US-China trade war and new UK inflation figuresUS considers blacklisting HikvisionChina: Our door’s still openComing up: UK inflation and public finances 9.11am BST The pound’s weakness today shows that the brief...
10:13 2019-05-22

UK government borrowing misses targets; historic German bond sale – business live UK borrowing is rising faster than expected this year, as government spending outpaces incomeLatest: UK surplus weaker than hopedSurplus of £1.3bn in July misses forecast of £2.7bnJuly should be a strong month for tax receiptsUK has borrowed £6bn more this year already 2.59pm BST Time for a quick re...
17:00 2019-08-21

UK factories suffer shock contraction as Brexit and trade wars bite - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as British manufacturing shrinks for the first time since July 2016Latest: UK manufacturing shrank in MayPMI fell to 49.4, a three-year lowBoost from Brexit stockpiling has fadedEurozone factories also contracted last monthEarlier:Beijing: ...
12:13 2019-06-03

Market selloff: Wall Street joins rout as trade war hits US economy - business live Financial markets hit as tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate, and fears of a no-deal Brexit riseLatest: US PMI hits three-year lowWall Street tumbles at the openWTO chief: We must end trade warStocks slide in EuropeBeijing: Trade talks can’t continue unless US mends its ways 7.21pm BST ...
21:13 2019-05-23

Wall Street hits record high, as Iran tensions send oil price up - business live Bank of England warns that Brexit risks are rising, but investors are cheered by prospect of US interest rate cuts.Wall Street surges as Fed flags rate cutBank of England blames Brexit and trade wars for weak growthOil price rises as Iran shoots down US droneFed hints that rates will fall soon 6.20p...
20:26 2019-06-20

London house prices suffer biggest slump since 2009, as pound keeps dropping - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK housing market keeps slowing and the pound hits fresh lowsBreaking: London house prices fell 4.4% in MayBiggest decline in a decadeUK house price growth slows to 1.2%Introduction: Pound hits fresh 27-month lowNo-deal Brexit fears drov...
14:26 2019-07-17

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, and both the local and central governments appear to have a greater degree of flexibility or patience on these issues as well....
15:01 2019-06-15

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial law has expanded into something much bigger....
05:52 2019-08-14

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s airport earlier in the week, escalating matters considerably. Why It Matters: To recap, the initial round of Hong Kong protests were kicked off by the...
21:00 2019-08-16

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power to choose their top leader, neither as part of China since 1997 nor as an outpost of the British Empire for 156 years before that. In 2014, the prospe...
13:00 2019-06-10

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has grown into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city. The local government suspended the bill in June and declared it “dead” in July, but protests continued -- as did erupt...
13:39 2019-09-05

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport....
13:26 2019-08-16

Why Hong Kong’s bid for the LSE must struggle The bid by HKEX for the London Stock Exchange is bold and has scale on its side, but faces regulatory barriers – and the fact the LSE has a different idea of what an exchange should look like....
12:13 2019-09-16

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has given her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will scrap the bill....
11:39 2019-06-18

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local government to suspend consideration of a bill that would have allowed extraditions to the mainland for the first time. Chinese Presi...
11:26 2019-07-02

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by protests since early June, many of which have ended in violent clashes between police and demonstrators. Continue reading......
23:26 2019-08-13

Why Hong Kong Is Still Protesting and Where It May Go Next What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city....
01:26 2019-08-07

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW explains....
06:52 2019-08-23

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass demonstrations....
16:39 2019-06-21

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encroaching influence, but it is less clear how this leaderless protest movement will advance....
15:39 2019-07-02

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go: QuickTake What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city. The local government suspended the bill in June and declared it “dead” in July, but protests continued -- as did out...
11:52 2019-08-30

Hong Kong Paralyzed by Strike Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said the city was becoming dangerous and unstable, condemning violent protests in her first public comments in two weeks on the political turmoil engulfing the city, as the financial center was thrown into further chaos by a strike Monday morning....
09:39 2019-08-05

Hong Kong’s Lam says she’d quit if she could: report Carrie Lam, the embattled chief executive of Hong Kong, on Monday said she would “quit” if she could and said she caused “unforgivable havoc,” Reuters reported, citing an audio recording presented to a group of businesspeople....
06:13 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protesters have a new anthem Mid Autumn Festival is typically celebrated with lanterns, lion dances and mooncakes, but this year Hong Kong is adding a more recent tradition: protests....
17:13 2019-09-13

