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Hong Kong companies need action, not talk, on diversity

Hong Kong companies need action, not talk, on diversity

Hong Kong competes on its reputation as a well but lightly regulated market. This philosophy is reflected in the Hong Kong stock exchange?s listing rules, which lay out a world-class standard of corporate governance but interpreted in a light-touch manner. Regulators try to avoid adding onerous requirements to compliance standards, […]

The danger in 2019: markets? dim view of the economy may become a self-fulfilling prophecy

The danger in 2019: markets? dim view of the economy may become a self-fulfilling prophecy

At the end of a calendar year, it?s natural to take stock of the past year and adjust one?s expectations for the future. At the close of 2018, that process was rather unpleasant for most of us and raised more questions than it answered. Why was 2018 so tough for […]

Are we in danger of taking technology for granted and losing the magic of innovation?

Are we in danger of taking technology for granted and losing the magic of innovation?

Technology has become truly pervasive. It is wide and it is deep. It transcends industries, professions, economies (developed and emerging) and straddles the globe, showing no respect for borders or passports. Technology has presented us with a somewhat eccentric narrative over the years. In the 1950s and 1960s, technology was […]

As the state tightens its grip on the economy, will China reject capitalism again?

As the state tightens its grip on the economy, will China reject capitalism again?

has just celebrated the 40th anniversary of its economic liberalisation. While everyone praised Deng Xiaoping again for his vision and leadership, one of his famous sayings, ?Let some people get rich first?, was conveniently not mentioned. Amid , that slogan just doesn?t feel appropriate now. If China were to hold […]

Trexit ? the one thing Donald Trump can do to save the US and global markets in 2019

Trexit ? the one thing Donald Trump can do to save the US and global markets in 2019

It is often said that the darkest hour is just before the dawn. For eternal optimists, there is always hope that morning brings something brighter, more promising. Global markets have had a lot thrown at them in recent years, from the to the European debt crisis, but they have always […]