Saturday, December 14, 2019
 
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Martin Hennecke
BOC HONG KONG
HKEx Stock Code : 02388 
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ĦE 30/ 04/ 2019
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ĦE 11/ 04/ 2019
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ĦE 29/ 01/ 2019
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ĦE 09/ 01/ 2019
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ĦE 03/ 01/ 2019
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ĦE 02/ 01/ 2019
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ĦE 17/ 12/ 2018
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ĦE 13/ 12/ 2018
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ĦE 12/ 12/ 2018
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ĦE 07/ 12/ 2018
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BOCHK slips but parent gains
ĦE 26/ 10/ 2018
Faster payment scams trigger clamp
ĦE 15/ 10/ 2018
Banks the bright spot
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ĦE 30/ 08/ 2018
Banks report on interest margins
ĦE 29/ 08/ 2018
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ĦE 22/ 03/ 2018
Green loan for project
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BOCHK flags fixed-rate plans
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New reign set at BOC unit
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ĦE 14/ 12/ 2017
Bank in cashless app deal
ĦE 22/ 11/ 2017
Tencent links up in BOCHK pay push
ĦE 15/ 11/ 2017
Credit cards surge for BOC
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AIA provides a shining example of getting ahead
ĦE 07/ 11/ 2017
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ĦE 02/ 08/ 2017
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Get ready to dive into HSBC on the dip
ĦE 30/ 06/ 2017
Stay away from volatile stocks
ĦE 29/ 06/ 2017
BOCHK eyes commemorative notes
ĦE 28/ 06/ 2017
Investors find themselves taking a sudden plunge
ĦE 27/ 06/ 2017
BOCHK closes at all-time high
   
Spurred on by looking to the futures
ĦE 09/ 06/ 2017
Follow those mainland short-term favorites
ĦE 02/ 06/ 2017
Lenders increase yuan time deposit rates
ĦE 25/ 05/ 2017
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ĦE 17/ 03/ 2017
HSBC cuts mortgage loan rate
ĦE 08/ 03/ 2017
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ĦE 01/ 03/ 2017
BOC HK acquires assets
ĦE 22/ 02/ 2017
Octopus range widens
ĦE 20/ 02/ 2017
Higher rates bias paves way for financials
ĦE 17/ 02/ 2017
BOCHK to install finger vein authentication this year
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ĦE 01/ 02/ 2017
HSBC to launch P2P mobile wallet
ĦE 23/ 01/ 2017
Give and take at BOC
ĦE 04/ 01/ 2017
Nanyang disposal finalized
ĦE 15/ 12/ 2016
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ĦE 14/ 12/ 2016
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ĦE 05/ 12/ 2016
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ĦE 23/ 11/ 2016
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ĦE 16/ 11/ 2016
Full-scale test for Link
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ĦE 27/ 10/ 2016
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ĦE 25/ 10/ 2016
Chiyu report lifts bank
   
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ĦE 21/ 10/ 2016
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ĦE 20/ 10/ 2016
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ĦE 07/ 10/ 2016
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ĦE 26/ 09/ 2016
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ĦE 21/ 09/ 2016
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ĦE 06/ 09/ 2016
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ĦE 02/ 09/ 2016
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ĦE 01/ 09/ 2016
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Cinda predicts further rise in non-performing loans
ĦE 31/ 08/ 2016
Exceptionals buoy BOCHK
   
Lenders rumored to offer cheap flat rates
ĦE 30/ 08/ 2016
One Kai Tak prices on the rise
ĦE 24/ 08/ 2016
Banks put caps on card spend rewards
ĦE 10/ 08/ 2016
Banks chase refunds
ĦE 04/ 08/ 2016
75,000 lock in $9b on Silver Bonds
ĦE 29/ 07/ 2016
Banks lower bar in mortgage war
ĦE 27/ 07/ 2016
Silver Bonds snapped up by senior punters
ĦE 26/ 07/ 2016
Caution reflected in lower turnover
   