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McDonald’s. Why? Because I find it a fascinating anthropological exercise. McDonald’s is a global unit of currency, and every territory has its interpreta...
10:26 2019-05-30

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
19:52 2019-06-27

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
13:39 2019-06-12

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as anti-government demonstrators looked to take their message directly to the international community....
22:26 2019-08-13

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country’s futureAs the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China – the fight against Huawei, the trade war, talk of a ...
08:52 2019-06-15

'Now or never': Hong Kong protesters say they have nothing to lose Exasperated with the government's unflinching attitude to escalating civil unrest, Jason Tse quit his job in Australia and jumped on a plane to join what he believes is a do-or-die fight for Hong Kong's future....
02:00 2019-08-28

Hong Kong: ‘Revolution is war, and no war is without bloodshed’ Anger is rising as the state crackdown intensifies, and protesters say they are prepared for confrontation and sacrificeRyan Lee, a 27-year-old computer engineer, only started taking part in Hong Kong’s demonstrations in June. Since then, it has been a steep learning curve.He has tackled a police of...
22:52 2019-08-31

Hong Kong Protests: Why It's a "BUY" Signal Protests in Hong Kong have now entered their 2nd month. The mainstream investment world is worried. Is it time to sell the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite? For a different take, watch this Bloomberg TV interview with our Asian-Pacific Opportunities Expert....
02:26 2019-08-27

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport....
09:00 2019-08-17

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, and the movement shows little sign of abating. The protests that gripped this semiautonomous region of China beginning on June 9 have become its longest ...
20:00 2019-08-27

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Beijing....
04:13 2019-08-15

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
13:52 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liberties....
16:26 2019-07-10

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Kong, it's been precisely the other way around. Watch, it's a fascinating, quick story....
23:26 2019-06-19

U.S. Raises Travel Advisory on Hong Kong The U.S. raised the level of its advisory for citizens traveling to Hong Kong, asking them to exercise increased caution and citing nearly two months of protests that have bitten into the city’s tourism....
20:39 2019-08-08

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would ‘quit’ if she could HONG KONG – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused “unforgivable havoc” by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made last week to a group of businesspeople. At the clos...
08:39 2019-09-03

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion of political freedoms....
09:13 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Protesters Overwhelm Airport Again Protesters swamped Hong Kong International Airport for a second straight day, blocking the gates to the security and immigration areas and snarling the busy transit hub. The airport suspended all check-in, and advised people not to go to the airport....
17:13 2019-08-13

The Latest: Protesters take over Hong Kong’s legislature HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory’s emblem. Some stood on the desks of...
16:52 2019-07-01

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backing....
20:26 2019-06-27

American War Machine Finds Its Way to Hong Kong As the world watches pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong get pelted with tear gas, it turns out Americans need to look closer to home. In an investigation published Thursday, BuzzFeed News reported that western Pennsylvania company Nonlethal Technologies has been making the tear gas used in Hong Ko...
04:39 2019-09-06

What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese rule, as anger over an extradition bill plunges the city into political turmoil....
10:13 2019-07-01

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series of demonstrations marking the tenth straight weekend of protests across the Asian financial hub....
06:00 2019-08-10

She’s a Hong Kong Protester. Her Husband Is a Cop. It’s Complicated. The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police officers and into the ranks of the force, where some feel their loyalties torn....
03:39 2019-09-10

Hong Kong protesters swarm Mong Kok Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march happening Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated areas. Follow here for the latest....
12:26 2019-08-03

What Hong Kong's masked protesters fear And the more Hong Kong officials do to quiet the city's unrest, the more their methods are scrutinized by citizens for any whiff of the mainland's more heavy-handed, surveillance-first approach to law and order....
09:00 2019-09-10

Democracy, Property and Oligarchy in Hong Kong Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on deep, festering problems with the city’s economic model....
13:26 2019-08-08

Strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport, in the most ambitious day of demonstrations since the movement began in June....
12:26 2019-08-06

Girl, 16, among 44 charged with rioting in Hong Kong Hong Kong police have charged 44 people, including more than a dozen students, with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiraled into chaos and brought parts of the city to a standstill, amid a deepening political crisis that shows little signs of deescalating....
21:00 2019-07-31

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring in more investors from the region....
12:39 2019-05-28

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main terminal Monday.        ...
00:26 2019-08-13

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam maintained that she has no plans to resign in the face of a turbulent pro-democracy movement that held a general strike leading to more than 100 flight cancellations and major traffic disruptions...
09:13 2019-08-05

