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HKEX announces record half-yearly revenue of HK$8.2billion (+32% YoY)

HKEX reached a number of milestones in the first half of the year including strong growth in trading volumes, +67% YoY and +58% YoY in the cash market and futures and options respectively. The first WVR company and pre-revenue Biotech companies under the new regime listed and HKEX reached a consensus with Mainland exchanges on the inclusion of WVR companies in Stock Connect South Bound trading.  And Stock Connect continued to gather momentum after the expansion of the daily quota in May and the inclusion of A-shares in MSCI Emerging Market Index in June.

The Market Corner: the month in review

Written by Filippo Lecchini, Vice President at Phillip Capital  

Coffee with Sugar

Friday August 17th marks a dubious milestone for two of the commodities that many are most familiar with. Sugar and Coffee hit their lowest close since 2008 and 2006, respectively.


上个星期五,我和我的家人-- 丈夫和我们的两个孩子, 一起观看了备受期待的电影超级有钱的亚洲人。这部电影基于Kevin Kwan的书(相同标题,发生在新加坡的一个爱情故事,讲述了一个美国华裔女孩与她同为纽约法学教授的男朋友到新加坡参加婚礼,并且他们是如何处理在这些有钱的中国家庭中发生的闹剧。

Caught between two worlds and why juggling is the best solution

Last Friday, I watched the greatly anticipated “Crazy Rich Asians” with my husband and our two kids in tow. Based on Kevin Kwan’s book of the same title, it is a love story about how Rachel Chu, a Chinese American girl accompanies her boyfriend, both professors in New York, to a wedding in Singapore and deals with all the drama that happens in wealthy Chinese families.

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