Pokemon fever hits and phone firm prices rise
   
Banks in mortgage price war to attract borrowers
ĦE 21/ 07/ 2016
Global fund flows propel market to bull territory
ĦE 18/ 07/ 2016
Banks to waive Silver Bond fees
   
BOCHK turns to corporate world
ĦE 04/ 07/ 2016
Banks raising service fees
ĦE 21/ 06/ 2016
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ĦE 07/ 06/ 2016
BOC unit bullish amid jump in loan growth
ĦE 03/ 06/ 2016
Woes deepen as bank axes staff
ĦE 31/ 05/ 2016
BOCHK mulls dividend from Nanyang sale
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BOCHK to cut back credit card rewards
ĦE 24/ 05/ 2016
Bank gaps tackled
ĦE 20/ 05/ 2016
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ĦE 19/ 05/ 2016
iBond details on way
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ĦE 27/ 04/ 2016
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ĦE 22/ 04/ 2016
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Dodgy share trading via e-banking
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ĦE 23/ 03/ 2016
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Lender forecasts smaller fall in flat prices
ĦE 18/ 12/ 2015
HK banks hold back on rate rise
ĦE 15/ 12/ 2015
Dim sum bonds hot issue with record 3.45pc yield
ĦE 04/ 12/ 2015
Yuan deposit rates reach 3.6pc
ĦE 27/ 11/ 2015
Yuan bond buzz amid high yield
ĦE 26/ 11/ 2015
Banks hike yuan rates
ĦE 24/ 11/ 2015
Bank to wheel out mobile branch
ĦE 20/ 11/ 2015
Big deal for mortgages
ĦE 05/ 11/ 2015
Nanyang on tax low
ĦE 30/ 10/ 2015
Warning on slow growth
   
BOCHK and parent feels chill of slowdown
ĦE 15/ 10/ 2015
Contactless credit cards stopped over data fears
ĦE 05/ 10/ 2015
CRUNCH TIME FOR PEG?
ĦE 23/ 09/ 2015
Two get nod on yuan bonds
ĦE 17/ 09/ 2015
Signs of life in a stalled IPO market
ĦE 18/ 08/ 2015
Rights issue will fuel Chong Hing's spread
ĦE 13/ 08/ 2015
Stocks fall on renewed signs of struggling China economy
ĦE 30/ 07/ 2015
iBond 5 sets record
ĦE 23/ 07/ 2015
CICC focus on $7.8b as it files for listing
ĦE 22/ 07/ 2015
Fresh iBonds start on a stronger note
ĦE 17/ 07/ 2015
Wait over for fresh i-Bonds
ĦE 16/ 07/ 2015
$68b eyed for bank unit  state firms only
   
$68b eyed for bank unit state firms only
ĦE 06/ 07/ 2015
A-share fund rush
ĦE 02/ 07/ 2015
Route map shows a branch line from downward route
   
HSBC, BOC tie up in cross-border fund race
ĦE 30/ 06/ 2015
UnionPay use in SAR falls amid tighter travel
ĦE 25/ 06/ 2015
New interest plays as banks seek yuan
   
Rates picture looking up
ĦE 17/ 06/ 2015
BOCHK eyes expansion in southeast Asia
ĦE 11/ 06/ 2015
Management of funds is all in the family
ĦE 01/ 06/ 2015
Tapping A-share craze
ĦE 22/ 05/ 2015
Asset boost on cards at BOC Hong Kong
ĦE 21/ 05/ 2015
Shenzhen index fund to tap China growth
ĦE 20/ 05/ 2015
HSBC plans negative rates
ĦE 30/ 04/ 2015
Two top lenders post modest profits
ĦE 28/ 04/ 2015
Capital flow prompts deposit rate cuts
ĦE 22/ 04/ 2015
'New age' of Guangdong FTZ
ĦE 16/ 04/ 2015
More banks offer less for yuan
ĦE 26/ 03/ 2015
BOCHK profit rises
ĦE 23/ 03/ 2015
HSI will likely play catch-up quite soon
ĦE 17/ 03/ 2015
Five banks on crisis-proof list
ĦE 12/ 03/ 2015
Battle for bigger yuan deposits intensifies
ĦE 03/ 03/ 2015
Systemic fear in remortgages
ĦE 25/ 02/ 2015
Winning stocks hard to pick
ĦE 26/ 01/ 2015
Money in the banks
ĦE 11/ 12/ 2014
China inflation hits low
ĦE 21/ 11/ 2014
Test set for China bonds
ĦE 19/ 11/ 2014
Rush for yuan amid high rates
ĦE 17/ 11/ 2014
Tale of two markets
   