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as coming from mainland China....
16:13 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate Thousands of Hong Kong protesters waving US flags are marching on the city's US Consulate Sunday to call for help from the Trump administration in ending a three-month stand off with the government....
17:00 2019-09-08

Protesters are calling for a run on the Hong Kong dollar Pro-democracy protesters are preparing to take to the streets of Hong Kong this weekend, and they're calling on supporters to withdraw their salaries from bank machines and convert their cash to US dollars....
14:26 2019-09-09

Students in Hong Kong Strike on First Day of Classes Tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong participated in a widespread strike by boycotting their first day of classes Monday. They joined hundreds of thousands of other protesters who have been calling for democracy and government accountability over the past three months....
20:13 2019-09-02

Protesters in Hong Kong to take their message to U.S. consulate Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced concessions this week aimed at ending the protests, including formally scrapping a hugely unpopular extradition bill, but many said the concessions were too little, too late....
11:39 2019-09-08

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emblem. (July 1)        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-style surveillance....
07:26 2019-08-01

Hong Kong protesters using offline app to get around authorities Protesters in Hong Kong are staying off the grid and making themselves harder for the authorities to trace by using a Bluetooth-based messaging app that does not require the internet to run....
01:39 2019-09-04

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil society, while resisting intervention from Beijing. William Yang reports....
14:26 2019-07-02

More than 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Follow here for the latest....
11:13 2019-08-05

Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own ranks—civil servants, who are supposed to be politically neutral in public....
17:13 2019-08-02

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and suspicion....
04:52 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Chermaine Lee reports....
14:39 2019-06-28

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated areas....
06:26 2019-08-03

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
16:26 2019-06-23

Hong Kong protests halted in memory of 9/11 Hong Kong has been rocked by months of sometimes violent unrest, prompted by anger over planned legislation to allow extraditions to China, but broadening into calls for democracy and for Communist rulers in Beijing to leave the city alone....
13:39 2019-09-11

What the Hong Kong protests could mean for NYC real estate Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from the ongoing conflict in Hong Kong....
08:26 2019-09-02

Hong Kong Is Unique---China Needs It to Stay That Way Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” has always been viewed with deep ambivalence in the ultra-capitalist city and Beijing alike, but maintaining the arrangement is paramount to the success of both....
14:00 2019-09-09

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong Kong for two months....
02:13 2019-08-01

Hong Kong Protesters Square Off With Police Violence between protesters and police spread across five districts late Saturday, with several police stations besieged and hundreds of residents pouring on to the streets to drive riot police from their neighborhood....
22:26 2019-08-03

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning for Taipei as it considers the future of relations with mainland China?...
17:13 2019-07-23

The date which has both Hong Kong and Beijing on edge For months, October 1 has loomed over the mass pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, as a whispered deadline for the ruling Chinese Communist Party to take action to end the unrest....
03:13 2019-09-15

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could suffer....
16:26 2019-07-19

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroachment....
09:00 2019-06-17

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the border for trial for the first time....
11:39 2019-06-08

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition bill has been widely shared on social media platforms....
23:13 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protesters regroup under sea of umbrellas Tens of thousands of Hong Kong anti-government protesters marched in pouring rain on Sunday, regrouping under a sea of umbrellas after sometimes violent clashes a day earlier that prompted police to fire tear gas for the first time in more than a week....
12:13 2019-08-25

Hong Kong activists urge US to aid movement Activists involved in months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are appealing to U.S. lawmakers to block the export by American companies of weapons and equipment used against peaceful demonstrators. (Sept. 17)        ...
23:13 2019-09-17

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomous territory. She dons a helmet, goggles and respira......
00:52 2019-08-24

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland China to pursue its political opponents in the city,...
13:13 2019-06-09

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a temporary respite, says DW's Philipp Bilsky....
18:13 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protests take violent turn Police drew their guns as protesters threw bricks and petrol bombs during one of the most violent nights Hong Kong has seen over 12 consecutive weekends of protests....
06:13 2019-08-26

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police say a man threw an ignited glass bottle toward a police vehicle Friday morning before fleeing in a car. The bottle landed next to the vehicle, which was ...
13:52 2019-06-07

Hong Kong is not having an existential crisis: Analyst Phillip Zhong of Morningstar Investment Management Asia says the Hong Kong protesters are seeking a higher degree of economic opportunity, and the unrest is not a fundamental crisis. He says the future of Hong Kong lies in a "greater degree of integration with China."...
16:26 2019-08-27

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests are really about Hong Kong’s future, says Alexander Görlach....
10:39 2019-07-23

