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Hong Kong

Group Research / October 01, 2019

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Hong Kong
 20182019f2020f2021f
GDP growth, % YoY3.0-1.71.51.5
CPI inflation, % YoY2.42.72.52.5
 1Q202Q203Q204Q201Q21
Exchange rates, end of period7.847.847.837.837.82
Policy interest rates, end of period

Hong Kong Industry Insights

Hong Kong / Real Estate
Hong Kong Property : More project launch to help unlock value

Hong Kong Property : More project launch to help unlock value

November 21, 2019

The government has raised the cap on the value of the properties under the Mortgage Insurance Programme for first-home buyers.

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Hong Kong / Real Estate
Hong Kong Property Sector: Fighting to survive

Hong Kong Property Sector: Fighting to survive

October 18, 2019

Hong Kong hospitality sector takes a beating as civil unrests continues on with overall hotel RevPAR declining by more than 40% in August alone.

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Hong Kong / Real Estate
Hong Kong Property Sector: The party is still on

Hong Kong Property Sector: The party is still on

October 17, 2019

Hong Kong government acts to make housing more accessible through a myriad of policies including mortgage easing, transitional housing and land resum...

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Hong Kong Economics Insights

Hong Kong / Growth
Hong Kong Outlook 2020: Challenges Galore

Hong Kong Outlook 2020: Challenges Galore

November 20, 2019

The ongoing social movement and China-US trade war pushed Hong Kong to a technical recession in 3Q.

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Hong Kong / Growth
Hong Kong: Brakes on the property boom

Hong Kong: Brakes on the property boom

September 02, 2019

The government could remove some demand side management measures if warranted.

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Hong Kong / Growth, Rates
Hong Kong Focus: Growth downgraded

Hong Kong Focus: Growth downgraded

August 02, 2019

Against a weaker growth outlook, stagflation risks may emerge in 2H19.

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Hong Kong Economics Daily

Hong Kong / Growth
Chart of the Week: Hong Kong’s retail sales and tourism downturn

Chart of the Week: Hong Kong’s retail sales and tourism downturn

August 19, 2019

We are concerned that weakening of retail sales momentum could eventually feed through to commercial rental and the broader economy.

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Hong Kong / Economics
Hong Kong chart book - Gradual improvement in the making

Hong Kong chart book - Gradual improvement in the making

May 06, 2019

The real GDP grew by 0.5% YoY in 1Q19, the slowest growth since 3Q09. Yet, it should improve alongside gradual stabilization of the mainland economy.

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Hong Kong / GDP
Hong Kong: Looking beyond the typhoon

Hong Kong: Looking beyond the typhoon

November 20, 2018

The Hong Kong economy has been hit by a super typhoon and Sino-US trade tensions.

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Hong Kong Equities

Hong Kong / Equities
Hong Kong Equity Picks

Hong Kong Equity Picks

November 07, 2019

October has proven to be an eventful month, with US-China trade talks, HK’s ongoing social unrest and China’s Fourth Plenary Session bein...

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Hong Kong / Equities
Monthly Market Pulse: Back on track

Monthly Market Pulse: Back on track

November 06, 2019

US-China trade war détente bodes well for equity markets as HSI rebounded 6.5% from recent lows, reflecting investors’ returning risk ap...

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Hong Kong / Equities
Monthly Market Pulse: Gathering strength

Monthly Market Pulse: Gathering strength

May 03, 2019

Momentum in trade war negotiations and accommodative regulatory policies helped lift Chinese markets. Our top BUYs are quality blue-chip names and to...

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