Historic journey begins
ĦE 14/ 11/ 2014
Nothing to fear for HKD as yuan cap off
ĦE 11/ 11/ 2014
Banks sparring to lure customers
ĦE 31/ 10/ 2014
Bank of China growth weak
ĦE 26/ 08/ 2014
Local and mainland banks to chart future
ĦE 20/ 08/ 2014
Bad loans dim BOC net increase
ĦE 08/ 08/ 2014
iBond buyers tipped to get what they wanted
ĦE 01/ 08/ 2014
iBond subscription slumps
ĦE 24/ 07/ 2014
iBond fever runs hot for 33,000
ĦE 21/ 07/ 2014
iBond appeal holds despite inflation slip
ĦE 17/ 07/ 2014
Bank hiring to cash in on bond-trading boom
ĦE 12/ 06/ 2014
Lower payouts to stay as BOCHK builds up capital
ĦE 05/ 05/ 2014
Quick response key for lender
ĦE 02/ 05/ 2014
Key investors get Sunfonda over finish line
ĦE 25/ 04/ 2014
BOC net profit surges 13.8pc
ĦE 08/ 04/ 2014
Yuan deposit war breaks out
ĦE 28/ 03/ 2014
Dividend cut price
ĦE 27/ 03/ 2014
BOC profit up as debt costs dip
ĦE 21/ 02/ 2014
Markets worry as China PMI slumps
ĦE 20/ 12/ 2013
Banks get 200b yuan injection
ĦE 18/ 12/ 2013
HSBC teams up with telcos in e-wallet push
ĦE 11/ 12/ 2013
Delight that yuan flow is real thing
ĦE 06/ 12/ 2013
Sovereign notes in demand
ĦE 29/ 11/ 2013
BOCHK chooses to run with sneakers
ĦE 08/ 11/ 2013
Good appetite greets landmark CDB bonds
ĦE 04/ 11/ 2013
Stability sees yuan interest trimmed
ĦE 31/ 10/ 2013
Mixed bag for big lenders
ĦE 29/ 10/ 2013
Major lenders agree to ease rules, waive fees
ĦE 24/ 10/ 2013
Banks mull lifting inactive account charge
ĦE 21/ 10/ 2013
Don't be brave, just go for BOC
ĦE 07/ 10/ 2013
BOCHK fixed-rate mortgages hiked
ĦE 03/ 10/ 2013
Go on defense in wait for US move
ĦE 25/ 09/ 2013
Tough times lie ahead for local banks, warns CLSA
ĦE 30/ 08/ 2013
BOCHK interim profit stays flat
ĦE 01/ 08/ 2013
Prudence is the name of the game right now
ĦE 09/ 07/ 2013
Charities must pay stamp duty
ĦE 08/ 07/ 2013
StanChart 'to cut home loan rate'
ĦE 25/ 06/ 2013
Clearing bank move to hike deposit rate
ĦE 21/ 06/ 2013
Two's the limit as iBonds allotted
ĦE 13/ 06/ 2013
Occupy Central worries SMEs
ĦE 05/ 06/ 2013
iBond interest soars amid yield optimism
ĦE 03/ 06/ 2013
Local stocks look fine as holding power faces test
ĦE 31/ 05/ 2013
New loans make moving a breeze
ĦE 29/ 05/ 2013
Robust iBond orders as launch nears
   