Hong Kong's Dollar Peg: How It Works and Why It's In Question Hong Kong’s standing as a financial center rests partly on its decadeslong currency peg to the U.S. dollar. But street protests, trade tensions and a looming recession have pressured the Hong Kong dollar, and some investors are preparing for a rupture....
05:13 2019-08-27

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend....
22:00 2019-07-05

Hong Kong tollbooths vandalized during protests A small group of what appeared to be protesters on Sunday vandalized a toll station at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Kowloon in Hong Kong. (Aug. 26)        ...
23:39 2019-08-26

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made a disconcerting proposal for disciplining Hong Kong’s young protesters. “Do we have canes at home? Bring out your canes,” said Arthur Shek, a co-foun...
22:26 2019-07-22

Hong Kong protests are smaller but uglier Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests....
06:26 2019-09-17

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the future of the city they love....
19:13 2019-06-17

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what's "causing the trouble" in the city....
13:26 2019-08-14

China: Hong Kong protesters 'no different to terrorists' Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government protesters were no different to "terrorists"....
12:39 2019-08-14

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a suburban shopping centre. (Sept. 14)        ...
21:26 2019-09-14

A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience Jimmy Lai, alone among the territory’s elite, supports the protests and refuses to pay even token obeisance to Beijing, which calls him a “black hand” and a C.I.A. agent....
07:39 2019-08-23

Why Hong Kong's Currency Is Still Rock Solid The Hong Kong government decided to peg its currency to the dollar during a time of turmoil to restore confidence. The exchange-rate system put in place then should once again weather the turmoil the city is facing....
16:39 2019-09-20

Hong Kong protesters tie up newspaper reporter A man seized by protesters at Hong Kong’s airport and tied to a luggage cart has been identified as a reporter for a mainland China newspaper, the publication’s editor-in-chief said. “Fu Guohao, reporter of GT website is being seized by demonstrators at HK airport. I affirm this man being tied in th...
21:13 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Protesters Spy a New Enemy: Lampposts Hong Kong protesters, fearing increased government surveillance, recently took down more than a dozen smart lampposts equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, sensors and cameras that were being tested by the government....
16:13 2019-08-30

Demonstrators and police clash in Hong Kong Police use pepper spray and truncheons after peaceful march in border districtClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday after thousands took part in a peaceful march in an out-of-town district in Hong Kong.After the end of the Reclaim Sheung Shui protest against parall...
15:52 2019-07-13

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
17:52 2019-08-30

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope, during their huge anti-government rallies. Walls adorned with messages targeting city leaders, clever wordplays and Cantonese cursing have sprung up a...
09:52 2019-07-11

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
15:26 2019-06-12

EU: Hong Kong developments are 'extremely worrying' The arrest of several prominent pro-democracy activists raised concern among EU foreign ministers. With Chinese soldiers stationed at the border with Hong Kong, Europe has warned against any further escalation....
20:39 2019-08-30

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. (June 12)        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
13:52 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
16:52 2019-07-11

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally. Nonetheless, the administration is pressing ahead...
21:13 2019-06-11

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch? Don't count out China making a rash decision, says Alexander Görlach....
01:26 2019-08-22

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
17:39 2019-06-10

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with requests for ink that includes symbols of outrage, in...
00:26 2019-08-19

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about public anger toward China's role in the city's affairs?...
16:52 2019-06-13

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the city’s political leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, suspended the controversial legislation. March organizers say nearly 2 million people, youn...
15:00 2019-06-20

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory over the weekend to...
06:52 2019-06-11

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally. Nonetheless, the administration is pressing ahead...
12:52 2019-06-11

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople in Hong Kong....
13:13 2019-06-11

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters who were occupying a suburban train station to commemorate a violent attack there by masked assailants against supporters of the anti-government movement...
05:52 2019-08-22

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally. Nonetheless, the administration is pressing ahead...
03:13 2019-06-13

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and financial markets....
21:00 2019-07-31

GE was the most popular industrial stock for hedge funds last quarter. Here are 9 firms that likely took a beating after the stock tanked on fraud claims. (GE) AP Images / Richard Drew Hedge funds scooped up more shares of General Electric in the second quarter than any other company in the industrial sector. The funds were most likely trying to buy the dip as the stock has shed more than 60% of its market value over the last two years. It's possible som...
19:26 2019-08-16

Cboe Futures Exchange and American Financial Exchange Announce Planned Launch of AMERIBOR® Futures CHICAGO – June 27, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans to launch futures on the AMERIBOR® (American Interbank Offered Rate) interest rate benchmark on Cboe Futures ExchangeSM (CFE), subject to regulatory review. ...
04:26 2019-06-28

