Hong Kong

Hong Kong general insurance GWP to reach $10.9b by 2028

Rising consumer prices can affect the industry’s profitability in the short-term.

Hong Kong general insurance GWP to reach $10.9b by 2028

Rising consumer prices can affect the industry’s profitability in the short-term.

Hong Kong SME’s funding gap at $21.7b

About 1 in 3 small businesses who need money choose not to get a loan.

Hong Kong investment bankers risk losing jobs as banks cut costs: report

About 200 bankers in the city have reportedly lost their jobs in the past year.

Alternative payments dominate Hong Kong's e-commerce in 2023

Over 85% of consumers in Hong Kong shopped online in the past six months.

Fintech startup streamlines SME credit assessment for banks through AI

With InRiskable, banks can assess SMEs’ credit risks with 80% less time and 97% accuracy.

HK scraps MPF Offsetting Scheme to enhance employee protection

Starting 2025, employers are no longer allowed to offset long service and severance payments from its Mandatory Provident Fund contributions.

Insurance rides high on surge in Hong Kong travellers

CEO Jim Qin of Zurich Insurance cites a trend for extended vacations among Hongkongers in 2023, boosting travel insurance sales.

Hong Kong’s most influential lawyers under 40

Four women and six men made it to the final list.

Hong Kong needs to act to keep its global maritime hub status afloat

As of 2023, Hong Kong maintains a 2.4% share of the world fleet in terms of vessel numbers.

Sustainable fuels not a silver bullet for shipping decarbonisation – experts

The shipping industry can only achieve a 2.8% emission reduction, even if it uses 54% of the world’s renewable energy.

Wholesale marketplace bridges Asian retailers to global independent brands

Markato has over 200 brands from markets like Europe, the United States, and Australia.

Roche Hong Kong Limited’s Cancer Navigation Program Receives Customer Experience of the Year Award

The pharmaceutical company successfully improves patient navigation and revolutionises cancer care in Hong Kong.

Cathay Cargo revamps website amidst digital transformation journey

The new website empowers customers with effortless navigation and seamless access to essential information about the cargo’s services.

Cathay receives accolade at Asian Experience Awards

It unified its loyalty programmes that separately focused on travel and lifestyle deals.

Hang Seng rolls out brokerage-free stock investment service programme

Customers may trade the first $300,000 or equivalent of Hong Kong Stocks.

Evergrande Group asks stock exchange to resume trading

It suspended its trading last 28 September following its executive director’s case.

Retail sales up 13.7% YoY to $32.4b in August

The sector will continue to benefit from the growth of inbound tourism.