Hong Kong's stocks fell the most in almost three weeks, the city's currency weakened and equity-market volatility surged amid the biggest police crackdown on protesters since the city returned to Chinese rule.
Hong Kong should study options for the city's 31-year-old peg to the U.S. currency, including possibly linking it to China's yuan, according to HSBC Holdings Plc Group Chief Executive Asia Pacific Peter Wong.
The Hong Kong dollar has rallied back near its peg rate against the US dollar despite broad greenback strength and negative data surprises from Hong Kong, indicating the demand for the local currency with the Bank of Japan loosening the liquidity tap a ...
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Sep 25, 2014
Housing costs are becoming a serious impediment to Hong Kong's growth and youth opportunities. Beijing's currency manipulation of the renminbi is spilling over into Hong Kong by way of local market pressure on the Hong Kong dollar. Something must give.
MOSCOW, August 4. /ITAR-TASS/. As the U.S. and EU introduce new sanctions, Russian companies are shifting cash to Hong Kong dollars and depositing them with Chinese banks. Potential risks linked to Western sanctions prompted Russian mobile ...
The Hong Kong dollar is pegged at 7.8 to the U.S. dollar, but can trade between 7.75 and 7.85. Under the currency peg, which has been in place since 1983, the HKMA is obliged to intervene when the Hong Kong dollar hits 7.75 or 7.85 to maintain the band.