Lowest rate offer won't improve business: BOC
ĦE 27/ 05/ 2013
BOC cuts its best home loan rate to just 2.10pc
ĦE 23/ 05/ 2013
HSBC jumps on 2.2pc mortgage loan bandwagon
ĦE 07/ 05/ 2013
Stay the course as equities correct
ĦE 26/ 04/ 2013
Profits jump for mainland lenders
ĦE 18/ 04/ 2013
BOC's new-tech credit cards on way
ĦE 12/ 04/ 2013
Two new plots underline resolve to boost supply
ĦE 05/ 04/ 2013
Fear drives property owners to cut prices
ĦE 03/ 04/ 2013
Yuan spike lures deposits
ĦE 27/ 03/ 2013
BOC shines on net interest
ĦE 20/ 03/ 2013
Shun panic to buy only quality on dips
ĦE 15/ 03/ 2013
Hang Seng Bank joins rate raisers
ĦE 14/ 03/ 2013
Pair first to push up home-loan rates
ĦE 13/ 03/ 2013
Aim for quality as uptrend holds steady
ĦE 08/ 03/ 2013
Spoilt for choice as RQFII rules relaxed
ĦE 20/ 02/ 2013
Peak villa sold for $650m
   
Bank sees rise in yuan deposits and loans
ĦE 07/ 02/ 2013
Banks may be required to submit HIBOR data
ĦE 29/ 01/ 2013
15 banks to provide 2b yuan in Qianhai loans
ĦE 03/ 01/ 2013
Grab a few laggards while HSI rally lasts
ĦE 02/ 01/ 2013
Yuan deposit rates hit
ĦE 04/ 12/ 2012
LME trades jump on Asia inclusion
ĦE 03/ 12/ 2012
Home curbs spark mortgage war
ĦE 19/ 11/ 2012
Yuan rate cut may signal end to rising trend
ĦE 16/ 11/ 2012
Follow the line of correction
ĦE 01/ 11/ 2012
Sino Land boss casts doubt on impact of home curbs
ĦE 26/ 10/ 2012
BOC gains elude dividend
ĦE 24/ 10/ 2012
Mainland banks join tax loan chase
ĦE 24/ 08/ 2012
Bank of China falls short but HK unit outperforms
ĦE 02/ 08/ 2012
Lenders fighting it out for new yuan deposits
ĦE 29/ 06/ 2012
Keep hope alive amid gloomy times
   
Beijing offers `highest coupon' to HK people
ĦE 26/ 06/ 2012
Cross-listing of ETFs on president's agenda
   
Second iBond batch gains 5pc on debut
ĦE 25/ 06/ 2012
China banks offer more despite rate cut
ĦE 13/ 06/ 2012
iBonds prove hit with investors
ĦE 30/ 05/ 2012
Bank warns of euro impact
ĦE 10/ 05/ 2012
Stay with sector stalwarts in bad times
ĦE 07/ 05/ 2012
Banks fight over yuan deposits
ĦE 27/ 04/ 2012
Mainland lenders lift net earnings
ĦE 13/ 04/ 2012
Shenzhen forms yuan bridge to HK
ĦE 12/ 04/ 2012
Global platform on for yuan trade
ĦE 02/ 04/ 2012
Top banks poised to hike credit card fees from July
ĦE 30/ 03/ 2012
Bank shows earnings muscle
ĦE 26/ 03/ 2012
Analysts see less leverage for business heavyweights
ĦE 15/ 03/ 2012
Bank shuns chop and chase tactic
ĦE 12/ 03/ 2012
Low mortgage rates spark HKMA concern
ĦE 17/ 02/ 2012
Property market still not good reckons Uncle Four
ĦE 16/ 02/ 2012
Home prices rise on brighter views
ĦE 14/ 02/ 2012
Cheung Kong to beef up sales plan for Festival City 3
ĦE 13/ 02/ 2012
Secondary flat market rekindled
ĦE 07/ 02/ 2012
Anniversary of note
ĦE 03/ 02/ 2012
HKMC launches credit scheme for start-ups
ĦE 30/ 01/ 2012
BOCHK to handle yuan clearing for Malaysia deals
ĦE 18/ 01/ 2012
Rise in yuan limit to boost offshore status
ĦE 16/ 01/ 2012
Loan demand sparks deposits rush
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