Hong Kong Protesters Converge on the International Airport for a Three-Day Sit-In Protesters converged on Hong Kong’s international airport Friday, kicking off a three-day sit-in and the first of several rallies planned for the weekend. Chanting “free Hong Kong!” thousands of black-shirted pro-democracy activists filled the arrivals hall, greeting travelers with...
18:26 2019-08-09

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confidence in the Asian financial hub. ...
23:13 2019-06-13

UK's Labour says government must talk to China over Hong Kong Britain's opposition Labour Party said the government should talk directly with China over Hong Kong and urged Chinese authorities to respect the 'one country, two systems' principle in the former British province....
11:13 2019-08-19

Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
04:13 2019-09-05

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colony’s China-backed leadership. Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow...
19:00 2019-06-13

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the crowds were huge....
13:52 2019-06-20

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
02:00 2019-06-11

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process that could see the Chinese internet giant raise billions of dollars from a large stock sale in the coming months....
15:39 2019-06-13

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China, and police said they were taking steps to prevent the possible disruption of a flag-raising ceremony. Hundreds of thousands of peo...
16:00 2019-06-29

Hong Kong says dollar peg working well, no large outflows The Hong Kong dollar peg with the U.S. dollar is working normally and there are no signs of large capital flows in or out of the city, despite recent market volatility and social unrest, officials said on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-08-08

How Important Is Hong Kong To The Rest Of China? An Explainer Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
10:00 2019-09-05

Hong Kong's lawyers march against 'political prosecutions' Around 3,000 legal professionals pile pressure on justice department in ninth week of protests Thousands of Hong Kong’s legal professionals have staged a march to put pressure on the city’s Department of Justice over what they say are political prosecutions of protesters, after China said the territ...
22:39 2019-08-07

Hong Kong protesters in fresh standoff with police The banned march marks the fifth anniversary of Beijing's rejection of a call for universal suffrage. Some protesters threw petrol bombs at police, who responded with tear gas and water cannon....
19:26 2019-08-31

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control 22 years ago, over the outcry related to a proposed extradition bill....
22:39 2019-08-07

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to quell demonstrations amid a spiraling political crisis. Opponents of a bill that would allow extradition to mainland China will join...
13:26 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal swings in cash demands likely played a bigger role in the move than political unrest in the city....
12:52 2019-06-13

Meet the Students Fueling Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told us....
12:39 2019-08-22

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chinese city on the other side of the bay from Hong Kong where hundreds of troops from the People’s Armed Police [PAP] have been deployed in a show of for...
02:26 2019-08-19

Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's free-wheeling citizens against the demand for control from the Communist Party in Beijing....
13:52 2019-06-20

YouTube shuts down 210 channels posting about Hong Kong Google announced Thursday that it had disabled 210 YouTube channels that were uploading videos "in a coordinated manner" about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong....
05:13 2019-08-23

How Trump Could Quickly Raise the Stakes in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong for weeks and even forced the airport to close, but U.S. President Donald Trump has largely avoided getting involved. That doesn’t mean he has no leverage. Under a U.S. law, Trump has the power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferen...
09:00 2019-08-17

Hong Kong Protests: Another Weekend of Demonstrations Begins A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating violence....
09:26 2019-08-17

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment in Hong Kong....
23:13 2019-06-14

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old student, was one of thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s airport this week. There, she and a friend had an uneasy conversation about the fut...
11:52 2019-08-18

Hong Kong banks take out newspaper ads to call for order Major Hong Kong banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered have published newspaper ads calling for the preservation of law and order and condemning violence, as pro-democracy protests showed no signs of stopping....
08:00 2019-08-23

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
15:52 2019-06-14

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his arms were red from an allergic reaction after he was...
15:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong protesters ask Angela Merkel for support Activist Joshua Wong urged the German Chancellor to use her trip to China to speak on behalf of pro-democracy protesters. Meanwhile, reports suggest Lam is expected to withdraw the controversial extradition bill....
12:13 2019-09-04

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual banking licence, he wants WeLab to take on the territory’s established banking incumbents....
17:39 2019-06-28

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrupt the freedom of travel for the others....
09:13 2019-08-09

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park bowed their heads and held flickering candles to observe a minute of silence commemorating the bloodshed around Beijing&...
16:39 2019-06-04

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches drew extraordinary numbers into the streets for wha...
12:26 2019-06-20

