Hong Kong market News

Hong Kong Plunging into ‘Panic and Chaos,’ Says Leader, as Protests Continue

Flights leaving Hong Kong were disrupted for a second day on Tuesday, plunging the former British colony deeper into turmoil as its stockmarket fell to a seven-month low, and its leader said it had been pushed into a state of …

Hong Kong Protestors Move to Shut Down Financial Hub with General Strike

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warned of a “very dangerous situation” as protesters moved to shut down the Asian financial hub with a general strike on Monday after a ninth straight weekend of unrest in opposition to China’s tightening grip. …

Hong Kong Seeking Talent in Marine Insurance, Cyber Security, Actuarial Science, etc.

If you’re a waste treatment specialist, actuary or naval architect, Hong Kong wants you. The government this week unveiled a talent list to attract skilled workers in 11 professions that the city is seen as needing most. Experts in asset …

Hong Kong Insurance Market Attracts Mainland Chinese Seeking Lucrative Pay

May Zhang, a 28-year-old from the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, holds a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Oxford, but now makes her living selling insurance in Hong Kong. Drawn by lucrative pay, Zhang is part of …

Hong Kong Agents, China Insurers Face Tech-Related Disruptions: 2017 Predictions, Part 4

The twin forces of regulation and technology will see the emergence of new distribution models in 2017. This sounds like a commonly heard disrupter scenario for the U.S. and European markets, but it’s actually a prediction for the future of …