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
11:52 2019-06-14

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
17:13 2019-06-10

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on supporters to surround government headquarters if their d...
12:52 2019-06-20

The Latest: Analyst says pressure rising on Hong Kong’s Lam HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A noted Hong Kong political analyst says the pressure on the territory’s chief executive to step down or back away from plans to push through an unpopular extradition bill is growing. Willy ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defy ban Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied a police ban Saturday against the march on the five-year anniversary of Bejing's decision to limit elections....
17:26 2019-08-31

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off: QuickTake Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
15:00 2019-08-30

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city, his girlfriend has said.Simon Cheng, 28, was returning from a trip in Shenzhen to his native ...
13:00 2019-08-20

Protesters gather again outside Hong Kong government offices HONG KONG (AP) — Several hundred mainly student protesters have begun gathering outside Hong Kong government offices after a deadline passed for meeting their demands related to controversial extradition legislation. While the scene was peaceful Friday morning, protest leaders have said they are det...
04:39 2019-06-21

China vows to crack down on Hong Kong protesters ​China on Tuesday warned the criminals they claim are behind weeks-long protests in Hong Kong not to “play with fire” and ​vowed to crack down on the ​organizers, signaling that Beijing has no intention of giving in to their demands. “We would like to make it clear to the very small grou...
20:39 2019-08-06

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
04:00 2019-06-12

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party....
03:26 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters expected to regroup despite police ban Protesters were expected to gather in downtown Hong Kong on Saturday in the latest of a series of anti-government demonstrations that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
07:00 2019-08-31

Germany’s Merkel Says Hong Kong’s Rights Should Be Protected (BEIJING) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a solution to the Chinese city’s political crisis can only be garnered through dialogue while violence should be avoided. Merkel met with Chinese P...
12:26 2019-09-06

Merkel says peaceful solution needed for Hong Kong German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and that there needed to be a peaceful solution for the city....
13:39 2019-09-06

Here's how NYC real estate could benefit from Hong Kong protests Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from the ongoing conflict in Hong Kong....
01:00 2019-08-31

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong After Months of Protests Fitch Ratings downgraded Hong Kong, saying months of unrest were testing the city’s relationship with mainland China and had dented its reputation as a well-governed, stable place to do business....
17:00 2019-09-06

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.        ...
19:26 2019-08-13

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing....
17:52 2019-09-06

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Police fired tear gas and used rubber bullets on protesters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to drive away thousands of demonstrators who had blocked roads and forced the closure of the city’s legislature before lawmakers could debate a controversial extradition bill....
11:26 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash at Airport Protesters’ takeover of Hong Kong’s international airport turned into a fight with police late Tuesday, capping a second day of snarled travel plans with a bout of violence....
19:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protests: The police lost the battle, but the war's not over Even as we put on our gas masks and walked towards the throng of "black shirts", the youths who are the driving force behind this anti-government protest movement in Hong Kong, I knew this was going to be a hectic day....
06:52 2019-08-06

'You cannot arrest us all' - Hong Kong protesters defend use of violence A health worker, a civil servant, a business owner and a policeman's son are among the group of people filing upstairs to a secret address in Kowloon, where we can meet in safety....
04:52 2019-09-07

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations this year, protesters again rallied in the streets Friday....
07:39 2019-09-07

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airport have been cancelled due to ongoing pro-democracy protests....
20:52 2019-08-13

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy protests kicked off two months ago....
21:52 2019-08-06

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing - Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong initial public offering, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2ICeJNR on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
10:52 2019-06-13

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always been aware of the power of mass protests.Mao Zedong in 1930 famously used the traditional saying: “a single spark can start a prairie fire” to remind f...
07:39 2019-06-30

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong initial public offering, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
09:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China. The large crowd filled a park in front of the legislature Sunday and chan...
14:13 2019-06-30

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in a protest by hundreds of thousands of people last weekend....
15:52 2019-06-11

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
08:00 2019-06-13

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hundreds of thousands in the city. The protesters are vowing to stop a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, but the heart of the demons...
03:26 2019-06-13

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy....
04:00 2019-08-20

Violence Erupts in Hong Kong as Protesters Defy Ban Police fired blue dye from water cannons and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters besieging Hong Kong’s government headquarters, as tens of thousands took to the streets in defiance of a ban on demonstrations....
15:26 2019-08-31

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Instead of swiping their cards through the turnstiles of the city’s subway system, they lined up to buy single-journey tickets with cash, apparently worri...
17:00 2019-06-21

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in China, she’s still a superstar to demonstrators in her hometown....
04:00 2019-08-20

Hong Kong braces for more protests on handover anniversary More than 50,000 people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China...
17:39 2019-06-30

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading misinformation....
04:26 2019-08-20

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong as tensions rose on the eve of what is expected to be Hong Kong’s fourth mass protest in a month against a controversi...
19:13 2019-06-30

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police After Defying Ban In the most intense day of clashes since June, the police unleashed tear gas, pepper spray and blue dye against demonstrators who ignored warnings to stay home....
13:26 2019-08-31

| Will Hong Kong leader's climbdown calm the chaos? A surprise concession to protesters by Hong Kong's leader may have eased tensions and reduced the likelihood of China sending in troops, but it is unlikely to halt the huge rallies or end clashes....
15:13 2019-09-05

Hong Kong defies ban and sweep of arrests for yet another protest Police declined to authorize a march on Saturday and intensified their crackdown on Hong Kong activists, but thousands of protesters showed up anyway....
13:26 2019-08-31

Hong Kong on alert for planned airport protests Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. City authorities responded by limiting access to airport transportation....
08:26 2019-09-07

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
11:26 2019-06-17

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the chief executive’s resignation -- and even establishment figures are questioning her judgment -- after she pus...
08:39 2019-06-18

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
10:13 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests in Hong Kong over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escalating trade tensions with the U.S....
16:00 2019-06-17

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory has ever seen....
19:00 2019-06-19

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong Kong being absorbed by mainland China. The subjugation of Hong Kong to the full weight of the PRC’s oppressive legal system is like watching a beautiful...
18:39 2019-06-27

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial extradition bill....
13:39 2019-06-17

China deploys fresh troops to Hong Kong China's military deployed fresh troops to Hong Kong on Thursday in what it called a routine rotation amid speculation that it might intervene in the city's pro-democracy protests....
22:00 2019-08-29

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closure of its international airport. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular destinations....
07:39 2019-08-13

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Harrison discusses covering the demonstrations and what could happen next. Plus: Angie Zelter on why she doesn’t regret being arrested at an Extinction R...
18:39 2019-06-27

Chinese AI start-up Megvii files for Hong Kong IPO of at least $500 mln Chinese artificial intelligence provider Megvii Technology Ltd, backed by Alibaba , has filed for an IPO of at least $500 million in Hong Kong, two people said, coming at a time of political unrest in the city and potential first recession in a decade....
05:26 2019-08-26

China Releases Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who works as a trade and investment officer at the British consulate, has returned to the city after being detained in China for 15 days....
01:52 2019-08-26

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she faced a media onslaught....
09:26 2019-08-14

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland China....
15:26 2019-08-16

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests A protest at the arrivals terminal of Hong Kong's airport has prompted authorities to cancel all flights for the remainder of the day. Protesters rallied against police brutality after another weekend of demonstrations....
12:26 2019-08-12

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle of "one country, two systems" is in jeopardy, says Dang Yuan....
23:39 2019-06-16

School's Out for Prolonged Summer of Hong Kong Protests Government authorities had hoped that the unrest and upheaval of the past few months would recede after youthful protesters returned to school on Monday. Thousands of students proved them wrong by boycotting class....
17:26 2019-09-02

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over her handling of a bill that would allow citizens to be sent to mainland China for trial....
22:00 2019-06-16

China rotates new batch of troops into Hong Kong China's military has rotated a new batch of troops into Hong Kong describing the move as routine, state media said on Thursday, as protests against Beijing continue to rock the Asian financial hub....
03:13 2019-08-29

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists say will “legitimise Chinese abduction” from the city. But the city’s legislators are pushing ahead w...
05:13 2019-06-07

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, two systems,” is almost halfway to its expiration date. Months of turmoil on Hong Kong’s streets, wi...
14:52 2019-08-28

Hong Kong Protesters Squeeze Access to the Airport A day after clashes between the police and protesters, including inside a subway car, demonstrators tried to disrupt service at a critical Asian travel hub....
20:39 2019-09-01

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be the bureaucrat-...
05:26 2019-06-18

"Serious" Hong Kong Violence In Government Control, Says Leader Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on......
17:13 2019-08-27

China Will Not Allow Hong Kong Issue To Be Discussed At G20 Summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its upcoming summit....
05:26 2019-06-24

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, two systems,” is almost halfway to its expiration date. Months of turmoil on Hong Kong’s streets, wi...
06:39 2019-08-28

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week....
05:52 2019-06-24

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colo...
05:00 2019-06-18

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black have joined a silent march in Hong Kong to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law that critics say would erode the territory’s independent legal system...
17:39 2019-06-06

Hong Kong protesters move back to the streets Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong shifted out of the airport and back into the streets on Wednesday — as the Chinese appeared to amass paramilitary vehicles in a nearby sports arena. Heavily armed Hong Kong police faced off with civilians Wednesday night outside a police station in the reside...
07:00 2019-08-15

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the escalation of violence is becoming more serious Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for three months is becoming more serious....
06:26 2019-08-27

'A nuclear option': Hong Kong and the threat of the emergency law Analysts say use of draconian law that would allow censorship, arrest and deportation could push city into bigger crisisThe Hong Kong government’s hint that it may use a draconian law to quell its biggest crisis in decades has sparked widespread concern, with analysts saying it would plunge the city...
11:13 2019-08-28

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's vice premier Hu Chunhua on Monday, her spokesman said....
22:39 2019-06-17

China vows no ‘mercy’ for Hong Kong protesters Chinese authorities accused Hong Kong demonstrators of engaging in "terrorism" and promised to stamp out protests mercilessly after a weekend of brutal crackdowns by police....
02:52 2019-08-13

China accuses G7 of 'meddling with ill intentions' in Hong Kong China condemned a joint statement by leaders of the Group of 7 who called for calm amid ongoing protests in Hong Kong, warning that the semi-autonomous region belongs to China....
11:39 2019-08-28

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets. Protests around the world often develop their own soundtrack, usually songs with lyrics of defiance...
21:13 2019-06-18

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medium....
13:52 2019-08-16

After weekend of violence Hong Kong braces for more protests The increasingly violent protests since June have emerged as Hong Kong's most serious crisis in decades and become one of the biggest challenges to Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in 2012....
06:52 2019-08-12

Hong Kong leader says she'd quit if she could, according to leaked tape Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing "unforgivable havoc" that has led to months of anti-government protests in the city, according to a leaked audio recording obtained by Reuters....
02:39 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protests: Police in no mood for compromise now The Hong Kong police have been slammed by the protest groups for being too violent and then criticised from above for being too weak; in the last 24 hours they have clearly decided that they aren't going to be seen as weak anymore....
05:39 2019-08-12

'Mom Says Come Home': Hong Kong Protests Divide Families Public unrest over China’s authority is taking a personal toll, worrying parents of the young protesters who are propelling the opposition movement and causing turmoil between generations....
13:26 2019-09-03

Protesters March in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiautonomous territory....
10:52 2019-06-09

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass protests in Hong Kong as being fueled by the West....
13:13 2019-08-10

How we got here: Hong Kong's fiery 13th weekend of unrest Police and protesters faced off in Hong Kong for the 13th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests, amid plumes of tear gas and scattered fires. For only the second time this summer, police rolled out a water cannon -- this time shooting a few jets of blue dye....
03:52 2019-09-01

Hong Kong leader says she never discussed resigning with Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she had never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the Chinese-ruled city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
16:26 2019-09-03

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
12:52 2019-06-09

Massive Crowds Take To Streets in 'Last Fight' For Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand trial in mainland China....
13:00 2019-06-09

Chinese intervention in Hong Kong would be a 'catastrophe', Patten says Hong Kong’s last British governor Chris Patten on Tuesday cautioned that if China intervened in Hong Kong it would be a catastrophe and that Chinese President Xi Jinping should see the wisdom of trying to bring people together....
11:13 2019-08-13

Ai Weiwei has ‘no trust’ UK can intervene in Hong Kong crisis Artist fears Britain will take no responsibility and is seen by China as ‘nothing’ Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist and activist, has said he has “no trust” that the UK can or will respond to the recent Chinese crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong, and that Beijing thinks Britain is “nothing”...
06:52 2019-08-10

China Says It Firmly Supports Hong Kong Leader Beijing on Tuesday threw its backing behind Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit over three months of unrest in the semi-autonomous city....
20:39 2019-09-03

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam: I 'never contemplated' discussing resignation Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing "unforgivable havoc" that has led to months of anti-government protests in the city, according to a leaked audio recording obtained by Reuters....
21:13 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian government to condemn the proposed new law....
13:39 2019-06-09

Hong Kong demonstrators rally after activist arrests This is the 13th consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong. It all started in June over a controversial extradition bill, but evolved into a broader pro-democracy movement, with frequent violent clashes with riot police....
22:52 2019-08-31

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial....
06:00 2019-05-29